Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsB-
- Crime & SafetyC-
- Good for FamiliesA-
- Cost of LivingC-
- Health & FitnessA+
- Outdoor ActivitiesA
Downtown is a neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts with a population of 10,975. Downtown is in Suffolk County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Downtown offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Downtown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Downtown and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Downtown are above average.
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Since it is the center of Boston there are a lot of dining choices as well nightlife venues. The Dumpling Cafe in Chinatown is an Emerson College favorite!
It is a convenient area right next to the city. If I had the choice to choose to live here again I would it is a great location for me. Ranking this area compared to everywhere else in the country it will get a 4.
Boston is really an up-and-coming city. It is growing everyday with more opportunities. Most people in this area seem to work for big corporations or marketing.