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Marblehead
  • Suburb of Boston, MA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  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 minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Marblehead is a suburb of Boston with a population of 20,350. Marblehead is in Essex County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Marblehead offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Marblehead there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Marblehead and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Marblehead are highly rated.

About

About Marblehead...
Population
20,350

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$858,900
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,749
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Marblehead 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
    59.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    4.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    4.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    78.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    345
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    24.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    35%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    41%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in Marblehead

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$164,104
National
$75,149

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