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Living in Roxbury Boston

Roxbury is the 18th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with 60,853 residents.

Roxbury has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Mission Hill, Fenway, South End, Jamaica Plain, North Dorchester, Kenmore and Mattapan.

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Walk Score of Roxbury, Boston, MA

Roxbury is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Lawndale Terrace Garden

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Samuel Adams Brewery Tour & Gift Shop

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Roxbury Boston.

Roxbury is the 18th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with a Walk Score of 81.

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

Roxbury Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Roxbury to other Boston neighborhoods.

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16 East Boston 81 64 59 39,798
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

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 156 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Roxbury.

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

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thumbnail for Resting AreaBeautiful resting area with benches. Great if your shopping looking a rest stop. Or eat your lunch read a book

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Transit Score of Roxbury, Boston, MA

Roxbury has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Roxbury Boston apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Roxbury has excellent public transportation and about 28 bus and 1 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Roxbury has about 12 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

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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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Mother Caroline Academy & Education Center

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Park

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United House Of Prayer

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Bike Score of Roxbury, Boston, MA

Roxbury is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Bike sharing is available from Hubway.

Photo of Mother Caroline Academy & Education Center in Roxbury, Boston

Mother Caroline Academy & Education Center

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Park

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United House Of Prayer

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Second Church Of Christ

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Riley Funeral Home Inc

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Local Bus Stop

thumbnail for Obass ElectronicThis is a mobile electronics store for your automobile, they offer remote starters car alarms. Radio systems of all sorts. Great reasonable prices. Check it out if in area

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Photo of Southwest Corridor DIY SkatePark in Roxbury, Boston

Southwest Corridor DIY SkatePark

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Metro Credit Union

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Housing

Photo of Housing in Roxbury, Boston

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thumbnail for PlaygroundThis is a beautiful outdoor playground with benches as well as the basketball and tennis court must check out beautiful on Proctor Street new development

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Trotter Park

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United Housing

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Paradise Market

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Amazing Auto Services

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