Lowell, MA

Highlands

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Buy:
$237K - $750K
For Sale on Trulia:
9 homes
Rent:
$1.25K - $2K
For Rent on Trulia:
10 homes
To Downtown Boston:
45 minutes
30 Schools:
Rated 2/10 - 9/10

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What Locals Say

At least 138 Trulia users voted on each feature.
  • 81%
    There are sidewalks
  • 75%
    It's dog friendly
  • 72%
    Car is needed
  • 69%
    Parking is easy
  • 65%
    Yards are well-kept
  • 65%
    Streets are well-lit
  • 64%
    Kids play outside
  • 62%
    It's walkable to restaurants
  • 61%
    There's holiday spirit
  • 57%
    It's walkable to grocery stores
  • 55%
    They plan to stay for at least 5 years
  • 49%
    People would walk alone at night
  • 47%
    It's quiet
  • 31%
    There's wildlife
  • 29%
    Neighbors are friendly
  • 28%
    There are community events
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  • Trulia User
    "I have live in my neighborhood for 21 years, raised my kids and grandkids here, I absolutely love it. I’m have access to restaurants shopping Markets and freeways. Very convenient location. "
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    "Tyler park is a good choice for a single family zoned area to live in what with lower taxes than surrounding towns."
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  • Trulia User
    "Lots of dog owners walk their dogs and clean up after them around my place. Our cats love our fully enclosed and private back yard too."
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  • Trulia User
    "Have lived here for years now.Its a good area to raise kids.They are not lots of recreational centers though."
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  • Trulia User
    "It’s close to the highway and only about 40 minutes to Boston or 15 minutes to NH (backroads or highway) - I drive to Cambridge for work and during commuting hours, it‘s usually ~1.5 hours, though I can do it faster by taking backroads part of the way :)"
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  • Trulia User
    "Community vibe shared within the neighborhood. Eclectic population but overall everyone is amiable and helpful to each other."
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  • Trulia User
    "Great neighborhood to raise your family Tyler park has free concerts and face painting throughout the summer including a movie for the kids great live bands for the adults everyone knows each other "
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  • Trulia User
    "The sidewalks are not shoveled all the way when a storm hits, I suggest finding neighborhood kids to help shovel and also be paid for their help. "
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  • Trulia User
    "I'm not sure what makes it unique. The homes in the area are being restored however."
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  • Trulia User
    "From what I hear, they have a great school system. There are also several different churches."
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  • Trulia User
    "The buses run everywhere in the city. Taxis are also readily available."
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  • Trulia User
    "its a nice community where the neighbors look out for each other. the kids playing outside are nice in the daytime and are not too loud at night. its an overall quiet neighborhood which is good for people who get up early for work. "
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  • Trulia User
    "It's diverse. Close proximity to public transportation. It's relatively safe."
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  • Trulia User
    "Nice area to raise a family. Safe and family friendly."
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  • Trulia User
    "Heavy traffic in the mornings and evenings."
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  • Trulia User
    "There's such a big Asian community with stores and restaurants. The people are nice and friendly. Roads are easy to find."
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  • Trulia User
    "Dog owners wouldn't like the many cars on the streets while watching their dogs. But they would like all the parks and places they can take their dogs."
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  • Trulia User
    "The Highlands are a safe place to live in. Nothing really to worry about. Quiet and peaceful."
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  • Trulia User
    "Commute is easy and not as much traffic as other places in Lowell. It's easy finding your way to and from places."
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  • Trulia User
    "The diverse people that live here and the interesting mix of residential and commercial. Also the Merrimack river borders the neighborhood."
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  • Trulia User
    "Nice places to go walking. But be careful, as there are still a good amount of wildlife in this urban setting."
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  • Trulia User
    "Parks are nice, but move across the border to go to school in Chelmsford."
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  • Trulia User
    "Pretty busy. The Roarke bridge is old and narrow, causing a backlog of traffic all the way into Drumhill. A new bridge needs to be built."
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  • Trulia User
    "It sits right on the border of Chelmsford, so you're able to live close to the city but still get a suburban vibe."
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  • Trulia User
    "There aren't a lot of good places to walk dogs in our area. We live on a main road and while there's a sidewalk, you'll have to travel to find any kind of path or trail."
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  • Trulia User
    "It's in Lowell, but it's very safe. Not much happens in our little block."
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  • Trulia User
    "The intersection closest to us is usually very busy and gets congested during traffic hours. But once you're past the bridge it's not so bad!"
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  • Trulia User
    "It's a little neater than some neighborhoods and has some wonderful old Victorian and Colonial homes. There are several parks."
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  • Trulia User
    "In some instances, there are smaller yards so a large dog might feel cramped."
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  • Trulia User
    "It helps that everyone seems to get along well."
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  • Trulia User
    "It was, and still is a higher price neighborhood. It has always been more affluent of an area."
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  • Trulia User
    "There are a few parks for dog walking, but in reality, one of them is a park where the homeless go."
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  • Trulia User
    "Its a typical neighborhood. I wont be staying because I need a yard for my kids and most of the places in my area have little to no yard. or a shared yard. "
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  • Trulia User
    "The neighborhood is culturally diverse as well as economically diverse. There are small pockets of nature. There are thriving businesses."
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  • Trulia User
    "Go to private schools. The district alignment is crazy."
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  • Trulia User
    "I live here over 10 years the neighborhood is ok lots of kids around here busy street too next to Target tons of local stores "
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  • Trulia User
    "I’ve lived in this neighborhood for about 10 years and I love it here. It’s good for the kids and dogs around here. "
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  • Trulia User
    "Been here for about 8yrs looking for a bigger place if not I would stay where I’m at right now walking distance to go food shopping and pharmacy to grab meds nice neighbors "
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  • Trulia User
    "There are a variety of Asian restaurants in the neighborhood. They are all very good. Everyone must try."
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Safety and Crime

Highlands crime
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What Locals Say About Safety

At least 138 Trulia users voted on each feature.
  • 81%
    There are sidewalks
  • 65%
    Streets are well-lit
  • 49%
    People would walk alone at night
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Schools

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Homes in Highlands

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