Waterfront/Seaport

Most of the gentrification that’s overtaking South Boston and driving out long-time residents, especially the poor/working poor, is fueled by the Seaport District that separates the South Boston neighborhood from downtown Boston.

Fast facts about the Seaport District/Fort Point…

Median household income: $136K

  • 45% earn $150K
  • 28% earn $75K – $149K
  • 13% earn $45K- $74K
  • Just 6% earn less than $25K

  • Population: 5400
  • 78% hold a bachelor’s degree or higher
  • 20% have either some college/Associates Degree or graduated high school
  • Just 1 % did not graduate high school

  • 60% of population is aged 25-44
  • 5% school age
  • 7% college age
  • 5% over 64

 

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