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Woburn
  • Suburb of Boston, MA

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grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  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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Woburn is a suburb of Boston with a population of 40,304. Woburn is in Middlesex County. Living in Woburn offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Woburn there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Woburn and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Woburn are above average.

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About Woburn...
Population
40,304

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$453,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,632
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    144.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    24.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    114.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    802.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    111.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

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