South Dorchester 57 Poor
South Dorchester Livability #12 ranked neighborhood in Boston#39 ranked neighborhood in MassachusettsRanks better than 13% of areas
A+ South Dorchester Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F South Dorchester Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% higher than Massachusetts
South Dorchester
13737% more expensive than the US average
14646% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
South Dorchester cost of living
F South Dorchester Crime Total crime is 141% higher than Massachusetts
Total crime
3,28140% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3140% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
5%Year over year crime is up
South Dorchester crime
D- South Dorchester Employment Household income is 13% lower than Massachusetts
Median household income
$61,57811% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$27,7057% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
8%72% higher than the US average
South Dorchester employment
D- South Dorchester Housing Home value is 3% higher than Massachusetts
Median home value
$352,65291% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,20527% higher than the US average
Home ownership
39%38% lower than the US average
South Dorchester real estate or South Dorchester rentals
F South Dorchester Schools HS graduation rate is 12% lower than Massachusetts
High school grad. rates
77%7% lower than the US average
School test scores
30%37% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/a100% lower than the US average
South Dorchester K-12 schools
A- South Dorchester User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in South Dorchester
Overall user rating
78% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
75% 2 total surveys
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      South Dorchester transportation information

      StatisticSouth DorchesterBostonMassachusetts
      Average one way commuten/a30min29min
      Workers who drive to work48.0%38.9%71.1%
      Workers who carpool8.2%6.0%7.5%
      Workers who take public transit35.6%33.6%9.9%
      Workers who bicycle0.7%2.1%0.8%
      Workers who walk4.0%14.8%4.9%
      Working from home1.7%3.4%4.7%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The South Dorchester, Boston, MA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).