East Boston is convenient, with many places to shop. Whether it's a new look or something particular for your apartment, it can probably be found at one of the stores here. East Boston is home to approximately 41,400 people who work in services, retail and sales professions. If you need to expand your search beyond East Boston, a few suitable alternatives not too far away are Maverick Sq and Central Square.
Convenience Near the Apartments for Rent in East Boston, Boston, Massachusetts
The neighborhood contains a diverse group of services ranging from spas to misc services. Tim Lynch Photography provides photography services, on Maverick Sq. Other services in East Boston include Distripudora Colombia, providing apparel and clothing services, at Porter St.
Demographics and Cost of Living
While figuring out what area and apartment are best for you, keep in mind that relative to other Boston metro areas, East Boston can be more expensive. The difference in annual household spending ($51.4K/year for East Boston versus $28.5K/year for Maverick Sq) illustrates the general cost of living in each area.
The neighborhood of Maverick Sq is somewhat different from East Boston in terms of median age and household size, although comparable by percentage of households with children. In East Boston the median age is 31, while in Maverick Sq it's 25. The average household size for the neighborhood is 1.64 people, and it's 2.25 people in Maverick Sq. Of households in East Boston and Maverick Sq, 32% and 34% have children, respectively.
Is East Boston the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby Maverick Sq make an average of $24.3K, East Boston residents are raking in an average of $63.4K.
Neighborhood School Stats
Some of the schools near the apartments in East Boston are East Boston High School, Mario Umana Middle School Academy and Excel Academy-East Boston. It's important to consult with local school district authorities near the apartments for rent you are in interested in to determine the exact schools your children may attend.
A middle school in the Boston district, Mario Umana Middle School Academy has a strong student-teacher ratio of 11-to-1.
By the number of schools in a district serving the area, two elementary schools, one middle school and one high school are located within the Winthrop Public Schools. The number of students per instructor, along with the overall student-body size, is less than that of Boston. Winthrop Public district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Boston district.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
There's no shortage of basic to more specialized amenities and services in East Boston. To help focus your search, the streets of Bennington St. and Meridian St. are two of the busiest streets in the neighborhood. On these streets you can find something worthwhile to do, dine out or have a drink. Refine your search with our apartment finder tool.
Have dinner and drinks out at M & J Cafe & Ice Cream Parlor located on Saratoga St. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Pueblo Viejo Mexican Grill. With a few different restaurants in the area, East Boston residents can fill their cravings for both pizza and deli snacks. Swing by Cisco Brew Pub for a quick beer or head to Taverena Medallo for a round of cocktails, and experience a couple of the neighborhood's best bars. To add to that, chain and franchise restaurants like Burger King and Johnny Rockets are to be found in the neighborhood.
Head to Comm Of Massachusetts Dcr and unwind with some fresh air. As for other forms of recreation, boating is a splash at Boston Bay Marina Inc.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in East Boston, browse the Yelp page.