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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Census 2000 Profile of Boston's Electoral District #1

N/A Neighborhoods

May 15 2005 Publication Date

Selected demographic, social, economic, and housing characteristics of Boston's electoral district compiled from Census 2000 data (Summary File 3).


Topics: Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Language, Race
Boston Neighborhood Maps of Census Tracts and Block Groups - Census 2000

All Neighborhoods Neighborhoods

Feb 01 2005 Publication Date

Maps of 2000 Census geography for Boston and its neighborhoods with clear delineation of census boundaries and their ID numbers showing streets, permanent features and street names.


Topics: N/A
Boston Still a Magnet to 20 to 34 year-olds

N/A Neighborhoods

Feb 01 2005 Publication Date


Topics: Age
The Boston Economy 2004

N/A Neighborhoods

Sep 01 2004 Publication Date

Report for year 2004 presents major economic and demographic trends for the past ten years in a citywide and regional context.


Topics: Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development
Boston Among 35 American Cities

N/A Neighborhoods

Sep 01 2004 Publication Date

Report on employment growth and specialization in 35 of the largest American cities including Boston with specific reference to location, growth and concentration of jobs in cities.


Topics: Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development
New Supermarket Openings

N/A Neighborhoods

Jul 01 2004 Publication Date

Basic details of supermarkets that opened in Boston from 1992 to 2004, their locations and floor space.


Topics: Industry Profiles
Boston Chartbook - A Primer of Boston's Economy - 2004

N/A Neighborhoods

May 05 2004 Publication Date

Boston's economy presented in a series of graphs showing Boston's share of Massachusetts' jobs, goods and services, and tax revenues.


Topics: Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development
Census 2000: Key Neighborhood Characteristics

All Neighborhoods Neighborhoods

Apr 15 2004 Publication Date

Selected Census 2000 data on neighborhoods with comparative percentages for Boston city presented in 17 Tables and 11 graphs.


Topics: Age, Education, Foreign-born, Households & Families, Income & Poverty, Language, Race
Economic & Fiscal Impact of the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston

N/A Neighborhoods

Apr 07 2004 Publication Date

This study estimates the near-term economic impacts and longer-term sustainability benefits of Boston’s ARRA investments.In short, this study projects significant economic impact in such things as job creation, Gross Regional Product, and tax generation, as well as longer-term sustainability benefits such as energy cost saving and water preservation. In addition, the study shows that when considering financial and sustainability efforts together, local benefits are expected to exceed costs by at least a four-to-one ratio, demonstrating a strong return on investment to the City of Boston.


Topics: Income & Poverty, Labor Market
A New Housing Parternship

N/A Neighborhoods

Mar 01 2004 Publication Date

Housing demand and creation of dormitory beds by institutions of higher education and health care.


Topics: Education, Households & Families