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Chilmark
  • Town in Massachusetts

Report Card

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

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Chilmark is a town in Massachusetts with a population of 1,222. Chilmark is in Dukes County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Chilmark offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Chilmark and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Chilmark are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,161,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,417
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    326.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    0
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    652.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    4%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    28%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0%
    national  12%

Working in Chilmark

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$96,471
National
$62,843

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