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2020 Compare Cities Housing:
Chapel Hill, NC vs Boston, MA

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Highlights
- The median age of a home in Boston is 143.8% younger than the median age of a home in Chapel Hill.
- Homes are 24.7% more expensive likely to be rented in Boston than in Chapel Hill.

Housing
 Chapel Hill, NCBoston, MAUnited States
 327840
 $381,800$602,600$231,200
 7.9%4.1%6.7%
 28.5%43.8%35.6%
 24.5%48.2%27.4%
 $15.6$7.2$11.8
 44.3%32.6%56.0%
 8.0%7.9%12.2%
 47.8%59.6%31.8%
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 Avg Rent For Home Or Apartment
 Chapel Hill, NCBoston, MAUnited States
 $1,969$2,582$1,470
 $903$1,639$821
 $973$1,836$930
 $1,143$2,238$1,148
 $1,557$2,805$1,537
 $1,760$3,027$1,791
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 Vacant Housing
 Chapel Hill, NCBoston, MAUnited States
 2.2%1.8%2.1%
 0.8%1.3%0.5%
 1.3%0.4%1.0%
 0.5%1.4%0.5%
 0.6%1.3%4.0%
 2.5%1.7%4.2%
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 Owner-Occupied Housing Value
 Chapel Hill, NCBoston, MAUnited States
 0.7%1.6%3.5%
 0.2%0.4%3.1%
 0.2%0.2%3.9%
 0.4%0.1%5.4%
 1.5%0.2%6.3%
 5.3%1.2%14.7%
 6.2%2.9%14.6%
 16.5%12.5%18.7%
 19.6%20.6%11.0%
 15.6%18.7%6.2%
 24.4%25.2%7.0%
 6.7%7.1%2.7%
 1.9%4.6%1.5%
 0.6%1.8%0.5%
 0.4%2.9%0.7%
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 Housing Units By Year Built
 Chapel Hill, NCBoston, MAUnited States
 0.3%1.0%0.9%
 3.2%1.8%2.3%
 18.5%6.7%14.5%
 18.3%4.0%14.0%
 18.1%6.1%13.6%
 14.2%7.7%15.5%
 18.3%4.0%14.0%
 8.8%7.3%10.5%
 2.0%5.8%5.1%
 3.5%51.3%12.9%

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Reviews for Chapel Hill    15 Reviews
Bert's take on Durham Metro Area - 10/1/2015
I am not sure if Bert has actually been to the Triangle, but for starters, Durham, as Chapel Hill residents know and envy, is and has been for 5 yrs now a vibrant... Read More

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cooler summer in hills nearby? - 10/26/2014
someone told me they live in the hills/mountains right near chapel hill, and the summers are much cooler there, while the town itself is easily accessible. is this... Read More

good place to send your kid to college? - 1/4/2013
thank you for your posts about Chapel Hill. What I've read on this site precludes my son from applying to go to college here. he won't apply. My son was applying to... Read More

Reviews for Boston    116 Reviews
Boston is great? Think again. - 8/6/2019
I was born and raised in Boston, the only good thing about this place is the money, if you have a great job. Other than that, the weather sucks, people are rude, people... Read More

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Boston gets a bad reputation - 8/2/2019
I grew up 25 miles outside of Boston and currently live about an hour north in New Hampshire. Boston definitely isn't for everyone its crowded and expensive, it can be... Read More

Overrated - 5/15/2019
I rated "Just Okay" because Boston did offer a few things that other cities didn't. The schools are good, the public transit is OK and it's proximity to NYC is a winner.... Read More

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ZIPS IN CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA
27516 27514 27517
ZIPS IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
02124, 02128, 02135, 02130, 02127, 02125, 02136, 02131, 02115, 02126, 30 total

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