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South Boston Waterfront
  • Neighborhood in Boston, MA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade C+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A+

editorial

South Boston Waterfront is a neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts with a population of 5,456. 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.

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About South Boston Waterfront...
Population
5,456

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,312,956
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$3,390
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    78%
  • Own
    22%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    135.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    38.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    38.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    714.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    173.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$184,760
National
$75,149
Families with Children
6%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    52%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    41%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    5%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    2%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0%
    national  11%

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