boston Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 37,421 9.2 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 96,392 23.6 % 32.6 %
Some College 60,928 14.9 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 119,227 29.2 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 94,159 23.1 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 350,581 85.9 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 190,187 46.6 % 46.6 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 669,469 - -
19 years old and under 141,384 21.1 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 316,273 47.2 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 140,941 21.1 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 70,871 10.6 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 393,783 76.9 % 84.6 %
Spanish 104,722 20.4 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 13,732 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 162,037 57.7 % 33.5 %
Married 84,933 30.2 % 50.5 %
Separated 9,916 3.5 % 2.6 %
Divorced 24,167 8.6 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 286,120 - -
Occupied Housing Units 261,492 91.4 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 24,628 8.6 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 34,135 11.9 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 20,184 7.1 % 5.8 %
2-Units 40,493 14.2 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 68,874 24.1 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 28,731 10.0 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 22,715 7.9 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 70,547 24.7 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 289 0.1 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 152 0.1 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 11,008 3.8 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 19,691 6.9 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 23,934 8.4 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 22,452 7.8 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 35,746 12.5 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 144,741 50.6 % 13.0 %
Electric 75,833 26.5 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 30,016 10.5 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 144,965 50.7 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 5,536 1.9 % 4.1 %
Wood 326 0.1 % 1.8 %
Solar 196 0.1 % 0.1 %
Other Fuel 1,837 0.6 % 0.4 %
None 2,783 1.0 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 352,667 55.2 % 75.5 %
African-American 169,390 26.5 % 13.1 %
Native American 1,282 0.2 % 0.8 %
Asian 63,603 10.0 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 52,068 8.1 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 58,263 55,775
Median Family Income 65,083 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 37,842 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 53.57 %
  • Temperature 39.92 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.57 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 31.85
    [CDD] 0
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.12 %
6.0 0.03 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com