Boston, MA

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2019 Population
694,295
0.234% 1-year decline
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
32.6
1.56% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
18.9%
6.28% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$79,018
10% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$627,000
9.01% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
406,937
6.31% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Boston, MA had a population of 694k people with a median age of 32.6 and a median household income of $79,018. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Boston, MA declined from 695,926 to 694,295, a −0.234% decrease and its median household income grew from $71,834 to $79,018, a 10% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Boston, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (44.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (22.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.63%), White (Hispanic) (8.28%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.78%). 36.9% of the households in Boston, MA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 86.2% of the residents in Boston, MA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Boston, MA are Boston University (11,988 degrees awarded in 2019), Northeastern University (7,454 degrees), and University of Massachusetts-Boston (3,774 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Boston, MA was $627,000, and the homeownership rate was 34.7%. Most people in Boston, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30 minutes. The average car ownership in Boston, MA was 1 car per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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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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Diversity

Boston, MA is home to a population of 694k people, from which 86.2% are citizens. As of 2019, 66.8% of Boston, MA residents were born outside of the country (464k people).

In 2019, there were 2.02 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (312k people) in Boston, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 154k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 66.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Boston, MA are Spanish (108,710 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (32,287 speakers), and Haitian (23,444 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Boston, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    312k ± 4.6k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    154k ± 2.86k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    66.9k ± 2.64k
19.7%
Hispanic Population
137k people

In 2019, there were 2.02 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (312k people) in Boston, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 154k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 66.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

19.7% of the people in Boston, MA are hispanic (137k people).

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    108,710 speakers (16.4%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    32,287 speakers (4.88%)
  3. Haitian
    23,444 speakers (3.54%)

36.9% of Boston, 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 Boston, MA was Spanish. 16.4% of the overall population of Boston, MA are native Spanish speakers. 4.88% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 3.54% speak Haitian, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

66.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
464k people
27.9%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
194k people

As of 2019, 66.8% of Boston, MA residents (464k 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 Boston, MA was 27.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

30
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.1

In 2019, the median age of all people in Boston, MA was 32.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Boston, MA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Boston, MA residents was 32.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. China
    109,953 ± 8,076 people
  2. Brazil
    93,708 ± 7,464 people
  3. Dominican Republic
    92,675 ± 7,424 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Massachusetts was China, the natal country of 109,953 Massachusetts residents, followed by Brazil with 93,708 and Dominican Republic with 92,675.

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Citizenship

86.2%
2019 Citizenship
86.4%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 86.2% of Boston, MA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Boston, MA was 86.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    4,226 ± 982
  2. Vietnam
    3,633 ± 827
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,566 ± 692

Boston, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Boston, MA is $79,018. In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Boston, MA was Census Tract 107.02 with a value of $163,938, followed by Census Tract 1201.05 and Census Tract 706, with respective values of $161,473 and $160,750.

Males in Massachusetts have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $70,026. The income inequality in Massachusetts (measured using the Gini index) is 0.481, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Boston, MA employs 407k people. The largest industries in Boston, MA are Health Care & Social Assistance (72,053 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (58,698 people), and Educational Services (54,994 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($117,747), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($105,646), and Finance & Insurance ($85,794).

Wages

Median Household Income

$79,018
2019 value
± $4,250
10%
1 Year Growth
± 7.26%

Households in Boston, MA have a median annual income of $79,018, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $71,834 in 2018, which represents a 10% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$90,776
Average Male Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,881
$70,026
Average Female Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,433

In 2019, full-time male employees in Massachusetts made 1.3 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts
  1. Asian
    $78,973 ± $4,094
  2. White
    $71,653 ± $1,225
  3. American Indian
    $64,612 ± $46,208

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Massachusetts workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Massachusetts.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Boston, MA is from Massachusetts.
0.481
2019 Wage GINI in Massachusetts
0.483
2018 Wage GINI in Massachusetts

In 2019, the income inequality in Massachusetts was 0.481 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.545% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Massachusetts was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Massachusetts in comparison to the national average.

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

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 107.02
  2. Census Tract 1201.05
  3. Census Tract 706

In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Boston, MA was Census Tract 107.02 with a value of $163,938, followed by Census Tract 1201.05 and Census Tract 706, with respective values of $161,473 and $160,750.

The following map shows all of the places in Boston, 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

18.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Boston, MA (121k out of 642k 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 Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

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
    44,384 ± 1,562
  2. Hispanic
    38,217 ± 1,489
  3. Black
    37,214 ± 1,462

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Boston, MA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

407k
2019 Value
± 11,514
6.31%
1 Year growth
± 3.71%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Boston, MA grew at a rate of 6.31%, from 383k employees to 407k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Boston, MA, are Management Occupations (50,675 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (40,544 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (33,424 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Boston, MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Boston, MA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (50,675 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (40,544 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (33,424 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Boston, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.94 times higher than expected), Legal Occupations (1.95 times), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.53 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Boston, MA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($110,352), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($96,111), and Management Occupations ($95,145).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

407k
2019 Value
± 11,514
6.31%
1 Year growth
± 3.71%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Boston, MA grew at a rate of 6.31%, from 383k employees to 407k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Boston, MA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (72,053 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (58,698 people), and Educational Services (54,994 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Boston, MA, though some of these residents may live in Boston, 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 Boston, MA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (72,053 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (58,698 people), and Educational Services (54,994 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Boston, MA has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.89 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.45 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.43 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Boston, MA, by median earnings, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($117,747), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($105,646), and Finance & Insurance ($85,794).

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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 Suffolk County, MA went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 79.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (16.3%), followed by Other (4.07%). 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 Suffolk County, MA
79.6% 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, MA awarded 43,941 degrees. The student population of Boston, MA is skewed towards women, with 62,378 male students and 86,812 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Boston, MA are White (19,034 and 55.6%), followed by Asian (4,272 and 12.5%), Hispanic or Latino (3,925 and 11.5%), and Black or African American (3,101 and 9.05%).

The largest universities in Boston, MA by number of degrees awarded are Boston University (11,988 and 27.3%), Northeastern University (7,454 and 17%), and University of Massachusetts-Boston (3,774 and 8.59%).

The most popular majors in Boston, MA are General Business Administration & Management (2,494 and 5.68%), Registered Nursing (1,335 and 3.04%), and General Business (1,195 and 2.72%).

The median tuition costs in Boston, MA are $37,392 for private four year colleges, and $7,609 and $30,190 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,599 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 1,003 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 901 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Boston, MA was General Business Administration & Management with 1,599 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Boston, 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. 3,774 degrees awarded
$7,609
Median In-State Public
$37,392
Median Private

In 2019, the Boston, 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

17,661
Degrees Awarded to Men
26,280
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 17,661 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Boston, MA, which is 0.672 times less than the 26,280 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    19,034 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    4,272 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    3,925 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Boston, MA was White students. These 19,034 degrees mean that there were 4.46 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 4,272 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Boston, MA was $627,000 in 2019, which is 2.61 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $575,200 to $627,000, a 9.01% increase. The homeownership rate in Boston, MA is 34.7%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Boston, MA have an average commute time of 30 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Boston, MA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$627,000
2019 Median
± $15,179
$575,200
2018 Median
± $17,125

In 2019, the median property value in Boston, MA grew to to $627,000 from the previous year's value of $575,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Boston, 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 Boston, MA 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.
$79,018
Median Household Income
± $4,250
272k
Number of Households
± 8,639

In 2019, the median household income of the 272k households in Boston, MA grew to $79,018 from the previous year's value of $71,834.

The following chart displays the households in Boston, 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

34.7%
2019 Homeownership
34.1%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 34.7% of the housing units in Boston, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 34.1%.

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

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Commute Time

30 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Boston, MA have a longer commute time (30 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 2.21% of the workforce in Boston, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (36.9%)
  2. Public Transit (32%)
  3. Walked (16.8%)

In 2019, 36.9% of workers in Boston, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (32%) and those who walked to work (16.8%).

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 Boston, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Boston, MA have 1 car, followed by 0 cars.

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Health

95.7% of the population of Boston, MA has health coverage, with 53.8% on employee plans, 22.5% on Medicaid, 7% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 0.397% 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 Suffolk County, MA see 671 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.593% decrease from the previous year (675 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 450 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 116 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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671 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Suffolk County, MA

Primary care physicians in Suffolk County, MA see an average of 671 patients per year. This represents a 0.593% decrease from the previous year (675 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Suffolk County, MA 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

4.28%
Uninsured
53.8%
Employer Coverage
22.5%
Medicaid
7%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
0.397%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Boston, MA grew by 17.2% from 3.65% to 4.28%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Boston, 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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