Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill

One of Boston’s oldest communities, with some buildings dating back to the 18th century.

Welcome to Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill is one of Boston’s oldest communities, with some buildings dating back to the 18th century. Approximately one square mile, Beacon Hill is bound by Beacon Street, Bowdoin Street, Cambridge Street, and Storrow Drive, and consists of wonderful federal-style residential brick rowhouses with beautiful doors, decorative ironwork, brick sidewalks, narrow streets, and gas lamps. One of Beacon Hill’s most elusive streets is Louisburg Square, which counts Senator John Kerry and his wife Teresa Heinz as residents. Other notable residents have included musicians Carly Simon and David Lee Roth, actress Uma Thurman, and historical figures such as Charles Bulfinch.
 
Beacon Hill is also home to the Massachusetts State House and Charles Street, which is the neighborhood's commercial center with restaurants, stores, and antique shops.


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Overview for Beacon Hill, MA

14,167 people live in Beacon Hill, where the median age is 30.5 and the average individual income is $96,168.95. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

14,167

Total Population

30.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$96,168.95

Average individual Income

Around Beacon Hill, MA

There's plenty to do around Beacon Hill, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

99
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
63
Bikeable
Bike Score
100
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Hodgkin's Spa, David Dorothy Ramler Park, and Jo Moynihan, DPT CHC​ - ALIGN.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 3.93 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.94 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.59 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.76 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.99 miles 22 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.51 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Beacon Hill, MA

Beacon Hill has 7,629 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Beacon Hill do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 14,167 people call Beacon Hill home. The population density is 49,368.25 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

14,167

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

30.5

Median Age

48.82 / 51.18%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
7,629

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$96,168.95

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Beacon Hill, MA

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Beacon Hill. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Park Street School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
The Advent School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
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