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West End
  • Neighborhood in Boston, MA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A+

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West End is a neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts with a population of 4,807. West End is in Suffolk County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in West End offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In West End there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in West End and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in West End are above average.

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About West End...
Population
4,807

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$626,007
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$2,660
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    72%
  • Own
    28%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    123.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    82.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    41.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,381.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    103.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$93,479
National
$64,994
Families with Children
10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    46%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    6%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

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