Back Bay

Discover the charm of Boston's Back Bay neighborhood! Our guide highlights the top attractions, shopping, and dining spots in the area. Plan your visit today and immerse yourself in the historic elegance of Back Bay, MA.

Overview for Back Bay, MA

19,041 people live in Back Bay, where the median age is 33 and the average individual income is $118,003. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,041

Total Population

33 years

Median Age

High

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

$118,003

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Back Bay, MA

Back Bay has 10,677 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Back Bay do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 19,041 people call Back Bay home. The population density is 41,147.626 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,041

Total Population

High

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

33

Median Age

46.56 / 53.43%

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
10,677

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$118,003

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 Back Bay, MA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Back Bay. 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
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
Learning Project Elementary School
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Kingsley Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Snowden International School at Copley
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Kingsley Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available

Around Back Bay, MA

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

100
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
86
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
95
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Walden Local Butcher Shop, Vinal General Store, and The VU.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.74 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.03 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.8 miles 35 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.96 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.46 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.85 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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