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    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-
Cochituate is a suburb of Boston with a population of 6,832. Cochituate is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Cochituate offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Cochituate there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many retirees live in Cochituate and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Cochituate are highly rated.
About Cochituate...
Population
6,832

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$608,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$720
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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Cochituate Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    44%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Cochituate

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$143,712
National
$55,322

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