Boston

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  1. Boston Legal Resources
  2. Boston Statistics
  3. Boston Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Boston Employment Information
  5. Boston Family Information
  6. Boston Education Information
  7. Boston Business Information
  8. Boston Public Benefits Information
  9. Boston Criminal Information
  10. Boston Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Boston Zip Codes


Boston Legal Resources

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Boston Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 589,141
  • Land Area (2000): 125.423 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 106.730 square kilometers
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In January (1961-1990): 28.6186 (-1.9) / (-17.8)
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In July (1961-1990): 73.5186 (23.1) / 81.8186 (27.7)
  • Average Annual Heating Degree Days (1961-1990): 5,641
  • Average Annual Cooling Degree Days (1961-1990): 678
  • Average Annual Precipitation (1961-1990): 42 inches
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 339, 508, 617, 774, 781, 857, 978
  • Alias(es) (2003): BELL ATLANTIC TELEPHONE CO, BOSTON, BOSTON CITY HALL, BOSTON FINANCIAL DATA SERVIC, BOSTON UNIVERSITY, CAMBRIDGE, CASH MANAGEMENT, DORCHESTER, DORCHESTER CENTER, DORCHESTR CTR, E BOSTON, EAST BOSTON, FIDELITY SERVICE COMPANY, FLEET BANK, FLEET BANK BOSTON, FLEET NATIONAL SHAWMUT, GROVE HALL, JOHN HANCOCK MUTUAL INS, JOHN HANCOCK P O BOX 192, JOHN HANCOCK P O BOX 505, KENMORE, MASS TAX, MASSACHUSETTS TAX, MISSION HILL, ROXBURY, ROXBURY CROSSING, ROXBURY XING, S BOSTON, SOLDIERS FIELD, SOUTH BOSTON, STATE ST BANK AND TRUST, UPHAMS CORNER, BOSTON, HYDE PARK, READVILLE

Boston Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 557,812 2002 596,444 2005 567,589
2000 570,888 2003 589,795 2006 562,393
2001 591,944 2004 580,087 2007 591,855

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Houses (2000): 251,935
Very Low Income (VLI) Owner Households (2000): 13,097
Very Low Income (VLI) Renter Households (2000): 74,757
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Boston Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 706,903
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $35,993,322,000 / $9,333,883,000

Boston Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 304,507 286,374 18,133 5.95% 60
1991 296,551 271,660 24,891 8.39% 84
1992 289,299 265,307 23,992 8.29% 83
1993 287,067 267,080 19,986 6.96% 70
1994 286,004 268,809 17,195 6.01% 60
1995 293,780 277,847 15,934 5.42% 54
1996 295,132 281,244 13,888 4.71% 47
1997 299,256 286,537 12,719 4.25% 43
1998 300,047 289,584 10,464 3.49% 35
1999 301,897 291,680 10,216 3.38% 34
2000 304,224 295,008 9,216 3.03% 30
2001 306,805 294,165 12,640 4.12% 41
2002 304,789 286,918 17,871 5.86% 59
2003 298,005 278,948 19,058 6.40% 64
2004 290,534 274,121 16,413 5.65% 57
2005 286,727 271,754 14,973 5.22% 52
2006 301,788 286,736 15,053 4.99% 50
2007 303,294 289,889 13,405 4.42% 44
2008 304,975 290,273 14,702 4.82% 48
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 303,992 289,511 14,481 4.76% 48
Feb 2008 302,130 288,903 13,227 4.38% 44
Mar 2008 302,871 290,021 12,850 4.24% 42
Apr 2008 301,378 290,604 10,774 3.57% 36
May 2008 301,468 287,124 14,344 4.76% 48
Jun 2008 308,709 291,538 17,171 5.56% 56
Jul 2008 310,657 294,003 16,654 5.36% 54
Aug 2008 309,298 293,179 16,119 5.21% 52
Sep 2008 304,272 287,578 16,694 5.49% 55
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Boston Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 16,317 11.39%
2. Educational Services 12,911 9.01%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 12,017 8.39%
4. Finance and Insurance 11,041 7.71%
5. Health Care 10,493 7.33%
6. Construction 9,619 6.72%
7. Public Administration 7,898 5.51%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 6,431 4.49%
9. Other Transportation 3,773 2.63%
10. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 3,529 2.46%
11. Food and Beverage Stores 3,096 2.16%
12. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 2,678 1.87%
13. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 2,589 1.81%
14. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 2,551 1.78%
15. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 2,471 1.73%
16. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 2,084 1.46%
17. Info Services and Data Processing 1,955 1.36%
18. Repair and Maintenance 1,805 1.26%
19. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 1,784 1.25%
20. Personal and Laundry Services 1,690 1.18%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 26,278 18.42%
2. Educational Services 19,145 13.42%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 14,368 10.07%
4. Finance and Insurance 12,499 8.76%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 9,126 6.40%
6. Public Administration 6,784 4.76%
7. Social Assistance 6,151 4.31%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 5,251 3.68%
9. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 3,349 2.35%
10. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 2,730 1.91%
11. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 2,481 1.74%
12. Personal and Laundry Services 2,446 1.71%
13. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 2,406 1.69%
14. Food and Beverage Stores 2,135 1.50%
15. Info Services and Data Processing 2,051 1.44%
16. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 1,694 1.19%
17. Department and Other General Stores 1,609 1.13%
18. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 1,515 1.06%
19. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 1,372 0.96%
20. Other Transportation 1,270 0.89%

Boston Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Computer Specialists 7,653 5.34%
2. Other Management Occupations 7,036 4.91%
3. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 6,456 4.51%
4. Other Sales and Related Occupations 4,946 3.45%
5. Other Office and Admin Support 4,787 3.34%
6. Business Operations Specialists 4,262 2.98%
7. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 4,149 2.90%
8. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 3,988 2.78%
9. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 3,730 2.60%
10. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 3,434 2.40%
11. Other Food Preparation and Servers 3,109 2.17%
12. Accountants and Auditors 3,029 2.11%
13. Other Installation / Maintenance 2,924 2.04%
14. Other Production Occupations 2,912 2.03%
15. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 2,797 1.95%
16. Top Executives 2,587 1.81%
17. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 2,483 1.73%
18. Other Protective Service Workers 2,436 1.70%
19. Lawyers 2,404 1.68%
20. Life and Physical Scientists 2,338 1.63%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 9,907 6.95%
2. Secretaries and Admins 8,017 5.62%
3. Other Management Occupations 7,107 4.98%
4. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 5,058 3.55%
5. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 5,033 3.53%
6. Business Operations Specialists 4,996 3.50%
7. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 4,680 3.28%
8. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 4,412 3.09%
9. Registered Nurses 4,050 2.84%
10. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 3,910 2.74%
11. Cashiers 3,848 2.70%
12. Other Sales and Related Occupations 3,781 2.65%
13. Computer Specialists 3,364 2.36%
14. Child Care Workers 3,206 2.25%
15. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 3,044 2.13%
16. Accountants and Auditors 2,869 2.01%
17. Health Technologists and Technicians 2,755 1.93%
18. Customer Service Representatives 2,635 1.85%
19. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 2,568 1.80%
20. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 2,525 1.77%

Boston Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 266,351 54.92%
15-35 hours 60,022 12.38%
1-14 hours 14,265 2.94%
No regular hours 144,357 29.76%

Boston Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 5,003 1.84%
5 AM-5:29 AM 4,971 1.83%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 7,342 2.70%
6 AM-6:29 AM 18,093 6.66%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 20,249 7.45%
7 AM-7:29 AM 36,619 13.47%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 38,364 14.11%
8 AM-8:29 AM 46,992 17.28%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 25,206 9.27%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 19,660 7.23%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 8,321 3.06%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 3,636 1.34%
Noon-3:59 PM 20,635 7.59%
4 PM-11:59 PM 16,779 6.17%

Boston Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 5,125 1.89%
5-9 16,870 6.21%
10-14 25,955 9.55%
15-19 36,189 13.31%
20-24 41,676 15.33%
25-29 16,415 6.04%
30-34 54,859 20.18%
35-39 9,732 3.58%
40-44 13,270 4.88%
45-59 29,114 10.71%
60-89 16,776 6.17%
At least 90 5,889 2.17%

Boston Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 27,079 9.96% 115,151 42.36%
30-44 33,635 12.37% 44,226 16.27%
45-59 16,048 5.90% 13,066 4.81%
At least 60 13,144 4.83% 9,521 3.50%

Boston Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 2,705 0.97%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 25,662 9.22%
 Car / truck / van, solo 115,618 41.52%
 Motorcycle 145 0.05%
 Other 1,511 0.54%
 Public transportation 89,906 32.29%
 Walked 36,323 13.04%
 Worked at home 6,593 2.37%

Boston Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Boston Family Information

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Households (2000): 239,603 (554,018 people)
Families (2000): 116,657 (369,151 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 32,962
People at same address in 1995: 266,242

Boston Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 37,230 15.54%
$10,000-$14,999 15,764 6.58%
$15,000-$19,999 13,377 5.58%
$20,000-$24,999 13,899 5.80%
$25,000-$29,999 14,316 5.97%
$30,000-$34,999 13,180 5.50%
$35,000-$39,999 12,881 5.38%
$40,000-$44,999 12,721 5.31%
$45,000-$49,999 10,326 4.31%
$50,000-$59,999 18,776 7.84%
$60,000-$74,999 22,720 9.48%
$75,000-$99,999 23,784 9.93%
$100,000-$124,999 12,369 5.16%
$125,000-$149,999 6,127 2.56%
$150,000-$199,999 5,491 2.29%
$200,000 or more 6,642 2.77%

Boston Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 88,944 37.13%
 Family, 2 people 45,559 19.02%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 25,321 10.57%
 Family, 3 people 27,941 11.67%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 6,382 2.66%
 Family, 4 people 20,925 8.74%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 2,569 1.07%
 Family, 5 people 11,817 4.93%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 779 0.33%
 Family, 6 people 5,108 2.13%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 261 0.11%
 Family, 7 or more people 3,746 1.56%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 176 0.07%

Boston Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 189,454 31.87%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 75,166 12.64%
Public Assistance 9,766 1.64%
Retirement 26,234 4.41%
Self Employment 20,769 3.49%
Social Security 44,831 7.54%
Supplemental Security 17,158 2.89%
Wage / Salary 184,802 31.08%
Other 26,342 4.43%

Boston Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 38,116 56.14%
 With children under 18 29,777 43.86%

Boston Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 13,948 5.98%
 Married 89,225 38.28%
 Never Married 124,685 53.49%
 Widowed 5,227 2.24%

Boston Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 20,899 8.11%
 Married 90,557 35.15%
 Never Married 123,218 47.82%
 Widowed 22,990 8.92%

Boston Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Boston Education Information

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Boston Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 36,537 7.72%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 56,004 11.83%
 High school diploma or equivalent 110,589 23.37%
 Some college, no degree 93,606 19.78%
 Associate degree 21,098 4.46%
 Bachelors degree 96,146 20.32%
 Graduate or professional degree 59,287 12.53%

Boston Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 3,790 0.64% 3,043 0.52% 6,833 1.16%
Kindergarten 5,963 1.01% 1,971 0.33% 7,934 1.35%
Grades 1-4 22,685 3.85% 5,790 0.98% 28,475 4.83%
Grades 5-8 21,941 3.72% 4,956 0.84% 26,897 4.57%
Grades 9-12 25,077 4.26% 4,321 0.73% 29,398 4.99%
Undergrad college 18,397 3.12% 44,343 7.53% 62,740 10.65%
Graduate or professional school 3,847 0.65% 19,260 3.27% 23,107 3.92%
Total 101,700 17.26% 83,684 14.20% 185,384 31.47%

Boston Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Boston Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 23,910
Wholesale trade sales (2002): $11,392,716,000
Retail sales (2002): $5,424,321,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $2,581,415,000
Boston Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Boston Public Benefits Information

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Boston Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 449,579 80.47%
 Below Poverty Level 109,128 19.53%

Boston Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1951 $97,152 $3,362 $39,384 $4,735 $5,220 $9,261 $155,752 $75,131 $150,119 $0
1952 $100,045 $3,267 $42,024 $4,795 $6,145 $10,018 $163,027 $81,480 $147,142 $175,009
1953 $105,587 $3,289 $44,157 $4,991 $6,025 $9,842 $170,602 $84,925 $140,155 $170,795
1954 $103,396 $3,202 $41,602 $6,039 $6,290 $11,722 $169,049 $85,464 $138,181 $169,003
1955 $103,816 $3,116 $41,482 $6,236 $6,680 $14,890 $173,104 $85,522 $146,343 $180,240
1956 $110,519 $3,262 $46,084 $6,296 $6,820 $12,287 $182,006 $90,092 $153,966 $185,949
1957 $113,421 $3,692 $46,904 $6,273 $6,840 $11,927 $185,365 $92,543 $158,969 $182,092
1958 $129,775 $3,520 $49,730 $6,057 $7,609 $11,889 $205,060 $95,229 $172,957 $196,276
1959 $143,628 $3,335 $53,056 $6,270 $7,001 $19,438 $229,393 $106,787 $160,530 $202,741
1960 $144,087 $2,781 $52,033 $6,134 $8,228 $10,893 $221,375 $106,821 $154,826 $205,988
1961 $148,190 $2,989 $60,538 $7,461 $9,768 $11,447 $237,404 $105,215 $147,300 $214,185
1962 $146,500 $2,882 $65,172 $8,775 $9,195 $16,444 $246,086 $108,500 $142,500 $225,275
1963 $142,500 $2,734 $71,250 $8,255 $9,980 $17,044 $249,029 $118,500 $198,350 $232,390
1964 $142,256 $2,737 $71,239 $8,250 $9,982 $17,039 $248,766 $118,030 $198,288 $0
1965 $146,317 $2,899 $105,875 $10,201 $17,169 $21,271 $300,833 $126,756 $194,142 $0
1966 $170,281 $2,725 $114,024 $9,285 $16,307 $25,826 $335,723 $135,896 $200,577 $0
1967 $152,852 $2,753 $122,501 $9,333 $19,688 $27,184 $331,558 $148,063 $239,145 $257,413
1968 $176,745 $2,596 $149,475 $9,111 $19,620 $35,055 $390,006 $165,977 $267,337 $0
1969 $197,808 $3,047 $110,410 $9,388 $23,549 $39,857 $381,012 $167,341 $283,820 $0
1970 $220,920 $3,076 $71,593 $8,876 $17,100 $48,116 $366,605 $190,754 $298,405 $294,090
1971 $247,884 $3,268 $90,814 $9,952 $18,356 $60,441 $427,447 $231,230 $339,281 $308,278
1972 $276,974 $3,175 $127,044 $9,609 $20,410 $62,866 $496,903 $243,380 $385,040 $310,158
1973 $303,601 $3,682 $160,889 $12,801 $23,375 $61,533 $562,199 $293,947 $466,765 $362,417
1974 $311,093 $3,644 $164,756 $16,142 $25,355 $72,886 $590,232 $297,959 $474,115 $394,608
1975 $325,892 $2,853 $210,993 $15,138 $28,255 $82,320 $662,598 $354,871 $523,130 $360,413
1976 $325,858 $2,781 $301,257 $16,187 $32,415 $83,468 $759,185 $402,483 $564,859 $338,154
1977 $433,348 $4,000 $284,721 $23,427 $324 $83,782 $825,602 $409,864 $555,303 $87,519
1978 $426,052 $4,322 $280,971 $23,524 $34,447 $82,377 $847,371 $449,688 $599,006 $335,446
1979 $433,404 $4,539 $385,455 $35,866 $34,447 $102,448 $991,620 $487,494 $588,496 $355,241
1980 $434,762 $5,129 $370,806 $31,991 $34,447 $118,224 $990,230 $463,338 $594,312 $354,941
1981 $489,954 $5,839 $361,552 $30,791 $49,570 $126,749 $1,058,616 $482,947 $575,784 $515,240
1982 $406,607 $7,637 $416,884 $30,072 $53,339 $118,334 $1,025,236 $402,843 $531,913 $632,160
1983 $340,840 $14,138 $483,620 $29,815 $40,371 $169,215 $1,063,861 $462,772 $597,028 $545,621
1984 $333,306 $18,770 $527,667 $28,810 $60,255 $142,020 $1,092,058 $471,440 $574,633 $648,092
1985 $350,716 $21,839 $559,787 $27,728 $61,932 $157,476 $1,157,639 $519,163 $615,509 $854,294
1986 $397,309 $50,836 $584,636 $28,432 $71,342 $188,405 $1,270,124 $524,914 $689,302 $863,598
1987 $432,322 $46,826 $613,148 $31,842 $125,339 $206,328 $1,408,979 $583,762 $782,023 $1,381,846
1988 $461,072 $52,758 $655,609 $34,090 $70,599 $226,128 $1,447,498 $651,289 $752,060 $1,318,920
1989 $503,911 $46,891 $717,144 $46,322 $128,143 $240,972 $1,636,492 $766,885 $818,002 $1,363,792
1990 $532,536 $43,234 $746,335 $58,454 $143,551 $281,016 $1,761,892 $809,054 $854,201 $1,396,622
1991 $566,947 $43,311 $814,538 $64,143 $95,066 $283,025 $1,823,719 $827,391 $1,004,910 $1,564,412
1992 $599,198 $42,159 $657,097 $68,931 $165,625 $296,823 $1,787,674 $806,871 $1,070,639 $1,780,555
1993 $651,088 $43,797 $708,223 $76,266 $132,344 $276,387 $1,844,308 $788,103 $1,087,438 $1,836,029
1994 $654,945 $46,272 $811,978 $88,635 $155,692 $291,344 $2,002,594 $823,706 $1,115,253 $2,009,932
1995 $679,938 $45,586 $849,297 $89,624 $135,030 $326,923 $2,080,812 $902,805 $1,168,289 $2,285,477
1996 $719,186 $51,869 $906,324 $86,382 $188,109 $344,149 $2,244,150 $945,357 $1,151,098 $2,268,597
1997 $750,292 $51,961 $925,898 $89,547 $164,360 $267,244 $2,197,341 $910,971 $1,091,358 $2,324,329
1998 $774,235 $61,115 $906,028 $93,026 $166,492 $273,684 $2,213,465 $955,839 $1,152,039 $2,569,770
1999 $820,467 $62,669 $1,116,075 $93,780 $199,088 $294,754 $2,524,164 $957,457 $1,111,870 $2,729,650
2000 $873,079 $63,476 $1,138,722 $93,619 $245,730 $296,066 $2,647,216 $1,005,009 $1,491,629 $3,264,993
2001 $924,800 $72,244 $1,182,642 $94,361 $169,539 $319,432 $2,690,774 $1,020,753 $1,539,257 $3,423,687
2002 $978,399 $71,074 $1,188,863 $96,972 $111,740 $336,284 $2,712,258 $1,057,000 $1,696,884 $3,978,390
2003 $1,051,970 $67,665 $1,137,621 $96,563 $16,048 $321,201 $2,623,403 $1,109,746 $1,598,121 $3,697,739
2004 $1,133,133 $61,179 $1,223,241 $103,639 $244,245 $305,784 $3,010,042 $1,067,492 $1,598,447 $4,449,046
2005 $1,193,958 $71,574 $1,147,258 $108,022 $501,690 $383,279 $3,334,207 $1,115,529 $1,575,398 $4,939,262
2006 $1,254,749 $78,257 $1,367,532 $112,217 $410,508 $402,456 $3,547,462 $1,168,808 $1,458,514 $4,888,574


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1951 $28,254 $6,894 $1,093 $16,780 $9,917 $4,630 $153,664
$22,693 $29,691 $4,397 $2,632 $4,671 $22,012
1952 $29,683 $7,585 $1,685 $17,409 $8,702 $4,950 $165,892
$24,951 $32,211 $4,176 $2,807 $5,618 $26,115
1953 $28,480 $7,253 $1,402 $17,653 $8,470 $4,974 $168,194
$25,680 $31,825 $4,102 $2,732 $6,824 $28,799
1954 $29,067 $7,436 $1,117 $17,495 $9,463 $4,845 $171,260
$25,104 $32,265 $3,741 $2,788 $7,451 $30,488
1955 $31,252 $7,609 $1,142 $18,294 $7,934 $5,175 $173,615
$24,725 $32,721 $3,740 $2,942 $7,725 $30,356
1956 $33,144 $7,944 $1,163 $25,370 $11,702 $5,387 $188,229
$26,548 $28,075 $4,380 $2,647 $8,630 $33,239
1957 $35,497 $8,319 $1,371 $26,924 $10,946 $5,461 $200,609
$27,338 $30,499 $5,025 $2,960 $9,165 $37,104
1958 $36,753 $8,624 $1,223 $27,356 $10,493 $5,889 $210,305
$29,101 $33,613 $5,015 $2,759 $10,170 $39,309
1959 $36,672 $9,052 $0 $32,446 $7,181 $5,801 $215,335
$32,886 $29,800 $5,730 $2,972 $9,926 $42,869
1960 $38,334 $8,703 $0 $21,945 $6,233 $4,954 $216,556
$32,290 $39,466 $5,373 $2,594 $11,907 $44,757
1961 $39,295 $8,826 $0 $21,189 $7,148 $5,352 $221,892
$31,808 $42,334 $4,954 $3,199 $12,635 $45,152
1962 $41,770 $8,907 $1,500 $22,565 $7,376 $7,592 $234,425
$32,217 $45,962 $4,665 $3,375 $13,950 $44,546
1963 $45,603 $9,705 $0 $25,610 $7,748 $10,362 $267,688
$33,402 $49,910 $5,665 $3,491 $14,850 $61,342
1964 $45,581 $9,702 $3,228 $25,593 $7,756 $10,362 $267,714
$33,410 $49,910 $5,665 $3,487 $14,882 $58,138
1965 $48,085 $10,272 $4,367 $26,695 $8,464 $9,950 $291,665
$34,238 $56,630 $6,240 $3,998 $16,570 $66,156
1966 $50,385 $10,462 $6,923 $27,300 $9,507 $7,291 $329,718
$38,135 $61,728 $6,955 $4,176 $17,645 $89,211
1967 $61,953 $10,150 $9,941 $30,400 $11,341 $6,365 $369,087
$39,147 $71,440 $6,834 $4,625 $19,139 $97,752
1968 $69,612 $11,500 $8,714 $34,767 $11,325 $7,901 $409,217
$42,562 $88,304 $10,321 $5,082 $19,049 $100,080
1969 $79,057 $13,300 $6,631 $40,031 $14,580 $9,929 $415,425
$49,434 $58,826 $10,577 $5,669 $25,504 $101,887
1970 $89,585 $13,738 $5,273 $40,859 $16,676 $9,616 $387,297
$52,703 $6,349 $11,331 $6,220 $25,988 $108,959
1971 $115,502 $15,338 $6,816 $53,573 $15,120 $12,970 $464,475
$68,202 $7,104 $15,768 $6,092 $29,176 $118,814
1972 $139,933 $15,921 $9,082 $62,039 $19,404 $17,483 $533,841
$73,090 $7,790 $17,154 $7,445 $33,164 $131,336
1973 $157,879 $18,634 $7,866 $77,901 $17,561 $16,673 $597,411
$82,699 $7,650 $20,381 $10,124 $37,433 $142,610
1974 $141,839 $19,910 $5,601 $68,248 $16,317 $15,743 $581,410
$78,410 $6,702 $22,946 $8,108 $42,801 $154,785
1975 $203,222 $25,292 $6,544 $82,966 $23,335 $18,553 $726,654
$99,509 $4,455 $27,528 $11,404 $42,808 $181,038
1976 $253,689 $28,847 $7,050 $79,403 $23,003 $25,375 $845,666
$112,809 $3,438 $31,206 $14,390 $52,355 $214,101
1977 $267,610 $31,380 $7,264 $78,367 $19,996 $17,456 $790,502
$106,713 $4,097 $34,625 $10,813 $222 $211,959
1978 $237,605 $35,228 $7,767 $87,333 $23,302 $20,960 $864,718
$119,802 $3,867 $34,985 $9,081 $54,922 $229,866
1979 $255,703 $39,991 $8,974 $93,756 $29,034 $20,976 $962,459
$129,029 $4,804 $38,228 $10,681 $54,922 $276,361
1980 $258,562 $18,095 $10,695 $87,052 $32,583 $20,935 $944,715
$129,681 $3,648 $40,526 $27,031 $54,922 $260,985
1981 $272,152 $20,395 $13,800 $91,354 $24,376 $18,794 $994,594
$125,636 $4,478 $41,568 $23,836 $95,950 $262,255
1982 $237,803 $24,794 $7,400 $93,546 $19,631 $7,466 $908,198
$100,562 $4,915 $36,865 $22,072 $115,045 $238,099
1983 $245,192 $24,083 $8,080 $100,739 $60,327 $10,120 $1,004,109
$117,520 $5,537 $36,836 $25,300 $130,951 $239,424
1984 $264,566 $26,818 $12,533 $108,210 $73,102 $10,626 $1,061,913
$131,738 $2,457 $38,098 $35,014 $125,947 $232,804
1985 $286,782 $31,318 $7,259 $110,866 $75,611 $17,033 $1,096,678
$142,304 $2,319 $42,806 $25,573 $133,416 $221,391
1986 $307,006 $32,147 $8,482 $121,984 $69,386 $7,826 $1,139,690
$148,295 $2,388 $49,601 $28,197 $134,124 $230,254
1987 $340,230 $36,352 $5,205 $132,091 $89,575 $11,015 $1,308,906
$172,388 $2,569 $48,818 $18,189 $142,590 $309,884
1988 $395,157 $43,758 $8,820 $159,796 $102,471 $30,564 $1,490,787
$201,233 $2,303 $49,938 $22,479 $153,140 $321,128
1989 $439,578 $36,539 $11,055 $190,285 $96,882 $30,262 $1,602,629
$216,439 $2,425 $48,576 $47,470 $142,329 $340,789
1990 $462,568 $35,712 $8,906 $198,137 $92,176 $24,230 $1,726,341
$244,814 $2,667 $50,859 $62,178 $166,049 $378,045
1991 $488,675 $47,146 $6,172 $231,128 $106,224 $21,460 $1,869,886
$225,694 $126,648 $53,122 $53,541 $159,699 $350,377
1992 $478,827 $45,037 $7,020 $237,182 $101,986 $23,427 $1,781,046
$223,514 $26,453 $52,914 $57,371 $163,832 $363,483
1993 $465,093 $41,967 $9,413 $219,965 $111,568 $18,616 $1,846,633
$224,768 $80,207 $56,115 $57,653 $185,928 $375,340
1994 $483,266 $44,695 $7,267 $225,638 $117,227 $11,144 $1,926,015
$232,620 $93,661 $51,730 $54,043 $190,606 $414,118
1995 $502,776 $53,831 $12,041 $233,613 $116,861 $17,508 $2,021,984
$264,000 $102,200 $50,598 $55,529 $204,078 $408,949
1996 $559,591 $56,420 $13,583 $265,744 $126,848 $21,576 $2,128,716
$288,315 $99,912 $47,147 $31,550 $207,321 $410,709
1997 $570,620 $58,919 $16,783 $97,797 $124,810 $28,451 $2,112,530
$310,790 $104,513 $46,079 $32,035 $221,247 $500,486
1998 $652,437 $50,894 $14,868 $78,663 $135,630 $28,325 $2,193,788
$317,149 $105,488 $47,143 $33,645 $235,809 $493,737
1999 $704,279 $60,111 $8,598 $67,005 $129,386 $75,382 $2,403,482
$353,019 $110,798 $49,520 $66,590 $233,894 $544,900
2000 $756,006 $75,330 $8,769 $67,987 $143,530 $22,331 $2,629,931
$355,018 $95,149 $51,513 $61,581 $237,275 $755,442
2001 $810,070 $76,196 $7,776 $73,987 $155,682 $27,219 $2,647,269
$372,057 $119,614 $56,865 $72,520 $249,402 $625,881
2002 $823,043 $64,879 $13,114 $186,517 $118,821 $26,393 $2,808,668
$394,224 $120,278 $64,380 $76,942 $260,825 $659,252
2003 $863,530 $49,249 $72,700 $185,378 $106,154 $31,712 $2,955,071
$394,608 $101,466 $60,651 $94,448 $279,935 $715,240
2004 $855,665 $59,399 $44,999 $177,777 $106,581 $36,873 $2,985,564
$385,027 $92,052 $58,836 $104,160 $320,450 $743,745
2005 $878,627 $57,341 $65,327 $178,216 $126,118 $29,598 $3,014,589
$419,499 $92,269 $55,892 $102,423 $335,645 $673,634
2006 $950,364 $54,723 $48,307 $183,808 $120,087 $34,352 $3,341,054
$439,285 $149,911 $57,296 $171,303 $356,950 $774,668

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Boston Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 2,483

Boston Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 7.938 0.604 0.056 4.423 13.021 0.000 6.120 31.618 12.126 49.864
2000 7.895 0.569 0.068 4.293 12.826 0.000 7.096 30.178 12.733 50.006
2001 7.453 0.610 0.110 4.262 12.435 0.000 7.132 29.746 13.843 50.721
2002 6.696 0.619 0.101 4.247 11.662 0.000 6.421 29.884 11.897 48.202
2003 6.974 0.444 0.066 4.678 12.162 0.000 7.365 28.941 10.958 47.264
2004 7.170 0.464 0.105 4.186 11.924 0.000 7.835 30.213 9.559 47.607
2005 7.909 0.472 0.129 4.667 13.177 0.000 7.983 28.114 8.311 44.407
2006 7.975 0.489 0.133 4.797 13.395 0.000 7.328 30.045 7.248 44.620
2007 7.210 0.444 0.110 3.788 11.552 0.000 6.437 29.316 5.775 41.529
2008 3.190 0.186 0.049 1.806 5.231 0.000 2.546 12.576 1.928 17.050

Boston Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 637 2,036
2005 588 2,075
2006 569 2,056
2007 640 2,170

Boston Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 35,078
2000 35,870
2001 37,385
2002 35,706

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Boston Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Boston Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 65,767 11.16%
10-19 Years 76,184 12.93%
20-29 Years 138,182 23.45%
30-39 Years 103,426 17.56%
40-49 Years 73,476 12.47%
50-59 Years 52,482 8.91%
60-69 Years 34,139 5.79%
70-79 Years 28,196 4.79%
80-89 Years 14,162 2.40%
90+ Years 3,127 0.53%

Boston Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 283,588 48.14%
 Female 305,553 51.86%

Boston Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 291,561 49.49%
 African-American 140,305 23.82%
 Hispanic/Latino 85,089 14.44%
 Asian 44,009 7.47%
 Multiracial 18,174 3.08%
 Other Race 8,215 1.39%
 Amerindian 1,517 0.26%
 Pacific Islander 271 0.05%

Boston Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 93,198 24.14%
2. Italian 49,017 12.70%
3. English 26,384 6.83%
4. German 24,426 6.33%
5. United States Or American 19,387 5.02%
6. Haitian 18,979 4.92%
7. Polish 13,704 3.55%
8. Cape Verdean 11,060 2.87%
9. French Non-Basque 10,903 2.82%
10. Russian 10,267 2.66%

Boston Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 371,185 66.61%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 75,711 13.59%
3. French Creole 19,442 3.49%
4. Chinese 17,745 3.18%
5. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 12,545 2.25%
6. Vietnamese 10,020 1.80%
7. French 7,827 1.40%
8. Italian 6,768 1.21%
9. Russian 5,903 1.06%
10. African 3,916 0.70%

Boston Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 437,305 74.23%
 Naturalized immigrant 56,681 9.62%
 Not a citizen 95,155 16.15%

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Boston Zip Codes

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