Medical Center Area is a bustling neighborhood of Boston where 7,700 people live. Many residents work in services, administrative and healthcare support professions. In case you need to expand your search for a new pad, even more apartments are available for rent in the nearby neighborhoods of Longwood and Mission Hill.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
The neighborhoods of Medical Center Area and Longwood are the same in terms of household size. The average household size in both neighborhoods is 1.75 inhabitants.
Medical Center Area and Longwood are comparable in terms of income, with the former reporting an average household income of $33.3K. The areas differ in terms of education -- a larger portion of Medical Center Area residents have master's degrees than Longwood.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
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Residents can enjoy a different variety of flavor every night in Medical Center Area, especially with over a dozen different restaurants in the area. On top of that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at McDonald's and Au Bon Pain. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
For health and wellness enthusiasts, Medical Center Area has it covered. On Longwood Ave. is Boston Sports Clubs, and Boston Sports Clubs is also in the neighborhood. Art admirers will be pleased to know they are in good company in Medical Center Area, with Wheelock Family Theatre right in the neighborhood.
Scan the Yelp page for a more in-depth account of popular places to eat, mix and mingle in Medical Center Area.
Medical Center Area has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including Children's Hospital Gift Shop and Gift Store Of Friendshop. Or, for those artsy types, Massachusetts Art Dining Svc is on Huntington Ave.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Schools near the apartments in Medical Center Area are Boston Latin School, Farragut and The Winsor. Though the information here is meant to give you a good approximation of the school district options near the apartments for rent in the area, it's generally a good idea to confer with local district officials for the ultimate word on what schools your children will attend.
A middle school in the Boston district, Farragut has a low student-teacher ratio of 11-to-1.
The eight elementary schools, eight middle schools and one high school in the Brookline Public district have a different proportion of students to teachers along with a different student-body size than Boston, with the former boasting lower ratios and fewer overall students. Brookline Public district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Boston district.