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Harvard
  • Suburb of Boston, MA

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

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Harvard is a suburb of Boston with a population of 6,569. Harvard is in Worcester County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Harvard offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Harvard there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Residents of Harvard tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Harvard are highly rated.

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About Harvard...
Population
6,569

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$565,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,242
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    5%
  • Own
    95%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    30.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    45.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    91.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    304.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    20%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    32%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

Working in Harvard

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$156,667
National
$62,843

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