About Boston

Learn more about the city of Boston by reading about the specific demographics and lifestyle that is unique to this city area. This includes local information such as age ranges, population, income, households, schools, search tips, restaurants, shopping, local flavor and more. Knowing the area of Boston will be essential if you are going to consider renting in Boston. You can also view apartments for rent in Boston, MA by clicking the link and search box below.

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Boston Demographic Information

  • Age Ranges  
    0-9: 11.17%
    10-17: 8.50%
    18-29: 27.68%
    30-39: 17.59%
    40-49: 12.76%
    50-64: 11.85%
    65 & Over: 10.45%
  • Population  
    Land Area: 48.43 sq mi
    Total Population: 621,359
    Population Density Ranking (National): 91st percentile
    Population Density Ranking (State): 80th percentile
    Population Growth Rate: 0
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (National): 3rd percentile
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (State): 12th percentile
  • Income  
    Median Income: $41,743
    Average Income Households W/ Children: $54,798
    Median Income Ranking (National): 52nd percentile
    Median Income Ranking (State): 26th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (National): 54th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (State): 29th percentile
  • Households  
    Married: 28th percentile
    Single: 72nd percentile
    Married With Children: 12th percentile
    Married With No Children: 16th percentile
    Single With Children: 11th percentile
    Single With No Children: 61st percentile
  • Schools  
    School District Name: BOSTON
    Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.91 : 1

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