Household Types in Boston, Massachusetts (City)

Household Types#1

Percentage of households.
Scope: households in Massachusetts and Boston
Boston
Massachusetts
0%10%20%30%40%CountMarried1Single Female1Single Male1One-Person2Other Non-Family226.857136%46.901878%26.857136%26.9%69,64769.6k16.691860%12.492179%16.691860%16.7%43,28643.3k4.343987%4.195805%4.343987%4.3%11,26511.3k37.059046%28.639460%37.059046%37.1%96,10396.1k15.047971%7.770677%15.047971%15.0%39,02339.0k

Family Household Types#2

Percentage of family households with children under the age of 18.
Scope: households in Massachusetts and Boston
Boston
Massachusetts
0%10%20%30%40%50%60%CountMarriedSingle MomsSingle Dads48.938600%69.306498%48.938600%48.9%26,14326.1k43.781355%24.387245%43.781355%43.8%23,38823.4k7.280045%6.306257%7.280045%7.3%3,889

Families with Children#3

Percentage of households.
Scope: households in Massachusetts and Boston
Boston
Massachusetts
0%20%40%60%CountWith Children1Without Children220.599713%27.334675%20.599713%20.6%53,42053.4k78.825330%72.182263%78.825330%78.8%204,413204k

Household Types by Race#4

Percentage of households.
Scope: households in Massachusetts and Boston
Boston
Massachusetts
Other Non-Family1
One-Person1
Single Male2
Single Female2
Married2
60%40%20%0%20%40%CountAsian3White4Mixed3Hispanic5Other3Black3-8.644902%-3.394454%-34.499106%-15.885510%-8.243134%-4.153923%-19.357498%-9.232310%-62.423971%62%37.576029%59.013135%37.576029%38%22,36022.4k-5.926085%-2.617262%-42.497332%-20.575634%-9.439443%-3.502863%-29.882148%-7.809223%-71.616313%72%28.383687%49.366323%28.383687%28%134,912135k-22.763713%-11.381857%-27.510549%-14.324895%-21.340294%-8.288941%-24.854038%-10.564671%-75.981013%76%24.018987%34.952056%24.018987%24%9,480-26.950925%-6.010803%-28.939202%-14.239743%-28.270514%-6.723493%-22.186544%-8.816479%-76.140673%76%23.859327%34.002970%23.859327%24%17,40217.4k-38.553640%-5.854885%-27.304837%-5.663314%-31.539801%-8.937208%-23.011028%-6.490896%-77.376676%77%22.623324%30.021067%22.623324%23%16,70416.7k-34.327643%-6.622652%-32.240961%-5.011460%-29.451210%-7.190844%-29.400671%-5.327647%-78.202716%78%21.797284%28.629629%21.797284%22%58,46658.5k

Map of Household Types by Neighborhood in Boston

Married Household Types by Neighborhood#5

Married as a percentage of households (%):
7%18%29%39%49%60%

Single Female Household Types by Neighborhood#6

Single Female as a percentage of households (%):
0%8%15%23%31%39%

Single Male Household Types by Neighborhood#7

Single Male as a percentage of households (%):
0.0%2.1%4.2%6.3%8.4%10.6%

One-Person Household Types by Neighborhood#8

One-Person as a percentage of households (%):
19%27%36%44%52%61%

Other Non-Family Household Types by Neighborhood#9

Other Non-Family as a percentage of households (%):
2%9%16%22%29%36%

With Children Household Types by Neighborhood#10

With Children as a percentage of households (%):
4%10%16%21%27%34%
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Map of Household Types by Tract in Boston

Married Household Types by Tract#11

Married as a percentage of households (%):
0%11%23%34%46%58%

Single Female Household Types by Tract#12

Single Female as a percentage of households (%):
0%20%40%60%80%100%

Single Male Household Types by Tract#13

Single Male as a percentage of households (%):
0.0%3.5%7.0%10.5%14.0%17.6%

One-Person Household Types by Tract#14

One-Person as a percentage of households (%):
0%14%27%41%55%69%

Other Non-Family Household Types by Tract#15

Other Non-Family as a percentage of households (%):
0%9%18%27%37%46%

With Children Household Types by Tract#16

With Children as a percentage of households (%):
0%20%40%60%80%100%
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Map of Household Types by Block Group in Boston

Married Household Types by Block Group#17

Married as a percentage of households (%):
0%20%40%60%80%100%

Single Female Household Types by Block Group#18

Single Female as a percentage of households (%):
0%20%40%60%80%100%

Single Male Household Types by Block Group#19

Single Male as a percentage of households (%):
0%6%11%17%23%29%

One-Person Household Types by Block Group#20

One-Person as a percentage of households (%):
0%20%40%60%80%100%

Other Non-Family Household Types by Block Group#21

Other Non-Family as a percentage of households (%):
0%13%27%40%54%68%
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Household Types 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.

Married by Neighborhood#23

Percentage of households.
Scope: households in Boston, selected neighborhoods in Boston, and entities that contain Boston
0%10%20%30%40%50%Count#Chestnut HillNewton CornerSprague-ManorChestnut HillUnited StatesNew EnglandBoston AreaNortheastMassachusettsRiverdaleEast DedhamWest RoxburyE SomervilleHyde ParkRoslindaleLongwoodChinatownE CambridgeCharlestownDntn CrossingHaymarketEast BostonS DorchesterLeather DistBay VillageBack BayGovernment CtrJamaica PlainN DorchesterSuffolkBostonBostonSouth EndBrightonBeacon HillWest EndMattapanDowntownSouth BostonNorth EndMission HillRoxburyAllstonKenmoreFenway59.393709%59.393709%59%1,9081,909157.836512%57.836512%58%1,2331,234257.188619%57.188619%57%658659354.318090%54.318090%54%1,0081,009448.235831%48.235831%48%56,781,40556.8M47.914868%47.914868%48%2,708,8342.71M47.800160%47.800160%48%852,969853k47.051699%47.051699%47%9,916,8809.92M46.901878%46.901878%47%1,200,1671.20M45.764009%45.764009%46%692693545.019925%45.019925%45%801802643.901006%43.901006%44%5,5275,528741.465513%41.465513%41%1,240837.292595%37.292595%37%4,220937.045181%37.045181%37%3,9301037.033178%37.033178%37%3021135.151538%35.151538%35%1,0031230.632724%30.632724%31%1,5101330.565504%30.565504%31%2,4051430.130096%30.130096%30%1211221529.804285%29.804285%30%221629.596407%29.596407%30%4,2734,2741729.351444%29.351444%29%6,3091829.202037%29.202037%29%1111928.994014%28.994014%29%4094102028.872170%28.872170%29%3,4113,4122128.728070%28.728070%29%272228.695836%28.695836%29%4,8864,8872328.474090%28.474090%28%2,8282,8292428.190137%28.190137%28%84,47484.5k26.857136%26.857136%27%69,64769.6k26.857136%26.857136%27%69,64769.6k25.528297%25.528297%26%3,5493,5502524.249404%24.249404%24%4,8032624.206268%24.206268%24%1,3662723.937361%23.937361%24%6272823.598084%23.598084%24%2,7642921.719210%21.719210%22%2653021.710325%21.710325%22%3,3893,3903119.327597%19.327597%19%1,1181,1193217.435938%17.435938%17%8833316.720751%16.720751%17%3,3933,3943416.666447%16.666447%17%1,7161,7173513.424231%13.424231%13%887888367.986279%7.986279%8%40941037

Household Types by Place in the Boston Area

There are 132 places in the Boston Area. This section compares Boston to all of the places in the Boston Area and to those entities that contain or substantially overlap with Boston.

Married by Place#29

Percentage of households.
Scope: households in Boston, selected other places in the Boston Area, and entities that contain Boston
0%20%40%60%80%Count#Hanscom AFBDoverHansonTopsfieldBoxfordSouth DuxburyWinchesterSharonLynnfieldWellesleyDuxburyLexingtonHinghamNeedhamPinehurstNewfieldsThe PinehillsFranklin TownEssexCochituateS HooksettWilmingtonMarshfield HlsN ScituateReadingMedfieldNewtonBurlingtonMiltonGrn Hbr-Cedar CrstKingstonHolbrookGrotonFarmingtonUnited StatesNew EnglandBoston AreaPeabodyNortheastMassachusettsRochesterWatertown TownWeweanticRevereBrocktonLowellPlymouthCambridgeSomervilleLawrenceWareham CtrSuffolkBostonBostonDevens81.712062%81.712062%82%420179.518072%79.518072%80%660279.264214%79.264214%79%474378.089395%78.089395%78%891478.027466%78.027466%78%625577.900085%77.900085%78%920672.497093%72.497093%72%5,612771.536524%71.536524%72%1,420870.354482%70.354482%70%3,116969.973284%69.973284%70%6,0241069.346734%69.346734%69%4141169.324254%69.324254%69%8,0431268.621554%68.621554%69%1,3691368.545141%68.545141%69%7,1521467.769963%67.769963%68%1,6381567.768595%67.768595%68%821666.715758%66.715758%67%4531766.481994%66.481994%66%7,4401866.199650%66.199650%66%3781965.536062%65.536062%66%1,6812065.285789%65.285789%65%1,2452165.247235%65.247235%65%5,1332264.961068%64.961068%65%5842364.389457%64.389457%64%1,1972463.822051%63.822051%64%5,9682563.605150%63.605150%64%1,4822661.055732%61.055732%61%18,86518.9k2760.921152%60.921152%61%5,6482860.890869%60.890869%61%5,4682960.856269%60.856269%61%5973057.224959%57.224959%57%1,3943853.387991%53.387991%53%2,2144751.224490%51.224490%51%2515649.506101%49.506101%50%8526648.235831%48.235831%48%56,781,40556.8M47.914868%47.914868%48%2,708,8342.71M47.800160%47.800160%48%852,969853k47.437686%47.437686%47%10,20110.2k7547.051699%47.051699%47%9,916,8809.92M46.901878%46.901878%47%1,200,1671.20M44.561106%44.561106%45%5,7728442.944452%42.944452%43%6,3249340.871935%40.871935%41%30010338.587386%38.587386%39%7,80711237.122941%37.122941%37%11,87611.9k11434.865109%34.865109%35%13,50513.5k11934.144838%34.144838%34%1,10812132.135550%32.135550%32%13,97814.0k12330.246052%30.246052%30%9,74812729.678947%29.678947%30%7,64512829.198473%29.198473%29%45912928.190137%28.190137%28%84,47484.5k26.857136%26.857136%27%69,64769.6k26.857136%26.857136%27%69,64769.6k13020.425532%20.425532%20%48131