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Economic Equity Agenda

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Income & Poverty

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Document Date:
02/25/2016
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Economic Equity is a common thread that runs through many of the Walsh Administration’s departments. Mayor Walsh has convened a working group to ensure a coordinated effort to present the Administration’s Economic Equity Agenda. This report presents the four main themes of the Economic Equity Agenda as income and employment, wealth creation, business development, and economic mobility for the community and the next generation.

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Boston at a Glance - 2015

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

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Document Date:
11/04/2015
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Boston at a Glance is a series that presents some selected demographic, economic and housing characteristics of Boston. The data used in this report is a combination of 2013 ACS 1-Year Estimate and 2009-2013 ACS 5-Years Estimates. Updated January 28, 2019 to ensure consistency across publications.

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Imagine all the People - Latinos

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Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Income & Poverty

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Document Date:
10/23/2015
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“Imagine all the People” is a series of publications produced by the Boston Redevelopment Authority for the Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians, that provides a comprehensive profile of Boston’s diverse immigrant communities and their numerous contributions to the city’s social, cultural, and economic landscape. It is part of an ongoing effort to celebrate new Bostonians and gain insight into how our city is shaped by their presence.

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Trends in Poverty and Inequality

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

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Document Date:
10/20/2015
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The BRA Research Division prepared this presentation for the Boston Citywide Plan to provide a factual basis to understand 1) historical trends that have shaped poverty and inequality in Boston, 2) the extent of poverty and inequality in Boston today, and 3) specific populations that are disproportionately affected by poverty and inequality.

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Boston in Context: Neighborhoods - 2015

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Age, Education, Foreign-born, Households & Families, Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Language, Race

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Document Date:
08/04/2015

Description

This publication compares Boston and its neighborhoods to the U.S. and Massachusetts on several demographic, economic and housing characteristics. This report uses a combination of 2010 Census data and 2009-2013 American Community Survey data.

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Boston City Council Districts: Part 2

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City Council Districts, Education, Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles

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Document Date:
06/24/2015
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This report presents additional demographic statistics for the Boston City Council Districts from the 2009-2013 American Community Survey.

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2014 NIH Report

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Income & Poverty, Labor Market

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Document Date:
06/23/2014
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Women in Boston

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Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Income & Poverty, Race

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Document Date:
06/16/2014
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This document was created to contribute to and inform the work of the Mayor's Office of Women's Advancement. It provides a demographic overview of women in the city, and includes details on age, race, ethnicity, nativity, educational attainment, labor force characteristics, and more. It also includes information on three key issue areas for women in Boston: poverty, the pay gap between men and women, and female-owned businesses.

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High-skilled Immigrants in the Massachusetts Civilian Labor Force

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Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Income & Poverty, Labor Market, Language, Race

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Document Date:
04/23/2014
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Immigrants are an increasingly important source of labor for the Massachusetts economy. This presentation explores immigrant workers in Massachusetts with a Bachelor's degree or higher, defined as "high-skilled."

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Poverty in Boston - 2014

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

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Document Date:
03/03/2014

Description

This report is a demographic profile on those living in poverty in Boston. It includes 2008-2012 and 2012 American Community Survey data by age, race, neighborhood, sex, educational attainment, nativity and more. This report has been revised to use the boundaries for the West End and Downtown that went into effect in 2014. See the revised report using the new boundaries

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