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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 minus
  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 minus
  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 19,273. 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 own 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
19,273

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$830,964
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,920
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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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
$148,461
National
$69,021
Families with Children
22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    35%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    10%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

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