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Living in South End Boston

South End is the 6th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with 24,651 residents.

South End has world-class public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: Bay Village, Lower Roxbury, Back Bay, Chinatown - Leather District, Beacon Hill, Columbus Park - Andrew Square and Downtown.

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97 Walk Score of South End, Boston, MA

South End is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Berkeley Community Garden in South End, Boston

Berkeley Community Garden

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South End South Burying Ground

Daily errands do not require a car in South End Boston.

South End is the 6th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with a Walk Score of 97.

Find apartments in Boston's most walkable neighborhoods: Beacon Hill, North End and Bay Village.

South End Neighborhood Ranking

Compare South End to other Boston neighborhoods.

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Population

4 Chinatown - Leather District 98 100 73 4,431
5 Downtown 97 100 79 9,358
6 South End 97 95 91 24,651
7 Back Bay 97 98 88 18,194
8 West End 96 100 87 4,062

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 316 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in South End.

People in South End can walk to an average of 18 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Berkeley Community GardenBeautiful urban oasis for community gardeners. Enjoy this well tended city green space.

Jane Peyrouse
on Berkeley Community Garden

95 Transit Score of South End, Boston, MA

South End is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find South End Boston apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

South End has world-class public transportation and about 12 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from South End on public transit.

91 Bike Score of South End, Boston, MA

South End is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Photo of Union Park in South End, Boston

Union Park

Photo of City View In Low Key Village in South End, Boston

City View In Low Key Village

Photo of Worcester Square in South End, Boston

Worcester Square

Photo of Union Park Street Playground in South End, Boston

Union Park Street Playground

Photo of Flat Black Coffee Co in South End, Boston

Flat Black Coffee Co

thumbnail for South End South Burying GroundThe final resting place of an estimated 11,000 nineteenth century Bostonians, this site was established in 1810 as a potter's field.

Ian R Hutchinson
on South End South Burying Ground

thumbnail for Union ParkThis is a must see for anyone touring the South End. This is the shady Union Square park. Known for its trees and burbling fountain.

Jane Peyrouse
on Union Park

thumbnail for City View In Low Key VillageEnjoy tree lined walks on South End's village just a short distance from bustling Newbury Street.

Jane Peyrouse
on City View In Low Key Village

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