South Boston, Boston, MA

Population: 38,206

Key findings

  • South Boston has a Livability Score of 58/100, which is considered poor
  • South Boston crime rates are 19% lower than the Boston average
  • Cost of living in South Boston is 4% lower than the Boston average
  • South Boston real estate prices are 13% lower than the Boston average
  • Rental prices in South Boston are 7% higher than the Boston average

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      Top Rated Schools in South Boston

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Michael J PerkinsKG - 521840%
      Excel High School9 - 1249132%
      Up Academy Charter School Of Boston6 - 850231%
      Oliver Hazard PerryPK - 822030%
      James Condon Elementary SchoolPK - 890529%
      Joseph P TynanPK - 523320%
      South Boston Catholic AcademyPK - 6215n/a
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      Source: The South Boston, Boston, MA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).