Boston

This City At A Glance

In Massachusetts

Boston is a city in the state of Massachusetts.

Boston is a city in Massachusetts.

Overall, expenses in Boston are 1% lower than the National Average. Most people in the city rent their home, with 65% of households being occupied by renters.

The overall risk of crime in Boston is 31% higher than the National Average. As for weather, the average summer temperature is 73.9°F, while the average winter temperature is 29.3°F.

This area is zoned for Boston School District, which has approximately 53,530 students enrolled across 160 schools and is rated average overall based on student test scores. To see detailed information on the schools near any individual property, look that property up by street address.

Regarding weather, the average summer temperature is 73.9°F, while the average winter temperature is 29.3°F.

Financial

Cost of living

National Average

Overall costs

1% lower than the national average

Housing costs

1% lower than the national average

Food & Beverage costs

2% lower than the national average

Transportation costs

1% lower than the national average

Apparel costs

1% lower than the national average

Entertainment costs

1% higher than the national average

Utility costs

2% higher than the national average

Healthcare costs

2% higher than the national average

Insurance costs

7% lower than the national average

Tobacco costs

2% lower than the national average

Income

The median household income in this area is
$58,673
Per year

Rent vs. Own

The percent of households occupied by renters is
65%
The percent of households occupied by owners is
34%

Tax Information

The sales tax rate in this area is
6.25%
The average annual property tax in this area is
$5,292

School

School District

This area is zoned for
BOSTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
This school district has
160
schools
There are
53,530
students enrolled in this district

Crime

Crime Risks

Risk of burglary
in this area is
1%
higher than the national average
Risk of assault
in this area is
42%
higher than the national average
Risk of robbery
in this area is
99%
higher than the national average
Risk of rape
in this area is
39%
higher than the national average
Risk of murder
in this area is
23%
higher than the national average
Risk of car theft
in this area is
46%
higher than the national average

Weather & Natural Disasters

Weather

The average temperature in this area during the winter is
29°F
The average temperature in this area during the summer is
74°F

Natural Disasters

Risk of storms
in this area is
mild
Risk of earthquakes
in this area is
mild
Risk of hurricanes
in this area is
high
Risk of tornadoes
in this area is
mild
Risk of hailstorms
in this area is
mild
Risk of windstorms
in this area is
high