A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A+
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$607,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$779
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    2%
  • Own
    98%

Boxford Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    12
    500
  • Theft
    169
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$153,578
National
$55,322
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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Boxford is a nice quiet town with lots of walking trails, but it is in the middle of nowhere. You need to drive at least fifteen minutes to get anything other than pizza and even then the option are limited. Boxford is also not racially diverse at all. According to the 2010 census over 97% of Boxford's residents are white and we have a population of over 8000 people. I do enjoy being relax in my yard without seeing any other houses because of nice tree cover, but the privacy does not make up for the fact that there are no resteraunts around. I do not attend the local high school so I do not have any right to speak about this but I have heard from some people that it is not a great environment.
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Boxford boasts the safety and peacefulness of a rural town, while being close to larger towns and cities. It is an ideal place to raise a family with wonderful schools, libraries, and even ice cream.
Boxford is an amazing town, It is filled with trees and lots of friendly people. The nature trails here are great to walk in when it is nice out.