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People in Boston, Massachusetts

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PeopleBoston, MAUnited States
Population617,594308,035,306
Pop. Density12,79387
Pop. Change5.09%8.07%
Median Age3137.3
Households252,699116,716,292
Household Size2.262.58
Male Population47.92%49.27%
Female Population52.08%50.96%
Married Population24.61%47.02%
Single Population75.39%52.98%



Marital Status

The 2012 Boston, MA, population is 617,594. There are 12,793 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Boston, MA

The median age is 31. The US median is 37.3. 24.61% of people in Boston, MA, are married. 7.80% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.26 people. 21.77% of people are married, with children. 22.59% have children, but are single.

Race in Boston, MA

53.92% of people are white, 24.36% are black, 8.94% are asian, 0.39% are native american, and 12.39% claim 'Other'.

1.67% of the people in Boston, MA, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 98.33% are non-hispanic).


Boston People SperlingViews

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