WELCOME TO NEWTON!
Newton, MA is a commuter’s dream. This desirable location is just 8 miles west of Boston with easy access to east-west and north-south highway infrastructure with Routes 90 and 95 running through the city. Newton is served by the MBTA’s surface level street car route with accessible parking to hop on the Green Line and be in the heart of Boston in minutes. Divided into 13 “villages,” Newton is loaded with classic New England charm. Most villages have pedestrian-friendly shopping districts, parks, playgrounds, and restaurants. There is so much to say about this thriving community, but let’s start with some important figures that you can use to help in your search for a new home.
NEWTON BY THE NUMBERS
Miles from Boston
Average Sale Price
Single Family Home, 2022
Average Sale Price
Household, US Census
Average SAT Score
Top School Ranking
Boston Magazine Best Schools
in Greater Boston, 2023
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT NEWTON, MA
Newton North High School - 9 - 12
Newton South High School - 9 - 12
Bigelow Middle School - 6 - 8
Brown Middle School - 6 - 8
F.A. Day Middle School - 6 - 8
Oak Hill Middle School - 6 - 8
Angier Elementary School - K - 5
Bowen Elementary School - K - 5
Burr Elementary School - K - 5
Cabot Elementary School - K - 5
Countryside Elementary School - K - 5
Franklin Elementary School - K - 5
Horace Mann Elementary School - K - 5
Lincoln-Eliot Elementary School - K - 5
Mason-Rice Elementary School - K - 5
Peirce Elementary School - K - 5
Underwood Elementary School - K - 5
Ward Elementary School - K - 5
Williams Elementary School - K - 5
Zervas Elementary School - K - 5
Newton's close proximity to Boston coupled with its unparalleled access to public transportation makes Newton an ideal place to live from a transportation and accessibility standpoint. The MBTA's Green Line runs right through Newton on its A, B, C, and E branches. The MBTA Commuter Rail also makes three stops in Newton as part of its Framingham/Worcester Line (Auburndale, Newtonville, and West Newton). Multiple bus routes service the area and connect residents with the various subway stations and other major points of interest. Newton is also an easy drive to both Routes 95 and 90, so the drive both in and out of Boston is quite easy. State Routes 9 and 16 also traverse the town, making smooth rides from all angles of Newton's many square miles to a variety of landmarks simple.
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Things to do
Places to Eat
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