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Cost of Living in Boston, MA

Expenses, Commute Time and Crime Rate

What is the cost of living in Boston, MA?

Boston, MA Metro Average County Average State Average National Average
Average monthly single homeowner expense $2.4K $2.3K $2.4K $2.1K $1.8K
Average monthly family with 2 kids homeowner expense $5.8K $5.5K $5.7K $5.3K $4.8K
Average monthly single renter expense $3K $2.6K $3K $2.4K $2.1K
Average monthly family with 2 kids renter expense $6.9K $6K $6.8K $5.6K $5.1K

How long does it take to commute to Boston during rush hour?

Chelsea 17 minutes
Medford 17 minutes
Revere 19 minutes
Somerville 21 minutes
Cambridge 21 minutes
Everett 23 minutes
Stoneham 24 minutes
Brookline 25 minutes
Winchester 25 minutes
Melrose 26 minutes

What’s the crime rate in Boston, MA?

Boston, MA Metro Average County Average State Average National Average
Annual violent crimes per 1000 residents 0.725689 0.388855 0.733009 0.464465 0.364835

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