Great area to live in. Close to everything: Rts. 1/128/95 a few minutes away. Malls, restaurants and everything else you could possibly want is all close by as well. Commute to Boston is about 20 minutes.
It borders Lynnfield and its property taxes are reasonable. Pretty much, it's the perfect place to live.
Pay no attention to the fool that wrote "Most of the people that live there are rich and snobby and like to flaunt their money". This is not true.
I've talked to many people that have lived there from day one (30 or 40 years) and they are the nicest people.
I grew up in Lynn and worked hard to make a living which allowed me to buy a house in West Peabody. These days, a lot of people buying houses in West Peabody are from Revere, Lynn, East Boston or other areas outside of Peabody.
Poor Girl from Lynn: I'm jealous and wish I could live in West Peabody.
West Peabody resident: What a great place to live!
The part of Peabody that happens to be west of Rt. 1. People who live in West Peabody like to say they live in West Peabody because somehow the "west" is supposed to set them apart from the rest of the city.
To those who live in West Peabody and think you're not like the rest of us, I'd rather live in Gardner Park any day!
West Peabody is supposed to be seperate from Peabody in peoples minds. Sort of like West Roxbury is supposed to be better than Roxbury, except those places have different zip codes.
Section of Peabody, MA. West Peabody tends to cater to very wealthy familes of old money. Most of the people that live there are rich and snobby and like to flaunt their money.
The other sections of peabody are:
The median income for citizens in West Peabody is $100,000 per year.