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Living in Oak Square Boston

Oak Square is the 41st most walkable neighborhood in Boston with 16,728 residents.

Oak Square has good public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: St. Elizabeth's, Commonwealth, Allston, Jamaica Hills - Pond, Brook Farm, Mission Hill and Hyde Square.

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79 Walk Score of Oak Square, Boston, MA

Oak Square is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of McKinney Park Mural in Oak Square, Boston

McKinney Park Mural

Photo of US Post Office in Oak Square, Boston

US Post Office

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Oak Square Boston.

Oak Square is the 41st most walkable neighborhood in Boston with a Walk Score of 79.

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

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Oak Square Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Oak Square to other Boston neighborhoods.

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Population

39 Codman Square - East Codman Hill 80 75 53 9,774
40 Washington Park 79 75 67 17,431
41 Oak Square 79 56 65 16,728
42 Centre-South 79 59 70 4,462
43 Neponset - Port Norfolk 78 58 63 7,073

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 149 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Oak Square.

People in Oak Square can walk to an average of 4 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for McKinney Park MuralThe walls by the dugout at one of three baseball fields has artwork by the Boston University Mural Club.

Ian R Hutchinson
on McKinney Park Mural

56 Transit Score of Oak Square, Boston, MA

Oak Square has Good Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Oak Square has good public transportation and about 6 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

65 Bike Score of Oak Square, Boston, MA

Oak Square is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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thumbnail for McKinney Park FieldsMcKinney has these three baseball fields, one basketball court, one mixed use court, & playgrounds.

Ian R Hutchinson
on McKinney Park Fields

thumbnail for Hobart ParkHobart Park has a lawn, basketball court, & playground.

Ian R Hutchinson
on Hobart Park

thumbnail for Smoken Joe's BarbequeSmoking joes was votes best for its BBQ wings and food, it is a definite must try if in the area. ESP if you love BBQ food.

Voula Paras
on Smoken Joe's Barbeque

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