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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Cambridge Highlands is a neighborhood in Cambridge, Massachusetts with a population of 941. Cambridge Highlands is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Cambridge Highlands offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Cambridge Highlands there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Cambridge Highlands and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Cambridge Highlands are highly rated.
About Cambridge Highlands...
Population
941

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$652,942
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,283
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    65%
  • Own
    35%
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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$113,435
National
$55,322
Families with Children
26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    44%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    10%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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Cambridge Highlands Reviews

1 review
Area lacks reasonable areas to buy groceries and rely on local farmer's markets. People in area are mainly under 40 years old and keep to own space. Very difficult to get anywhere with public transportation in the winter; buses are already poorly reliable but adequate for city commute. The future is bright. After this past winter improvements are being made with safety ad reliability.
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