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Redlining in Boston: Black People, Place, and Policy

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Race

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Document Date:
02/21/2023
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This presentation recounts the history of redlining and the interlocking set of housing policies that helped create contemporary patterns of wealth and segregation. It assesses the impacts of these policies on people and places in Boston using contemporary and historical data. Our focus is on the connections between Black people and place in Boston and how policy’s focus has impacted those connections over time.

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Poverty Profile 2023

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Income & Poverty, Population & Demographics

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Document Date:
02/13/2023
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A profile of poverty in Boston.

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Boston in Context 2023

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Population & Demographics

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Document Date:
01/18/2023
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2017-2021 American Community Survey

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Young Adults in Boston Across the Generations

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Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Language, Race

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Document Date:
11/29/2022
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This presentation looks at the young adult demographic in Boston across the generations. How have the demographics of the population changed between 1980, 2000 and 2020?

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Young Adults in Boston and Across the Nation

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Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Language, Race

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Document Date:
11/29/2022
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Young Adults 18-34 make up 39% of Boston’s population, but only 23% of the U.S. Population. This presentation looks at how Boston's young adult population compares to the rest of the country.

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Profile of Noncitizens in Boston

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Population & Demographics

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Document Date:
08/30/2022
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In 2020, there were approximately 97,000 non US citizens living in Boston, making up about 14% of the city's population. This presentation is a profile of these residents.

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Those who Come and Those who Leave: A Profile of Migration

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Population & Demographics

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Document Date:
08/30/2022
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Boston's migration patterns are marked by net positive international migration and net negative regional migration. This presentation profiles residents who move to Boston and those residents who leave Boston to live elsewhere.

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Second Generation Immigrants in Massachusetts

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Population & Demographics

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Document Date:
08/30/2022
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Almost 15% of Massachusetts residents are second generation: those born in the United States who have at least one foreign-born parent. This presentation profiles these residents.

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Boston's Economy 2022

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Economy & Jobs

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Document Date:
05/13/2022
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Boston's Economy 2022 report details Boston’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. It covers trends in employment, wages, housing prices, and real estate.

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Boston in Context 2022

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Population & Demographics

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Document Date:
04/28/2022
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2020 Decennial Census Redistricting Data and 2016-2020 American Community Survey

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