Melrose, Massachusetts 

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Population

28,132

+5.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.3%

Median Income

$86,409

Median Home Price

$620,100

Best Places to Live in Melrose, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Melrose, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Education
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Cons
Traffic and sprawl
Economic cycles
Cost of living
 $599,900 
364 Lebanon St
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2583 SqFt
 $1,800,000 
25 Patricks Pl
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 3800 SqFt
 $795,000 
183 Porter St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1540 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


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QUICK FACTS

City: Melrose
Zip Codes: 02176
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Melrose is 2.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Melrose jobs have increased by 4.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Melrose's cost of living is 58.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Melrose's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Melrose, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Middlesex county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Melrose's population is 28,132 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Melrose is $620,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Melrose public schools spend $12,796 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Melrose. More Education



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great community - 12/26/2013
Melrose is located a mere 7 miles from Boston and is only one of four cities in MA without a major road traversing, there are three commuter rail stops. It's filled... Read More

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$599,900
364 Lebanon St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$1,800,000
25 Patricks Pl
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$795,000
183 Porter St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$529,900
47 Worth St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$899,000
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