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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B-
  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
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$374,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,386
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%

Woburn Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    159
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    20
    41
  • Robbery
    25
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    154
    500
  • Theft
    921
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    50
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$83,872
National
$55,322
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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Woburn Reviews

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I lived here all my life and I've never really been interested in living anywhere else. The community is diverse and kind. They hold many events ranging from light and fun to deep and meaningful. They hold an annual Christmas event for kids and adults alike, and on the other hand they hold a Veteran's Day memorial where they acknowledge Woburn veteran who have passed during the year. Everyone is very close and know each other. There's two things I think I would change about Woburn. The first is that there is an extreme focus on student athletes. While I do not believe there is a problem with our student athletes as they deserve recognition, it feels like the other students are pushed aside. The other thing I would change is I would add more areas for recreation and fun. We have a movie theater, a bowling alley, a not-so-great mall and that's about it. I would add more recreational ares so kids and teens wouldn't have to travel so far to have a good time.
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Love it here! Great food and great places to take a run! Great places for families, or adults working closer to the city.
I had the opportunity to move from Everett to Woburn when I was about 12 years old. I always felt safe and very peaceful community. My middle school as well as high school experience was great. All the faculty and and community members were really friendly and helpful in many ways. The School faculty was very helpful in looking for colleges and giving advice of how things worked. The community was very helpful with fundraisers for the school and everyone always worked together for a common goal. The only complaint that I have Woburn should have more night life activities or more places for youth or adults to spend time together. There is also not enough public transportation to get around and the little transportation there is takes a very long time to come around. Overall Woburn is a nice place to live with family and friends.