South End

Home to a thriving arts community and some of the best restaurants in Boston.

Welcome to South End

Boston’s South End truly offers something for everyone, from families to young professionals. It is a cosmopolitan neighborhood just minutes away from Back Bay and Downtown.
 
 

Attractions & Things to Do

There are almost 30 parks in the area. It’s also home to a thriving arts community and some of the best restaurants in Boston. The area’s main streets are Tremont Street, Columbus Avenue, and Mass Avenue. Tremont Street is home to many world-class restaurants. Shawmut Avenue is lined with a variety of boutiques and restaurants. Blackstone and Franklin Squares are public parks offering a historic fountain and grassy areas for picnicking and dog walking. During the summer, the SoWa Open Market attracts artisans and shoppers from all over the Greater Boston area.
 

Real Estate

You’ll find some lovely renowned Victorian brownstone buildings, historic brick townhomes, and more in the South End. Start your home search below or contact Rooney Real Estate today. We’re ready to help you find your new home!

Overview for South End, MA

33,555 people live in South End, where the median age is 35.4 and the average individual income is $79,228.08. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

33,555

Total Population

35.4 years

Median Age

High

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

$79,228.08

Average individual Income

Around South End, MA

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

99
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
92
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
92
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Clothware, Concepts, and All She Wrote Books.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 3.94 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.75 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.88 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.68 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.9 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.48 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for South End, MA

South End has 16,473 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. 33,555 people call South End home. The population density is 28,486.62 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

33,555

Total Population

High

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

35.4

Median Age

49.36 / 50.64%

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
16,473

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$79,228.08

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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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
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
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Cathedral High School
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
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