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Living in Waban Newton

Waban is the 11th most walkable neighborhood in Newton with 5,751 residents.

Waban has good public transportation.

Nearby neighborhoods: Newton Upper Falls, Auburndale, West Newton, Newton Highlands, Newton Lower Falls, Newtonville and Newton Center.

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Walk Score of Waban, Newton, MA

Waban is a Car-Dependent neighborhood

Most errands require a car.

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Most errands require a car in Waban Newton.

Waban is the 11th most walkable neighborhood in Newton with a Walk Score of 38.

Find apartments in Newton's most walkable neighborhoods: Nonantum, Newtonville and Newton Highlands.

Waban Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Waban to other Newton neighborhoods.




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9 Auburndale 53 58 - 8,052
10 Chestnut Hill 49 51 7 9,145
11 Waban 38 69 - 5,751
12 Newton Lower Falls 37 61 - 1,244
13 Oak Hill 15 25 3 7,845

Eating & Drinking

There are about 12 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Waban.

People in Waban can walk to an average of 0.3 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Transit Score of Waban, Newton, MA

Waban has Good Transit

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Public Transit Routes

Waban has good public transportation and about 1 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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