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Boston Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
679,413
Unemployment Rate
4.7%
Poverty Rate
20.1%
Non-Citizens
14.5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 62 responses
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  • Varied
    44%
  • Friendly
    13%
  • Some were loud, other's had varied personalities
    13%
  • Fiemdly
    8%
  • Progressive
    8%
  • Kind
    6%
  • Dirty
    3%

Boston Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    45%
  • African American
    23%
  • Hispanic
    20%
  • Asian
    10%
  • Two or more races
    2%
  • Other race
    1%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    24%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    11%

Income

Median Household Income
$65,883
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    26%
  • $25-$44k
    13%
  • $45-$74k
    16%
  • $75-$149k
    26%
  • $150k+
    20%
Median Individual Income
$32,302
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    30%
  • $15-$34k
    22%
  • $35-$64k
    22%
  • $65k+
    26%

Community

Poll
55%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.73 responses
Poll
55%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted.71 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 41 responses
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  • Just be yourself and always be respectful and kind
    44%
  • Be open to new things
    24%
  • It's very expensive
    22%
  • Meet friends, try food, enjoy culture!
    5%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    2%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    2%
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