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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
South Boston Waterfront is a neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts with a population of 5,412. South Boston Waterfront is in Suffolk County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in South Boston Waterfront offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In South Boston Waterfront there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in South Boston Waterfront and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in South Boston Waterfront are above average.
About South Boston Waterfront...
Population
5,412

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$503,903
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,657
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    57%
  • Own
    43%
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South Boston Waterfront Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    135
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    39
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    39
    500
  • Theft
    714
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    174
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$136,067
National
$55,322
Children
3%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    37%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%
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