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Living in Cambridge

Cambridge has an average Walk Score of 87 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

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Rental info for Church Corner in the Cambridge area
$3,500
2 bed
Walk Score 97
Rental info for The Towers at Longfellow in the Cambridge area
from $2,315
Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for The West End Apartments in the Cambridge area
from $2,855
Studio
Walk Score 92
Rental info for 929 Mass in the Cambridge area
from $1,920
Studio
Walk Score 93
Rental info for Lofts at Kendall Square in the Cambridge area
from $2,939
Studio
Walk Score 90
Rental info for Walden Park in the Cambridge area
from $1,825
Studio
Walk Score 81
Rental info for Third Square in the Cambridge area
from $2,923
Studio
Walk Score 87
Rental info for Emerson Place in the Cambridge area
from $2,210
Studio
Walk Score 92

Cambridge Neighborhoods

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Name

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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 93 77 95 11,794
5 Inman Square 93 68 91 5,397
6 Wellington - Harrington 93 70 94 4,451
7 Porter Square 92 72 77 1,994
8 East Cambridge 92 84 94 7,784
9 Cambridgeport 90 69 99 12,259
10 Aggasiz - Harvard University 90 76 85 5,300
11 Neighborhood Nine 84 71 90 11,062
12 North Cambridge 81 68 88 10,882
13 Kendall Square 80 80 98 2,469
14 West Cambridge 76 60 94 7,017
15 Strawberry Hill 74 49 84 2,259
16 MIT 60 82 97 3,962
17 Cambridge Highlands 58 55 84 941

Eating & Drinking

There are about 664 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.

Photo of Christina's Homemade Ice Cream in Cambridge

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 37 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

Photo of Glacken Field in Cambridge

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

Photo of Glacken Field in Cambridge

Glacken Field

Photo of Glacken Field in Cambridge

Glacken Field

Photo of St Peters Field in Cambridge

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

Photo of Fletcher/Maynard Academy in Cambridge

Fletcher/Maynard Academy

Photo of Cambridge Champions Track & Field in Cambridge

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

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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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