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Dorchester

A premier urban destination just south of downtown Boston

  • Urban
  • Bustling
  • Historic
  • Coastal
  • University
  • Public Transit

As Boston’s largest neighborhood, Dorchester offers a diverse urban landscape just five miles south of downtown Boston. With unbeatable access to Boston’s multitude of attractions and amenities, Dorchester provides a premier location for commuters and big-city lovers.

Enjoy access to Boston’s branch of the University of Massachusetts on the bay, and visit related historic tourist attractions like the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. Stroll the nature trails along the river in south Dorchester at the Neponset River Reservation, or attend family-friendly community events at neighboring Dorchester Park.

Adventure with family and friends to the historic Franklin Park Zoo, try one of the many delicious local restaurants, explore boutique shops, and enjoy various entertainment venues around this coastal town. Luxury apartments are abundant in Dorchester, as are standard apartment and condo rentals, meaning there’s something for every renter in this lively Boston neighborhood!

Rent Trends

As of September 2018, the average apartment rent in Dorchester, MA is $2,034 for a studio, $1,949 for one bedroom, $2,410 for two bedrooms, and $2,067 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Dorchester has decreased by -6.8% in the past year.

Beds Avg Sq Ft Avg Rent
Studio 536 $2,034
1 BR 779 $1,949
2 BR 949 $2,410
3 BR 1,140 $2,067

Ratings

84 Walk Score® Very Walkable
68 Transit Score® Good Transit
62 Bike Score® Bikeable

Top 10 Apartments in Dorchester

  1. Girard, 1-3 Bed, $2,990 - 5,105
  2. Hub25, Studio - 3 Bed, $2,015 - 5,057
  3. West Square Apartments, Studio - 2 Bed, $2,400 - 4,055
  4. MetroMark, Studio - 3 Bed, $1,973 - 3,579
  5. Neponset Landing, 1-2 Bed, $1,941 - 3,442
  6. James Court and Harrison Court Apartments, Studio - 2 Bed, $2,355 - 5,040
  7. Carson Tower, 1-3 Bed, $2,350 - 4,100
  8. Metro Marina Bay, Studio - 2 Bed, $2,202 - 2,906
  9. Meriel Marina Bay, Studio - 4 Bed, $2,341 - 6,426
  10. Longwood Terrace, 2 Bed, $3,585

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  • Girard
    50 Malden St, Boston, MA 02118
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    $2,990 - 5,105 1-3 Bed Available Now
    844-304-3628
  • Hub25
    25 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125
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    New
    $2,015 - 5,057 Studio - 3 Bed Available Now
    844-685-7506
  • West Square Apartments
    320-326 D St, Boston, MA 02127
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    New
    $2,400 - 4,055 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    617-488-9093
  • MetroMark
    3593-3615 Washington St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    1 / 95
    2 hrs
    $1,973 - 3,579 Studio - 3 Bed Available 10/01/18
    781-318-8549
  • Neponset Landing
    2 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02171
    1 / 25
    New
    $1,941 - 3,442 1-2 Bed Available Now
    844-742-9162
  • Carson Tower
    1410 Columbia Rd, South Boston, MA 02127
    1 / 85
    New
    $2,350 - 4,100 1-3 Bed Available Now
    866-569-5553
  • Metro Marina Bay
    7 Seaport Dr, Quincy, MA 02171
    1 / 66
    New
    $2,202 - 2,906 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    844-899-1151
  • Meriel Marina Bay
    552 Victory Rd, Quincy, MA 02171
    1 / 81
    2 hrs
    $2,341 - 6,426 Studio - 4 Bed Available Now
    617-586-4045
  • Longwood Terrace
    40 Fisher Ave, Boston, MA 02120
    1 / 20
    1 wk
    $3,585 2 Bed Available Now
    844-253-0673
  • Baker Chocolate Factory
    1200-1220 Adams St, Dorchester, MA 02124
    New
    $2,060 - 2,635 Studio - 2 Bed Available 10/01/18
    888-570-7548
  • Schoolhouse at Lower Mills
    40 River St, Dorchester, MA 02126
    2 wks
    $1,950 - 2,250 1 Bed Available Now
    888-687-9618
  • Peninsula Apartments
    401 Mount Vernon St, Boston, MA 02125
    New
    $2,157 - 11,633 Studio - 3 Bed Available Now
    781-517-6889
  • The Point At North Quincy
    95 W Squantum St, Quincy, MA 02171
    New
    $1,687 - 4,750 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    855-375-6976
  • 225 Centre
    225 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    2 wks
    $2,400 - 4,000 1-3 Bed Available Soon
    339-293-4171
  • 38 min
    822 Parker St
    Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
    $4,900 5 Bed Available Now
    844-545-7355
  • 1 hr
    8 Brookside Ave
    Boston, MA 02130
    $2,600 3 Bed Available Now
    617-206-1643
  • 1 hr
    6 Greenwich St
    Boston, MA 02122
    $2,900 2 Bed Available Now
    844-634-1102
  • 38 min
    145 Centre St Unit 2
    Boston, MA 02130
    $4,500 5 Bed Available 10/01/18
    844-582-5038

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