Age and Sex in Boston, Massachusetts (City)

Age Structure#1

Percentage in each age cohort per year of age.1 Gray areas represent percentile bands from the places in Massachusetts.
Scope: population of Massachusetts, Boston, and other places in Massachusetts
Boston
Massachusetts
Percentile:
0th - 100th
10th - 90th
20th - 80th
30th - 70th
40th - 60th
0.0%0.5%1.0%1.5%2.0%2.5%Count%85+80-8475-7970-7467-6965-6662-6460-6155-5950-5445-4940-4435-3930-3425-2922-24212018-1915-1710-145-90-410,26810.3k1.560%1.56%9,3621.422%1.42%11,35211.4k1.724%1.72%16,98417.0k2.580%2.58%12,03812.0k1.829%1.83%10,27410.3k1.561%1.56%17,80817.8k2.705%2.71%12,60812.6k1.915%1.92%34,64334.6k5.263%5.26%36,39536.4k5.529%5.53%37,14237.1k5.642%5.64%38,63738.6k5.869%5.87%43,50843.5k6.609%6.61%64,41664.4k9.786%9.79%88,82088.8k13.493%13.5%40,19940.2k6.107%6.11%16,15716.2k2.454%2.45%18,16118.2k2.759%2.76%30,56830.6k4.644%4.64%17,78717.8k2.702%2.70%27,82027.8k4.226%4.23%28,41828.4k4.317%4.32%34,91434.9k5.304%5.30%

Age and Sex#2

Percentage in each age cohort per year of age.1
Scope: population of Massachusetts and Boston
Female Male
Massachusetts
Boston
Shaded bar tips show excess over facing bar.
1%0%1%Count%Senior2Older Adult3Younger Adult4College5Children6-0.123179%-0.050198%-0.179173%-0.060528%-0.173377%0.2%0.123179%0.179173%0.123179%0.1%70,27870.3k10.676%10.7%-0.519950%-0.037048%-0.662237%-0.044052%-0.556998%0.6%0.519950%0.662237%0.519950%0.5%177,233177k26.924%26.9%-0.980503%-0.038678%-0.660381%-0.006144%-1.019181%1.0%0.980503%0.660381%0.980503%1.0%236,943237k35.994%36.0%-1.142297%-0.179635%-0.766222%-0.017135%-1.321932%1.3%1.142297%0.766222%1.142297%1.1%64,88664.9k9.857%9.86%-0.455287%-0.560616%-0.455287%0.5%0.455287%0.008819%0.560616%0.024588%0.464106%0.5%108,939109k16.549%16.5%

Detailed Age and Sex#3

Percentage in each age cohort per year of age.1
Scope: population of Massachusetts and Boston
Female Male
Massachusetts
Boston
Shaded bar tips show excess over facing bar.
1.5%1.0%0.5%0.0%0.5%1.0%1.5%Count%85+80-8475-7970-7467-6965-6662-6460-6155-5950-5445-4940-4435-3930-3425-2922-24212018-1915-1710-145-90-4-0.029946%-0.037598%-0.046447%-0.050660%-0.067544%0.07%0.029946%0.046447%0.029946%0.03%10,26810.3k1.560%1.56%-0.106672%-0.071094%-0.156508%-0.083152%-0.177767%0.18%0.106672%0.156508%0.106672%0.11%9,3621.422%1.42%-0.143526%-0.057848%-0.213469%-0.064537%-0.201374%0.20%0.143526%0.213469%0.143526%0.14%11,35211.4k1.724%1.72%-0.231604%-0.052804%-0.316024%-0.068770%-0.284408%0.28%0.231604%0.316024%0.231604%0.23%16,98417.0k2.580%2.58%-0.283315%-0.042940%-0.419753%-0.055660%-0.326255%0.33%0.283315%0.419753%0.283315%0.28%12,03812.0k1.829%1.83%-0.348181%-0.084007%-0.508903%-0.059595%-0.432188%0.43%0.348181%0.508903%0.348181%0.35%10,27410.3k1.561%1.56%-0.428997%-0.043750%-0.557414%-0.061316%-0.472748%0.47%0.428997%0.557414%0.428997%0.43%17,80817.8k2.705%2.71%-0.437808%-0.082032%-0.618023%-0.051178%-0.519840%0.52%0.437808%0.618023%0.437808%0.44%12,60812.6k1.915%1.92%-0.494107%-0.064319%-0.676577%-0.048367%-0.558426%0.56%0.494107%0.676577%0.494107%0.49%34,64334.6k5.263%5.26%-0.531993%-0.041776%-0.731910%-0.039160%-0.573769%0.57%0.531993%0.731910%0.531993%0.53%36,39536.4k5.529%5.53%-0.550131%-0.028195%-0.689914%-0.038463%-0.578326%0.58%0.550131%0.689914%0.550131%0.55%37,14237.1k5.642%5.64%-0.582884%-0.631126%-0.037009%-0.582884%0.58%0.582884%0.008112%0.631126%0.590996%0.59%38,63738.6k5.869%5.87%-0.630128%-0.061615%-0.584959%-0.018190%-0.691743%0.69%0.630128%0.584959%0.630128%0.63%43,50843.5k6.609%6.61%-0.960656%-0.035790%-0.656156%-0.013040%-0.996447%1.00%0.960656%0.656156%0.960656%0.96%64,41664.4k9.786%9.79%-1.330986%-0.036580%-0.710160%-0.001522%-1.367566%1.37%1.330986%0.710160%1.330986%1.33%88,82088.8k13.493%13.5%-1.013400%-0.008760%-0.692436%-1.022160%1.02%1.013400%0.692436%0.017724%1.013400%1.01%40,19940.2k6.107%6.11%-1.206479%-0.041472%-0.752120%-0.019044%-1.247951%1.25%1.206479%0.752120%1.206479%1.21%16,15716.2k2.454%2.45%-1.217113%-0.324634%-0.776860%-0.012993%-1.541747%1.54%1.217113%0.776860%1.217113%1.22%18,16118.2k2.759%2.76%-1.072797%-0.176217%-0.767953%-0.018251%-1.249014%1.25%1.072797%0.767953%1.072797%1.07%30,56830.6k4.644%4.64%-0.447531%-0.606894%-0.447531%0.45%0.447531%0.005621%0.606894%0.030020%0.453151%0.45%17,78717.8k2.702%2.70%-0.411983%-0.579863%-0.411983%0.41%0.411983%0.021268%0.579863%0.030477%0.433251%0.43%27,82027.8k4.226%4.23%-0.429666%-0.004071%-0.546764%-0.433737%0.43%0.429666%0.546764%0.016321%0.429666%0.43%28,41828.4k4.317%4.32%-0.524793%-0.527455%-0.524793%0.52%0.524793%0.011181%0.527455%0.023708%0.535973%0.54%34,91434.9k5.304%5.30%

Detailed Sex Ratio#4

Percentage more males or females in selected age cohorts.
Scope: population of Massachusetts and Boston
More Females More Males
Massachusetts
Boston
100%50%0%M:FFM85+80-8475-7970-7467-6965-6662-6460-6155-5950-5445-4940-4435-3930-3425-2922-24212018-1915-1710-145-90-4-125.554851%-109.071132%-125.554851%125.6%0.4430.4469.283%69.3%30.717%30.7%-66.647679%-53.129265%-66.647679%66.6%0.6000.6062.497%62.5%37.503%37.5%-40.304826%-30.232623%-40.304826%40.3%0.7130.7158.386%58.4%41.614%41.6%-22.799423%-21.761128%-22.799423%22.8%0.8140.8155.117%55.1%44.883%44.9%-15.156390%-13.260150%-15.156390%15.2%0.8680.8753.522%53.5%46.478%46.5%-24.127400%-11.710530%-24.127400%24.1%0.8060.8155.383%55.4%44.617%44.6%-10.198300%-11.000044%-10.198300%10.2%0.9070.9152.426%52.4%47.574%47.6%-18.736988%-8.280935%-18.736988%18.7%0.8420.8454.283%54.3%45.717%45.7%-13.017278%-7.148839%-13.017278%13.0%0.8850.8853.055%53.1%46.945%46.9%-7.852656%-5.350340%-7.852656%7.9%0.9270.9351.889%51.9%48.111%48.1%-5.125090%-5.574976%-5.125090%5.1%0.9510.9551.249%51.2%48.751%48.8%-5.863967%1.391712%1.391712%1.4%1.0141.0149.654%49.7%50.346%50.3%-9.778206%-3.109628%-9.778206%9.8%0.9110.9152.331%52.3%47.669%47.7%-3.725608%-1.987387%-3.725608%3.7%0.9640.9650.914%50.9%49.086%49.1%-2.748356%-0.214286%-2.748356%2.7%0.9730.9750.678%50.7%49.322%49.3%-0.864438%-0.864438%0.9%2.559709%0.9910.9950.215%50.2%49.785%49.8%-3.437421%-2.532095%-3.437421%3.4%0.9670.9750.845%50.8%49.155%49.2%-26.672491%-1.672490%-26.672491%26.7%0.7890.7955.883%55.9%44.117%44.1%-16.425942%-2.376561%-16.425942%16.4%0.8590.8653.795%53.8%46.205%46.2%1.255940%4.946519%1.255940%1.3%1.0131.0149.688%49.7%50.312%50.3%5.162242%5.255888%5.162242%5.2%1.0521.0548.742%48.7%51.258%51.3%-0.947532%-0.947532%0.9%2.985058%0.9910.9950.236%50.2%49.764%49.8%2.130493%4.494711%2.130493%2.1%1.0211.0249.473%49.5%50.527%50.5%

Map of Age Cohorts by Neighborhood in Boston

Children Age Cohorts by Neighborhood#5

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
0.0%5.0%10.0%15.0%20.0%25.0%

College Age Cohorts by Neighborhood#6

Percentage of population aged 18 to 21 (%):
0%12%23%35%46%58%

20s Age Cohorts by Neighborhood#7

Percentage of population aged 22 to 29 (%):
6%13%20%27%34%41%

30s Age Cohorts by Neighborhood#8

Percentage of population aged 30 to 39 (%):
5.0%8.9%12.7%16.6%20.4%24.3%

40s Age Cohorts by Neighborhood#9

Percentage of population aged 40 to 49 (%):
3%9%14%19%24%30%

50s Age Cohorts by Neighborhood#10

Percentage of population aged 50 to 59 (%):
3%10%17%23%30%37%

60s Age Cohorts by Neighborhood#11

Percentage of population aged 60 to 69 (%):
1.7%4.9%8.1%11.3%14.4%17.7%

70s Age Cohorts by Neighborhood#12

Percentage of population aged 70 to 79 (%):
1.3%3.4%5.6%7.7%9.8%12.0%

80+ Age Cohorts by Neighborhood#13

Percentage of population aged 80 and older (%):
0.0%1.4%2.9%4.3%5.7%7.2%
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Map of Age Cohorts by Tract in Boston

Children Age Cohorts by Tract#14

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
0%7%14%22%29%37%

College Age Cohorts by Tract#15

Percentage of population aged 18 to 21 (%):
0%16%32%48%64%81%

20s Age Cohorts by Tract#16

Percentage of population aged 22 to 29 (%):
0%13%25%38%50%63%

30s Age Cohorts by Tract#17

Percentage of population aged 30 to 39 (%):
0%6%12%18%24%31%

40s Age Cohorts by Tract#18

Percentage of population aged 40 to 49 (%):
0%6%11%17%22%28%

50s Age Cohorts by Tract#19

Percentage of population aged 50 to 59 (%):
0%7%15%22%29%37%

60s Age Cohorts by Tract#20

Percentage of population aged 60 to 69 (%):
0%13%25%38%51%64%

70s Age Cohorts by Tract#21

Percentage of population aged 70 to 79 (%):
0%7%15%22%29%37%

80+ Age Cohorts by Tract#22

Percentage of population aged 80 and older (%):
0.0%3.3%6.5%9.8%13.1%16.4%
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Map of Age Cohorts by Block Group in Boston

Children Age Cohorts by Block Group#23

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
0%10%19%29%39%49%

College Age Cohorts by Block Group#24

Percentage of population aged 18 to 21 (%):
0%19%38%56%75%95%

20s Age Cohorts by Block Group#25

Percentage of population aged 22 to 29 (%):
0%14%28%42%57%71%

30s Age Cohorts by Block Group#26

Percentage of population aged 30 to 39 (%):
0%9%17%26%35%44%

40s Age Cohorts by Block Group#27

Percentage of population aged 40 to 49 (%):
0%12%25%37%49%62%

50s Age Cohorts by Block Group#28

Percentage of population aged 50 to 59 (%):
0%8%16%25%33%42%

60s Age Cohorts by Block Group#29

Percentage of population aged 60 to 69 (%):
0%13%25%38%51%64%

70s Age Cohorts by Block Group#30

Percentage of population aged 70 to 79 (%):
0%7%15%22%29%37%

80+ Age Cohorts by Block Group#31

Percentage of population aged 80 and older (%):
0%6%12%18%24%30%
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Age Cohorts by Neighborhood in Boston

There are 41 neighborhoods that are fully or partially contained within Boston (18 fully and 23 partially). This section compares all 41 of those to each other, Boston, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Boston.

Children by Neighborhood#32

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
Scope: population of Boston, selected neighborhoods in Boston, and entities that contain Boston
0%5%10%15%20%Count#Roxbury NeighborhoodRoxburyMattapan NeighborhoodMattapanNewton Corner NeighborhoodNewton CornerChestnut Hill NeighborhoodChestnut HillUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesHyde Park NeighborhoodHyde ParkSprague-Manor NeighborhoodSprague-ManorNortheastRoslindale NeighborhoodRoslindaleSouth Dorchester NeighborhoodS DorchesterWest Roxbury NeighborhoodWest RoxburyEast Boston NeighborhoodEast BostonMassachusettsNew EnglandBoston, Cambridge, and Newton Metro AreaBoston AreaEast Dedham NeighborhoodEast DedhamRiverdale NeighborhoodRiverdaleCharlestown NeighborhoodCharlestownNorth Dorchester NeighborhoodN DorchesterSuffolk CountySuffolkBoston School DistrictBostonBostonChestnut Hill NeighborhoodChestnut HillJamaica Plain NeighborhoodJamaica PlainEast Somerville NeighborhoodE SomervilleSouth End NeighborhoodSouth EndSouth Boston NeighborhoodSouth BostonLeather District NeighborhoodLeather DistMission Hill NeighborhoodMission HillChinatown NeighborhoodChinatownEast Cambridge NeighborhoodE CambridgeWest End NeighborhoodWest EndBrighton NeighborhoodBrightonLongwood NeighborhoodLongwoodHaymarket NeighborhoodHaymarketBeacon Hill NeighborhoodBeacon HillBack Bay NeighborhoodBack BayDowntown NeighborhoodDowntownNorth End NeighborhoodNorth EndGovernment Center NeighborhoodGovernment CtrAllston NeighborhoodAllstonBay Village NeighborhoodBay VillageDowntown Crossing NeighborhoodDntn CrossingKenmore NeighborhoodKenmoreFenway NeighborhoodFenwayLong Island NeighborhoodLong IslandBoston Harbor Islands NeighborhoodBoston Hbr Iss24.962668%24.962668%25.0%13,11313.1k124.665031%24.665031%24.7%8,4828,483224.228231%24.228231%24.2%1,4071,408324.024832%24.024832%24.0%2,117423.108006%23.108006%23.1%73,612,43873.6M22.486061%22.486061%22.5%7,1607,161522.404453%22.404453%22.4%699700621.341491%21.341491%21.3%11,965,27112.0M21.209755%21.209755%21.2%5,8585,859721.200812%21.200812%21.2%12,88812.9k821.154155%21.154155%21.2%6,4396,440920.802409%20.802409%20.8%8,4268,4271020.624778%20.624778%20.6%1,390,5521.39M20.620396%20.620396%20.6%3,024,7813.02M20.611211%20.611211%20.6%974,672975k20.395944%20.395944%20.4%9971119.245340%19.245340%19.2%6991218.829295%18.829295%18.8%3,0951317.695249%17.695249%17.7%4,8731417.231044%17.231044%17.2%132,286132k16.549062%16.549062%16.5%108,939109k16.549062%16.549062%16.5%108,939109k15.953357%15.953357%16.0%1,2941,2951515.728797%15.728797%15.7%6,4901615.549053%15.549053%15.5%1,2701715.008247%15.008247%15.0%4,5561812.996151%12.996151%13.0%4,3781912.727273%12.727273%12.7%812012.408049%12.408049%12.4%1,7282110.583011%10.583011%10.6%7272210.195729%10.195729%10.2%941239.123984%9.123984%9.1%486248.998981%8.998981%9.0%4,137257.721642%7.721642%7.7%135267.658926%7.658926%7.7%1617276.892827%6.892827%6.9%685286.477053%6.477053%6.5%1,417296.318827%6.318827%6.3%124125305.772667%5.772667%5.8%612315.540166%5.540166%5.5%1617324.975464%4.975464%5.0%1,4331,434334.784475%4.784475%4.8%175344.155990%4.155990%4.2%3334353.093894%3.093894%3.1%532362.126003%2.126003%2.1%450370.000000%0.000000%0.0%0380.000000%0.000000%0.0%039