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  1. Public Schools
    D+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Boston Edison is a neighborhood in Detroit, Michigan with a population of 3,251. Boston Edison is in Wayne County. Living in Boston Edison offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Boston Edison there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals live in Boston Edison and residents tend to be liberal.
About Boston Edison...
Population
3,251

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$129,812
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$583
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Boston Edison Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    221.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    110.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    637.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    914.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    1,108.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$62,734
National
$55,322
Families with Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%
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Boston Edison is a very diverse community. The safety in this area can sometimes vary depending on the time of day. Growing up here was a struggle but it seems as if everyday is pushing toward a new beginning.
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Local residents love meeting new people. And, even though there are not a lot of community events, the city makes up for it by having a great nightlife.
Everyone is friendly, and they all come with their own history/story to share.