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Boston in Context 2019

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

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Document Date:
01/25/2019

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Boston in Context tabulates various social, demographic, and economic characteristics from the 2013-2017 American Community Survey by Boston Neighborhood. Citywide totals as well as totals for Massachusetts and the United States are provided for comparison. Data on slides 22-23 revised June, 2019.

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Demographic Trends in Boston 2010-2017

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

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Document Date:
01/11/2019
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Boston has experienced rapid population growth in recent years. This report uses the most recent American Community Survey to examine how the composition of Boston's population has changed from 2010 to 2017. Variables covering age, race, educational attainment, income, housing, and transportation are included.

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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's Shifting Demographics

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

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Document Date:
07/20/2015
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This presentation provides statistics showing historical trends that shaped the present population of Boston. Presentation sections include population growth, diversity, educational attainment, age distribution, and changing families.

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Boston City Council Districts

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Age, City Council Districts, Foreign-born, Gender, Race

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Document Date:
04/30/2015
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This report presents demographic statistics for the Boston City Council Districts from the 2009-2013 American Community Survey.

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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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Overview of Public Benefits in Boston

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Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Race

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Document Date:
04/24/2014
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This presentation explores recipients of 6 types of public benefits in Boston: public assistance income, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security income, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and food stamps (SNAP).

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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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