South End

42.341677, -71.072080

A diverse, trendy neighborhood with a vibrant nightlife

Welcome to South End

The South End is a vibrant neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts. It is home to a lively population of young professionals, college students, families, and retirees. Located just south of downtown Boston, the South End is a great place to explore and experience all Boston offers. The real estate market in South End is competitive and highly sought-after, with many of its historic homes and contemporary apartments in high demand.

 

The local lifestyle in the South End is defined by its vibrant culture, with plenty of entertainment opportunities. The area is filled with art galleries, live music venues, theaters, and numerous unique shops and restaurants. The neighborhood is designed to be easily navigable by foot, making it easy for residents to explore. With its convenient location and lively atmosphere, the South End is an ideal destination for anyone looking for a great place to live in Boston.

 

A well-known destination for live music and fine dining, BeeHive Restaurant offers a range of dishes featuring locally-sourced ingredients, as well as a full bar and a selection of live music performances by local and touring artists. Meanwhile, South End Buttery is a local favorite for breakfast, lunch, and baked goods. The restaurant serves various dishes made with fresh, high-quality ingredients, as well as a selection of pastries and baked goods. 

 

The SoWa Art and Design District is a vibrant and creative neighborhood known for its art galleries, design studios, and other creative businesses. Residents love and appreciate The Boston Center of the Arts and often flock to the range of events offered here, such as exhibitions and educational programs. Famed for its stunning architecture, the Cathedral of the Holy Cross is a beloved local landmark that serves as an important spiritual center for the local community.

 

The ideal destination for outdoor recreation is Titus Sparrow Park, which features a playground, a walking path, and a variety of amenities such as basketball courts and a gazebo. Underground at Ink Block is a beautiful green space surrounded by murals and filled with music. It’s an urban playground that also serves as the cultural center of the South End. 

 

Schools in South End are highly acclaimed and provide excellent educational opportunities. Boston University School of Medicine is a renowned medical and research institution located in South End. The school boasts an impressive range of degree programs in the medical field and is a popular destination for those interested in pursuing a career in medicine.

 

 

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Overview for South End, MA

689,326 people live in South End, where the median age is 33.9 and the average individual income is $46,843.44. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

689,326

Total Population

33.9 years

Median Age

High

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

$46,843.44

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for South End, MA

South End has 273,188 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in South End do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 689,326 people call South End home. The population density is 15,562.38 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

689,326

Total Population

High

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

33.9

Median Age

47.95 / 52.05%

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
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
273,188

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$46,843.44

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 South End, MA

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The following schools are within or nearby South End. 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
Clarence R Edwards Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Dante Alighieri Montessori School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
Boston Children's School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Excel Academy Charter School
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Boston Adult Academy
PUBLIC
11th - 12th
No rating available
Boston University Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Park Street School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
East Boston Central Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Learning Project Elementary School
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
St John School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Kingsley Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Snowden International School at Copley
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
East Boston Early Childhood Center
PUBLIC
PreK - 1st
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
The Advent School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Kingsley Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Boston Green Academy Horace Mann Charter School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
Horace Mann School for the Deaf
PUBLIC
1st - 12th
No rating available
St Joseph Preparatory High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael High School For Boys
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Gardner Pilot Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Italian Home For Children
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
St Herman Of Alaska Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
German International School Boston
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
MATCH Charter Public School
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
1/5
Baldwin Early Learning Center
PUBLIC
PreK - 1st
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Columbkille Partnership School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
British International School Of Boston
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Boston Collegiate Charter School
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
4/5
Roxbury Preparatory Charter School
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
2/5
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Bridge Boston Charter School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 1st
No rating available
PUBLIC
3rd - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help/Mission Grammar School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
St John Paul II Catholic Academy Columbia Camp
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
UP Academy Charter School of Boston
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
James P Timilty Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
William Monroe Trotter
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Haynes Early Education Center
PUBLIC
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Community Academy of Science and Health
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PRIVATE
3rd - 10th
No rating available
South Boston Catholic Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
City on a Hill Charter Public School Circuit Street
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Boston Day and Evening Academy Charter School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers (Horace Mann
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
O'Bryant School Math/Science
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Maurice J Tobin
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Lilla G. Frederick Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Boston Collaborative High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
Cristo Rey Boston High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Nativity Preparatory School
PRIVATE
4th - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Cathedral High School
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
5/5
UP Academy Charter School of Dorchester
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Greater Egleston Community High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Margarita Muniz Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
Dr. William Henderson Upper
PUBLIC
2nd - 12th
1/5
Boston International High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
St John Paul II Catholic Acad.-Neponset Campus
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
St John Paul II Catholic Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Franklin D Roosevelt
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Washington Irving Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
William Ellery Channing
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
3rd - 8th
2/5
Another Course To College
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
PUBLIC
12th - 12th
No rating available
Boston Teachers Union School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Pauline Agassiz Shaw Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
Holy Name Parish School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
Neighborhood House Charter School
PUBLIC
PreK - 11th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
KIPP Academy Boston Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Boston Community Leadership Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available