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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    NG
West Newton is a neighborhood in Newton, Massachusetts with a population of 24,829. West Newton is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in West Newton offers residents an urban 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.
About West Newton...
Population
24,829

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$874,179
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,342
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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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
$129,646
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    43%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    13%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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West Newton Reviews

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Victorian homes with easy access to Boston. Terrific school system. Small-town feel. Very ethnically and generationally diverse.
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West Newton is a walkable family friendly village in the City of Newton. There are neighborhood elementary schools which are walkable and the school system is great.
I LIVED IN WEST NEWTON MOST OF MY LIFE, I'M ON THE WALTHAM LINE, THEIR ARE ALOT OF STORES TO SHOP AT