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Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA Local Area Information

What the Locals Think

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


“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: $486,300

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $486,300 $183,500
Median Single Family Home Value $815,100 $182,400
Median Condo Value $425,500 $193,700
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $417,500 $141,400
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $632,800 $176,900
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $846,900 $294,900
Percent Homes Decreasing 5.8% 27.9%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $420 $116
Median Sale Price $519,200 $213,900
Property Tax $4,145 $2,158
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 2.5% 4.3%
1-Yr. Change 11.6% 4%

Real Estate Market Activity

Recently sold Jamaica Plain, Boston homes

Sold 02/04/2016 for $480,000
2 beds, 1.5 baths, 1,015 sq ft

Sold 01/28/2016 for $680,000
4 beds, 2.0 baths, 2,810 sq ft

Sold 01/27/2016 for $440,000
3 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,200 sq ft

Sold 01/24/2016 for $1,631,000
7 beds, 3.5 baths, 4,837 sq ft

Sold 01/22/2016 for $310,000
2 beds, 1.0 baths, 747 sq ft

Sold 01/14/2016 for $1,199,600
4 beds, 3.0 baths, 2,800 sq ft

Sold 01/14/2016 for $361,000
2 beds, 1.0 baths, 1,146 sq ft

Sold 01/06/2016 for $365,000
3 beds, 1.5 baths, 1,878 sq ft

Sold 01/05/2016 for $520,000
4 beds, 2.0 baths, 2,728 sq ft

Sold 12/31/2015 for $11,200,000
-1 beds, 0.0 baths, 7,053 sq ft

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