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Average Rent in West Roxbury, MA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
West Roxbury Studio - $2,429+69%
West Roxbury 1 Bed - $2,726+6%
West Roxbury 2 Beds - $3,889+7%
Last updated 6/14/2024

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Affordability

Last updated 6/14/2024

*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.

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Average rent in West Roxbury, MA

In West Roxbury, MA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $2,429 to $3,889. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in West Roxbury, MA is $2,429. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $2,726. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $3,889.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+69%

Changed from $1,437 to $2,429
1 Bed

+6%

Changed from $2,572 to $2,726
2 Beds

+7%

Changed from $3,635 to $3,889
Last updated 6/14/2024

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Boston$3,197-4%
Chestnut Hill$3,090-26%
Cambridge$3,0690%
Jamaica Plain$2,971+15%
Brighton$2,971+56%
Brookline$2,788+13%
Somerville$2,750+28%
Allston$2,350+9%
Dorchester$2,288--
Quincy$2,209-7%
Roxbury$1,9000%
Newton$1,8500%
Providence$1,725+31%
Worcester$1,611+1%
Lowell$1,350-5%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Charlestown$4,708-13%
Boston$3,939-4%
Roxbury$3,750+26%
Cambridge$3,671+4%
Chestnut Hill$3,380-10%
Jamaica Plain$3,279+8%
Brighton$3,262+30%
Dorchester$3,166--
Somerville$2,995-4%
South Boston$2,937+1%
Brookline$2,886+7%
Newton$2,750-12%
Quincy$2,740+2%
Allston$2,675-15%
Providence$2,022-1%
Lowell$2,009+6%
Worcester$1,812+15%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Boston$5,267+6%
Allston$4,925+16%
Cambridge$4,772+1%
Brighton$4,638+72%
Chestnut Hill$4,460-7%
Brookline$4,032+10%
Roxbury$3,966+7%
Jamaica Plain$3,962+13%
Somerville$3,637-2%
Dorchester$3,464--
South Boston$3,447-2%
Quincy$3,417+8%
Newton$3,000-20%
Lowell$2,324-1%
Worcester$2,174+12%
Providence$2,165-9%

Transportation

Transportation Scores

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Walk Score®

Percentage: 4949

Bike Score®

Percentage: 4242

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Area Amenities

Top Score

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in West Roxbury.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 67% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 6% more grocery stores than average
  3. 30% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

West Roxbury serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 24% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 7% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in West Roxbury.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 41% more coffee shops than average
  3. 74% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. West Roxbury is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 70% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 9% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in West Roxbury.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in West Roxbury.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer shops than average
  3. 100% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 27% more gyms than average
  3. 52% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

West Roxbury could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 51% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 29% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 100% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 100% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this West Roxbury's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 25% more medical facilities than average
  3. Significantly more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Schools

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About

West Roxbury, MA

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.

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Find Apartments in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Boston, MA 7.1 miles$3,939$5,267
Jamaica Plain, MA 2.6 miles$3,279$3,962
Harvard Square, MA 4 miles------
Mission Hill, MA 4.6 miles------
Roxbury, MA 4.2 miles$3,750$3,966
Allston, MA 5.6 miles$2,675$4,925
South Boston, MA 6.3 miles$2,937$3,447
Chestnut Hill, MA 3.7 miles$3,380$4,460
Brighton, MA 4.9 miles$3,262$4,638
East Boston, MA 8.7 miles------

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