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Living in Beacon Hill Boston

Beacon Hill is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with 8,960 residents.

Beacon Hill has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: West End, Downtown Crossing, Chinatown, Bay Village, Back Bay, Downtown and North End.

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Walk Score of Beacon Hill, Boston, MA

Beacon Hill is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Park Street School

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Church of the Advent

Daily errands do not require a car in Beacon Hill Boston.

Beacon Hill is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with a Walk Score of 97.

Find apartments in Boston's most walkable neighborhoods: North End, Chinatown and Bay Village.

Beacon Hill Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Beacon Hill to other Boston neighborhoods.

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Population

2 Chinatown 98 100 79 7,621
3 Bay Village 98 100 75 1,246
4 Beacon Hill 97 100 77 8,960
5 Downtown Crossing 97 100 82 949
6 Back Bay 97 98 88 21,929

See Walk Score rankings for all of Boston.

Eating & Drinking

There are about 319 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Beacon Hill.

People in Beacon Hill can walk to an average of 22 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Transit Score of Beacon Hill, Boston, MA

Beacon Hill is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Beacon Hill Boston apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Beacon Hill has world-class public transportation and about 5 bus and 1 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Beacon Hill on public transit.

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Beacon Hill has about 1 car shares from Enterprise CarShare.

Bike Score of Beacon Hill, Boston, MA

Beacon Hill is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Bike sharing is available from Hubway.

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Phillips Street Play Area

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Champney Place Private Way

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The Phillips School

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Beacon Hill Post Office

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Beacon Hill is Talking About...

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