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Boston Summary
Boston is located in Massachusetts
Latitude: 42.341688
Longitude: -71.068243
Population: 359,585
Area: 24.83 sq. miles
Land: 24.08 sq. miles
Water: 0.75 sq. miles
Population Density: 14,931.79 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 20.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 774, 781, 857, 339, 508, 978, 617
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Boston Zip Codes

Boston Demographics

Boston Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Male175,63348.84 %48.18 %49.04 %
Female183,95251.16 %51.82 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.95-0.930.96
Total Population359,585100.00 %--
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Boston Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years19,4885.42 %6.26 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years21,1335.88 %6.79 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years20,6055.73 %6.79 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years31,8358.85 %6.55 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years43,56512.12 %6.37 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years74,88520.83 %14.60 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years51,83714.42 %16.74 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years37,42710.41 %13.76 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years14,0323.90 %4.88 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years10,8893.03 %3.72 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years17,9685.00 %6.74 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years11,7933.28 %4.97 %4.38 %
85 years and over4,1281.15 %1.84 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)34.8-38.637.7
18 years and over286,81279.76 %76.37 %74.27 %
Male
138,71938.58 %36.06 %35.85 %
Female
148,09341.18 %40.31 %38.42 %
21 years and over256,16971.24 %72.26 %69.92 %
62 years and over40,10511.15 %15.71 %14.65 %
65 years and over33,8899.42 %13.55 %12.42 %
Male
13,3133.70 %5.38 %5.12 %
Female
20,5765.72 %8.17 %7.30 %
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Boston Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
One race342,63995.29 %97.70 %97.55 %
White
178,91249.76 %84.54 %75.21 %
Black or African American
100,23127.87 %5.41 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
1,5890.44 %0.24 %0.87 %
Asian
30,2498.41 %3.75 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
2,9160.81 %0.69 %0.59 %
Chinese
12,2213.40 %1.33 %0.85 %
Filipino
7540.21 %0.13 %0.65 %
Japanese
1,4760.41 %0.17 %0.28 %
Korean
1,5630.43 %0.27 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
9,6402.68 %0.53 %0.39 %
Other Asian
1,6790.47 %0.63 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2300.06 %0.04 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
540.02 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
250.01 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
540.02 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
970.03 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
31,4288.74 %3.73 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)55,13415.33 %6.75 %13.70 %
Mexican
2,8090.78 %0.35 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
18,7785.22 %3.14 %2.46 %
Cuban
9110.25 %0.14 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
32,6369.08 %3.12 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino304,45184.67 %93.25 %86.30 %
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Boston Social Profile

Boston School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school120,493100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
3,9923.31 %7.12 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
5,0494.19 %5.01 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
35,10929.14 %40.73 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
18,97615.75 %19.71 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
57,36747.61 %27.43 %22.81 %
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Boston Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over223,019100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
23,77710.66 %5.79 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
30,09913.50 %9.44 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
54,74724.55 %27.27 %28.63 %
High school or higher
169,14375.84 %84.76 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
31,55014.15 %17.09 %21.05 %
Associate degree
10,0534.51 %7.21 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
41,45018.59 %19.53 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
72,79332.64 %33.19 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
31,34314.05 %13.66 %8.86 %
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Boston Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported348,315100.00 %--
Arab2,8370.81 %0.73 %0.42 %
Czech7370.21 %0.21 %0.59 %
Danish5300.15 %0.22 %0.50 %
Dutch1,4510.42 %0.60 %1.58 %
English14,8994.28 %9.88 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)6,2721.80 %6.96 %2.90 %
French Canadian3,7271.07 %4.25 %0.85 %
German13,5953.90 %5.16 %14.93 %
Greek2,0910.60 %1.07 %0.40 %
Hungarian7670.22 %0.25 %0.49 %
Irish48,24713.85 %19.54 %10.65 %
Italian29,6378.51 %11.77 %5.47 %
Lithuanian1,7130.49 %0.70 %0.23 %
Norwegian1,1680.34 %0.49 %1.56 %
Polish8,1082.33 %4.42 %3.12 %
Portuguese2,8050.81 %3.83 %0.41 %
Russian4,7721.37 %1.51 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish2,6030.75 %1.36 %1.50 %
Scottish3,8301.10 %2.22 %1.70 %
Slovak2430.07 %0.09 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African16,3114.68 %1.10 %0.62 %
Swedish2,3200.67 %1.63 %1.39 %
Swiss4960.14 %0.14 %0.32 %
Ukrainian9030.26 %0.31 %0.31 %
United States or American11,9203.42 %3.35 %7.18 %
Welsh8560.25 %0.32 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)20,0905.77 %1.11 %0.65 %
Other ancestries145,38741.74 %16.76 %31.89 %
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Boston Economy

Boston Employment

GroupNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over294,651100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
142,33548.31 %47.30 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
152,31651.69 %52.70 %51.68 %
In labor force
183,73362.36 %66.21 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
94,29051.32 %51.89 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
89,44348.68 %48.11 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
183,48162.27 %66.11 %63.10 %
Employed
167,11256.72 %63.09 %59.39 %
Unemployed
16,3695.56 %3.01 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-8.91 %4.55 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
2520.09 %0.11 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
110,91837.64 %33.79 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers139,02283.19 %79.99 %78.40 %
Government workers20,95912.54 %13.46 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business6,9584.16 %6.37 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers1730.10 %0.18 %0.31 %
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Boston Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations67,98340.68 %41.08 %33.60 %
Service occupations31,86319.07 %14.06 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations43,89926.27 %25.90 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1580.09 %0.21 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations8,0094.79 %7.46 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations15,2009.10 %11.28 %14.63 %
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Boston Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2200.13 %0.39 %1.87 %
Construction6,0363.61 %5.50 %6.80 %
Manufacturing10,8296.48 %12.82 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade3,0611.83 %3.27 %3.60 %
Retail trade14,2218.51 %11.17 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities7,3684.41 %4.17 %5.19 %
Information7,0824.24 %3.75 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing18,37811.00 %8.21 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services25,64915.35 %11.56 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services41,48224.82 %23.75 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services16,99710.17 %6.77 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)7,6194.56 %4.39 %4.88 %
Public administration8,1704.89 %4.25 %4.83 %
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Boston Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Households145,753100.00 %2,444,588106,788,273
Less than $10,000
25,44117.45 %8.78 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
10,2657.04 %5.61 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
17,64112.10 %10.15 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
17,07211.71 %10.35 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
21,30214.62 %14.53 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
23,09015.84 %20.09 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
12,8648.83 %12.79 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
9,7966.72 %10.93 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
3,5082.41 %3.30 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
4,7743.28 %3.46 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$43,442.55-$55,837.45$39,349.33
Average household size1.94-2.512.58
Average income per member of household$22,357.34-$22,278.84$15,252.86
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Boston Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over162,620100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
56,02034.45 %73.81 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
14,4758.90 %9.00 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
54,71033.64 %8.73 %4.73 %
Walked
30,94019.03 %4.34 %2.94 %
Other means
2,7481.69 %0.99 %1.20 %
Worked at home
3,7272.29 %3.14 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.9238 minutes-26.9 minutes26.3 minutes
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Boston Housing

Boston Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units155,129100.00 %2,621,986117,282,697
Occupied housing units
145,72793.94 %93.20 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
39,70125.59 %57.52 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
106,02668.35 %35.68 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
9,4026.06 %6.80 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
1,3260.85 %3.58 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.26 %-1.04 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate3.98 %-4.18 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit1.95-2.632.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit1.91-2.102.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units155,065100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
8,8395.70 %52.42 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
7,5754.89 %3.97 %5.68 %
2 units
17,45011.25 %11.61 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
47,84530.85 %11.42 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
21,63213.95 %5.95 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
14,6929.47 %4.34 %3.99 %
20 or more units
36,93723.82 %9.34 %8.59 %
Mobile home
710.05 %0.92 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
240.02 %0.02 %0.22 %
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Boston Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units155,065100.00 %--
1 room
13,7878.89 %2.01 %2.21 %
2 rooms
20,44013.18 %4.75 %4.88 %
3 rooms
30,87219.91 %9.72 %10.06 %
4 rooms
29,37218.94 %14.81 %15.95 %
5 rooms
28,08618.11 %19.15 %20.92 %
6 rooms
15,83110.21 %18.30 %18.39 %
7 rooms
6,2494.03 %12.75 %11.98 %
8 rooms
3,4022.19 %9.15 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
7,0264.53 %9.35 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)3.4-5.75.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units145,669100.00 %--
1.00 or less
133,59991.71 %90.54 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
6,1594.23 %1.68 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
5,9114.06 %0.98 %2.54 %
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Boston Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas66,99543.20 %40.91 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas4,0992.64 %2.45 %5.96 %
Electricity37,52824.20 %11.58 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.33,60921.67 %36.74 %8.06 %
Coal or coke440.03 %0.10 %0.12 %
Wood90.01 %0.74 %1.51 %
Solar energy60.00 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel1,7801.15 %0.41 %0.35 %
No fuel used1,5991.03 %0.25 %1.25 %
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Boston Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units10,106100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
910.90 %0.68 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
8958.86 %8.86 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
2,54025.13 %23.37 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
2,79827.69 %23.03 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
2,12521.03 %24.13 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
7947.86 %14.36 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
3613.57 %4.74 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
5024.97 %0.85 %0.56 %
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Boston Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage7,21571.39 %71.59 %69.56 %
Less than $300
80.08 %0.08 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
1131.12 %1.23 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
3593.55 %3.81 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
1,21412.01 %11.76 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
2,84128.11 %26.30 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
1,39913.84 %15.82 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
1,28112.68 %12.59 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged2,89128.61 %28.41 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent3,19931.65 %33.42 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent1,64316.26 %18.03 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent1,34713.33 %15.04 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent8498.40 %10.27 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent5655.59 %6.44 %6.01 %
35 percent or more2,35623.31 %16.23 %15.91 %
Not computed1471.45 %0.56 %0.85 %
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Boston Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units105,892100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
10,72810.13 %7.07 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
7,4227.01 %5.96 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
10,0639.50 %14.12 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
21,31720.13 %28.69 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
23,93922.61 %21.80 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
20,53019.39 %13.95 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
9,9369.38 %4.85 %2.89 %
No cash rent
1,9571.85 %3.56 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)20,17619.05 %38.22 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent18,66317.62 %18.93 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent12,44611.75 %14.23 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent11,86211.20 %12.52 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent12,43711.74 %11.79 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent8,8388.35 %7.72 %7.32 %
35 percent or more34,55132.63 %28.63 %29.47 %
Not computed7,0956.70 %6.18 %7.77 %

Boston Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
None60,58639.07 %11.86 %9.57 %
163,72141.09 %34.47 %31.22 %
217,69211.41 %35.15 %34.76 %
3 or more3,6702.37 %11.71 %15.45 %
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