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Boston's Economy 2020: Pre-Pandemic Baseline

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Economy & Jobs

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Document Date:
07/10/2020
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Boston's Economy 2020 report is released during a time of economic uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the time of this report, the full economic impacts of the pandemic are not yet known. This report uses economic data from 2018 and 2019 to create a profile of Boston’s economy prior to the current crisis.

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Early Evidence on the Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Boston

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Economy & Jobs

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Document Date:
04/05/2020
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This report profiles Boston employment in the industries that saw the largest share and number of unemployment claims statewide March 14-28.

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A Prosperous Boston for All: Community Economic Impact Series

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Population & Demographics

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Document Date:
03/12/2020
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Throughout 2019, the Mayor's Office of Economic Development hosted a series of discussions exploring the economic contributions and challenges facing different communities in Boston. The thumbnail image provides a pdf of all the presentations given to date, while the following links provide access to individual community presentations.


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Boston in Context 2020

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Population & Demographics

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Document Date:
02/07/2020

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Boston in Context tabulates various social, demographic, and economic characteristics from the 2014-2018 American Community Survey by Boston Neighborhood. Citywide totals as well as totals for Massachusetts and the United States are provided for comparison.

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Boston at a Glance 2020

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Population & Demographics

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Document Date:
02/07/2020

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This document is a two-page reference to frequently requested information about Boston's population and development. The primary data source is the 2014-2018 5-year American Community Survey.

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Methodological Differences in Census Programs

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Population & Demographics

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Document Date:
11/26/2019
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This white paper reviews the three following census programs: Decennial Census, Population Estimates Program’s (PEP) Annual Estimates of the Resident Population, and the American Community Survey (ACS). The paper examines the differences between the programs and how their methodologies affect Boston population estimates.

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Brazilians: A Prosperous Boston for All

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Population & Demographics

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Document Date:
11/21/2019
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Boston: Uma Cidade Próspera Para Todos

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Population & Demographics

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Document Date:
11/21/2019
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Brazilians in Massachusetts

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Population & Demographics

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Document Date:
11/21/2019
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With a Brazilian population of 111,224 in 2017, Massachusetts was home to 16% of all Brazilians in the United States. This report provides a demographic profile of Brazilians living in Massachusetts, including those who were born in Brazil and others who claim Brazilian ancestry.

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Puerto Ricans: A Prosperous Boston for All

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Population & Demographics

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Document Date:
08/21/2019
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