Beacon Hill

The architecture combined with the layout of the area provides an old colonial Boston feel.

Welcome to Beacon Hill

Boston’s historic Beacon Hill neighborhood is one of the oldest communities in the city. The architecture combined with the layout of the area provides an old colonial Boston feel and the narrow streets feature beautiful brick sidewalks and gas lamps.
 
 

Attractions & Things to Do

The community is home to the Massachusetts State House and is surrounded by several well-known streets, including Beacon Street, Bowdoin Street, Cambridge Street, and Storrow Drive.
 
You’ll find some great antique shops, eclectic boutiques, a variety of local restaurants, and other businesses on Charles Street. This is the main commercial area and the street runs from Massachusetts General Hospital to the Public Garden.
 
Next to Beacon Hill is the Boston Common, Public Garden, Esplanade, and Hatch Shell, which provide residents with an array of recreational and cultural opportunities all within walking distance.
 

Real Estate

Beacon Hill real estate includes many brick-row houses featuring elegant doors and beautiful ironwork. Discover classic red brick houses from the early 19th century and much more. If you have any questions about the area, contact Rooney Real Estate. We’re happy to share our expertise with you.

Overview for Beacon Hill, MA

8,306 people live in Beacon Hill, where the median age is 34 and the average individual income is $115,340. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,306

Total Population

34 years

Median Age

High

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

$115,340

Average individual Income

Around Beacon Hill, MA

There's plenty to do around Beacon Hill, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

99
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
70
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
100
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sekali Boston, Ouimillie, and Rolando Amorim-Personal Trainer.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.94 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.22 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.66 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.07 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.38 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.6 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Beacon Hill, MA

Beacon Hill has 4,981 households, with an average household size of 1. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Beacon Hill do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,306 people call Beacon Hill home. The population density is 51,912.002 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,306

Total Population

High

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

34

Median Age

49.27 / 50.73%

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
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,981

Total Households

1

Average Household Size

$115,340

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Beacon Hill, MA

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The following schools are within or nearby Beacon Hill. 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
Park Street School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
The Advent School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
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