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Lexington
  • Suburb of Boston, MA

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Overall Niche Grade
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    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Lexington is a suburb of Boston with a population of 34,235. Lexington is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Lexington offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Lexington there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Lexington and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Lexington are highly rated.

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About Lexington...
Population
34,235

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$980,100
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$2,493
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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Lexington Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    23.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    17.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    53.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    209.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    23.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    17%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    20%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    59%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    8%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

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