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West Newton
  • Neighborhood in Newton, MA

Report Card

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


West Newton is a neighborhood in Newton, Massachusetts with a population of 17,149. 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.


About West Newton...

Real Estate

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
  • Own
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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


grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
Families with Children
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    national  11%

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West Newton Reviews

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