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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Boston is 209% more densely populated than Denver.
People are 31.1% more likely to be married in Denver.
The Median Age is 2.7 years younger in Boston.

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PEOPLE
 Boston, MADenver, COUnited States
 Population667,137682,545321,418,820
 Population - 2010602,609578,087308,745,538
 Population - 2000589,141554,636285,036,114
 Population - 1990574,283467,610251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now16.17%45.97%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now13.24%23.06%12.76%
 Pop. Density13,7944,46091
 Land Area481533,531,905
 Water Area412264,837
 Median Age31.33437.4
 Female Population52.17%50.01%50.81%
 Male Population47.83%49.99%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Boston, MADenver, COUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.31%7.00%6.36%
 Age 5 to 94.36%6.19%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.20%5.15%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.79%2.72%4.03%
 Age 18 to 208.12%3.37%4.35%
 Age 21 to 249.40%5.97%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3422.04%21.45%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.50%15.32%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5411.33%11.79%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.02%5.59%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.54%4.89%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.59%5.81%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.24%3.11%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.58%1.66%1.85%
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 RACE
 Boston, MADenver, COUnited States
 White46.03%52.86%62.77%
 Black22.69%9.47%12.24%
 Asian9.08%3.44%4.95%
 Native American0.19%0.60%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.01%0.08%0.16%
 Other1.31%0.18%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.31%2.19%2.13%
 Hispanic18.37%31.20%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic81.63%68.80%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Boston, MADenver, COUnited States
 Households251,212271,054116,211,000
 Family Households119,718130,38776,958,100
 Non Family Households131,494140,66739,253,000
 Household Size2.362.282.63
 Married Population31.50%41.29%50.58%
 Single Population68.50%58.72%49.42%
 Now Married28.64%38.97%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.86%2.31%2.17%
 Never Married56.53%41.59%32.55%
 Widowed4.15%4.33%5.95%
 Divorced7.82%12.79%10.92%
 Married, w/children22.36%32.28%31.68%
 Married, no children33.09%37.34%41.44%
 Single, w/children27.08%20.00%16.94%
 Single, no children17.47%10.38%9.95%

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 COMMENTS
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