Roslindale

Roslindale

It offers its residents access to walking and bike trails at the Arnold Arboretum.

Welcome to Roslindale

Located 6 miles south-southwest of downtown Boston, Roslindale borders Jamaica Plain, Hyde Park, West Roxbury, Mattapan, and Dorchester. It offers its residents access to walking and bike trails at the Arnold Arboretum, a 265-acre oasis that is part of the Frederick Law Olmstead Emerald Necklace.
 
The neighborhood center is Roslindale Village, which is full of shops, popular restaurants and bistros, a grocery store, and access to the Roslindale Village Commuter Rail station.
 
The housing stock in Roslindale is primarily made up of one and two-family homes, as well as traditional triple-decker 3 family homes. Popular areas of Roslindale for house hunters include “Metropolitan Hill” and “Doctors Row.”


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Overview for Roslindale, MA

41,154 people live in Roslindale, where the median age is 36.4 and the average individual income is $40,567.92. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

41,154

Total Population

36.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$40,567.92

Average individual Income

Around Roslindale, MA

There's plenty to do around Roslindale, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

95
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
66
Bikeable
Bike Score
63
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Christos Furs, body + fuel, and Aum Training Center.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 4.55 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.03 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.86 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4 miles 25 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.78 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.62 miles 22 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Roslindale, MA

Roslindale has 15,125 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Roslindale do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 41,154 people call Roslindale home. The population density is 12,963.97 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

41,154

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36.4

Median Age

47.77 / 52.23%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
15,125

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$40,567.92

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Roslindale, MA

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Roslindale. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Washington Irving Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
12th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
12th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
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