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People in Boston, Massachusetts

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PeopleBoston, MAUnited States
Population - 2010617,594308,745,538
Population - 2000588,292285,036,114
Population - 1990572,777251,960,433
Pop. 1990 to Now8.19%22.69%
Pop. 2000 to Now5.33%8.46%
Pop. Density12,83688
Land Area48.2773,531,905.42
Water Area41.363264,836.79
Median Age30.937.2
Female Population52.17%50.83%
Male Population47.83%49.18%
Age 0 to 45.33%6.51%
Age 5 to 94.38%6.57%
Age 10 to 144.21%6.68%
Age 15 to 172.97%4.17%
Age 18 to 208.38%4.45%
Age 21 to 2410.45%5.52%
Age 25 to 3421.06%13.32%
Age 35 to 4412.56%13.34%
Age 45 to 5411.29%14.44%
Age 55 to 595.00%6.37%
Age 60 to 644.18%5.48%
Age 65 to 745.31%7.12%
Age 75 to 843.34%4.25%
Age 85 and over1.56%1.78%
Native American0.34%0.82%
Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.05%0.17%
Two or More Races4.24%2.68%
Family Households116,37376,595,548
Non Family Households132,33138,631,254
Household Size2.312.61
Married Population31.77%51.40%
Single Population68.23%48.60%
Now Married28.87%49.23%
Married but Separated2.90%2.17%
Never Married56.40%31.83%
Married, w/children23.25%32.53%
Married, no children33.21%41.14%
Single, w/children26.72%16.88%
Single, no children16.82%9.45%

Marital Status

The 2014 Boston, MA, population is 619,662. There are 12,836 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Boston, MA

The median age is 30.9. The US median is 37.2. 31.77% of people in Boston, MA, are married. 7.55% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.31 people. 23.25% of people are married, with children. 26.72% have children, but are single.

Race in Boston, MA

53.83% of people are white, 25.40% are black, 9.06% are asian, 0.34% are native american, and 7.08% claim 'Other'.

17.40% of the people in Boston, MA, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 82.60% are non-hispanic).

Boston People SperlingViews

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