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Living in North Dorchester Boston

North Dorchester is the 19th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with 27,229 residents.

North Dorchester has good public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: South Boston, South Dorchester, South End, Roxbury, Chinatown, Bay Village and Downtown.

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Walk Score of North Dorchester, Boston, MA

North Dorchester is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Navarrette Grocery

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Outdoors

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in North Dorchester Boston.

North Dorchester is the 19th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with a Walk Score of 79.

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

North Dorchester Neighborhood Ranking

Compare North Dorchester to other Boston neighborhoods.

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Population

17 South Dorchester 81 72 56 60,535
18 Roxbury 81 77 71 60,853
19 North Dorchester 79 66 64 27,229
20 Jamaica Plain 76 76 85 27,808
21 Brighton 74 76 62 45,976

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 96 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in North Dorchester.

People in North Dorchester can walk to an average of 3 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Navarrette GroceryThis is a great small Convenient store that sells international foods and groceries as well as American. Affordable great prices cheat food as well

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on Navarrette Grocery

Transit Score of North Dorchester, Boston, MA

North Dorchester has Good Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

North Dorchester has good public transportation and about 9 bus, 5 rail and 1 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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North Dorchester has about 8 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar and Enterprise CarShare.

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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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Statue Art Work

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Panera Bread

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Pilgrim Church

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Bike Score of North Dorchester, Boston, MA

North Dorchester is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Bike sharing is available from Hubway.

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Statue Art Work

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Panera Bread

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Pilgrim Church

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U-fill Drinking Water

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Bus Stop

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Kam Man Farmers' Market

thumbnail for OutdoorsBeautiful art work in dorchester. One of a kind. Art work like this all over town

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on Outdoors

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Express Motors

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Bike Lane

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The Strand Theatre

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Floyd Williams Funeral Home

thumbnail for Statue Art WorkBeautiful statue on corner of Columbia road, beautiful art work all around town. This is a great town to walk and explore also sitting benches around and to sit and take a break.

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on Statue Art Work

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thumbnail for U-fill Drinking WaterNeed your water filled for a fraction of the price stores charge. Conveniently located in front of Todeschis food shop as well as a Bank of America ATM so fill your water for quarter

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on U-fill Drinking Water

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