Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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Population
4.88M
0.803% 1-year growth
Median Age
38.8

Median Household Income
$88,711
3.52% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$464,600
5.26% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

In 2018, Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH had a population of 4.88M people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $88,711. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH grew from 4.84M to 4.88M, a 0.803% increase and its median household income grew from $85,691 to $88,711, a 3.52% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.15%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.59%), White (Hispanic) (5.55%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.81%). 25% of the people in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH speak a non-English language, and 90.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH are Boston University (10,645 degrees awarded in 2017), Harvard University (8,797 degrees), and Northeastern University (6,652 degrees).

The median property value in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH is $464,600, and the homeownership rate is 60.9%. Most people in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH is 2 cars per household.

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 and New Hampshire, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Massachusetts and New Hampshire went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 56.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.8%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.09%). 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, Ed Markey, Jeanne Shaheen, and Maggie Hassan are the senators currently representing the state of Massachusetts and New Hampshire. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH is currently represented by 11 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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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Massachusetts and New Hampshire
56.8% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Massachusetts and New Hampshire
  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 and New Hampshire 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 and New Hampshire colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Massachusetts and New Hampshire

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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 John Kerry, who resigned to become Secretary of State.
Jeanne Shaheen
Senator from New Hampshire2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Maggie Hassan
Senator from New Hampshire3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Elizabeth Warren, Ed Markey, Jeanne Shaheen, and Maggie Hassan are the senators currently representing Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

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

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US Representatives from Massachusetts and New Hampshire

Massachusetts and New Hampshire is currently represented by 11 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 Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH is home to a population of 4.88M people, from which 90.8% are citizens. As of 2018, 18.4% of Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH residents were born outside of the country (898k people).

In 2018, there were 8.54 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.39M people) in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 397k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 370k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH are Spanish (424,723 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (126,327 speakers), and Portuguese (110,195 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.39M ± 4.45k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    397k ± 4.68k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    370k ± 5.6k
11.5%
Hispanic Population
563k people

In 2018, there were 8.54 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.39M people) in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 397k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 370k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.5% of the people in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH are hispanic (563k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    424,723 speakers (9.2%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    126,327 speakers (2.74%)
  3. Portuguese
    110,195 speakers (2.39%)

25% of Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH was Spanish. 9.2% of the overall population of Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH are native Spanish speakers. 2.74% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 2.39% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

18.4%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
898k people
18%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
870k people

As of 2018, 18.4% of Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH residents (898k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH was 18%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

37
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.5

In 2018, the median age of all people in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH was 38.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. China
    104,525 ± 9,292 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    100,904 ± 9,103 people
  3. India
    88,735 ± 9,180 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Massachusetts and New Hampshire was China, the natal country of 104,525 Massachusetts and New Hampshire residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 100,904 and India with 88,735.

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Citizenship

90.8%
2018 Citizenship
90.7%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 90.8% of Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH was 90.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    62,397 ± 3,076
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    32,245 ± 3,190
  3. Korea
    20,277 ± 2,328

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.94 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH is $88,711. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH was Middlesex County, MA with a value of $100,517, followed by Norfolk County, MA and Rockingham County, NH, with respective values of $100,356 and $95,160.

Males in Massachusetts have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,042. The income inequality in Massachusetts (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Comparatively, males in New Hampshire have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,410. The income inequality in New Hampshire is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH employs N/A people. The largest industries in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH are Health Care & Social Assistance (417,361 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (319,905 people), and Educational Services (305,635 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($101,515), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($93,289), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($87,443).

Wages

Median Household Income

$88,711
2018 value
± $1,470
3.52%
1 Year Growth
± 2.05%

Households in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH have a median annual income of $88,711, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $85,691 in 2017, which represents a 3.52% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$89,637
Average Male Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,937
$66,042
Average Female Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,326
$76,607
Average Male Salary in New Hampshire
± $3,288
$54,410
Average Female Salary in New Hampshire
± $2,509

In 2018, full-time male employees in Massachusetts made 1.36 times more than female employees.

In that same year, full-time male employees in New Hampshire made 1.41 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Massachusetts and New Hampshire by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in New Hampshire
  1. Asian
    $83,580 ± $15,627
  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $69,000 ± $29,051
  3. White
    $56,205 ± $1,898
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Massachusetts
  1. Asian
    $78,414 ± $4,378
  2. White
    $68,799 ± $1,194
  3. Two or More Races
    $52,931 ± $4,910

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Hampshire workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in New Hampshire.

In the same year, the highest paid race/ethnicity of Massachusetts workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Massachusetts.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Massachusetts and New Hampshire by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH is from Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
0.483
2018 Wage GINI in Massachusetts
0.484
2017 Wage GINI in Massachusetts
0.466
2018 Wage GINI in New Hampshire
0.458
2017 Wage GINI in New Hampshire

In 2018, the income inequality in Massachusetts was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.101% decline from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Massachusetts was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Massachusetts in comparison to the national average.

In the same year, the income inequality in New Hampshire was 0.466 and income inequality had a 1.94% growth from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for New Hampshire was lower than than the national average of 0.479, meaning wages are distributed more evenly in New Hampshire in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH was Middlesex County, MA with a value of $100,517, followed by Norfolk County, MA and Rockingham County, NH, with respective values of $100,356 and $95,160.

The following map shows all of the counties in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

N/A N/A
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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

N/A
N/A Value
± N/A

From N/A to N/A, employment in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH stayed at a rate of NaNk%, from N/A employees to N/A employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH, are N/A. This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH has an unusually high number of residents working as N/A.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($95,270), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($92,443), and Legal Occupations ($91,049).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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N/A Value
± N/A

From N/A to N/A, employment in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH stayed at a rate of NaNk%, from N/A employees to N/A employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (417,361 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (319,905 people), and Educational Services (305,635 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH, though some of these residents may live in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH 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 Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (417,361 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (319,905 people), and Educational Services (305,635 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.61 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.29 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.29 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($101,515), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($93,289), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($87,443).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts and New Hampshire to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $32.8B
  2. $32.1B
  3. $30B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts and New Hampshire product (by dollars) was Electronics with $32.8B, followed by Gasoline ($32.1B) and Mixed freight ($30B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$44.8B
2015 Value in New Hampshire
$75.6B
Projected 2045 Value in New Hampshire
68.6% growth
$240B
2015 Value in Massachusetts
$364B
Projected 2045 Value in Massachusetts
51.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Hampshire trade was $44.8B. This is expected to increase 68.6% to $75.6B by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $240B. This is expected to increase 51.4% to $364B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts and New Hampshire to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $15.1B
  2. $14.4B
  3. $10.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts and New Hampshire domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $15.1B, followed by Connecticut with $14.4B and California and $10.7B.

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

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Education

In 2017, universities in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH awarded 105,380 degrees. The student population of Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH is skewed towards women, with 163,566 male students and 210,691 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH are White (54,259 and 61%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (8,769 and 9.85%), Asian (8,629 and 9.7%), and Unknown (7,253 and 8.15%).

The largest universities in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH by number of degrees awarded are Boston University (10,645 and 10.1%), Harvard University (8,797 and 8.35%), and Northeastern University (6,652 and 6.31%).

The most popular majors in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH are General Business Administration & Management (8,956 and 8.5%), Registered Nursing (3,530 and 3.35%), and General Psychology (2,585 and 2.45%).

The median tuition costs in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH are $36,954 for private four year colleges, and $13,102 and $23,145 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 4,437 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 2,209 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 2,058 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH was General Business Administration & Management with 4,437 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 10,645 degrees awarded
  2. 8,797 degrees awarded
  3. 6,652 degrees awarded
$13,102
Median In-State Public
$36,954
Median Private

In 2017, the Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH institution with the largest number of graduating students was Boston University with 10,645 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

44,267
Degrees Awarded to Men
61,113
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 44,267 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH, which is 0.724 times less than the 61,113 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    54,259 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    8,769 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    8,629 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH were to White students. These 54,259 degrees mean that there were 6.19 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 8,769 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH was $464,600 in 2018, which is 2.02 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $441,400 to $464,600, a 5.26% increase. The homeownership rate in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH is 60.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH have an average commute time of 30.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$464,600
2018 Median
± $3,463
$441,400
2017 Median
± $2,971

In 2018, the median property value in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH grew to to $464,600 from the previous year's value of $441,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH 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 Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$88,711
Median Household Income
± $1,470
1.85M
Number of Households
± 21,800

In 2018, the median household income of the 1.85M households in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH grew to $88,711 from the previous year's value of $85,691.

The following chart displays the households in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

60.9%
2018 Homeownership
61.8%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 60.9% of the housing units in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 61.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

30.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH have a longer commute time (30.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.77% of the workforce in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    66.1%
  2. Public Transit
    13.2%
  3. Carpooled
    7.04%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH was Drove Alone (66.1%), followed by those who Public Transit (13.2%) and those who Carpooled (7.04%).

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

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

N/A% of the population of Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% 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).

Per capita personal health care spending in New Hampshire was $9,589 in 2014. This is a 2.35% increase from the previous year ($9,369).

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see 954 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.421% increase from the previous year (950 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1010 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 185 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in New Hampshire see 1098 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.49% increase from the previous year (1061 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1389 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 369 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Coos County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.5%). Additionally, Belknap County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
954 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Massachusetts
1,098 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Hampshire

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see an average of 954 patients per year. This represents a 0.421% increase from the previous year (950 patients).

Primary care physicians in New Hampshire see an average of 1,098 patients per year. This represents a 3.49% increase from the previous year (1,061 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Massachusetts and New Hampshire 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
$10,559
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Massachusetts
$9,589
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New Hampshire

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.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in New Hampshire (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.35%, from $9,369 to $9,589.

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

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Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH 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. 11.5% prevalence
  2. 11.4% prevalence
  3. 11.1% prevalence

Coos County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, at 11.5%.

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

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