Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA

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2019 Population
118,077
0.556% 1-year growth
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
26.1
0.385% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
24.6%
5.46% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$63,108
7.23% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$525,200
8.8% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
65,204
2.96% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA had a population of 118k people with a median age of 26.1 and a median household income of $63,108. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA grew from 117,424 to 118,077, a 0.556% increase and its median household income grew from $58,851 to $63,108, a 7.23% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (18%), White (Hispanic) (6.57%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.66%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.46%). 37.5% of the households in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

82.4% of the residents in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Boston City--Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA are Boston University (11,988 degrees awarded in 2019), Northeastern University (7,454 degrees), and Northeastern University Lifelong Learning Network (3,488 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA was $525,200, and the homeownership rate was 17.1%. Most people in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA used public transit to get to work, and the average commute time was 27.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA was 1 car per household.

Diversity

Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA is home to a population of 118k people, from which 82.4% are citizens. As of 2019, 43.8% of Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA residents were born outside of the country (51.8k people).

In 2019, there were 3.28 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (69.8k people) in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 7.76k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA are Spanish (11,584 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (10,221 speakers), and Russian (3,081 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    69.8k ± 1.55k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    21.2k ± 1.11k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    7.76k ± 1.01k
13%
Hispanic Population
15.4k people

In 2019, there were 3.28 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (69.8k people) in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 7.76k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13% of the people in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA are hispanic (15.4k people).

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    11,584 speakers (10%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    10,221 speakers (8.83%)
  3. Russian
    3,081 speakers (2.66%)

37.5% of Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA was Spanish. 10% of the overall population of Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA are native Spanish speakers. 8.83% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 2.66% speak Russian, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

43.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
51.8k people
27.5%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
32.3k people

As of 2019, 43.8% of Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA residents (51.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA was 27.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

25
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
31
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.8

In 2019, the median age of all people in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA was 26.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 25, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 31. But people in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA residents was 26.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    8,055 ± 2,127 people
  2. India
    3,026 ± 1,333 people
  3. Brazil
    1,756 ± 1,021 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA was China, the natal country of 8,055 Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA residents, followed by India with 3,026 and Brazil with 1,756.

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Citizenship

82.4%
2019 Citizenship
82.6%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 82.4% of Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA was 82.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    676 ± 196
  2. Vietnam
    482 ± 157
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    93 ± 66

Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Massachusetts, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Massachusetts (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Massachusetts. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Massachusetts.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Massachusetts across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA is $63,108. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA was Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA with a value of $203,673, followed by Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA and Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA, with respective values of $152,587 and $141,568.

Males in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA have an average income that is 1.22 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,642. The income inequality in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA employs 65.2k people. The largest industries in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (11,198 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,447 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,139 people), and the highest paying industries are Wired telecommunications carriers ($186,780), Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing ($134,507), and Travel arrangements & reservation services ($123,186).

Wages

Median Household Income

$63,108
2019 value
± $1,734
7.23%
1 Year Growth
± 5.04%

Households in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA have a median annual income of $63,108, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $58,851 in 2018, which represents a 7.23% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$66,455
Average Male Salary in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA
± $9,562
$54,642
Average Female Salary in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA
± $7,248

In 2019, full-time male employees in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA made 1.22 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA
  1. Asian
    $49,954 ± $17,371
  2. White
    $49,609 ± $6,110
  3. Black
    $36,168 ± $21,438

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.01 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA.

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Wage Distribution

0.499
2019 Wage GINI in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA
0.513
2018 Wage GINI in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA

In 2019, the income inequality in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.76% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA was Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA with a value of $203,673, followed by Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA and Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA, with respective values of $152,587 and $141,568.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

24.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA (21.9k out of 88.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    10,564 ± 804
  2. Asian
    6,699 ± 591
  3. Hispanic
    3,517 ± 511

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

65.2k
2019 Value
2.96%
1 Year growth
± 2.96%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA grew at a rate of 2.96%, from 63.3k employees to 65.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA, are Postsecondary teachers (2,654 people), Software developers (1,789 people), and Other managers (1,693 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA, by number of employees, are Postsecondary teachers (2,654 people), Software developers (1,789 people), and Other managers (1,693 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Miscellaneous life, physical, & social science technicians, including social science research assistants (12 times higher than expected), Medical scientists, & life scientists, all other (11.2 times), and Residential advisors (10.8 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($208,447), Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors ($144,091), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($125,629).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

65.2k
2019 Value
2.96%
1 Year growth
± 2.96%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA grew at a rate of 2.96%, from 63.3k employees to 65.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (11,198 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,447 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,139 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA, though some of these residents may live in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA, by number of employees, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (11,198 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,447 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,139 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA has an unusually high number of Scientific research & development services (7.27 times higher than expected), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5.91 times), and Periodical, book, & directory publishers (4.26 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA, by average salary, are Wired telecommunications carriers ($186,780), Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing ($134,507), and Travel arrangements & reservation services ($123,186).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $33.2B
  2. $30.5B
  3. $29.4B

In 2018, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $33.2B, followed by Mixed freight ($30.5B) and Electronics ($29.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Massachusetts products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$277B
2018 Value in Massachusetts
$573B
Projected 2045 Value in Massachusetts
107% growth

In 2018, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $277B. This is expected to increase 107% to $573B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Massachusetts trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $23.6B
  2. $17.6B
  3. $13B

In 2018, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $23.6B, followed by New Hampshire with $17.6B and Connecticut and $13B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Massachusetts shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Massachusetts went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 59.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.3%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.08%). The most partisan county was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing the state of Massachusetts. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Massachusetts
59.1% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Massachusetts
  1. 79.6% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 73% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 67.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Massachusetts was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Massachusetts colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Massachusetts

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Elizabeth Warren
Senator from Massachusetts1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ed Markey
Senator from Massachusetts2
Assumed office on July 16, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Mo Cowan, who had been appointed to replace John Kerry, who had become Secretary of State.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing Massachusetts.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Massachusetts over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Massachusetts

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Massachusetts have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Boston City--Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA awarded 31,489 degrees. The student population of Boston City--Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA is skewed towards women, with 42,548 male students and 55,856 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Boston City--Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA are White (13,650 and 58.7%), followed by Asian (3,034 and 13.1%), Hispanic or Latino (2,166 and 9.32%), and Unknown (2,041 and 8.78%).

The largest universities in Boston City--Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA by number of degrees awarded are Boston University (11,988 and 38.1%), Northeastern University (7,454 and 23.7%), and Northeastern University Lifelong Learning Network (3,488 and 11.1%).

The most popular majors in Boston City--Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA are General Business Administration & Management (1,332 and 4.23%), General Business (1,194 and 3.79%), and Pharmacy (1,141 and 3.62%).

The median tuition costs in Boston City--Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA are $40,939 for private four year colleges, and $1,030 and $25,730 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 900 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 888 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 861 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Boston City--Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA was General Business with 900 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Boston City--Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 11,988 degrees awarded
  2. 7,454 degrees awarded
  3. 3,488 degrees awarded
$1,030
Median In-State Public
$40,939
Median Private

In 2019, the Boston City--Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Boston University with 11,988 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

13,126
Degrees Awarded to Men
18,363
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 13,126 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Boston City--Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA, which is 0.715 times less than the 18,363 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Boston City--Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    13,650 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    3,034 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2,166 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Boston City--Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA was White students. These 13,650 degrees mean that there were 4.5 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 3,034 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA was $525,200 in 2019, which is 2.18 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $482,700 to $525,200, a 8.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA is 17.1%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA have an average commute time of 27.5 minutes, and they used public transit to get to work. Car ownership in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$525,200
2019 Median
± $24,271
$482,700
2018 Median
± $13,612

In 2019, the median property value in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA grew to to $525,200 from the previous year's value of $482,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

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$63,108
Median Household Income
± $1,734
41.8k
Number of Households
± 1,389

In 2019, the median household income of the 41.8k households in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA grew to $63,108 from the previous year's value of $58,851.

The following chart displays the households in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

17.1%
2019 Homeownership
17.7%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 17.1% of the housing units in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 17.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

27.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA have a longer commute time (27.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.29% of the workforce in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Public Transit (31.5%)
  2. Drove Alone (31.1%)
  3. Walked (23.8%)

In 2019, 31.5% of workers in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA used public transit to get to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (31.1%) and those who walked to work (23.8%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA have 1 car, followed by false.

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Health

96.4% of the population of Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA has health coverage, with 60.3% on employee plans, 12.7% on Medicaid, 3.56% on Medicare, 19.5% on non-group plans, and 0.326% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Massachusetts was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see 968 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (968 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 930 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 153 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.1%). Additionally, Hampden County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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968 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Massachusetts

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see an average of 968 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (968 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Massachusetts in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$10,559
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Massachusetts
$5,302
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,922
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,899
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Massachusetts (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.78%, from $10,273 to $10,559.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.58%
Uninsured
60.3%
Employer Coverage
12.7%
Medicaid
3.56%
Medicare
19.5%
Non-Group
0.326%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA declined by 10.2% from 3.99% to 3.58%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Allston, Brighton & Fenway PUMA, MA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 11.1% prevalence
  2. 10.7% prevalence
  3. 10.6% prevalence

Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts, at 11.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts by county over multiple years.

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