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New York, NY vs Boston, MA

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Boston is 13.2% less expensive than New York.
Boston housing costs are 11.3% less expensive than New York housing costs.
Health related expenses are 17.4% less in Boston.

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 New York, NYBoston, MAUnited States

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Reviews for New York    321 Reviews
New York Rocks - 12/4/2018
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New York has many issues very expensive - 6/15/2018
New York has always been expensive but I think even the least expensive areas are around $1800 in Manhattan just for a studio apartment. City is very safe for a city... Read More

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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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Boston Is Not For Everyone - 4/23/2019
I've lived in Boston 11+ years. Pros: history; Victorian and Colonial architecture; healthcare quality and options; cultural and economic opportunity; smart people move... Read More

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