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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  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
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%

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

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