Boston (zip 02131), Massachusetts 

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Population

31,733

9% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$63,876

Avg. Home Price

$527,200

Best Places to Live in Boston (zip 02131), Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay
Pros
-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living

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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).


QUICK FACTS

City: Boston
Zip Codes: Boston (zip 02131)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Boston (zip 02131) is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Boston (zip 02131) jobs have increased by 1.45%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Boston (zip 02131)'s cost of living is 71.70% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Boston (zip 02131)'s Cost of Living
POPULATION
Boston (zip 02131)'s population is 31,733 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 9.42%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Boston (zip 02131) is $527,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.73%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Boston (zip 02131) public schools spend $22,944 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Boston (zip 02131). Learn More...

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Housing Market in Boston

It's a good time to buy in Boston. Home Appreciation is up 7.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Boston Real Estate.

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Reviews for Boston   1 Reviews
high cost of rentals - 8/23/2006
I presently live in Roslindale.Ma and the rents are getting higher and higher every year.I currently pay 1250 a month for a run down 3 bedroom apartment in the worst... Read More

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