Boston Information

Boston Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Boston, MA

General Boston Information

State: Massachusetts

County: Suffolk County

Close cities: Winthrop, MA, Milton, MA, Cambridge, MA, Quincy, MA, Belmont, MA, Watertown, MA, Chelsea, MA, Somerville, MA, Newton, MA, Everett, MA, Brookline, MA

Boston Population (census data)
Total 599,351 (+1.1% since 2000)
Male 288,502 (48.1%)
Female 310,849 (51.9%)

Population Density: 12,377 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 140.7 (US Avg is 100)

Boston Elevation: 20 feet above sea level

Land Area: 48.4 square miles

Median Household Income: $50,476

Zip Codes: 02266, 02121, 02112, 02114, 02116, 02204, 02109, 02212, 02201, 02241, 02128, 02206, 02115, 02111, 02222, 02124, 02120, 02113, 02199, 02196, 02108, 02127, 02133, 02117, 02125, 02293, 02119, 02283, 02163, 02297, 02284, 02205, 02110, 02118, 02295, 02122, 02123, 02210, 02211, 02203, 02215, 02217, 02104, 02105, 02102, 02209, 02107, 02208, 02103, 02101, 02106, 02129, 02135, 02126, 02131, 02130, 02134, 02136, 02132, 02228, 02207, and 02216.

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Boston Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (49.5%)
  • Black (25.3%)
  • Hispanic (14.4%)
  • Other race (7.8%)
  • Two or more races (4.4%)
  • Chinese (3.3%)
  • Vietnamese (1.8%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (15.8%)
  • Italian (8.3%)
  • West Indian (6.4%)
  • English (4.5%)
  • German (4.1%)
  • Subsaharan African (3.6%)
Foriegn Born: 151,831 people (25.3%)
  • Latin America (53.5%)
  • Asia (27.0%)
  • Europe (19.6%)

Local Boston Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Boston Red Sox
NFL Football: New England Patriots
NBA Basketball: Boston Celtics
NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins
NCAA Sports: Boston College, Northeastern University, Boston University, Harvard University

Boston School Information

High Schools
Boston High School (152 Arlington Street, Boston, MA, 02116 - Boston District)
Fenway High School (174 Ipswich Street, Boston, MA, 02215 - Boston District)
Snowden International High (150 Newbury Street, Boston, MA, 02116 - Boston District)
The English High (144 McBride Street, Boston, MA, 02130 - Boston District)
Elementary Schools
Eliot Elementary (16 Charter Street, Boston, MA, 02113 - Boston District)
Other/Private Schools
Blackstone (380 Shawmut Avenue, Boston, MA, 02118 - Boston District)
Boston Arts Academy (174 Ipswich Street, Boston, MA, 02215 - Boston District)
Boston Latin (78 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA, 02115 - Boston District)
Boston Renaissance Charter School (250 Stuart Street, Boston, MA, 02116 - Boston Renaissance Charter District)
Brook Farm Academy AOF (1205 V. F. W. Parkway, Boston, MA, 02132 - Boston Public Schools District)
City On A Hill Charter Public School (320 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115 - City On A Hill Charter District)
Farragut (10 Fenwood Road, Boston, MA, 02115 - Boston District)
Harbor School (294 Bowdoin Street, Boston, MA, 02125 - Boston District)
Health Careers Academy Charter School (360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115 - Health Careers Academy HMCS District)
Joseph J Hurley (70 Worcester Street, Boston, MA, 02118 - Boston District)
Josiah Quincy (885 Washington Street, Boston, MA, 02111 - Boston District)
Media And Technology Charter School (1001 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215 - Media And Technology Charter District)
Mission Hill School (67 Allegheny Street, Boston, MA, 02120 - Boston District)
Quincy Upper School (152 Arlington Street, Boston, MA, 02116 - Boston District)
Smith Leadership Academy Charter Public School (23 Leonard Street, Boston, MA, 02122 - Smith Leadership Academy Charter District)
William McKinley (90 Warren Avenue, Boston, MA, 02116 - Boston District)

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