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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
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A+
Peabody is a neighborhood in Cambridge, Massachusetts with a population of 11,371. Peabody is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Peabody offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Peabody there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Peabody and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Peabody are highly rated.
About Peabody...
Population
11,371

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$724,425
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,070
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    60%
  • Own
    40%
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Peabody 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
$92,850
National
$55,322
Families with Children
17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    56%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    6%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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Peabody Reviews

3 reviews
I have lived in Peabody my whole life and it is home to me! I wouldn't want to live anywhere else in my life!
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It has the best schools restaurants and homes! The activities are also amazing.
The area is very nice. It is a quiet little town. The school systems here is very good. They have some of the best schools in the country.