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West Newton
  • Neighborhood in Newton, MA

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

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West Newton is a neighborhood in Newton, Massachusetts with a population of 24,417. West Newton is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in West Newton offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Newton there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in West Newton and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in West Newton are highly rated.

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About West Newton...
Population
24,417

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$947,189
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,766
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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West Newton Rankings

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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$141,133
National
$62,843
Families with Children
36%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    45%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

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