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Living in Peabody Cambridge

Peabody is the 8th most walkable neighborhood in Cambridge with 11,416 residents.

Peabody has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: West Cambridge, North Cambridge, Aggasiz / Harvard North, Cambridge Highlands, Riverside, Mid-Cambridge and Strawberry Hill.

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Walk Score of Peabody, Cambridge, MA

Peabody is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Dawes Island Park

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Cambridge Common Park

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Peabody Cambridge.

Peabody is the 8th most walkable neighborhood in Cambridge with a Walk Score of 85.

Find apartments in Cambridge's most walkable neighborhoods: The Port / Area 4, Riverside and Wellington-Harrington.

Peabody Cambridge Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Briston Arms in the Peabody area
from $1,660
1 bed
Walk Score 82
Rental info for Walden Park in the Peabody area
from $1,835
Studio
Walk Score 80
Rental info for 294 Huron Avenue in the Peabody area
$2,975
2 bed
Walk Score 77
Rental info for Park87 in the Peabody area
$2,700
1 bed
Walk Score 85
Rental info for Craigie Arms in the Peabody area
from $1,200
Studio
Walk Score 82
Rental info for $1650 1 bedroom House in Cambridge in the Peabody area
$1,650
Rental info for $1900 0 bedroom Apartment in Cambridge in the Peabody area
$1,900

Peabody Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Peabody to other Cambridge neighborhoods.

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Transit Score

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Population

6 East Cambridge 89 83 94 8,832
7 Cambridgeport 88 70 99 12,101
8 Peabody 85 71 84 11,416
9 North Cambridge 84 68 86 12,013
10 West Cambridge 78 66 94 8,216

Eating & Drinking

There are about 161 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Peabody.

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

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Transit Score of Peabody, Cambridge, MA

Peabody has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Peabody Cambridge apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Peabody has excellent public transportation and about 10 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Peabody has about 9 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar and Hertz On Demand.

Bike Score of Peabody, Cambridge, MA

Peabody is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of Cambridge Common Park in Peabody, Cambridge

Cambridge Common Park

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Cambridge Friends School

Photo of Dawes Island Park in Peabody, Cambridge

Dawes Island Park

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Corcoran Playground

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