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

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Mattapan is a neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts with a population of 28,369. Mattapan is in Suffolk County. Living in Mattapan offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Mattapan there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families live in Mattapan and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Mattapan are above average.

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About Mattapan...
Population
28,369

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$408,270
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,558
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    59%
  • Own
    41%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    444.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    18.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    263.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    343.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    976.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    267.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$55,703
National
$62,843
Families with Children
30%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    national  12%

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