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Mission Hill
  • Neighborhood in Boston, MA

Report Card

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

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Mission Hill is a neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts with a population of 18,915. Mission Hill is in Suffolk County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Mission Hill offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Mission Hill there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Mission Hill and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Mission Hill are highly rated.

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About Mission Hill...
Population
18,915

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$504,168
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,412
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    89%
  • Own
    11%
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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
    298.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    221.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    398.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,256.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    155
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$42,206
National
$62,843
Families with Children
17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  12%

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