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2020 Compare Cities Economy:
Boston, MA vs Queens, NY

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Highlights
- Household income in Queens, is 0% less than it is in Boston and is 7% above the National Average.
- Boston unemployment rate is 2.80%.
- Queens unemployment rate is 3.90%.


Economy
 Boston, MAQueens, NYUnited States
 2.8%3.9%3.7%
 4.3%0.5%1.6%
 42.5%31.4%33.5%
 6.3%8.9%6.2%
 5.1%6.2%4.6%
     $39,686$28,814$31,177
 $62,021$62,008$57,652
 $69,616$69,805$70,850
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 Est. Households By Income
 Boston, MAQueens, NYUnited States
 17.9%10.8%11.5%
 4.5%4.5%4.8%
 7.5%9.1%9.7%
 6.7%8.6%9.3%
 6.1%8.0%8.5%
 5.9%7.5%7.7%
 8.4%10.0%9.9%
 9.9%13.1%12.3%
 15.1%15.6%14.1%
 7.8%7.3%5.8%
 10.1%5.7%6.3%
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 Population By Occupation
 Boston, MAQueens, NYUnited States
 19.6%12.9%15.1%
 8.4%4.0%5.6%
 2.4%1.8%1.7%
 2.0%1.2%1.1%
 6.9%5.4%6.0%
 3.0%2.7%2.0%
 6.4%5.3%5.9%
 2.9%4.1%2.4%
 2.3%2.9%2.2%
 6.9%7.0%5.8%
 4.6%5.3%3.9%
 4.1%5.4%3.7%
 20.1%23.3%23.5%
 0.1%0.1%0.7%
 4.0%8.1%8.2%
 6.2%10.7%12.2%

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Reviews for Boston    116 Reviews
Boston is great? Think again. - 8/6/2019
I was born and raised in Boston, the only good thing about this place is the money, if you have a great job. Other than that, the weather sucks, people are rude, people... Read More

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Boston gets a bad reputation - 8/2/2019
I grew up 25 miles outside of Boston and currently live about an hour north in New Hampshire. Boston definitely isn't for everyone its crowded and expensive, it can be... Read More

Overrated - 5/15/2019
I rated "Just Okay" because Boston did offer a few things that other cities didn't. The schools are good, the public transit is OK and it's proximity to NYC is a winner.... Read More

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ZIPS IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
02124, 02128, 02135, 02130, 02127, 02125, 02136, 02131, 02115, 02126, 30 total
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