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Exploring Boston Neighborhood Park Usage and Users

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

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Document Date:
06/07/2024
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This presentation, a collaboration between BPDA Research and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, investigates the park usage patterns and user demographics of 3 of Boston's neighborhood parks: Ringer park in Allston, McLaughlin park in Mission Hill, and Ronan park in Dorchester. Further, it considers factors potentially influencing park usage.

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Celebrating Asian / Pacific American Heritage Month: A Profile of AAPI Residents and Workers in Boston

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

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Document Date:
05/13/2024
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This presentation provides a current snapshot of the demographic, educational, and labor force characteristics of the AAPI residents and workers in Boston. In addition, the presentation analyzes selected household characteristics of the two populations.

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Boston's Population: 2025-2050 and Implications

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

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Document Date:
04/03/2024
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BPDA Research Division has updated its 2050 population projections for Boston. This projection uses the BPDA Research Division’s adjusted 2020 population for Boston and uses new demographic trend data to project Boston’s population by age group out to 2050.

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Global, National and Regional Demographic Trends affecting Boston's Future

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

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Document Date:
03/19/2024
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The following presentation explores global, national, and local demographic trends and their impact on Boston's population. A summarizing infographic is available here.

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Evolution of Boston's Home Financing: Analyzing Changes in Mortgage Applicants

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

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N/A

Document Date:
02/22/2024
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This presentation explores Boston's home purchase mortgage environment to understand the trends and changes in mortgage applicant composition by income and race/ethnicity from 2007 to 2022, using HMDA data from the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Boston by the Numbers 2023

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

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Document Date:
12/13/2023
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Boston by the Numbers explores the characteristics of Boston's population and economy. This report breaks down the population by age group, gender, and nativity. It also looks at Boston's colleges and universities, housing, and land use, using the most recent American Community Survey data.

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Boston at a Glance 2023

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

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Document Date:
08/14/2023
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Boston at a Glance is a demographic fact sheet for the city of Boston. The 2023 update uses current U.S. Census data from the American Community Survey including ACS 2017-2021 5-year estimates.

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Historical Trends in Boston’s Neighborhoods

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

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Document Date:
06/01/2023
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A presentation on historical trends in Boston’s neighborhoods between 1950 and 2020, with a focus on population, housing, age distribution, race & ethnicity, nativity, educational attainment, and labor force participation.

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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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