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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. 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. Residents of West Newton tend to be liberal. The public schools in West Newton are highly rated.
About West Newton...
Population

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$701,758
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,516
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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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
$152,597
National
$55,322
Children
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    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.
Little affordable housing options, sellers market