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North Adams
  • Town in Massachusetts

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

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North Adams is a town in Massachusetts with a population of 12,959. North Adams is in Berkshire County. Living in North Adams offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In North Adams there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in North Adams and residents tend to be liberal.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$140,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$757
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    390.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    101.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    70.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    687.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,351.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    85.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  12%

Working in North Adams

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$41,471
National
$62,843

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