Boston, Massachusetts Houses for Sale

Boston is seen to be unusually small for a significant city as one-fourth of its total area is water - which already includes parts of the Boston Harbor and the Charles River. The city earned its nickname “Beantown” during the colonial times when it became a popular stop for a significant trade route for the West Indies. Because of the steady and abundant supply of molasses that originated in the Caribbean, the famous dish that came to be known as Boston baked beans. The city’s small scale, with extensive public transit and network of bike paths, Boston was considered to be a city built to meeting new people where they can share ideas and collaborate. There is more to do in Boston than explore its history. The city is laced with parks and pathways that visitors can take while enjoying the views when taking a walk. And if the weather can draw you indoors, you can explore one of its museums, and if it’s a day of pampering that you are looking for, there is no shortage of scapes in Boston.

Boston, MA Prices for Houses for Sale

AVERAGE
2,504,108 -0%
MEDIAN
1,885,542 +14%

Relative Price (per sqft.)

PRICE

Listings of Boston Homes for Purchase

ACTIVE
1,548 -15%
NEW
592 -9%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

DAYS
47 -15%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 2,132  
Police Civilians 583  
Total Arrests 2,984 (2020)
Total Incidents 35,762 (2020)
CrimeScore 36.23  
National Rank 3644th  
Statewide Rank 36th  

Local Statistics

Population 691,531 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,421 (3.89%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 20
Arson 34
Assault Offenses 12,395
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 1,719
Counterfeiting/Forgery 239
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 4,569
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 1,582
Embezzlement 42
Extortion/Blackmail 150
Fraud Offenses 4,655
Homicide Offenses 54
Human Trafficking 3
Kidnapping/Abduction 47
Larceny/Theft Offenses 10,221
Motor Vehicle Theft 1,285
Pornography/Obscene Material 165
Prostitution Offenses 26
Robbery 919
Sex Offenses 300
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 2
Stolen Property Offenses 244
Weapon Law Violations 387

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