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West Newton
  • Neighborhood in Newton, MA

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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 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

About West Newton...
Population
17,149

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,247,205
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,335
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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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
$173,322
National
$75,149
Families with Children
36%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    42%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

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