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Boston's Population: 2025-2050 and Implications

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

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Document Date:
04/03/2024
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BPDA Research Division has updated its 2050 population projections for Boston. This projection uses the BPDA Research Division’s adjusted 2020 population for Boston and uses new demographic trend data to project Boston’s population by age group out to 2050.

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Global, National and Regional Demographic Trends affecting Boston's Future

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

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Document Date:
03/19/2024
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The following presentation explores global, national, and local demographic trends and their impact on Boston's population. A summarizing infographic is available here.

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Boston's population 2020-2025: Pandemic Disruption and Recovery

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Population & Demographics

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Document Date:
03/08/2024
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This presentation examines Boston's recent population trends from the 2020 Census to the pandemic disruptions and recovery.

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Evolution of Boston's Home Financing: Analyzing Changes in Mortgage Applicants

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

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Document Date:
02/22/2024
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This presentation explores Boston's home purchase mortgage environment to understand the trends and changes in mortgage applicant composition by income and race/ethnicity from 2007 to 2022, using HMDA data from the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Boston at a Glance 2024

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Population & Demographics

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01/12/2024
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Boston at a Glance is a demographic fact sheet for the city of Boston. The 2024 update uses current U.S. Census data from the American Community Survey including ACS 2018-2022 5-year estimates.

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Boston in Context 2024

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Economy & Jobs, Population & Demographics

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Document Date:
01/10/2024
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Includes helpful neighborhood-level data tables on various topics including: age, race/ethnicity, education, nativity, labor, transportation, housing, and more. Uses 2018 - 2022 American Community Survey Data.

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The Irish Population in Boston

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Foreign-born

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Document Date:
01/08/2024
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This presentation describes the Irish, Boston's largest ancestry population, covering the population's immigration history and demographics, including education, employment, and housing.

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Puerto Ricans in Boston

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Document Date:
01/03/2024
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This profile of Boston's Puerto Ricans describes the population's overall demographic trends, education, housing, employment, and economic security.

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Final South Boston Seaport Strategic Transit Plan

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Plans

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Document Date:
12/29/2023
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Boston by the Numbers 2023

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

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12/13/2023
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Boston by the Numbers explores the characteristics of Boston's population and economy. This report breaks down the population by age group, gender, and nativity. It also looks at Boston's colleges and universities, housing, and land use, using the most recent American Community Survey data.

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