Fun In New England - Massachusetts


Nickname: "Beantown, Cradle of Liberty"
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County: Suffolk
Region: Boston Area
Year Settled: 1625
Incorporated as a Town: 1630
Incorporated as a City: 1822
Land Area: 48.4 sq. miles
Population Density: 12,165 people/sq mile
Population from Census 2000: 589,141
Estimated Population for 2006: 590,763
Racial makeup of population: [+] show
0.3%Native American
Median Household Income (2005): $43,000
Median Housing Unit Value in 2000: $210,000
Median Single Family House Sale Price in 2006: $1,655,000
Poverty: 19.5%
Violent Crime Index: 97 (very high)
Property Crime Index: 59 (high)
Crime compared to USA: Very High
Nearest Hospital (ER): The Arbor, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Medical Center, Brigham & Womans, Carney, Faulkner, Jewish Memorial, Kindred Hospital, Massachusetts General, New England Baptist, New England Medical Center

Boston is the capital of Massachusetts, most populous city in New England, and probably the most culturally diverse city in New England.

Top Attractions In Boston

Top Recommended Restaurants In Boston

Fine Dining

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