Research Publications

Explore the BPDA Research Division publications below by keyword, neighborhood, or topic. If you have questions about these documents, or are looking for specific information, please review the Frequently Requested Information page. This page features publications covering the most requested economic and demographic data for Boston.

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Dormitory Bed Increases Welcome in Boston's Hot Housing Market

N/A Neighborhoods

Jan 01 2000 Publication Date

Dormitory Bed Increases Welcome in Boston. More dorms free up 2,600 apartments in the city.


Topics: Education
Boston Benefits As College Capital

N/A Neighborhoods

Jan 01 2000 Publication Date

A Decade of Enrollment in Boston's colleges and Universities Traces ten years (1989 - 1998) of college enrollment.


Topics: Education
Young Adults in Boston Across the Generations

All Neighborhoods Neighborhoods

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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?


Topics: Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Language, Race
Young Adults in Boston and Across the Nation

All Neighborhoods Neighborhoods

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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.


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