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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Leverett is a town in Massachusetts with a population of 1,983. Leverett is in Franklin County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Leverett offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Leverett and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Leverett are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$337,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,174
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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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
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    163.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    218
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    40%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Leverett

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$91,500
National
$55,322
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Leverett Reviews

6 reviews
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Small, quiet, rural, and liberal. The town and surrounding locations are charming but employers are few and far between. Aside from the University nearby, there isnt much going on. There are many senior residents who have settled down here to retire and spend their days amongst likeminded people.
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I love the town of Leverett! It has a lot of nature to appreciate and it is very quiet. I would love if there was more public access to Leverett pond, however.
Overall a very good town with friendly neighbors and residents. It's quiet, peaceful, and low in crime rates. It can be very easy to get lost here due to hilly/winding roads, no cell service (on most carriers), and lack of people. If you get lost here without a GPS or map, you'd have to solicit someone in their homes to ask for help. There are also a lot of unpaved roads.

Good thing is that there are many hidden gems such as the Montague Book Mill, Peace Pagoda, and other hiking trails.