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Living in Porter Square Cambridge

Porter Square is the 7th most walkable neighborhood in Cambridge with 1,994 residents.

Porter Square has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Neighborhood Nine, Aggasiz - Harvard University, Harvard Square, North Cambridge, Mid-Cambridge, West Cambridge and Riverside.

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Walk Score of Porter Square, Cambridge, MA

Porter Square is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Daily errands do not require a car in Porter Square Cambridge.

Porter Square is the 7th most walkable neighborhood in Cambridge with a Walk Score of 92.

Find apartments in Cambridge's most walkable neighborhoods: Harvard Square, Area IV and Riverside.

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Porter Square Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Porter Square to other Cambridge neighborhoods.

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Population

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

Eating & Drinking

There are about 104 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Porter Square.

People in Porter Square can walk to an average of 18 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Transit Score of Porter Square, Cambridge, MA

Porter Square has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Porter Square has excellent public transportation and about 4 bus, 1 rail and 1 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Porter Square has about 4 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of Porter Square, Cambridge, MA

Porter Square is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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