Beacon Hill

The historic district is known for the charming boutiques, antique shops, and romantic restaurants lining Charles Street.

Welcome to Beacon Hill

With its cobblestone streets and brick row houses, Beacon Hill is a favorite spot for residents who savor the finest examples of Federal and Greek Revival architecture in the city. The historic district is known for the charming boutiques, antique shops, and romantic restaurants lining Charles Street, as well as hidden gardens and perpetual burning gas lights. Situated directly north of the Boston Common and the Boston Public Garden, this cozy enclave offers a rich community life, with neighbors meeting neighbors on the Hill’s commercial streets. The gold dome of the Massachusetts State House sparkles upon the city it oversees. Proximity to public transportation and major highways are an added bonus.

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Overview for Beacon Hill, MA

672,435 people live in Beacon Hill, where the median age is 35 and the average individual income is $53,592. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

672,435

Total Population

35 years

Median Age

High

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

$53,592

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Beacon Hill, MA

Beacon Hill has 271,914 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. 672,435 people call Beacon Hill home. The population density is 27,488.527 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

672,435

Total Population

High

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

35

Median Age

47.99 / 52.01%

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
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
271,914

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$53,592

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

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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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
Clarence R Edwards Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Boston Children's School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Boston University Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Park Street School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
East Boston Central Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Learning Project Elementary School
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Kingsley Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Kingsley Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Eliot K-8 Innovation School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
Bradley Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
East Boston High School
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5
Harvard-Kent Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
Quincy Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Alighieri Dante Montessori School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
Excel Academy Charter School
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
3/5
O'Donnell Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Adams Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
Boston Adult Technical Academy
PUBLIC
11th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Warren-Prescott K-8 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
Otis Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5
Guild Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
Kennedy Patrick J Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
East Boston Early Education Center
PUBLIC
PreK - 1st
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Snowden International High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Horace Mann School for the Deaf
PUBLIC
1st - 12th
No rating available
St Joseph Preparatory High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael High School For Boys
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Italian Home For Children
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
St Herman Of Alaska Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
German International School Boston
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
MATCH Charter Public School
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
St Columbkille Partnership School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
British International School Of Boston
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Boston Green Academy Horace Mann Charter School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
Gardner Pilot Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Baldwin Early Learning Pilot Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Manning Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Winship Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help/Mission Grammar School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
St John Paul II Catholic Academy Columbia Camp
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
James P Timilty Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
3rd - 10th
No rating available
South Boston Catholic Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
Cristo Rey Boston High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Nativity Preparatory School
PRIVATE
4th - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Cathedral High School
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
Bridge Boston Charter School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Perry Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Boston Collegiate Charter School
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
3/5
Roxbury Preparatory Charter School
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
2/5
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Blackstone Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
5/5
Everett Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
West Zone Early Learning Center
PUBLIC
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Higginson-Lewis K-8 School
PUBLIC
3rd - 8th
No rating available
Higginson Inclusion K-2 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
UP Academy Charter School of Boston
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
Mather Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Hale Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
Hernandez K-8 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Russell Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Haynes Early Education Center
PUBLIC
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Community Academy of Science and Health
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Ellis Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
Winthrop Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Perkins Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
Mason Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Trotter Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
City on a Hill Charter Public School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Boston Day and Evening Academy Charter School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Dearborn 6-12 STEM Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Tobin K-8 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Clap Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
Boston Collaborative High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers (Horace Mann
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
O'Bryant School of Math & Science
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
4/5
Dever Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
Frederick Pilot Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Conservatory Lab Charter School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
UP Academy Charter School of Dorchester
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
5/5
Mendell Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5
Kennedy John F Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5
Madison Park Technical Vocational High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Orchard Gardens K-8 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Margarita Muniz Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
King Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
Dr. William Henderson Upper
PUBLIC
2nd - 12th
1/5
St John Paul II Catholic Acad.-Neponset Campus
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
St John Paul II Catholic Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Washington Irving Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
12th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
Neighborhood House Charter School
PUBLIC
PreK - 11th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
12th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St John Paul II Catholic Academy Mattapan Camp
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Codman Academy Charter Public School
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
5th - 8th
No rating available
Boston Trinity Academy
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Chittick Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
Boston International High School & Newcomers Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Sumner Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5