christina i have lived in lynn for over 16 years brought a house and raised 4 children. all are well ,educated,respectful individuals who have never been in a gang also lynn has one of the most sports oriented towns that there is around true lynn has gangs,crime,bad neighborhoods and such but you tell me what town really doesn.t (you can.t ) because people are people no matter what city or town you live in lynn is no better or worse than a lot of other towns that are affortable. now if you have that kind of money then by all means go for it but it is how you raise your chidren that matter NOT WHERE... more
The area bounded by Western Ave., and Eastern Avenue down to the beach is not the best part of town. There are definitely better areas to purchase in and be more assured of a better return on your investment. The Diamond District, loosely contained within the Ocean Street, Lewis/Broad Streets and Nahant Streets neighborhood lines may be slightly better than the rest of that area, but it's still within a couple blocks of a difficult area that is more congested and made up primarily of a population much less likely to own the homes they live in.