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Charlestown
  • Neighborhood in Boston, MA

Report Card

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

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Charlestown is a neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts with a population of 19,832. Charlestown is in Suffolk County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Charlestown offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Charlestown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Charlestown and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Charlestown are above average.

About

About Charlestown...
Population
19,832

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$921,895
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,031
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
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Charlestown Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    138.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    99.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    132.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,306.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    132.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$151,617
National
$75,149
Families with Children
22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    36%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    10%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

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Charlestown Reviews

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