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West Roxbury Summary
West Roxbury is located in Massachusetts
Latitude: 42.280905
Longitude: -71.163965
Population: 24,058
Area: 4.62 sq. miles
Land: 4.53 sq. miles
Water: 0.10 sq. miles
Population Density: 5,314.34 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 20.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 617
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West Roxbury Demographics

West Roxbury Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Male11,13346.28 %48.18 %49.04 %
Female12,92553.72 %51.82 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.86-0.930.96
Total Population24,058100.00 %--
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West Roxbury Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years1,4586.06 %6.26 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years1,1734.88 %6.79 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years1,0724.46 %6.79 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years9293.86 %6.55 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years9854.09 %6.37 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years3,93116.34 %14.60 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years4,04616.82 %16.74 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years3,37114.01 %13.76 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years1,1634.83 %4.88 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years1,0894.53 %3.72 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years2,2059.17 %6.74 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years1,8667.76 %4.97 %4.38 %
85 years and over7703.20 %1.84 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)41.1-38.637.7
18 years and over19,74182.06 %76.37 %74.27 %
Male
8,90237.00 %36.06 %35.85 %
Female
10,83945.05 %40.31 %38.42 %
21 years and over19,27780.13 %72.26 %69.92 %
62 years and over5,46022.70 %15.71 %14.65 %
65 years and over4,84120.12 %13.55 %12.42 %
Male
1,8067.51 %5.38 %5.12 %
Female
3,03512.62 %8.17 %7.30 %
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West Roxbury Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
One race23,65398.32 %97.70 %97.55 %
White
21,78390.54 %84.54 %75.21 %
Black or African American
5322.21 %5.41 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
440.18 %0.24 %0.87 %
Asian
9814.08 %3.75 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
1270.53 %0.69 %0.59 %
Chinese
4681.95 %1.33 %0.85 %
Filipino
1620.67 %0.13 %0.65 %
Japanese
280.12 %0.17 %0.28 %
Korean
820.34 %0.27 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
430.18 %0.53 %0.39 %
Other Asian
710.30 %0.63 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
90.04 %0.04 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
10.00 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
00.00 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
00.00 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
80.03 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
3041.26 %3.73 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)8333.46 %6.75 %13.70 %
Mexican
670.28 %0.35 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
1730.72 %3.14 %2.46 %
Cuban
900.37 %0.14 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
5032.09 %3.12 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino23,22596.54 %93.25 %86.30 %
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West Roxbury Social Profile

West Roxbury School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,681100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
3136.69 %7.12 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
2996.39 %5.01 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
1,79638.37 %40.73 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
70915.15 %19.71 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
1,56433.41 %27.43 %22.81 %
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West Roxbury Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over18,355100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
8674.72 %5.79 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,2106.59 %9.44 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
4,41924.08 %27.27 %28.63 %
High school or higher
16,27888.68 %84.76 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
2,87415.66 %17.09 %21.05 %
Associate degree
1,0455.69 %7.21 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
4,33523.62 %19.53 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
7,94043.26 %33.19 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
3,60519.64 %13.66 %8.86 %
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West Roxbury Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported26,122100.00 %--
Arab9063.47 %0.73 %0.42 %
Czech470.18 %0.21 %0.59 %
Danish220.08 %0.22 %0.50 %
Dutch1430.55 %0.60 %1.58 %
English1,6396.27 %9.88 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)5592.14 %6.96 %2.90 %
French Canadian5031.93 %4.25 %0.85 %
German1,4975.73 %5.16 %14.93 %
Greek7252.78 %1.07 %0.40 %
Hungarian560.21 %0.25 %0.49 %
Irish9,39035.95 %19.54 %10.65 %
Italian2,88211.03 %11.77 %5.47 %
Lithuanian1710.65 %0.70 %0.23 %
Norwegian1260.48 %0.49 %1.56 %
Polish7923.03 %4.42 %3.12 %
Portuguese1870.72 %3.83 %0.41 %
Russian6232.38 %1.51 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish4111.57 %1.36 %1.50 %
Scottish5121.96 %2.22 %1.70 %
Slovak00.00 %0.09 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African1150.44 %1.10 %0.62 %
Swedish2280.87 %1.63 %1.39 %
Swiss270.10 %0.14 %0.32 %
Ukrainian1560.60 %0.31 %0.31 %
United States or American6572.52 %3.35 %7.18 %
Welsh920.35 %0.32 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)560.21 %1.11 %0.65 %
Other ancestries3,60013.78 %16.76 %31.89 %
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West Roxbury Economy

West Roxbury Employment

GroupNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over20,022100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
9,17645.83 %47.30 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
10,84654.17 %52.70 %51.68 %
In labor force
12,74363.64 %66.21 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
6,40650.27 %51.89 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
6,33749.73 %48.11 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
12,74363.64 %66.11 %63.10 %
Employed
12,45262.19 %63.09 %59.39 %
Unemployed
2911.45 %3.01 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-2.28 %4.55 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
00.00 %0.11 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
7,27936.36 %33.79 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers9,33674.98 %79.99 %78.40 %
Government workers2,32518.67 %13.46 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business7866.31 %6.37 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers50.04 %0.18 %0.31 %
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West Roxbury Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations6,32250.77 %41.08 %33.60 %
Service occupations1,54212.38 %14.06 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations3,22525.90 %25.90 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations00.00 %0.21 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations7946.38 %7.46 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations5694.57 %11.28 %14.63 %
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West Roxbury Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining50.04 %0.39 %1.87 %
Construction6245.01 %5.50 %6.80 %
Manufacturing5174.15 %12.82 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade3452.77 %3.27 %3.60 %
Retail trade1,2229.81 %11.17 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4283.44 %4.17 %5.19 %
Information4963.98 %3.75 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,2029.65 %8.21 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,63213.11 %11.56 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services3,90431.35 %23.75 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services5804.66 %6.77 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)5294.25 %4.39 %4.88 %
Public administration9687.77 %4.25 %4.83 %
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West Roxbury Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Households10,090100.00 %2,444,588106,788,273
Less than $10,000
5105.05 %8.78 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
4674.63 %5.61 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
8338.26 %10.15 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
9909.81 %10.35 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
1,49814.85 %14.53 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
2,39623.75 %20.09 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
1,49314.80 %12.79 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
1,29912.87 %10.93 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
3183.15 %3.30 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
2862.83 %3.46 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$57,179.00-$55,837.45$39,349.33
Average household size2.30-2.512.58
Average income per member of household$24,860.43-$22,278.84$15,252.86
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West Roxbury Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over12,210100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
8,39568.76 %73.81 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,1729.60 %9.00 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
1,99816.36 %8.73 %4.73 %
Walked
2972.43 %4.34 %2.94 %
Other means
510.42 %0.99 %1.20 %
Worked at home
2972.43 %3.14 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)29.4 minutes-26.9 minutes26.3 minutes
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West Roxbury Housing

West Roxbury Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units10,455100.00 %2,621,986117,282,697
Occupied housing units
10,19097.47 %93.20 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
6,94866.46 %57.52 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
3,24231.01 %35.68 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
2652.53 %6.80 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
180.17 %3.58 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate0.50 %-1.04 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate1.90 %-4.18 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.50-2.632.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit1.86-2.102.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units10,329100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
5,50253.27 %52.42 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
3443.33 %3.97 %5.68 %
2 units
2,07320.07 %11.61 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
3703.58 %11.42 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
3853.73 %5.95 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
4724.57 %4.34 %3.99 %
20 or more units
1,0259.92 %9.34 %8.59 %
Mobile home
1581.53 %0.92 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
00.00 %0.02 %0.22 %
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West Roxbury Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units10,329100.00 %--
1 room
2021.96 %2.01 %2.21 %
2 rooms
4154.02 %4.75 %4.88 %
3 rooms
8858.57 %9.72 %10.06 %
4 rooms
1,10310.68 %14.81 %15.95 %
5 rooms
2,13620.68 %19.15 %20.92 %
6 rooms
2,35922.84 %18.30 %18.39 %
7 rooms
1,62815.76 %12.75 %11.98 %
8 rooms
7767.51 %9.15 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
8257.99 %9.35 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.7-5.75.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units10,064100.00 %--
1.00 or less
9,89698.33 %90.54 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
1271.26 %1.68 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
410.41 %0.98 %2.54 %
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West Roxbury Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas5,02348.63 %40.91 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas960.93 %2.45 %5.96 %
Electricity7857.60 %11.58 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.4,09939.68 %36.74 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.10 %0.12 %
Wood00.00 %0.74 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel520.50 %0.41 %0.35 %
No fuel used90.09 %0.25 %1.25 %
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West Roxbury Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units5,245100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
250.48 %0.68 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
551.05 %8.86 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
3707.05 %23.37 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
1,30524.88 %23.03 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
2,47947.26 %24.13 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
93417.81 %14.36 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
771.47 %4.74 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
00.00 %0.85 %0.56 %
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West Roxbury Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage3,34963.85 %71.59 %69.56 %
Less than $300
00.00 %0.08 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
380.72 %1.23 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
1693.22 %3.81 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
3156.01 %11.76 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
1,26124.04 %26.30 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
1,04419.90 %15.82 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
5229.95 %12.59 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged1,89636.15 %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 percent1,97237.60 %33.42 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent1,00519.16 %18.03 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent72113.75 %15.04 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent4718.98 %10.27 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent2414.59 %6.44 %6.01 %
35 percent or more80515.35 %16.23 %15.91 %
Not computed300.57 %0.56 %0.85 %
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West Roxbury Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units3,141100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
963.06 %7.07 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
1143.63 %5.96 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
1885.99 %14.12 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
40612.93 %28.69 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
91129.00 %21.80 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
1,12035.66 %13.95 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
1083.44 %4.85 %2.89 %
No cash rent
1986.30 %3.56 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)93329.70 %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 percent47215.03 %18.93 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent53116.91 %14.23 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent38712.32 %12.52 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent37411.91 %11.79 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent2538.05 %7.72 %7.32 %
35 percent or more85327.16 %28.63 %29.47 %
Not computed2718.63 %6.18 %7.77 %

West Roxbury Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
None1,19311.55 %11.86 %9.57 %
14,38842.48 %34.47 %31.22 %
23,72236.03 %35.15 %34.76 %
3 or more7617.37 %11.71 %15.45 %
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