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  1. Public Schools
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  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Mendon is a suburb of Boston with a population of 5,995. Mendon is in Worcester County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Mendon offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Mendon there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families live in Mendon and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Mendon are highly rated.
About Mendon...
Population
5,995

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$422,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,486
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    12%
  • Own
    88%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
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Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    131.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    16.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    181.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    444.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    82.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Mendon

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$125,816
National
$55,322
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Mendon Reviews

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I love Mendon town because it’s very quiet but everything is near by. Nice neighborhoods! Cost to live is that not too expensive. If anyone like quiet! Mendon is very good choice to select.
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Overall, Mendon is a decent place to live in. Neighbors aren't always very welcoming and the residents are very individualistic.
Mendon is a fantastic town with a friendly community, great schools, family friendly neighborhoods and plenty of shopping and dining options nearby.