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West Roxbury
  • Neighborhood in Boston, MA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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West Roxbury is a neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts with a population of 33,920. West Roxbury is in Suffolk County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in West Roxbury offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In West Roxbury there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in West Roxbury and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in West Roxbury are above average.

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About West Roxbury...
Population
33,920

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$682,199
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,885
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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West Roxbury Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    68.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    17.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    95.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    487.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    56.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$123,596
National
$75,149
Families with Children
28%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    31%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

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West Roxbury Reviews

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