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Westford
  • Suburb of Boston, MA

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

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Westford is a suburb of Boston with a population of 24,535. Westford is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Westford offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Westford there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families live in Westford and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Westford are highly rated.

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About Westford...
Population
24,535

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$590,800
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$2,134
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    11%
  • Own
    89%
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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
    23.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    3.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    3.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    34.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    189.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    16
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    38%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

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