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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: $500,800

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $500,800 $187,000
Median Single Family Home Value $843,500 $185,900
Median Condo Value $436,800 $196,700
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $431,500 $144,700
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $652,200 $180,500
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $879,800 $300,000
Percent Homes Decreasing 11.2% 28.8%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $435 $118
Median Sale Price $522,200 $218,900
Property Tax $4,145 $2,181
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 5.3% 4.3%
1-Yr. Change 6.1% 4.9%

Real Estate Market Activity

Recently sold Jamaica Plain, Boston homes

Sold 05/24/2016 for $800,000
4 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,511 sq ft

Sold 05/22/2016 for $770,000
-1 beds, 0.0 baths, 0 sq ft

Sold 05/19/2016 for $425,000
2 beds, 1.0 baths, 816 sq ft

Sold 05/19/2016 for $780,000
2 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,870 sq ft

Sold 05/17/2016 for $429,000
3 beds, 1.0 baths, 1,027 sq ft

Sold 05/13/2016 for $790,000
3 beds, 3.0 baths, 1,370 sq ft

Sold 05/12/2016 for $380,000
2 beds, 1.0 baths, 755 sq ft

Sold 05/10/2016 for $799,000
5 beds, 2.0 baths, 2,255 sq ft

Sold 05/08/2016 for $905,000
3 beds, 2.0 baths, 2,637 sq ft

Sold 05/06/2016 for $990,000
11 beds, 4.0 baths, 3,724 sq ft

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