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Methuen
  • Suburb of Boston, MA

Report Card

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

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Methuen is a suburb of Boston with a population of 50,282. Methuen is in Essex County. Living in Methuen offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Methuen there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Methuen and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Methuen are above average.

About

About Methuen...
Population
50,282

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$333,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,233
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    161.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    21.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    114.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    879.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    94.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

Working in Methuen

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$77,484
National
$62,843

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