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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    C
Shutesbury is a town in Massachusetts with a population of 1,801. Shutesbury is in Franklin County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Shutesbury offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Shutesbury tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Shutesbury are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$286,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,408
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    10%
  • Own
    90%
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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
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    23%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    42%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Shutesbury

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$83,750
National
$55,322
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Not much bad weather. Great New England weather
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The local law enforcement is amazing
Neighbors aren't too close and very sweet