Dorchester Real Estate Market Overview

Could Dorchester, MA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Dorchester. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Dorchester such as... Grove Hall and Jamaica Plain. When you’re ready, Trulia has 5 resale and new homes in Dorchester lined up for you, including open houses, and 86 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

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Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Dorchester show a 24% week-over-week rise in average listing price and a 1% rise in median rent per month.

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The median rent per month for apartments in Dorchester for Apr 20 to May 20 was $2,025.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Dorchester can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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195

Counts of Assault

139

Counts of Theft

117

Counts of Arrest


Best Schools in Dorchester

There are 30 schools in Dorchester.

Elementary Schools
8

Henderson Inclusion Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

7

Neighborhood House Charter School

Public, K - 8

2

Mather Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

Middle Schools
9

Boston Latin Academy

Public, 7 - 12

8

Boston Collegiate Charter School

Public, 5 - 12

7

Neighborhood House Charter School

Public, K - 8

High Schools
9

Boston Latin Academy

Public, 7 - 12

8

Boston Collegiate Charter School

Public, 5 - 12

5

Codman Academy Charter Public School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Dorchester by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.


Commute

Use the map above to estimate your travel time to and from Dorchester.

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