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Cambridge, MA

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Cambridge today is an important city and suburb of Boston. It has a population of about 101,000 people. Cambridge's history is a checkered one. It was originally an industrial town but a shift was made toward education in the 1920s as manufacturing declined and both Harvard and MIT became major presences along with the addition of many high-tech companies who located in Cambridge.

Cambridge Apartments

$2363-$4470

Third Square
Beds: Studio-4
Baths: 1-3

$2219-$6130

Archstone North Point
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-2

$2185-$4850

Avalon At Assembly Row
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-2

$2151-$2908

Archstone CambridgePark
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$2230-$4245

Watermark Kendall East
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2

$2737-$4570

Watermark Kendall West
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Cambridge, MA is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 17.37%
  • 12.22%
  • 7.03%
  • Female
  • 15.29%
  • 10.35%
  • 6.55%
$1529
is average rent in Cambridge, MA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 0.86%
  • 1.44%
  • 1.28%
22.24%
of units are available for rent in Cambridge
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 779
  • 515
  • 1069
Getting Around in Cambridge, MA

Cambridge is a surprisingly walkable city, tucked just out side of Boston. If you are working in Boston and commuting by car, be sure to note the location of your office before you start your apartment search. Commuters Taking Hwy. 93 into the city will want to look for an apartment in East Cambridge. Those off of Hwy. 90 should look into Cambridgeport. The MBTA runs public transportation for the area and there are many convenient bus and rail lines into Boston.

89
Walk Score®
"Very Walkable"
77
Transit Score®
"Excellent Transit"
The average commuter time in Cambridge is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 6.98%
  • 17.91%
  • 3.03%

Talk to Mr. Bartley

<p>Cambridge is as much a dining destination as Boston is, and many of the finest restaurants are found around either Harvard or Central Square. Once in your Cambridge apartment, you can be sure that you'll have plenty of choices very near home too. If you feel like splurging, check out Harvest, Upstairs on the Square or Oleana should do the trick. More down to earth are Mr. Bartley's Burger Cottage, where they'll practically any kind of burger combination you can dream up, or The Asgard which is famous for Irish/Mexican food. Go try it for yourself!</p>

A Bar With No Sign

<p>Favorite bars range from B-side for old fashioned drinks in a cool atmosphere to the Enormous Room, where you'll need to know there's no sign - just a big neon elephant above the entrance. Toad, Heroes, and Zuzu are great places to check out the live music, but your Cambridge apartment will be close to any number of bars, lounges and clubs. Enjoy your walk!</p>