Back Bay Demographics

Population: 20,979
Relationship Status
Demographics for Back Bay, Boston, MA
Homes With Kids
Distribution of parents and children for Back Bay, Boston, MA
Age Distribution
Age ranges in Back Bay, Boston, MA
Commute Time
How long does it take to get to work in Back Bay, Boston, MA
Back Bay People Data
 Back BayBostonNational
Median Household Income: $68,337$39,629$44,512
Single Males: 26.5%25.4%14.6%
Single Females: 27.9%25.1%12.5%
Median Age: 363436
Homes With Kids: 6.5%20.7%31.4%
Average Household Size: 1.52.32.6
Average Commute Time (Minutes): 243026
The main types of people are: What's this?
People who live in this neighborhood
  1. Power Singles
    High-income urban singles.

    Highly educated professionals, many with advanced degrees. They draw a handsome salary and have reasonable living expenses while living a hip, upscale life in an urban center.

  2. College Life
    Students in higher education. These individuals are enrolled in college or graduate school.

    People in college or graduate school.

  3. Bright Lights, Big City
    Very mobile singles living in the city.

    Singles ranging in age from early 20s to mid-40s who have moved to an urban setting. Most rent their apartment or condo. Some have a college education and work in services and the professional sector.


Source: Demographic information comes from data in the 2000 U.S. Census.

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Homes for Sale
  1. 411 Marlborough St APT 12, Boston, MA Home For Sale
    411 Marlborough St APT 12, Boston, MA 02115

     For Sale: $1,150,000

    • Beds: 2
    • Sqft: 1171
    • Baths: 2.0
    • Lot: 1306
  2. 485 Harrison Ave # 3.5-08, Boston, MA Home For Sale
    485 Harrison Ave # 3.5-08, Boston, MA 02118

     For Sale: $899,000

    • Beds: 2
    • Sqft: 1266
    • Baths: 2.0
    • Lot: --
  3. 413-415 Commonwealth Ave UNIT 8, Boston, MA Home For Sale
    413-415 Commonwealth Ave UNIT 8, Boston, MA 02215

     For Sale: $1,995,000

    • Beds: 2
    • Sqft: 1845
    • Baths: 3.0
    • Lot: 1846