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Living in Allston Boston

Allston is the 26th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with 19,014 residents.

Allston has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: St. Elizabeth's, Commonwealth, Oak Square, Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood, Mission Hill, Hyde Square and Highland Park.

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Walk Score of Allston, Boston, MA

Allston is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Portsmouth Playground

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Stencil On Overpass

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Allston Boston.

Allston is the 26th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with a Walk Score of 83.

Find apartments in Boston's most walkable neighborhoods: Chinatown - Leather District, Bay Village and Beacon Hill.

Allston Boston Apartments for Rent

Allston Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Allston to other Boston neighborhoods.

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Population

24 Sav-Mor 84 78 70 6,088
25 St. Marks 84 76 56 9,654
26 Allston 83 73 87 19,014
27 Thompson Square - Bunker Hill 83 68 76 13,293
28 Bowdoin North - Mount Bowdoin 82 70 61 5,193

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 221 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Allston.

People in Allston can walk to an average of 7 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Portsmouth PlaygroundPortsmouth Park has an outdoor gym, paved track, soccer field, basketball court, & new playground.

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on Portsmouth Playground

Transit Score of Allston, Boston, MA

Allston has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Allston has excellent public transportation and about 9 bus and 1 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Allston has about 15 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar, Hertz On Demand and Enterprise CarShare.

Bike Score of Allston, Boston, MA

Allston is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Bike sharing is available from Hubway.

Photo of Brighton Mills in Allston, Boston

Brighton Mills

Photo of Industry & Commerce Sign in Allston, Boston

Industry & Commerce Sign

Photo of The Bus Stop Pub in Allston, Boston

The Bus Stop Pub

Photo of Wheatpaste On News box in Allston, Boston

Wheatpaste On News box

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

thumbnail for Industry & Commerce SignLearn about the significant concentration of commercial & industrial enterprises established in North Brighton over the course of the 19th century.

Ian R Hutchinson
on Industry & Commerce Sign

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

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