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Overview of Brookline

Located just west of downtown Boston, the beautiful community of Brookline boasts the ideal mix of urban living and a suburban lifestyle. Finding Brookline apartments for rent will allow you to be within walking distance of the heart of Beantown, but you don't have to go far to experience high quality living. Streets are dotted with shops, restaurants and arts and culture amenities to please any lifestyle. Brookline was named No. 39 on CNN/Money Magazine's Best Places to Live list. According to City-Data, roughly 58,700 people call Brookline apartments and houses home.

Living in Brookline

You can find Brookline apartments for rent in the perfect neighborhood to suit your preference, as each area of the town boasts its own distinct personality. Brookline Village sits near the border of Boston, but it is a quiet community with family-friendly amenities. Washington Square - located along the trolley line - is home to an abundance of upscale shops and restaurants, as well as Coolidge Corner.

According to AreaVibes, Brookline received a score of 80 for its livability based on its abundance of local amenities near apartments for rent in Brookline, high income per capita, stable housing market and high graduation rates.

Brookline Apartments and Cost of Living

Being within minutes of downtown Boston, it's no surprise that the cost of Brookline apartments for rent is 69 percent more than the average in the state. The overall cost of living here is 37 percent more expensive than Massachusetts' average and 64 percent more expensive than the nation's average.

Renters won't have to shell out too much money to pay for transportation costs, though. The average cost of a gallon of gas is only 1 percent more expensive than the state's average, and the commute time for residents of apartments in Brookline is about 6 percent longer than the rest of the state. However, Brookline is a very walkable city, so you'll be able to reach neighborhood amenities by foot with ease.  There is also easy access to the subway and trolley system, which locals call the "T."

Apartments in Brookline Work and Study

While living in apartments for rent in Brookline, you have access to a diverse and prosperous business economy in Boston, where many residents commute for work. However, it's not even necessary to head into the big city to find a job, as there are many opportunities within the community itself. The largest employers in the region include Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the New England Institute of Art. Students living here will also have an abundance of opportunities for education at Newbury College, Boston University and Boston College.

Bell Watertown - Watertown, MA 02472
31

Watertown, MA 02472

$2019 - $3750

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Watertown, MA (Bemis, West End)


$2019 - $3750

155 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Ink Block - Boston, MA 02118
25

Boston, MA 02118

$2604 - $4654

0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Boston, MA (South End)


$2604 - $4654

315 Units 0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Walden Park - Cambridge, MA 02140
16

Cambridge, MA 02140

$1810 - $2895

0-2 Beds 1 Bath

Cambridge, MA (Avon Hill, Neighborhood Nine)


$1810 - $2895

232 Units 0-2 Beds 1 Bath

CHR - Cambridge MA Apartments - Cambridge, MA 02138
8

Cambridge, MA 02138

$1825 - $4385

0-3 Beds 1 Bath

Cambridge, MA (Larchwood, Neighborhood Nine)


$1825 - $4385

296 Units 0-3 Beds 1 Bath

50 West Broadway - Boston, MA 02127
25
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Boston, MA 02127

$2056 - $6599

0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Boston, MA (South Boston, West Broadway)

(2)

$2056 - $6599

139 Units 0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

CityView at Longwood - Boston, MA 02120
19

Boston, MA 02120

$2525 - $3295

0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Boston, MA (Fenway, Medical Center Area...)


$2525 - $3295

295 Units 0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

100 Landsdowne - Cambridge, MA 02139
21

Cambridge, MA 02139

$3086 - $6630

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Cambridge, MA (Cambridgeport)


$3086 - $6630

203 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Loft23 - Cambridge, MA 02139
21

Cambridge, MA 02139

$2866 - $6672

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Cambridge, MA (Cambridgeport)


$2866 - $6672

51 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Windsor at Maxwell's Green - Somerville, MA 02144
34

Somerville, MA 02144

$2195 - $3490

0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Somerville, MA (Powderhouse/Powder House)


$2195 - $3490

184 Units 0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Lofts at Kendall Square - Cambridge, MA 02142
18

Cambridge, MA 02142

$2420 - $3426

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Cambridge, MA (East Cambridge, Kendall Square)


$2420 - $3426

186 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Watertown Square - Watertown, MA 02472
10

Watertown, MA 02472

$2310 - $3210

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Watertown, MA (Newton Corner, Nonantum)


$2310 - $3210

134 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

660 Washington - Boston, MA 02111
17

Boston, MA 02111

$2655 - $6588

0-3 Beds 1-3 Baths

Boston, MA (Downtown)


$2655 - $6588

420 Units 0-3 Beds 1-3 Baths

100 Memorial Drive Apts. - Cambridge, MA 02142
12

Cambridge, MA 02142

$1880 - $3860

0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Cambridge, MA (Kendall Square, MIT)


$1880 - $3860

262 Units 0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

808 Memorial Drive - Cambridge, MA 02139
25

Cambridge, MA 02139

$2050 - $2750

1-2 Beds 1 Bath

Cambridge, MA (Cambridgeport)


$2050 - $2750

301 Units 1-2 Beds 1 Bath

929 House - Cambridge, MA 02139
10

Cambridge, MA 02139

$2030 - $4535

0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Cambridge, MA (Central Square)


$2030 - $4535

127 Units 0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

KBL - Cambridge, MA 02139
16

Cambridge, MA 02139

$2404 - $3446

0-3 Beds 1-3 Baths

Cambridge, MA (Cambridgeport, Central Square)


$2404 - $3446

142 Units 0-3 Beds 1-3 Baths

Church Corner - Cambridge, MA 02139
11

Cambridge, MA 02139

$3050 - $3305

2-3 Beds 2 Baths

Cambridge, MA (Cambridgeport, Central Square)


$3050 - $3305

85 Units 2-3 Beds 2 Baths

Ridgecrest Village - West Roxbury, MA 02132
22

West Roxbury, MA 02132

$1150 - $1925

0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

West Roxbury, MA (East Dedham, Upper Washington...)


$1150 - $1925

335 Units 0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

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