Boston, MA Local Area Information

About Area

Boston, first incorporated as a town in 1630, and as a city in 1822, is one of America's oldest cities, with a rich economic and social history. What began as a homesteading community eventually evolved into a center for social and political change. Boston has since become the economic and cultural hub of New England. As the region's hub, Boston is home to over 617,000 residents, many institutions of higher education, some of the world's finest inpatient hospitals, and numerous cultural and professional sports organizations. Boston-based jobs, primarily within the finance, health care, educational, and service areas, numbered nearly 660,000 in 2002. Millions of people visit Boston to take in its historic neighborhoods, attend cultural or sporting events, and conduct business. -

Neighborhoods in Boston, MA

Real Estate Market Stats

Zillow Home Value Index: $568,300

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $568,300 $206,300
Median Single Family Home Value $553,900 $204,700
Median Condo Value $579,400 $221,200
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $598,600 $162,700
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $549,600 $200,400
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $610,700 $325,200
Percent Homes Decreasing 8.8% 21.9%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $532 $130
Median Sale Price $573,300 $229,200
Property Tax $4,127 $2,147
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 0.2% 2.9%
1-Yr. Change 8.4% 6.5%

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