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Beacon Hill
  • Neighborhood in Boston, MA

Report Card

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

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Beacon Hill is a neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts with a population of 9,648. Beacon Hill is in Suffolk County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Beacon Hill offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Beacon Hill there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Beacon Hill and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Beacon Hill are above average.

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About Beacon Hill...
Population
9,648

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,036,557
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,285
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    67%
  • Own
    33%
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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
    129
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    150.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    193.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,170.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    139.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$122,437
National
$62,843
Families with Children
10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    45%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    47%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    5%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    2%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

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