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Chestnut Hill
  • Neighborhood in Newton, MA

Report Card

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

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Chestnut Hill is a neighborhood in Newton, Massachusetts with a population of 8,805. Chestnut Hill is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Chestnut Hill offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Chestnut Hill there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Chestnut Hill and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Chestnut Hill are highly rated.

About

About Chestnut Hill...
Population
8,805

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,811,996
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$2,152
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$246,159
National
$69,021
Families with Children
33%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    57%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    6%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0%
    national  11%

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