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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Commercial Land Use in Boston

N/A Neighborhoods

Oct 01 2003 Publication Date

An analysis of different types of commercial land use in Boston and their economic impacts on the city and the region.


Topics: Industry Profiles, Real Estate & Development
Boston Economy 2003

N/A Neighborhoods

Oct 01 2003 Publication Date

A report on major economic, demographic and market indicators for Boston.


Topics: Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development
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
Leadership Through Innovation

N/A Neighborhoods

Apr 01 2003 Publication Date

Innovation and public-private partnerships have played central roles in the development of Boston's modern economy. This report discusses the evolution of the city's economy with detailed data for 1970-2000.


Topics: Industry Profiles, Real Estate & Development
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 Housing Characteristics

N/A Neighborhoods

Jan 01 2003 Publication Date

Detailed tables of housing data, including structures, utilities, and costs, in Boston's neighborhoods.


Topics: Households & Families, Income & Poverty, Labor Market
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
Tax Exempt Property in Boston

N/A Neighborhoods

Dec 01 2002 Publication Date

Describes the impact, location, and issues of the fifty percent of Boston's land that is tax exempt.


Topics: Real Estate & Development
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