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Living in Waltham

Waltham has an average Walk Score of 53 with 60,632 residents.

Waltham has some public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Waltham neighborhoods are Chemistry, South Side and Bank Square.

Nearby Apartments

Walk Score of Waltham, MA

Waltham is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Waltham.

Waltham Apartments for Rent

Waltham Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Chemistry 89 43 77 527
2 South Side 82 36 69 9,785
3 Bank Square 76 41 66 7,836
4 Bleachery 73 39 66 4,157
5 Bentley College 53 36 43 6,384
6 Warrendale 51 35 50 2,251
7 Highlands 50 38 35 2,930
8 West End 47 33 42 1,872
9 Island 44 33 50 537
10 Cedar Woods 40 34 34 1,007
11 Lakeview 35 24 28 4,442
12 The Lanes 32 32 30 683
13 Brandeis 30 35 33 2,486
14 North Waltham 28 24 31 9,009
15 Piety Corner 22 25 24 4,696
16 Angleside 19 32 36 1,131

Eating & Drinking

There are about 174 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Waltham.

People in Waltham can walk to an average of 3 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Transit Score of Waltham, MA

Waltham has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Waltham apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Waltham has some public transportation and about 13 bus and 1 rail lines.

Transit Time

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

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Waltham has about 5 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of Waltham, MA

Waltham is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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