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Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA Local Area Information

What the Locals Think

8.6
Jamaica Plain Score: 8.6 out of 10
Ranked 1st best neighborhood in Boston

Reviews
"A place for every racial, social and economic class..."
As a native, I couldn't say I would like to live anywhere else. The community (made of well-cultured, Ivy-educated adults, people of various sexual orientations, people from all over the world, hipsters, activists etc.) is one of the most acc...
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by jroche


"Great area for the outdoors!..."
Jamaica Plain was founded by Puritans looking for farmland out of the city yet it ironically became the center of beer production in the Boston area. Although most of the breweries closed during Prohibition and never reopened, Jamaica Plain wa...
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by HenryZ


"Rich in diversity and anything but plain..."
Jamaica Plain is one of Boston’s most diverse neighborhoods with a growing number of young ethnic families populated most of the area. There is a large gay and lesbian community that steadily increases year after year and due to the neighbo...
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by BostonGirl





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Real Estate Market Stats

Zillow Home Value Index: $501,600

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $501,600 $187,000
Median Single Family Home Value $824,400 $185,400
Median Condo Value $441,800 $198,700
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $433,400 $146,800
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $660,700 $181,000
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $858,100 $299,800
Percent Homes Decreasing 8% 23.2%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $435 $120
Median Sale Price $522,200 $236,500
Property Tax $4,145 $2,177
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 4.8% 4.2%
1-Yr. Change 6.7% 5.4%

Real Estate Market Activity

Recently sold Jamaica Plain, Boston homes

Sold 07/26/2016 for $525,000
2 beds, 1.0 baths, 1,230 sq ft
Sold 07/25/2016 for $1,700,000
9 beds, 6.0 baths, 5,088 sq ft
Sold 07/22/2016 for $600,000
2 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,126 sq ft
Sold 07/22/2016 for $585,000
2 beds, 1.0 baths, 1,326 sq ft
Sold 07/22/2016 for $800,000
3 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,178 sq ft
Sold 07/18/2016 for $443,000
2 beds, 1.0 baths, 980 sq ft
Sold 07/18/2016 for $1,150,000
6 beds, 3.0 baths, 3,900 sq ft
Sold 07/15/2016 for $554,000
3 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,181 sq ft
Sold 07/15/2016 for $561,000
3 beds, 1.0 baths, 1,433 sq ft
Sold 07/14/2016 for $310,000
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 550 sq ft
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