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Living in Cambridge

Cambridge has an average Walk Score of 88 with 105,162 residents.

Cambridge has excellent public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

The most walkable Cambridge neighborhoods are Harvard Square, Area IV and Riverside.

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Walk Score of Cambridge, MA

Cambridge is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Pine Street House

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Squirrel Brand Park

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Cambridge.

Cambridge Apartments for Rent

View all Cambridge apartments on a map. The average rent is $2,850 and the average home price is $789,250.

Rental info for Mezzo Design Lofts in the Cambridge area
$2,350
Studio
Walk Score 83
Rental info for Continuum in the Cambridge area
from $2,405
Studio
Walk Score 83
Rental info for Vivo Apartments in the Cambridge area
from $2,399
Studio
Walk Score 87
Rental info for Waverly Apartments in the Cambridge area
from $2,564
2 bed
Walk Score 79
Rental info for Windsor at Maxwell's Green in the Cambridge area
from $2,385
Studio
Walk Score 83
Rental info for The Royal Belmont in the Cambridge area
from $2,130
Studio
Walk Score 28
Rental info for Watermark Kendall East/West in the Cambridge area
from $2,927
1 bed
Walk Score 90
Rental info for 808 Memorial in the Cambridge area
from $2,050
1 bed
Walk Score 90

To view Cambridge homes for sale sorted by Walk Score, visit Trulia.com.

Cambridge Neighborhoods

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Harvard Square 96 80 98 4,159
2 Area IV 94 70 100 5,680
3 Riverside 94 77 99 9,608
4 Mid-Cambridge 94 77 95 11,794
5 Porter Square 93 72 77 1,994
6 Wellington - Harrington 93 70 94 4,451
7 Aggasiz - Harvard University 92 76 85 5,300
8 Inman Square 92 68 91 5,397
9 East Cambridge 90 84 94 7,784
10 Cambridgeport 90 69 99 12,259
11 Neighborhood Nine 86 71 90 11,062
12 Kendall Square 86 80 98 2,469
13 North Cambridge 81 68 88 10,882
14 West Cambridge 77 60 94 7,017
15 Strawberry Hill 72 49 84 2,259
16 MIT 66 82 97 3,962
17 Cambridge Highlands 55 55 84 941

Eating & Drinking

There are about 627 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Cambridge.

People in Cambridge can walk to an average of 14 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Christina's Homemade Ice Cream

Photo of Rosie's Bakery in Cambridge

Rosie's Bakery

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thumbnail for Pine Street HouseCambridge & Area IV appreciate unique homes & diverse neighborhoods that express style & inspire others.

Ian R Hutchinson
on Pine Street House

Transit Score of Cambridge, MA

Cambridge has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Cambridge has excellent public transportation and about 32 bus, 1 rail, 1 subway and 1 light rail lines.

Transit Time

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

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Cambridge has about 123 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar, Hertz On Demand and Enterprise CarShare.

Neighborhood Guides

Thinking of renting an apartment or buying in Cambridge? Ask our neighborhood guides a question.

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Lechmere Canal Park

Photo of Christina's Homemade Ice Cream in Cambridge

Christina's Homemade Ice Cream

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Canal Park Cambridge, Ma

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Kingsley Park

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Glacken Field

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Glacken Field

Bike Score of Cambridge, MA

Cambridge is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Bike sharing is available from Hubway.

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Moore Garden Less Street

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Cambridgeport Fletcher School

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Cambridge Common Park

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Glacken Field

Photo of Glacken Field in Cambridge

Glacken Field

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St Peters Field

thumbnail for Squirrel Brand ParkThis park with three strange exercise pieces & a garden was once the home of Squirrel Brand Candy.

Ian R Hutchinson
on Squirrel Brand Park

Photo of Lechmere Canal Park in Cambridge

Lechmere Canal Park

Photo of Clement G. Morgan Park in Cambridge

Clement G. Morgan Park

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Fletcher/Maynard Academy

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Cambridge Champions Track & Field

thumbnail for Moore Garden Less StreetFlourishing vegetation next to the tennis court at Green Rose Heritage Park.

Ian R Hutchinson
on Moore Garden Less Street

Cambridge is Talking About...

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Technology Square

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Dawes Island Park

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MIT

thumbnail for Cambridgeport Fletcher SchoolOutstanding mural on a large side wall of a school with two names, a basketball court, & playground.

Ian R Hutchinson
on Cambridgeport Fletcher School

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