In terms of education, Belmont has 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school and 1 high school. In addition to consistently being ranked as one of the top school systems in the state, Belmont is also consistently recognized by MMEA as one of the top school districts nationwide for music education.
Easily accessible to Rte 2 and Rte 128/I-95, Belmont also offers a strong public transportation system. It has 2 commuter rail stations and several bus routes. By rail, it’s roughly 16 minutes from Belmont to North Station in Boston; giving you the best of both worlds: easy access to the city while offering active suburban community living.
By the numbers, in 2016 the estimated median household income in was $110,685 and the estimated median home value was $903,000. (RPR)
Belmont is located 8 miles from downtown Boston, and is sited on the western side of Cambridge. Encompassing 4.6 square miles, it is home to approximately 25,000 residents. Belmont is affectionately known as ‘The Town of Homes’ as Belmont is first and foremost a residential community.
Belmont has 3 charming, distinct shopping areas: Waverley Square, Cushing Square and Belmont Center with a variety of local shops and restaurants. Belmont offers a multitude of outdoor recreational opportunities including a municipal outdoor swimming pool, indoor skating rink and is home to Mass Audubon’s Habitat Wildlife Education Center and Sanctuary.