Moving to Massachusetts
Written by Alyssa Howard, Moveboxer.com
Massachusetts is quintessential New England, rich in historic tradition and a leader in higher education, health care, financial services and science and technology. Thus, the Massachusetts culture is one that combines typical American sensibilities with the scenic coastal destinations of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and of course, the city of Boston.
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|Home Ownership Rate:||66.6%||64.0%|
|High School Graduates:||85.0%||88.7%|
|Bachelor's Degree or Higher:||27.9%||28.3%|
|Persons Per Household:||2.59||2.48|
|Persons Per Square Mile:||87.4||839.4|
|Average Commute (min.):||25.2||26|
|Average Home Price:||$188,400||$352,300|
|Median Household Income:||$51,914||$51,552|
|Persons Below Poverty Level:||13.8%||10.5%|
|Features of Car Insurance Requirements*:||20/40/5|
* Car Insurance Requirements: The first number is bodily injury liability limit per person, the second is bodily injury liability per accident, and the third is total coverage for property damage.
Top 5 Cities:
|Major Newspapers:||Boston Globe
Christian Science Monitor (Boston)
Athol Daily News
|Major Sports Teams:||MLB: Boston Red Sox
NFL: New England Patriots
NBA: Boston Celtics
NHL: Boston Bruins