Back Bay Real Estate Market Overview

Could Back Bay, Boston, MA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Back Bay. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular neighborhoods near Back Ba...y such as South End and Beacon Hill. When you’re ready, Trulia has 42 resale and new homes in Back Bay lined up for you, including 3 open houses, and 5 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Back Bay show a -1% week-over-week drop in average listing price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Back Bay for Oct 5 to Jan 4 was $605,000 based on 1 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Back Bay was $902, an increase of 0% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Back Bay for Dec 5 to Jan 5 was $7,750.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Back Bay has low crime relative to the rest of Suffolk County.

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Back Bay can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Schools in Back Bay

School data is currently unavailable. Use the map above to find the best schools in Back Bay.


Get to know your neighbors in Back Bay by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in Back Bay commute by foot. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
31% commute by car
2% commute by bike
27% commute by public transportation
39% commute by foot

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