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Apartments for Rent in South Boston, Boston, MA
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    501 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210
    Studio $2,887+
    1 BED $3,654+
    2 BEDS $5,651+
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    5 Fan Pier Blvd, Boston, MA 02210
    Studio $2,921+
    1 BED $3,383+
    2 BEDS $5,510+
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    50 West Broadway, South Boston, MA 02127
    Studio $2,577+
    1 BED $3,158+
    2 BEDS $4,041+
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    2.W 6Th Street, Boston, MA 02116
    2 BEDS $3,938
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    320 D Street, Boston, MA 02127
    Studio $2,735+
    1 BED $3,150+
    2 BEDS $3,925+
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    339 D Street, Boston, MA 02127
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    2 BEDS $4,200
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    505 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210
    1 BED $3,480+
    2 BEDS $4,965+
    3 BEDS $6,730+
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    1410 Columbia Road, Boston, MA 02127
    1 BED $2,775+
    2 BEDS $3,095+
    3 BEDS $4,495+
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    25 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210
    Studio $3,383+
    1 BED $4,649+
    2+ BEDS $6,429+
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    2 W. Sixth Street, Boston, MA 02127
    1 BED $3,530+
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    50 West Broadway, Boston, MA 02127
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    26 W Broadway, South Boston, MA 02127
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    2 W. Sixth Street, Boston, MA 02127
    1 BED $3,275+
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    20 Rev. Burke St., South Boston, MA 02127
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    30 Jenkins Street, South Boston, MA 02127
    4 BEDS $6,000
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    25 James Oneill Street, South Boston, MA 02127
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    217 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
    Studio $2,885+
    3 BEDS $1,956+
    4 BEDS $1,618+
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    300 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118
    Studio $3,687+
    1 BED $4,222+
    2+ BEDS $5,317+
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    232 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111
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    888 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111
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    180 Shawmut Avenue, Boston, MA 02118
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    5 Oak Street West, Boston, MA 02116
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    115 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111
    Studio $1,876
    1 BED $2,121
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    25 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125
    Studio $2,482+
    1 BED $2,807+
    2+ BEDS $3,772+
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    80 Mason Street, Boston, MA 02111
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Average rent in South Boston, Boston, MA

$4,045/mo South Boston, Boston, MA average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent for an apartment in South Boston, Boston, MA is around $4,045.

South Boston, Boston, MA rent trends

Getting around in South Boston, MA

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Very Walkable
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Walk Score®: 82, Transit Score®: 64, Bike Score®: 71

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in South Boston, Boston, MA last updated?

Prices and availability in South Boston, Boston, MA were last updated on 12 Jul 2024.

What are the best apartments in South Boston, Boston, MA?

The best apartments in South Boston, Boston, MA are: Gables Seaport, VIA Seaport Residences, The Residences on Broadway, 28/30B Street Acquisitions LLC and West Square Apartments.

What is the average rent in South Boston, Boston, MA?

The average rent in South Boston, Boston, MA is $4,045. Start your search for apartments in South Boston, Boston, MA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in South Boston, Boston, MA?

The price range for a studio apartment in South Boston, Boston, MA is between $2,735 and $6,328. View all studio apartments in South Boston, Boston, MA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in South Boston, Boston, MA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in South Boston, Boston, MA is between $2,775 and $7,711. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in South Boston, Boston, MA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in South Boston, Boston, MA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in South Boston, Boston, MA is between $3,095 and $14,496. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in South Boston, Boston, MA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in South Boston, Boston, MA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in South Boston, Boston, MA is between $4,200 and $14,237. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in South Boston, Boston, MA.

What type of rental buildings are in South Boston, Boston, MA?

In South Boston, 60% of the residents are renting compared to 40% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 22% of South Boston’s rentals, 77% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 0.9% are single-family rentals.

Living in South Boston, Boston, MA

South Boston is a vibrant neighborhood on the coast of Dorchester Bay and the Fort Point Channel in Boston. Its renters affectionately call the area "Southie" and it's home to a bounty of historical attractions, great restaurants and local amenities that make it a fun place to live. For instance, renters who boat and fish will appreciate being so close to the water with parks in the Seaport District. Plus, for renters who commute to downtown Boston, it's only a 10-minute drive and just two miles away. And, families who rent will appreciate the above-average school system that's run by the Boston Public Schools. Overall, living in this neighborhood provides the ultimate urban/suburban mix lifestyle that many renters will fall in love with.

Renting in South Boston, Boston, MA

Being a coastal area in one of the most famous cities in the world makes South Boston an ideal place to rent for water-lovers. Meanwhile, the style of rental apartments varies throughout the South Boston neighborhood: There are high-rise rental condos, lofts in historic brick rental buildings and a range of sizes to suit any renter's needs. The amenities are also spectacular in the big city, including concierge-style benefits that cater to a busy professional. That includes perks like package services, dry cleaning, and coffee stations in a clubhouse with areas to hang out with friends and neighbors. Some rental buildings even have rooftop terraces and doormen to give a renter a more luxury-style living experience.

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South Boston, Boston, MA demographics

  • 33,373Total Population
  • 17,209 Female
    16,164 Male
  • 36.7Median Age

In total, South Boston, Boston, MA has 33,373 residents, 17,209 women and 16,164 men, per U.S. Census recent estimates. Statistics show that the median age of South Boston’s population is 36.7.

Amenities in South Boston, Boston, MA

There's so much to see and do for renters who live in South Boston, and popular culture spots that are historic and unique are around every corner. That includes museums like the Boston Children's Museum and the Institute of Contemporary Art. Likewise, Castle Island is another fun place to go. It's a historic peninsula built in the late 1800s that's home to Fort Independence and was used during WWI and WWII. Otherwise, for shopping, the main street that goes through South Boston is West Broadway and includes many locally owned shops and stores near rental apartments. For big-box stores, there's a Walmart Supercenter and a Lowe's Home Improvement right in town. South Boston is also home to the famous St. Patrick's Day Parade that happens each year, bringing Irish-American culture to the neighborhood in a big celebration.

South Boston, Boston, MA households

  • 6,103 Family
    10,342 Non-family
  • 2,282 Children
    14,163 No Children
  • 16,445Total Number of Households
  • 1.9Average People Per Household
  • $131,782Median Household Income

There is a total of 16,445 households in South Boston, Boston, MA. Of these, 2,282 have children and 14,163 are without children. Per Census Bureau’s most current estimates, 6,103 family households and 10,342 non-family households live in this area. The size of a household in South Boston is 1.9 people, on average. The median household annual income in South Boston equals $131,782, and the monthly housing costs equal $2,302.

Transportation in South Boston, Boston, MA

It's easy for renters who live in South Boston to get around without a vehicle. That includes being able to walk to local shops and stores for daily errands from any rental apartment in South Boston. Alternatively, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) runs the public transportation in South Boston. It includes a light rail on the Red Line and the MBTA Silver Line, which is the express bus that goes to East Boston. Or, the Silver Line goes to other residential areas around Boston, including Lower Roxbury and the Boston Theater District. Finally, the Boston Logan International Airport is located in East Boston and is only around four miles away.

South Boston, Boston, MA education statistics

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 4% of the population in South Boston, Boston, MA have no high school education, 15% went to high-school, and 10% have partially completed college. Moreover, 2% of the population hold an Associate Degree, 43% hold a Bachelor Degree, and 26% hold a Graduate Degree.

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