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What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Massachusetts
County: Essex County
Metro Area: Boston-Cambridge-Newton
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent

City: Lynn, Lawrence, ... 34 total
Zip Codes: 01960, 01844, ... 43 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Essex

    The unemployment rate in Essex County is 4.40 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Essex County jobs have Increased by 1.33 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Essex County's cost of living is 48.20% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Essex County's Cost of Living
    Essex County's population is 776,043 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 15.82 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Essex County is $377,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -7.81%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Essex County public schools spend $15,509 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Essex County. Learn more...

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