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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East Boston Planning District 2010 SF-1

N/A Neighborhoods

Oct 26 2011 Publication Date

The following reports feature selected data collected on all people and households in the 2010 Census and are from the 2010 Census Summary Files (SF-1). Population information included in these reports are sex, age, race, Hispanic or Latino origin, household and family characteristics, and group quarters population. Housing items include whether a housing unit is owner-occupied or renter-occupied, as well as occupancy and vacancy status.


Topics: Age, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Language, Planning Districts, Race
Charlestown Planning District 2010 SF-1

N/A Neighborhoods

Oct 26 2011 Publication Date

The following reports feature selected data collected on all people and households in the 2010 Census and are from the 2010 Census Summary Files (SF-1). Population information included in these reports are sex, age, race, Hispanic or Latino origin, household and family characteristics, and group quarters population. Housing items include whether a housing unit is owner-occupied or renter-occupied, as well as occupancy and vacancy status.


Topics: Age, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Language, Planning Districts, Race
Central Planning District 2010 SF-1

N/A Neighborhoods

Oct 26 2011 Publication Date

The following reports feature selected data collected on all people and households in the 2010 Census and are from the 2010 Census Summary Files (SF-1). Population information included in these reports are sex, age, race, Hispanic or Latino origin, household and family characteristics, and group quarters population. Housing items include whether a housing unit is owner-occupied or renter-occupied, as well as occupancy and vacancy status.


Topics: Age, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Language, Planning Districts, Race
Back Bay-Beacon Hill Planning District 2010 Census SF-1

N/A Neighborhoods

Oct 26 2011 Publication Date

This report features selected data collected on all people and households in the 2010 Census and are from the 2010 Census Summary Files (SF-1). Population information included in these reports are sex, age, race, Hispanic or Latino origin, household and family characteristics, and group quarters population. Housing items include whether a housing unit is owner-occupied or renter-occupied, as well as occupancy and vacancy status.


Topics: Age, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Language, Planning Districts, Race
LMAT noted as resource in Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia publication

N/A Neighborhoods

Sep 20 2011 Publication Date

The BRA Research Division’s work was noted in the Fall 2011 issue of Cascade, a publication by the community development studies and education department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. The topic is workforce development and the Labor Market Assessment Tool (LMAT) is listed as a resource.


Topics: Labor Market
Overview of Boston's Population, Alvaro Lima, at Rappaport Institute

N/A Neighborhoods

Sep 01 2011 Publication Date

Alvaro Lima, Director of Research, presents on demographic changes in Boston at the September meeting of the Rappaport Institute's advisory board. See the presentation titled, Overview of Boston's Population.


Topics: Age, Education, Foreign-born, Households & Families, Race
2010 Census - Council Districts, Wards, Precincts

N/A Neighborhoods

Sep 01 2011 Publication Date

2010 Census Data for Council Districts, Wards, and Precincts.


Topics: Age, City Council Districts, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Race, Wards and Precincts
2010 Census - Boston SF1

N/A Neighborhoods

Sep 01 2011 Publication Date


Topics: Age, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Language, Race
Measuring Return on Capital Investments in the City of Boston

N/A Neighborhoods

Jul 01 2011 Publication Date

Mark Melnik, Deputy Director for Research, presents at the 2011 Transportation Research Board, Joint Summer Meeting, July 11, Future Directions for the Federal Transportation Programs, on "How Can We Better Measure Return on Transportation Investments?"


Topics: Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development
Triple Bottom Line Calculator: Urban Sustainability Directors Network

N/A Neighborhoods

Jul 01 2011 Publication Date

The BRA Research Division developed a model of a Triple Bottom Line (TBL) Calculator for assessing the economic, environmental, and social impact of strategic capital investments in municipalities for the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) led by the Energy and Environmental Services Department at the City of Boston.


Topics: Industry Profiles, Labor Market