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Longwood Medical Area
  • Neighborhood in Boston, MA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  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
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A+

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Longwood Medical Area is a neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts with a population of 5,900. Longwood Medical Area is in Suffolk County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Longwood Medical Area offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Longwood Medical Area there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Longwood Medical Area and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Longwood Medical Area are highly rated.

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About Longwood Medical Area...
Population
5,900

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$375,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,869
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    95%
  • Own
    5%
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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
    122.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    87.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    104.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,293.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    104.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$54,594
National
$62,843
Families with Children
9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    42%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    5%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

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