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    A
  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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Peabody is a neighborhood in Cambridge, Massachusetts with a population of 14,002. Peabody is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Peabody offers residents an 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
14,002

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$616,873
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,842
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    61%
  • Own
    39%
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Peabody 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
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$84,222
National
$55,322
Families with Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    54%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    7%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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Peabody Reviews

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It has the best schools restaurants and homes! The activities are also amazing.
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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.