south boston Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 361 8.0 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 1,885 41.9 % 32.8 %
Some College 1,150 25.6 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 737 16.4 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 363 8.1 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 3,588 79.8 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 877 19.5 % 19.5 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 8,069 - -
19 years old and under 1,878 23.3 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 2,463 30.5 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 2,052 25.4 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 1,676 20.8 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 7,510 99.9 % 84.8 %
Spanish 8 0.1 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 1 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 974 33.4 % 33.2 %
Married 1,148 39.4 % 50.6 %
Separated 256 8.8 % 2.6 %
Divorced 539 18.5 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 3,925 - -
Occupied Housing Units 3,323 84.7 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 602 15.3 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 2,791 71.1 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 44 1.1 % 5.8 %
2-Units 134 3.4 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 75 1.9 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 296 7.5 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 108 2.8 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 247 6.3 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 230 5.9 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 400 10.2 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 350 8.9 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 603 15.4 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 810 20.6 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 839 21.4 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 629 16.0 % 13.1 %
Electric 2,237 57.0 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 555 14.1 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 28 0.7 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 409 10.4 % 4.2 %
Wood 94 2.4 % 1.9 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 4,318 53.7 % 75.7 %
African-American 3,653 45.5 % 13.1 %
Native American 16 0.2 % 0.8 %
Asian 45 0.6 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 4 0.0 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 30,764 53,657
Median Family Income 42,406 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 17,669 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 64.52 %
  • Temperature 89.14 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.09 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 13.88
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
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