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Apartments near Davis Square, Somerville, Massachusetts

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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Davis Square Somerville

It is one of two of the best cities in the country. President Barack Obama lived in this city when he was a college student.

Every one gets along and watches out for one another. Great schools and stores as well with in walking distance

Who Lives Here

Davis Square Somerville Demographics

Education

High School

9%

Associate's

10%

Bachelor's

46%

Master's

28%

Doctorate

7%

Family Size

2 people

60%

3 people

22%

4 people

12%

5 people

6%

6+ people

0%

Household Income

0-50k

11%

50-100k

27%

100-150k

18%

150-200k

18%

200k+

25%

Age

0-10

3%

10-20

3%

20-45

67%

45-65

17%

65+

10%

Getting Around Davis Square Somerville

Davis Square Somerville Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

5%

15-30 Mins

26%

30-40 Mins

34%

40-60 Mins

29%

60+ Mins

6%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 9898

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 2 of 2 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 2 of 2 renters

Percentage: 9898

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 2 of 2 renters

Percentage: 7373

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 1 of 2 renters

Need A Car

Yes

Say 1 of 2 renters

Top Scores: Restaurant, Coffee, Theater

Things To Do In Davis Square Somerville

Top Score

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Davis Square Somerville serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 85% more restaurants than average
  3. 74% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Davis Square Somerville.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 87% more coffee shops than average
  3. 80% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Hiding in the dressing room? Davis Square Somerville has a quiet theater scene.

  1. A high number of theaters per resident
  2. 82% more theaters than average
  3. 80% more theaters than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 83% more fine art centers than average
  3. 60% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. An average number of grocery stores
  3. A standard number of grocery stores compared to areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 31% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 7% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. An average number of parks
  3. A standard number of parks compared to areas of a similar size

Childcare

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Calling all caregivers: childcare options around here are a bit scarce.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 20% more daycares than average
  3. 53% fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is great for recovering shopaholics - a low retail score.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. An average number of shops
  3. A standard number of shops compared to areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Do you even lift, bro? Davis Square Somerville is weak on fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. An average number of gyms
  3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Davis Square Somerville.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 68% more pet facilities than average
  3. 31% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Amusement park merriment is in free fall in Davis Square Somerville.

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. An average number of amusement parks
  3. A standard number of amusement parks compared to areas of a similar size

Hospitals

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll work yourself into a fever to find a hospital in this area.

  1. Few hospitals per resident
  2. An average number of hospitals
  3. A standard number of hospitals compared to areas of a similar size

Medical Care

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The lack of medical care round here is a little hard to swallow

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 26% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. Far fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. An average number of gas stations
  3. A standard number of gas stations compared to areas of a similar size

Davis Square Somerville Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Davis Square Somerville

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Living in Somerville, MA

Davis Square Apartments for Rent - Somerville, MA

Trying to find an apartment in Davis Square, a densely populated neighborhood near Somerville, MA? This community is a good place to rent, with 64% of residents renting their homes. Residents are well-educated, with a large number having professional degrees. For renters who prefer a calm neighborhood, less than half of households in Davis Square have children. There are a variety of transportation options in Davis Square. While you'll probably need a car, it may not be necessary for everything. The average commute to and from this area takes about 35 minutes.