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Overview of West Roxbury

Located in the Boston, MA neighborhood locals like to call "Southy," the area known as West Roxbury is one of Masschussetts' finest communities. Once home to a Bohemian, burgeoning population, the tree-lined streets and single family homes in this charming neighborhood are gaining in popularity.

Many people who live in West Roxbury apartments for rent commute to downtown Boston in cars for work, according to City-Data, giving it a true suburban feel in the middle of a booming metropolis. This area is also home to many local eateries and commercial establishments that give it a small-town atmosphere.

Living in West Roxbury, MA

The first European settlers arrived in West Roxbury in 1630, making this neighborhood one of the oldest occupied areas in the country. The town was originally named after its unique rock outcroppings. Originally the neighborhood was called Spring Street, but later changed its name to West Roxbury.

According to City-Data, the area is home to more than 28,000 residents today, with nearly 4,000 people living in proximity to one another per square mile. A young population, the neighborhood's average citizen here is younger than 40, and the median family size is between 2-3, making West Roxbury a natural fit for growing families.

West Roxbury Attractions and Special Events

A popular place that many West Roxbury residents are proud to be part of is Millennium Park. Many people consider this green space the heart of the community. This park used to be a landfill hill, but ironically became one of the most beautiful places in the West Roxbury neighborhood to live. The area has six miles of trails, playing fields, a canoe launch that gives residents access to the Charles River, a nature trail, and stunning views of the Boston skyline.

Rent.com® can help you get settled in a West Roxbury apartment. Look through our rental listings and find the perfect home for your needs.

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West Roxbury, MA 02132

From $1395

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

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


From $1395

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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Cambridge, MA 02138

From $1975

Studio-3 Beds1 Bath

Cambridge, MA (Aggasiz-Harvard University, Larchwood...)


From $1975

Studio-3 Beds1 Bath
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Roslindale, MA 02131

From $1334

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Roslindale, MA (Metropolitan Hill, Roslindale)


From $1334

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

From $2530

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Chestnut Hill, MA (Chestnut Hill, Oak Hill...)

(216)

From $2530

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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(183)

Dedham, MA 02026

From $2148

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

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(361)

Newton, MA 02458

From $2030

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Newton, MA (Newton Upper Falls)

(361)

From $2030

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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Boston, MA 02120

From $2300

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Boston, MA (Back Of The Hill, Jamaica Plain...)


From $2300

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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Boston, MA 02120

From $2285

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

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


From $2285

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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Boston, MA 02118

Contact for Pricing

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Boston, MA (Mission Hill, South End)

(3)

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1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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(146)

Brighton, MA 02135

$2539 - $9702

2-3 Beds1 Bath

Brighton, MA (Allston-Brighton, Brighton...)

(146)

$2539 - $9702

2-3 Beds1 Bath
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Boston, MA 02115

$1653 - $3698

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

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Boston, MA 02125

$1974 - $4937

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Boston, MA (Columbia Point, Dorchester...)


$1974 - $4937

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
17

Quincy, MA 02169

From $2170

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

21

Cambridge, MA 02139

From $2650

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Cambridge, MA (Cambridgeport)


From $2650

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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(173)

Boston, MA 02116

From $3695

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Boston, MA (Prudential)

(173)

From $3695

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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(719)

Boston, MA 02199

From $3061

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths