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

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East Boston is a neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts with a population of 47,263. East Boston is in Suffolk County. Living in East Boston offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In East Boston there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in East Boston and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in East Boston are above average.

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About East Boston...
Population
47,263

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$485,356
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,501
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    72%
  • Own
    28%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    206.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    8.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    117.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    213.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    786.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    104.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$62,490
National
$62,843
Families with Children
30%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    27%
    national  12%

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