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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Nonantum is a neighborhood in Newton, Massachusetts with a population of 8,483. Nonantum is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Nonantum offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Nonantum there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Nonantum and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Nonantum are highly rated.
About Nonantum...
Population
8,483

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$630,968
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,835
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
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Nonantum Rankings

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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
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$102,002
National
$55,322
Families with Children
28%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    35%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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Nonantum Reviews

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For the past few years of living in Newton, Massachusetts, I haven't found issues with too much crime. With that said, I haven't found issues with crime at all.
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Living here allows me to be near to banks, supermarkets, school, and restaurants. It is an excellent area to study and to have children, which I plan to have in about 15 years.
I have never had any problems with criminality. My neighbors also do not worry about it.