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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Harbor Islands Planning District - 2000 Census of Population and Housing

N/A Neighborhoods

Dec 15 2003 Publication Date

Forty tables profiling socio-economic and demographic characteristics of the neighborhood.


Topics: Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Language, Planning Districts, Race
Back Bay-Beacon Hill Planning District - 2000 Census of Population and Housing

N/A Neighborhoods

Dec 15 2003 Publication Date

Forty tables profiling socio-economic and demographic characteristics of the neighborhood.


Topics: Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Language, Planning Districts, Race
Allston-Brighton Planning District - 2000 Census of Population and Housing

N/A Neighborhoods

Dec 15 2003 Publication Date

Forty tables profiling socio-economic and demographic characteristics of the neighborhood.


Topics: Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Language, Planning Districts, Race
Chinatown Profile in Cantonese - Census 2000

Chinatown Neighborhoods

Sep 19 2003 Publication Date

Census 2000 data on Boston's Chinatown on population, housing and employment published in Cantonese.


Topics: Age, Education, Foreign-born, Households & Families, Income & Poverty, Language, Race
Chinatown Profile Census 2000

Chinatown Neighborhoods

Sep 19 2003 Publication Date

Census 2000 data on Boston's Chinatown on population, housing and employment.


Topics: Age, Education, Foreign-born, Households & Families, Income & Poverty, Language, Race
Selected Social Characteristics

N/A Neighborhoods

Jan 01 2003 Publication Date

Detailed tables of schooling, educational attainment, language skills, place of birth, and disability status for Boston's neighborhoods.


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

N/A Neighborhoods

Jan 01 2003 Publication Date

Detailed tables of employment, income, and poverty in Boston's neighborhoods, 2000 Decennial Census.


Topics: Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Income & Poverty, Labor Market, Language, Race
Boston in Context - Census 2000

N/A Neighborhoods

Nov 01 2002 Publication Date

This publication compares Boston to the U.S. and Massachusetts on several demographic, economic, and housing characteristics. This report uses 2000 Census data.


Topics: Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Language, Race
Boston's Immigration, Foreign Born and Languages, 1990–Present

N/A Neighborhoods

Jul 01 2002 Publication Date

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


Topics: Foreign-born, Language, Race
Boston Poverty Data over the Decade of the 1990s

N/A Neighborhoods

Jun 01 2002 Publication Date

Bad news for the elderly, some good news for children, families with children, and single parent families.


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