Newton, Massachusetts

Population 86,304

Newton is located in Middlesex County, MA. The population is 86,304, making Newton the 3rd largest city in Middlesex County and the 10th largest city in the state of Massachusetts.

There are 17 public schools in Newton with an average Homefacts rating of A. The total crime rate for Newton is very low , and there are 7 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Newton is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Newton property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Newton include Waban, West Newton and Chestnut Hill.

Newton Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 3.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 19.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 76.6%

Crime Rate

74.62% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 12
  • Violent Crimes: 55
  • Robbery: 11
  • Burglary: 85
  • Property Crime: 575
  • Larceny Theft: 478

Registered Offenders

95.07% Lower than national avg.
  • 7 offenders in Newton
  • 0.81 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

372 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 3
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 369


Moderate 5.3%
  • Massachusetts unemployment average: 7.2%
  • National unemployment average: 6.2%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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17 Public Schools view public schools

There are 17 K-12 public schools in Newton, MA and 9 private schools. Homefacts rates Newton's schools as Excellent, with an overall A rating.

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Crime view details

7 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Newton, MA

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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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67 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Newton, MA issued 67 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 67 permits, 55 were issued for single family homes and 12 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Newton, MA issued 123 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,715
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,900
  • 2 Bedrooms: $2,311
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,880
  • 4 Bedrooms: $3,131

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Environmental Hazards

372 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (226/227)
    Newton, MA has 99.56% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Newton, MA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.16 Average
    Newton, MA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 27.03°
  • February 30.42°
  • March 38.5°
  • April 48.88°
  • May 58.65°
  • June 66.34°
  • July 73.17°
  • August 70.6°
  • September 62.62°
  • October 52.17°
  • November 42.17°
  • December 32.67°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Newton, MA

Newton, MA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Newton, MA has no risk of hurricanes.
Newton, MA has a high risk of hail storms.
Newton, MA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Newton, MA: $135,646


Unemployment in Newton is 5.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 7.2% and 6.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 15.10%
White Collar - 84.90%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Charlie Baker
  • Sen. Edward J. Markey
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren

City Representatives

  • Joseph P. Kennedy III
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