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Stoughton
  • Suburb of Boston, MA

Report Card

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

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Stoughton is a suburb of Boston with a population of 29,051. Stoughton is in Norfolk County. Living in Stoughton offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Stoughton there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Stoughton and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Stoughton are above average.

About

About Stoughton...
Population
29,051

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$448,900
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,882
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Stoughton Rankings

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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
    195.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    37.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    24
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    106.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    838.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    178.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

Working in Stoughton

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$98,145
National
$75,149

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