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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$754,288
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,474
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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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
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$158,539
National
$55,322
Children
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
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We lived in Newton for over 20 years. Although there have been changes over the years, it really hasn't changed much in terms of quality of life, however has done a good job keeping up with changing demographics and economics. This is a great place for working moms and dads to raise a family. Great schools, team sports, convenience of getting around for parents and kids as they grow older - and still feel like you are in a someone suburban neighborhood. Newton is the perfect size with accessibility to Boston and all the cultural advantages of Boston. I have lived in Atlanta, Dallas, Louisville, New York and the Detroit area. Although there are many advantages of all of these cities, Newton is safe, still pretty and easy to live in. Weather is a significant factor whether we will stay here. I see the future continuing to be bright and sustain its allure.
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Community is very important. Since it's such a big city, even though it's a suburb of Boston, there's an emphasis on uniting the different ethnicities, personalities and families in the area. There are constantly celebrations of the large Jewish cultures, Asian cultures, and also celebrations of the arts, the writing, and the talent in the area. It's a little split sometimes, because the North and South ends of the city are a little separated and split, but the city works hard to make special features of community.
Lots of focus and emphasis on local businesses here! Lots of variety and support for the local businesses, and they're definitely high quality local clothes, trinkets, and food!