Weston : Massachusetts

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What it's Like to Retire in Weston

Weston, located about 10 miles west of Boston, is the wealthiest suburb in the Boston area and the most affluent community in Massachusetts. The population is 12,000. Photo of Town Hall courtesy of Wikipedia and Daderot.


Where to Retire in Weston and Home Prices

There are many beautiful neighborhoods with some homes designed by McKim and Richardson. The median home price is over $1 million.


What is special about Weston

Plenty of open space has been preserved with over 60 miles of trails for bikes, hiking, horseback riding, and cross country skiing.  Plus ball fields and golf courses.


What is not special about Weston

It is super expensive to live here.


Who will like retirement in Weston

People who want to live in a walkable community, and can afford to live in an affluent suburb of Boston.


Local economy is driven by

Professional, scientific and technical businesses


Climate and Physical Environment

Located 10 miles west of Boston. Average Jan temp in mid 20s and average July temp in low 70s.


Restaurants & Cultural Scene

 Spellman Museum; Golden Ball Tavern Museum;  During 2013, the town is celebrating it's 300th anniversary so there are many festivals and activities throughout the year;



The crime rate in Weston is very low.


Medical facilities

Because Weston lies on the perimeter of Boston, there are many health care facilities nearby.



There are three MBTA commuter rail stations here; Boston Logan International Airport is less than 20 miles away.


Valuable Links

Town of Weston


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Facts about WESTON
  • State: MA
  • Environment: Suburban,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 21-40
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 80,000+
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $500,001+
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: <80 (Very low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 121+ (very high)
  • Culture Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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