Real Estate Market Update for Newton, MA
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Welcome to September's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of September. The number of active listings was up 13% from one year earlier, and up 3% from the previous month. This continued upward trend reflected a healthy inventory for buyers to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 1.35-million dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 19%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 730-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 13% year-over-year, and decreased 36% month-over-month. Fewer sales could indicate an opportunity for buyers to negotiate better terms. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
Map Information for Newton, MA
Area Information for Newton, MA
  • Population: 86,811
  • Median Age: 40.16 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 23.73 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 6.25%
  • Population Density: 4,867/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 3.67%
  • Closest Airport: Laurence G Hanscom Field
  • Closest College: Hebrew College
  • Closest Jr. College: Ma Bay Community College-wellesley Hills
  • Median Household Income: $110,712
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 18.07%
  • Median Years in Residence: 4.62 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $667,500
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Red Sox
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 28%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Newton, MA
Median Age: 40.16 Married: 39% Number of Households: 31,711 Households with Children: 10,690
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Newton, MA

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Bais Yaakov Of Boston High School 0.2 mi Private 9-12 0 0
      Mason-rice Elementary School 0.4 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Newton Montessori School 0.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 3
      Mt Alvernia High School 0.6 mi Catholic 7-12 0 4
      Newton Country Day School 0.6 mi Catholic 5-12 0 4
      John Ward 0.8 mi Public K-5 0 0
      Cabot Elementary School 0.8 mi Public K-5 5 4
      Newton North High School 0.9 mi Public 9-12 4-5 4
      Mount Alvernia Academy 1.0 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-6 0 5
      Bowen Elementary School 1.1 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Zervas Elementary School 1.3 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Jackson School 1.3 mi Catholic K-6 0 5
      Bigelow Middle School 1.4 mi Public 6-8 4-5 4
      Underwood Elementary School 1.4 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Walnut Park Montessori 1.4 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      The Chestnut Hill School 1.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 4
      Newton South High School 1.6 mi Public 9-12 4-5 4
      Lincoln-eliot Elementary School 1.6 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Horace Mann Elementary School 1.6 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Newton Early Childhood Center 1.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Countryside Elementary School 1.7 mi Public K-5 4 4
      F A Day Middle School 1.7 mi Public 6-8 4-5 3
      Brimmer & May School 1.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Clearway School 1.8 mi Private 6-12 0 0
      Oak Hill Middle School 1.9 mi Public 6-8 5 0
      Charles E Brown Middle School 2.0 mi Public 6-8 4-5 4
      Peirce Elementary School 2.0 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Beaver Country Day School 2.1 mi Private 6-12 0 3
      Fessenden School 2.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-9 0 5
      Learning Prep School 2.1 mi Private - 0 4
      A E Angier 2.1 mi Public K-5 0 0
      Franklin Elementary School 2.3 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Heath 2.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 4-5 0
      Memorial Spaulding Elementary School 2.5 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      C C Burr 2.7 mi Public K-5 0 0
      Williams Elementary School 2.9 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Edith C Baker 2.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Solomon Schechter Day School Of Greater Boston 3.1 mi Private K-3 0 0
      Bournewood Hospital 3.4 mi Private 5-12 0 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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