Research Publications

Population & Demographic

Boston's Shifting Demographics

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.


Most Recent

Census 2000 Profile of Boston's Electoral District #9

Selected demographic, social, economic, and housing characteristics of Boston's electoral district compiled from Census 2000 data (Summary File 3).

Boston still a Magnet to 20 to 34 year- olds

Boston's Population 2000 - Wards and Precincts

Population by wards and precincts including race and ethnicity in Boston's neighborhoods.

Labor Force Status, 2000

Analyzes trends in Boston's labor force from 1990 to 2000.

Boston City Housing Characteristics, 1990-2000

A comparative view of housing and household characteristics in Boston and its neighborhoods, 1990-2000.

Boston City Income Characteristics, 1990-2000

Discusses changes in income, earnings, and poverty between the 1990 and 2000 census in Boston.

Boston City Poverty Characteristics, 1990-2000

Details the changes in Boston's poverty rates between 1990 and 2000.

Boston's Ancestry, 1990-2000

Details the ancestry of Bostonians in 1990 and 2000.

Boston's Immigration, Foreign Born and Languages, 1990-Present

Describes changes in Boston's foreign born population, immigration and language spoken at home between the 1990 and 2000 census.

Employment Characteristics, 2000

Discusses the changes in employment and commuting patterns between 1990 and 2000.