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Historical Boston in Context: Neighborhood Comparison by Decade

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

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Document Date:
03/07/2023
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This Historical Boston in Context document compares how Boston, Boston’s neighborhoods, Massachusetts, and the United States changed demographically between 1950 and 2021. It uses data from the United States Census Bureau’s Decennial Censuses and American Community Surveys.

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Historical Profile of Boston's Neighborhoods

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

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Document Date:
03/07/2023
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A look at Boston's neighborhood through Decennial Census Data from 1950-2020.

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Young Adults in Boston Across the Generations

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

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Document Date:
11/29/2022
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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?

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Young Adults in Boston and Across the Nation

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

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11/29/2022
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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.

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Boston in Context 2020

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Population & Demographics

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Document Date:
02/07/2020
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Boston in Context tabulates various social, demographic, and economic characteristics from the 2014-2018 American Community Survey by Boston Neighborhood. Citywide totals as well as totals for Massachusetts and the United States are provided for comparison.

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Boston in Context 2019

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Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Race

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Document Date:
01/25/2019
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Boston in Context tabulates various social, demographic, and economic characteristics from the 2013-2017 American Community Survey by Boston Neighborhood. Citywide totals as well as totals for Massachusetts and the United States are provided for comparison. Data on slides 22-23 revised June, 2019.

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Demographic Trends in Boston 2010-2017

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

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Document Date:
01/11/2019
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Boston has experienced rapid population growth in recent years. This report uses the most recent American Community Survey to examine how the composition of Boston's population has changed from 2010 to 2017. Variables covering age, race, educational attainment, income, housing, and transportation are included.

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Historical Trends in Boston Neighborhoods since 1950

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Age, Education, Foreign-born, Race

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Document Date:
12/13/2017
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This report analyzes trends in Boston neighborhoods since 1950 in the areas of population, housing, age distribution, race and ethnicity, nativity, educational attainment and labor force participation using data from the 1950-2010 Decennial Censuses and the 2006-2010 and 2011-2015 5-year American Community Surveys.

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Boston at a Glance - 2015

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Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Income & Poverty, Language, Race

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Document Date:
11/04/2015
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Boston at a Glance is a series that presents some selected demographic, economic and housing characteristics of Boston. The data used in this report is a combination of 2013 ACS 1-Year Estimate and 2009-2013 ACS 5-Years Estimates. Updated January 28, 2019 to ensure consistency across publications.

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Imagine all the People - Latinos

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Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Income & Poverty

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10/23/2015
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“Imagine all the People” is a series of publications produced by the Boston Redevelopment Authority for the Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians, that provides a comprehensive profile of Boston’s diverse immigrant communities and their numerous contributions to the city’s social, cultural, and economic landscape. It is part of an ongoing effort to celebrate new Bostonians and gain insight into how our city is shaped by their presence.

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