Seaport

Seaport real estate is highly coveted for its harbor views and distinct charisma.

Welcome to Seaport

One-of-a-kind Boston neighborhood situated on the waterfront
 
The Seaport District, or simply Seaport, is a neighborhood in Boston that's part of the larger South Boston area. This beautiful, modern community was once an industrial area that was redeveloped into one of the city's most culturally significant and innovation-inspired areas. With its sophisticated feel, Seaport real estate is highly coveted for its harbor views and distinct charisma.

The first homes built here have an industrial warehouse feel, often brick and beam buildings converted from working buildings to some of the most treasured of modern homes. You have a wide choice of options for glamorous new construction homes, including mid-rise properties with excellent ocean views. Condos and apartments are what you’ll come to find here.
 

What to Love

  • A forward-thinking neighborhood with a reclaimed modern vibe.
  • Innovative eateries and modern shops to stay on trend.
  • The waterfront lifestyle and a creative environment.

Local Lifestyle

A culturally influenced area of Boston, Seaport is home to museums, art galleries, and sophisticated living. It has experimental restaurants, fabulous shops, and a modern vibe that’s hard to compare to any other area of Boston.

Much of the area is newly built compared to the historic charm of other Boston neighborhoods. Also known as the Innovation District, this is a forward-thinking neighborhood and the place to be for creatives. With the waterfront at their doorstep, residents in Seaport enjoy a highly desirable place.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Seaport boasts some of the most experimental of restaurants, finding something fresh and new here is easy to do. It’s home to world-class chefs making their mark in this foodie community. Ocean Prime is the ideal location to talk business, celebrate a relationship, or socialize. The Barking Crab is for seafood lovers who want a space to host a meeting or grab a fresh lunch by the water. For breakfast, Seaport Bagel is the go-to favorite in this area. For a sophisticated dinner or a night on the town, the seafood, steaks, and cocktails at Nautilus Pier 4 are exceptional. For a Spanish-French-inspired meal, nothing compares to Coquette.

Seaport is Boston’s emerging community and with that comes numerous shopping opportunities. The Boston Seaport is a mall in the area, near the Institute of Contemporary Art. One Seaport is another option nearby, offering name-brand retailers right off the waterfront.
 

Things to Do

Cosmopolitan living is at its best in Seaport. A visit to the Harpoon Brewery and Trillium Brewery is the ideal way to spend an evening sampling local brews and enjoying good company. A night out at one of the bars is also an option, with live music commonly heard.
 
For those looking for more activity, Lawn on D is an outdoor event space that typically buzzes with activity. Fan Pier provides direct access to the area's waterfront, cultural attractions, a few shops, and several restaurants.

For a bit of shopping, explore the Boston Design Center, home to numerous showrooms of some of the finest quality fabrics, furniture, and lighting for homes. It’s where many in Boston come to design their homes. Finally, a visit to Leader Bank Pavilion may be in order, especially on a warm summer night. This outdoor amphitheater often is home to concerts. Many world-renowned musicians have taken to this small stage to the delight of residents.
 

Schools

An emerging community, Seaport doesn't have as many schools within its boundaries but is served by Boston Public Schools. Seaport Academy is one of the schools here, providing education for grades 7 to 12. Josiah Quincy School is an elementary school located nearby. Others serving the area include Commonwealth School, a private high school, and the Boston University Academy, a private elementary school.
 
 
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Overview for Seaport, MA

3,680 people live in Seaport, where the median age is 34 and the average individual income is $130,793. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,680

Total Population

34 years

Median Age

High

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

$130,793

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Seaport, MA

Seaport has 2,243 households, with an average household size of 1. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Seaport do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,680 people call Seaport home. The population density is 8,076.028 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,680

Total Population

High

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

34

Median Age

55.63 / 44.38%

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
2,243

Total Households

1

Average Household Size

$130,793

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

Married
Single
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Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Seaport, MA

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

72
Very Walkable
Walking Score
73
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
64
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Bake & Bloom, The VU, and Ouimillie.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.41 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.99 miles 35 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.84 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.3 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.84 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.63 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
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