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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Newton Centre is a neighborhood in Newton, Massachusetts with a population of 9,577. Newton Centre is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Newton Centre offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Newton Centre there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Newton Centre and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Newton Centre are highly rated.
About Newton Centre...
Population
9,577

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,051,048
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,019
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Newton Centre Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$172,263
National
$55,322
Families with Children
35%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    59%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    7%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    4%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%
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Newton Centre Reviews

2 reviews
I love it here in Newton Centre. I feel like it is extremely diverse and a thriving city and community. Although it is expensive but I feel like it is a welcoming community.
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Needs more variety, a lot of nail salons and banks.