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Living in West Cambridge Cambridge

West Cambridge is the 14th most walkable neighborhood in Cambridge with 7,017 residents.

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

Nearby neighborhoods: Neighborhood Nine, Strawberry Hill, Harvard Square, Cambridge Highlands, North Cambridge, Porter Square and Aggasiz - Harvard University.

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Walk Score of West Cambridge, Cambridge, MA

West Cambridge is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site in West Cambridge, Cambridge

Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site

Photo of Lowell School Playground in West Cambridge, Cambridge

Lowell School Playground

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in West Cambridge Cambridge.

West Cambridge is the 14th most walkable neighborhood in Cambridge with a Walk Score of 75.

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

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West Cambridge Neighborhood Ranking

Compare West Cambridge to other Cambridge neighborhoods.

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Population

12 North Cambridge 81 68 88 10,882
13 Kendall Square 81 79 98 2,469
14 West Cambridge 75 59 94 7,017
15 MIT 68 81 97 3,962
16 Strawberry Hill 67 49 84 2,259

Eating & Drinking

There are about 78 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in West Cambridge.

People in West Cambridge can walk to an average of 1 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Transit Score of West Cambridge, Cambridge, MA

West Cambridge has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find West Cambridge Cambridge apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

West Cambridge 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 West Cambridge on public transit.

icon for car shares in West Cambridge

West Cambridge has about 4 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of West Cambridge, Cambridge, MA

West Cambridge is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Photo of Lowell Park in West Cambridge, Cambridge

Lowell Park

Photo of Longfellow Park in West Cambridge, Cambridge

Longfellow Park

Photo of Longfellow Park in West Cambridge, Cambridge

Longfellow Park

Photo of New School of Music in West Cambridge, Cambridge

New School of Music

Photo of Collins Branch Library in West Cambridge, Cambridge

Collins Branch Library

Photo of Kingsley Park in West Cambridge, Cambridge

Kingsley Park

Photo of Kingsley Park in West Cambridge, Cambridge

Kingsley Park

Photo of Kingsley Park in West Cambridge, Cambridge

Kingsley Park

Photo of Kingsley Park in West Cambridge, Cambridge

Kingsley Park

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