south boston Demographics

Educational Attainment

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 276 6.8 % 6.3 %
High School Graduate 1,577 38.7 % 32.2 %
Some College 1,056 25.9 % 24.4 %
Bachelor’s Degree 828 20.3 % 22.9 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 343 8.4 % 14.1 %
High School Graduate or Higher 3,301 80.9 % 87.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 918 22.5 % 22.5 %

Age Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 8,000 - -
19 years old and under 2,114 26.4 % 25.5 %
20 to 44 years old 2,310 28.9 % 12.6 %
45 to 64 years old 1,835 22.9 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 1,741 21.8 % 1.9 %

Language Spoken at Home

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 7,305 99.9 % 84.4 %
Spanish 5 0.1 % 14.4 %

Marital Status

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 1,002 35.2 % 33.6 %
Married 1,192 41.9 % 50.4 %
Separated 184 6.5 % 2.5 %
Divorced 467 16.4 % 13.4 %

Census Housing Report

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 3,763 - -
Occupied Housing Units 3,064 81.4 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 699 18.6 % 12.4 %
1-Unit, Detached 2,726 72.4 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 57 1.5 % 5.9 %
2-Units 100 2.7 % 3.6 %
3 to 4 Units 174 4.6 % 4.4 %
5 to 9 Units 191 5.1 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 167 4.4 % 4.4 %
20 or More Units 219 5.8 % 9.0 %
Mobile Homes 129 3.4 % 6.2 %
Built 1990 to 1999 490 13.0 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 390 10.4 % 13.5 %
Built 1970 to 1979 437 11.6 % 15.3 %
Built 1960 to 1969 654 17.4 % 10.7 %
Built 1940 to 1959 909 24.2 % 15.5 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 601 16.0 % 12.8 %
Electric 2,121 56.4 % 33.9 %
Oil / Kerosene 493 13.1 % 4.2 %
Natural Gas 52 1.4 % 42.1 %
Tank or LP Gas 329 8.7 % 4.1 %
Wood 39 1.0 % 1.6 %
None 30 0.8 % 1.0 %

Racial Breakdown

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 4,051 51.0 % 75.1 %
African-American 3,759 47.3 % 13.1 %
Native American 7 0.1 % 0.9 %
Asian 125 1.6 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 1 0.0 % 5.2 %

Economic Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 31,885 57,617
Median Family Income 43,137 71,062
Median Per Capita Income 17,582 31,128

Weather

  • Chance of Sunshine 66.67 %
  • Temperature 87.79 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.66 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.03
    [CDD] 11.01

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