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Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee
Boston, Massachusetts
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Nashville-Davidson is 903% less densely populated than Boston.
People are 11% more likely to be married in Boston.
The Median Age is 2.6 years older in Nashville-Davidson.

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PEOPLE
 Nashville-Davidson, TNBoston, MAUnited States
 Population654,610667,137321,418,820
 Population - 2010587,790602,609308,745,538
 Population - 2000545,524589,141285,036,114
 Population - 1990488,374574,283251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now34.04%16.17%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now20.00%13.24%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,37513,79491
 Land Area476483,531,905
 Water Area2241264,837
 Median Age33.931.337.4
 Female Population51.74%52.17%50.81%
 Male Population48.27%47.83%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Nashville-Davidson, TNBoston, MAUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.10%5.31%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.12%4.36%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.36%4.20%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.06%2.79%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.46%8.12%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.60%9.40%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3418.93%22.04%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.80%12.50%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.95%11.33%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.12%5.02%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.96%4.54%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.88%5.59%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.27%3.24%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.39%1.58%1.85%
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 RACE
 Nashville-Davidson, TNBoston, MAUnited States
 White56.14%46.03%62.77%
 Black28.10%22.69%12.24%
 Asian3.21%9.08%4.95%
 Native American0.24%0.19%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.05%0.01%0.16%
 Other0.15%1.31%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.99%2.31%2.13%
 Hispanic10.12%18.37%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic89.88%81.63%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Nashville-Davidson, TNBoston, MAUnited States
 Households250,256251,212116,211,000
 Family Households138,132119,71876,958,100
 Non Family Households112,124131,49439,253,000
 Household Size2.42.362.63
 Married Population42.09%31.50%50.58%
 Single Population57.91%68.50%49.42%
 Now Married39.58%28.64%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.51%2.86%2.17%
 Never Married40.31%56.53%32.55%
 Widowed5.06%4.15%5.95%
 Divorced12.53%7.82%10.92%
 Married, w/children27.55%22.36%31.68%
 Married, no children38.24%33.09%41.44%
 Single, w/children21.98%27.08%16.94%
 Single, no children12.23%17.47%9.95%
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