Top neighborhoods for students in Boston

Where are the Top neighborhoods for students in Boston? Where do the students live?


It’s well known, a large proportion of the people looking for rentals in Boston are students. For them and for the non-students willing to join the party (or avoid it) we found the following ranking of the top neighborhoods for students in Boston. It includes both undergrads and graduate students as well as renters and those living in dorms.

According to the following list, it seems that no matter where you live in Boston you will always be surrounded by a least a couple hundred students.

Top neighborhoods for students in Boston

They are everywhere…

No. 1, Allston-Brighton:  7,561 students

No. 2, Fenway/Kenmore: 5,334 students

No. 3, Jamaica Plain/Mission Hill: 4000 students

No. 4, Dorchester:  2,765 students

No. 5, South End:   2,067 students

No. 6, Back Bay/Beacon Hill: 1,849 students

No. 7, Central/Downtown Boston: 1,614 students

No. 8, Roxbury: 1,208 students

No. 9, South Boston: 748 students

No. 10, Roslindale: 741 students

No. 11, East Boston:  669 students

No. 12, Hyde Park: 558 students

No. 13, Mattapan: 519 students

No. 14, West Roxbury: 475 students

No. 15: Charlestown: 234 students


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