East Boston

East Boston

Across the harbor, East Boston faces the North End and Financial District.

Welcome to East Boston

East Boston is separated from the rest of the city by Boston Harbor and is bordered by Winthrop, Revere, and Chelsea. Across the harbor, East Boston faces the North End and Financial District.
 
East Boston is connected to the mainland by the Sumner, Callahan, and Ted Williams tunnels, and houses Logan Airport, New England’s primary international airport. Sites of interest in “Eastie” include a 35’ statue of the Madonna, which is located atop Orient Heights, Constitution Beach, and Piers Park.


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Overview for East Boston, MA

47,804 people live in East Boston, where the median age is 32.9 and the average individual income is $33,487.55. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

47,804

Total Population

32.9 years

Median Age

High

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

$33,487.55

Average individual Income

Around East Boston, MA

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

17
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
35
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
74
Excellent Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including David Dorothy Ramler Park, Jo Moynihan, DPT CHC​ - ALIGN, and City Golf Boston.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 4.81 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.43 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.17 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.31 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.41 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.61 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for East Boston, MA

East Boston has 17,123 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in East Boston do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 47,804 people call East Boston home. The population density is 10,457.14 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

47,804

Total Population

High

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

32.9

Median Age

52.31 / 47.69%

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
17,123

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$33,487.55

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 East Boston, MA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby East Boston. 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
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Dante Alighieri Montessori School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
Excel Academy Charter School
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
East Boston Central Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
East Boston Early Childhood Center
PUBLIC
PreK - 1st
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
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