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Living in Central Square Boston

Central Square is the 12th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with 704 residents.

Central Square has good public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Central Maverick Square - Paris Street, Eagle Hill, Thompson Square - Bunker Hill, North End, Downtown, Jeffries Point and Medford Street - The Neck.

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93 Walk Score of Central Square, Boston, MA

Central Square is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of East Boston Library in Central Square, Boston

East Boston Library

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Daily errands do not require a car in Central Square Boston.

Central Square is the 12th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with a Walk Score of 93.

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

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Central Square Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Central Square to other Boston neighborhoods.

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10 Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood 95 93 91 36,713
11 Lower Roxbury 93 92 92 13,752
12 Central Square 93 68 60 704
13 Hyde Square 91 73 87 8,114
14 Telegraph Hill 91 55 66 8,392

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 47 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Central Square.

People in Central Square can walk to an average of 10 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for East Boston LibraryThe East Boston branch of Boston Public Library provides library services and more.

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68 Transit Score of Central Square, Boston, MA

Central Square has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Central Square Boston apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Central Square has good public transportation and about 2 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

60 Bike Score of Central Square, Boston, MA

Central Square is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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thumbnail for Libreria Catolica El Divino NnOne of Easties many store front multiservice agencies providing a wide variety of services to the local community.

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on Libreria Catolica El Divino Nn

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