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Living in Commonwealth Boston

Commonwealth is the 37th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with 22,199 residents.

Commonwealth has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: St. Elizabeth's, Oak Square, Allston, Jamaica Hills - Pond, Hyde Square, Mission Hill and Jamaica Central - South Sumner.

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Walk Score of Commonwealth, Boston, MA

Commonwealth is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of The Avenue in Commonwealth, Boston

The Avenue

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Graffiti On Greylock

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Commonwealth Boston.

Commonwealth is the 37th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with a Walk Score of 79.

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

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Commonwealth Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Commonwealth to other Boston neighborhoods.

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Population

35 Stony Brook - Cleary Square 80 59 59 5,895
36 Neponset - Port Norfolk 79 60 57 7,073
37 Commonwealth 79 82 80 22,199
38 Washington Park 79 76 70 17,431
39 St. Elizabeth's 79 82 75 15,539

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 192 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Commonwealth.

People in Commonwealth can walk to an average of 12 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for The AvenueAvenue is one of Brighton's hot spots, with over 30 beers on draft and amazing burgers you can't go wrong. I went there last night and definitely want to go back already. Burgers are so delicious. Must stop by and try. Easy to get to also.

Voula Paras
on The Avenue

Transit Score of Commonwealth, Boston, MA

Commonwealth has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Commonwealth has excellent public transportation and about 6 bus and 1 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Commonwealth has about 8 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of Commonwealth, Boston, MA

Commonwealth is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Bike sharing is available from Hubway.

thumbnail for Brighton ReservoirThis is Brighton beautiful reservoir, beautiful place to take a walk and enjoy the beauty of the town. Places to eat along the way

Voula Paras
on Brighton Reservoir

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