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About Massachusetts

Massachusetts has a rich history and culture that dates back to the 1600s. Known as “The Bay State”, Massachusetts is home to the Boston harbor and numerous educational institutions, making it an economic and cultural center of the United States. The state is known for its beautiful natural wonders, such as Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, which draw tourists from all over the world. Massachusetts also boasts some of the most respected universities in America, including Harvard University, MIT, Boston University and Amherst College. With its robust economy and diverse population, Massachusetts continues to be a leader in New England.

Location Details

State: Massachusetts
County: Middlesex, Worcester, 14 total
Metro Area: Boston-Cambridge-Newton, Worcester, 6 total
City: Boston, Worcester, 514 total
Zip Codes: 02148, 02301, 02155, 02360, 02169, 02124, 02151, 01960, 02780, 01844, 536 total
Cost of Living: 27.5% higher

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Massachusetts Cost of Living

+39.3% higher than avg
+22.5% higher than avg
$2,140 /mo
Monthly rent (2br)
+33.2% higher than avg
Massachusetts Crime
23.5 / 100
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low) to 100 (high). US average: 35.4
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Over 9 years ago

Massachusetts offers exceptional college options from its highly regarded state system to a significant number of private colleges. Massachusetts is home to some  More

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Over 9 years ago

Massachusetts, especially the Boston area, is a great place to live. Well over 50 colleges and universities within a 100 mile radius so the entire region is always  More

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Over 9 years ago

considering moving to fla naplles cape coral more interested in the gulf side would like to spend 225 pros and cons it is so cold here almost may and I have the heat on  More

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