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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Back Bay Boston

Convenient to the major high way. Very friendly neighborhood. Close to the subway station . Los of park nearly

Overall, I like the safety aspect that I feel. I also like the old charm that accompanies the older buildings and infrastructure.

Low crime rate, quiet, friendly neighbors, short walk to most places I frequent such as parks and stores.

Who Lives Here

Back Bay Boston Demographics

Education

High School

8%

Associate's

9%

Bachelor's

44%

Master's

31%

Doctorate

7%

Family Size

2 people

78%

3 people

12%

4 people

7%

5 people

2%

6+ people

1%

Household Income

0-50k

28%

50-100k

18%

100-150k

15%

150-200k

11%

200k+

28%

Age

0-10

4%

10-20

8%

20-45

54%

45-65

20%

65+

15%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Back Bay Boston?

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Feb '24$3362$3879$5386$7260
Jan '24$3235$3831$5212$7940
Dec '23$3372$3830$5419$8085
Nov '23$3417$3873$5480$7730
Oct '23$3426$3600$5625$6150
Sep '23$3435$3793$5886$6150
Aug '23$3497$3750$5937$6150
Jul '23$3425$3815$5807$6150
Jun '23$3167$3811$5399$6150
May '23$3267$3785$5095$6150
Apr '23$3180$3687$5247$7299
Mar '23$3180$3732$5175$6150
Feb '23$3180$3732$5098$5550

*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 Back Bay Boston

Back Bay Boston Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

24%

15-30 Mins

40%

30-40 Mins

23%

40-60 Mins

9%

60+ Mins

4%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 9898

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Percentage: 8787

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Percentage: 9898

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

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Need A Car

Yes

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Top Scores: Retail, Health, Restaurant

Things To Do In Back Bay Boston

Top Score

Retail Shops

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Back Bay Boston's retail scene is in the bag.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. 98% more shops than average
  3. 67% more shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Looking good! Back Bay Boston scores high for health and fitness.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 98% more gyms than average
  3. 65% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The restaurant scene here is really cooking with gas.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 97% more restaurants than average
  3. 34% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are heating up. Back Bay Boston gets a solid score for coffee.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 97% more coffee shops than average
  3. 47% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Happy hour starts at six around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 95% more bars and clubs than average
  3. A standard number of bars and clubs compared to areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Back Bay Boston gets an average rating.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 91% more grocery stores than average
  3. 7% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 80% more parks than average
  3. Far fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Childcare

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Back Bay Boston is taking baby steps toward having ample childcare options.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. 84% more daycares than average
  3. Far fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Back Bay Boston doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 88% more pet facilities than average
  3. 30% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Back Bay Boston sits in the middle of the pack for theater.

  1. Few theaters per resident
  2. 91% more theaters than average
  3. Far fewer theaters than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 94% more fine art centers than average
  3. 44% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Hospitals

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Back Bay Boston gets the all clear for hospitals.

  1. Few hospitals per resident
  2. 93% more hospitals than average
  3. Far fewer hospitals than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in Back Bay Boston doesn't tip the scales.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 94% more medical facilities than average
  3. A standard number of medical facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

In need of a lift: Back Bay Boston is light on amusement parks.

  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

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 40% more gas stations than average
  3. Far fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Back Bay Boston Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Area Has Litter

No

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Near Downtown

Yes

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Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Nice Views

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Near Grocery Stores

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Safe For Families

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Maintained Yards

No

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Busy Streets

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

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Mostly Newer Buildings

No

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Near Schools

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Back Bay Boston Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Back Bay Boston

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