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Living in Mattapan Boston

Mattapan is the 22nd most walkable neighborhood in Boston with 34,297 residents.

Mattapan has good public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: South Dorchester, Roslindale, Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Hyde Park, North Dorchester and Mission Hill.

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Walk Score of Mattapan, Boston, MA

Mattapan is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of Mildred Avenue Sprinkler Park in Mattapan, Boston

Mildred Avenue Sprinkler Park

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Park

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Mattapan Boston.

Mattapan is the 22nd most walkable neighborhood in Boston with a Walk Score of 69.

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

Mattapan Boston Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for 50 Eliot in the Mattapan area
$1,950
1 bed
Walk Score 78
Rental info for 28 Blue Hill Ave in the Mattapan area
$3,900
5 bed
Walk Score 71
Rental info for 31 Tileston St in the Mattapan area
$2,350
1 bed
Walk Score 59
Rental info for Schoolhouse at Lower Mills in the Mattapan area
from $1,775
1 bed
Walk Score 79
Rental info for Fairlawn Apartments in the Mattapan area
from $1,105
Studio
Walk Score 74
Rental info for 37 WOOLSON ST #2 , Mattapan in the Mattapan area
$1,950
4 bed
Walk Score 81
Rental info for 21 SUTTON ST #2 , Mattapan in the Mattapan area
$1,750
3 bed
Walk Score 79
Rental info for microwave range in the Mattapan area
$1,900
4 bed
Walk Score 66

Mattapan Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Mattapan to other Boston neighborhoods.

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

20 Jamaica Plain 76 76 85 27,808
21 Brighton 74 76 62 45,976
22 Mattapan 69 65 54 34,297
23 Roslindale 69 62 59 30,846
24 Hyde Park 58 55 49 31,695

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 68 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Mattapan.

People in Mattapan can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Mildred Avenue Sprinkler ParkThis is a sprinkler system for the children during the summer time that is on during the day and the weekends that kids that don't have pools or access to the beach that's local can come here get wet and have a great time and play.

Voula Paras
on Mildred Avenue Sprinkler Park

Transit Score of Mattapan, Boston, MA

Mattapan has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Mattapan Boston apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Mattapan has good public transportation and about 16 bus, 2 rail and 1 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Mattapan has about 1 car shares from RelayRides.

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Voula Paras

I grew up in west Roxbury mass, I am currently a home maker mother of 2, am engaged, travel around Boston and surrounding towns daily. I am a motivated go getter willing to try new things with a great scence of humor. Feel free to contact me if needed any info about Boston and surrounding towns.

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Photo of Mildred Avenue Sprinkler Park in Mattapan, Boston

Mildred Avenue Sprinkler Park

Photo of Park in Mattapan, Boston

Park

Photo of Basket Ball/tennis Courts in Mattapan, Boston

Basket Ball/tennis Courts

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Bike Score of Mattapan, Boston, MA

Mattapan is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Basket Ball/tennis Courts in Mattapan, Boston

Basket Ball/tennis Courts

Photo of Resting Area in Mattapan, Boston

Resting Area

Photo of Mildred Avenue Community Center in Mattapan, Boston

Mildred Avenue Community Center

Photo of Mildred Avenue Middle School in Mattapan, Boston

Mildred Avenue Middle School

Photo of Blue Wave Laundry in Mattapan, Boston

Blue Wave Laundry

Photo of Bike Lane in Mattapan, Boston

Bike Lane

thumbnail for ParkThis a beautiful local park/playground with benches as well in the shade for eating lunch or reading a book. While your children play. Great local park. Must stop by and enjoy. Also has water play area that kids can get wet in the summer. Has water fountains for drinking water.

Voula Paras
on Park

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Boston Public Library

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