Newton, MA Local Area Information

About Area

Newton is a suburban city approximately seven miles from downtown Boston. Rather than having a single city center, Newton is a patchwork of thirteen "villages", many boasting small "downtown" areas of their own. The 13 villages are: Auburndale, Chestnut Hill, Newton Centre, Newton Corner, Newton Highlands, Newton Lower Falls, Newton Upper Falls (both on the Charles River, and both once small industrial sites), Newtonville, Nonantum (also called "The Lake"), Oak Hill, Thompsonville, Waban and West Newton. Oak Hill Park is a place within the village of Oak Hill that itself is shown as a separate and distinct village on some city maps, (including a map dated 2010 on the official City of Newton website)[1] and Four Corners is also shown as a village on some city maps. Although most of the villages have a post office, they have no legal definition and no firmly defined borders. This village-based system often causes some confusion with addresses and for first time visitors Courtesy of http://en.wikipedia.org

Real Estate Market Stats

Zillow Home Value Index: $1,064,100

Zillow Home Value Index

Owners vs. Renters

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $1,064,100 $218,000
Median Single Family Home Value $1,182,400 $217,100
Median Condo Value $666,900 $229,000
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $676,600 $167,500
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $928,400 $210,600
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $1,283,300 $338,800
Percent Homes Decreasing 13.6% 21%
Percent Listing Price Reduction 16.6% 16.8%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $527 $135
Median List Price $1,204,500 $278,900
Median Sale Price $991,000 $231,700
Homes For Sale 268 2,653,005
Homes Recently Sold 269 2,653,005
Property Tax $7,597 $2,147
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 0.1% 2.9%
Median Value Per Sq Ft $529 $150
1-Yr. Change 9.8% 8%
Homes For Sale By Owner 4 112,238
New Construction 11 209,841
Foreclosures 0 13,664

Neighborhoods in Newton, MA

Walk Score

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