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Powder House Apartments for Rent - Somerville, MA

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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Powder House 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

Powder House Somerville Demographics

Education

High School

14%

Associate's

10%

Bachelor's

39%

Master's

29%

Doctorate

8%

Family Size

2 people

53%

3 people

24%

4 people

17%

5 people

4%

6+ people

1%

Household Income

0-50k

13%

50-100k

27%

100-150k

27%

150-200k

12%

200k+

22%

Age

0-10

5%

10-20

4%

20-45

67%

45-65

14%

65+

10%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Powder House Somerville?

Percentage: 2/52/5

Renters gave this area a 2 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

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*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Powder House Somerville

Powder House Somerville Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

6%

15-30 Mins

28%

30-40 Mins

29%

40-60 Mins

27%

60+ Mins

10%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 8787

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 2 of 2 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 2 of 2 renters

Percentage: 9393

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 2 of 2 renters

Percentage: 6666

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: Hospital, Medicine, Grocery

Things To Do In Powder House Somerville

Top Score

Hospitals

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Be patient when looking for a hospital around here.

  1. A high number of hospitals per resident
  2. 93% more hospitals than average
  3. 93% more hospitals than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Powder House Somerville's access to medical care.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 68% more medical facilities than average
  3. 55% more medical facilities 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

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 71% more restaurants than average
  3. 13% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Stock up on your home beans, because this place is out of brew.

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

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 31% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 87% fewer 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. Few daycares per resident
  2. An average number of daycares
  3. A standard number of daycares compared to 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? Powder House 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 Powder House Somerville.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. An average number of pet facilities
  3. Far fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Theaters

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Intermission much? Powder House Somerville is low on theater choices.

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

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

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

Amusement Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Amusement park merriment is in free fall in Powder House 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

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

Powder House Somerville Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Powder House Somerville

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Living in Somerville, MA

Powder House Apartments for Rent - Somerville, MA

Apartment hunting in Somerville? Look at apartment rentals in Powder House, a densely populated neighborhood near Somerville, MA? This is a renter-friendly community, with 62% of residents renting their homes. There are a variety of transportation options in Powder House. While you'll probably want a car, you may not need it for everything. The average commute in Powder House takes about 35 minutes. Only 37% of households have children, so it's a good option if you're looking for a calm neighborhood. Residents of Powder House are well-educated, with a large number having professional degrees.