Lower Roxbury

This Area At A Glance

Who lives in Lower Roxbury?

8,878 people live in Lower Roxbury. The median household income is $22,404.

Lower Roxbury is a neighborhood in Boston with a total population of 8,878. It occupies approximately 0.39 square miles.

Overall, expenses in Lower Roxbury are 8% higher than the National Average. Most people in the neighborhood rent their home, with 87% of households being occupied by renters.

As for the demographics in the neighborhood, the median age is 28, 19% of residents are married, and 31% of residents have at least one child. About 14% of adults here have a bachelor's degree or higher.

The overall risk of crime in Lower Roxbury is 8% higher than the National Average. As for weather, the average summer temperature is 73.9°F, while the average winter temperature is 29.3°F.

This area is zoned for Boston School District, which has approximately 53,530 students enrolled across 160 schools and is rated average overall based on student test scores. To see detailed information on the schools near any individual property, look that property up by street address.

Regarding weather, the average summer temperature is 73.9°F, while the average winter temperature is 29.3°F.

Financial

School

School District

This area is zoned for
BOSTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
This school district has
160
schools
There are
53,530
students enrolled in this district

Crime

Crime Risks

Risk of burglary
in this area is
68%
lower than the national average
Risk of assault
in this area is
14%
higher than the national average
Risk of robbery
in this area is
10%
higher than the national average
Risk of rape
in this area is
67%
higher than the national average
Risk of murder
in this area is
21%
higher than the national average
Risk of car theft
in this area is
2%
lower than the national average

Demographics

Census at a Glance

The median age is
29
Years Old
The most common education level in this area is
High School Diploma
Households with children are
31%
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is
19%

Weather & Natural Disasters