south boston Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 280 6.6 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 1,790 41.9 % 32.6 %
Some College 1,102 25.8 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 811 19.0 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 288 6.7 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 3,528 82.6 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 880 20.6 % 20.6 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 8,037 - -
19 years old and under 2,073 25.8 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 2,437 30.3 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 1,862 23.2 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 1,665 20.7 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 7,396 99.8 % 84.6 %
Spanish 11 0.1 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 1 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 956 33.7 % 33.5 %
Married 1,153 40.6 % 50.5 %
Separated 214 7.5 % 2.6 %
Divorced 515 18.1 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 3,787 - -
Occupied Housing Units 3,103 81.9 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 684 18.1 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 2,624 69.3 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 60 1.6 % 5.8 %
2-Units 147 3.9 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 152 4.0 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 310 8.2 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 99 2.6 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 241 6.4 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 154 4.1 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 400 10.6 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 402 10.6 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 485 12.8 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 795 21.0 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 838 22.1 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 605 16.0 % 13.0 %
Electric 2,128 56.2 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 482 12.7 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 45 1.2 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 390 10.3 % 4.1 %
Wood 30 0.8 % 1.8 %
None 28 0.7 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 4,434 55.4 % 75.5 %
African-American 3,489 43.6 % 13.1 %
Native American 9 0.1 % 0.8 %
Asian 69 0.9 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 6 0.1 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 31,238 55,775
Median Family Income 42,039 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 17,353 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 51.61 %
  • Temperature 49.33 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.03 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 26.28
    [CDD] 0.02
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.03 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com