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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...
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...
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...
by BostonGirl

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Real Estate Market Stats

Zillow Home Value Index: $542,400

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $542,400 $195,300
Median Single Family Home Value $834,000 $193,800
Median Condo Value $469,100 $208,100
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $457,200 $153,000
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $701,700 $189,000
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $872,100 $312,600
Percent Homes Decreasing 14.6% 15.9%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $457 $125
Median Sale Price 47 2,385,138
Property Tax $4,114 $2,147
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 3.5% 3.3%
1-Yr. Change 9.6% 7.2%

Real Estate Market Activity

Recently sold Jamaica Plain, Boston homes

Sold 02/23/2017 for $785,000
3 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,669 sq ft
Sold 02/21/2017 for $1,040,000
3 beds, 4.0 baths, 2,031 sq ft
Sold 02/14/2017 for $750,000
3 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,440 sq ft
Sold 02/09/2017 for $760,000
3 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,961 sq ft
Sold 02/05/2017 for $575,000
2 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,036 sq ft
Sold 02/05/2017 for $835,000
3 beds, 2.0 baths, 2,221 sq ft
Sold 02/02/2017 for $520,000
5 beds, 3.5 baths, 0 sq ft
Sold 01/29/2017 for $790,000
5 beds, 1.5 baths, 1,773 sq ft
Sold 01/29/2017 for $490,000
2 beds, 1.0 baths, 945 sq ft
Sold 01/26/2017 for $480,000
3 beds, 1.0 baths, 1,178 sq ft
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