Marital Status in Boston, Massachusetts (City)

Marital Status#1

Percentage of population aged 15 and older.
Scope: population of Massachusetts and Boston
Female Male
Massachusetts
Boston
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50%0%50%FMNever MarriedMarriedSeparated/DivorcedWidowed-54.568735%-33.984239%-54.568735%55%54.568735%3.643410%33.984239%5.426624%58.212145%58%162,157162k157,153157k-27.250884%-44.348990%-27.250884%27%27.250884%3.948230%44.348990%4.245318%31.199114%31%80,97981.0k84,22784.2k-8.914085%-2.915192%-9.508780%-3.575676%-11.829278%12%8.914085%9.508780%8.914085%9%35,15235.2k24,06524.1k-1.674655%-4.676447%-2.486049%-6.096266%-6.351103%6%1.674655%2.486049%1.674655%2%18,87318.9k4,521

Detailed Marital Status#2

Percentage of population aged 15 and older.
Scope: population of Massachusetts and Boston
Female Male
Massachusetts
Boston
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50%0%50%FMNever MarriedNow MarriedSeparatedAbsent SpouseWidowedDivorced-54.568735%-33.984239%-54.568735%55%54.568735%3.643410%33.984239%5.426624%58.212145%58%162,157162k157,153157k-24.046561%-42.029467%-24.046561%24%24.046561%2.950172%42.029467%3.934409%26.996733%27%71,45771.5k72,88272.9k-2.495129%-0.554396%-1.523400%-0.548075%-3.049525%3%2.495129%1.523400%2.495129%2%9,0626,736-3.204324%-2.319522%-3.204324%3%3.204324%0.998057%2.319522%0.310909%4.202381%4%9,52211,34511.3k-1.674655%-4.676447%-2.486049%-6.096266%-6.351103%6%1.674655%2.486049%1.674655%2%18,87318.9k4,521-6.418956%-2.360796%-7.985379%-3.027601%-8.779752%9%6.418956%7.985379%6.418956%6%26,09026.1k17,32917.3k

The Married by Sex and Age#4

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of Massachusetts and Boston
Female
Male
0%10%20%30%40%50%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 1711.217%11.2%48.510%48.5%23.463%23.5%55.203%55.2%35.945%35.9%57.067%57.1%43.035%43.0%52.374%52.4%43.689%43.7%50.624%50.6%42.245%42.2%48.458%48.5%42.779%42.8%47.341%47.3%40.865%40.9%44.664%44.7%41.378%41.4%43.033%43.0%38.430%38.4%34.881%34.9%16.553%16.6%12.726%12.7%2.438%2.44%2.472%2.47%0.480%0.48%0.871%0.87%0.883%0.88%0.190%0.19%

The Divorced1 by Sex and Age#5

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of Massachusetts and Boston
Female
Male
0%5%10%15%20%25%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 179.179%9.18%9.226%9.23%17.566%17.6%15.847%15.8%23.723%23.7%20.385%20.4%25.377%25.4%19.935%19.9%26.534%26.5%19.449%19.4%24.146%24.1%17.590%17.6%20.856%20.9%14.685%14.7%17.753%17.8%13.649%13.6%12.803%12.8%8.978%8.98%6.653%6.65%5.737%5.74%2.157%2.16%1.593%1.59%0.545%0.54%0.197%0.20%0.000%0%0.000%0%0.124%0.12%0.000%0%

The Never Married by Sex and Age#6

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of Massachusetts and Boston
Female
Male
0%20%40%60%80%100%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 1713.382%13.4%15.631%15.6%15.033%15.0%11.451%11.5%19.950%19.9%16.184%16.2%22.002%22.0%25.267%25.3%22.911%22.9%28.027%28.0%29.876%29.9%32.262%32.3%33.980%34.0%37.389%37.4%40.725%40.7%41.636%41.6%45.265%45.3%47.883%47.9%54.712%54.7%59.350%59.4%81.274%81.3%85.660%85.7%97.017%97.0%97.331%97.3%99.520%99.5%99.129%99.1%98.993%99.0%99.810%99.8%

The Widowed by Sex and Age#7

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of Massachusetts and Boston
Female
Male
0%10%20%30%40%50%60%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 1766.222%66.2%26.633%26.6%43.938%43.9%17.498%17.5%20.382%20.4%6.364%6.36%9.586%9.59%2.423%2.42%6.866%6.87%1.900%1.90%3.733%3.73%1.690%1.69%2.385%2.39%0.585%0.59%0.657%0.66%0.051%0.05%0.553%0.55%0.106%0.11%0.204%0.20%0.032%0.03%0.016%0.02%0.021%0.02%0.000%0%0.000%0%0.000%0%0.000%0%0.000%0%0.000%0%

The Married by Age#8

Percentage of age cohort. Gray areas represent percentile bands from the places in Massachusetts.
Scope: population of Massachusetts and Boston
Boston
Massachusetts
Percentile:
0th - 100th
10th - 90th
20th - 80th
30th - 70th
40th - 60th
0%10%20%30%40%50%60%Count85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 172,3287,47417,88517.9k14,41914.4k16,26316.3k16,46316.5k16,71516.7k16,52816.5k18,34618.3k23,63323.6k13,02613.0k1,82920295

Marital Status by Race#9

Percentage of each ethno-racial group.
Scope: population of Massachusetts and Boston
Boston
Massachusetts
Divorced
Widowed
Separated
Married
Never Married
60%40%20%0%20%40%CountAsian2White1Mixed2Black2White HispanicOther2-49.947376%-1.669449%-4.122813%-35.782394%-1.035487%-3.975363%-55.739639%56%40.112143%4.148218%56.007713%3.199042%44.260361%44%55,10855.1k-57.793990%-1.279884%-6.781824%-33.134047%-1.347403%-10.007622%-65.855698%66%30.003308%4.140994%49.092642%6.418286%34.144302%34%275,103275k-57.645783%-4.100275%-8.083757%-55.231504%-2.684211%-8.479470%-69.829816%70%26.720614%3.449570%30.582429%3.022385%30.170184%30%23,97424.0k-55.325130%-4.463087%-10.343773%-51.116142%-4.100762%-10.119707%-70.131991%70%25.000000%4.868009%30.499909%4.163479%29.868009%30%134,100134k-57.791128%-4.873023%-7.725343%-49.897992%-4.043445%-9.432516%-70.389494%70%27.068490%2.542015%33.977496%2.648550%29.610506%30%40,28340.3k-55.761301%-6.291657%-9.255945%-51.411715%-4.542962%-9.345092%-71.308903%71%25.223683%3.467414%31.985158%2.715074%28.691097%29%38,55938.6k

Map of Marital Status by Neighborhood in Boston

Married Marital Status by Neighborhood#10

Married as a percentage of the population (%):
6%16%26%36%46%57%

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by Neighborhood#11

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
2%10%18%26%34%42%

Widowed Marital Status by Neighborhood#12

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
0.0%1.6%3.2%4.9%6.5%8.1%

Never Married Marital Status by Neighborhood#13

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
25%38%51%64%77%90%
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Map of Marital Status by Tract in Boston

Married Marital Status by Tract#14

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

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by Tract#15

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
0%8%17%25%33%42%

Widowed Marital Status by Tract#16

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
0.0%2.8%5.6%8.5%11.3%14.2%

Never Married Marital Status by Tract#17

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
0%20%40%60%80%100%
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Map of Marital Status by Block Group in Boston

Married Marital Status by Block Group#18

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

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by Block Group#19

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
0%8%17%25%33%42%

Widowed Marital Status by Block Group#20

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
0%6%13%19%25%32%

Never Married Marital Status by Block Group#21

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
0%20%40%60%80%100%
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Marital Status 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#22

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of Boston, selected neighborhoods in Boston, and entities that contain Boston
0%10%20%30%40%50%Count#Chestnut HillSprague-ManorNewton CornerLeather DistRiverdaleUnited StatesWest RoxburyNew EnglandBoston AreaNortheastEast DedhamMassachusettsDntn CrossingE SomervilleE CambridgeLongwoodCharlestownChinatownRoslindaleHyde ParkBack BayEast BostonDowntownBeacon HillS DorchesterChestnut HillSouth EndJamaica PlainSuffolkN DorchesterBostonBostonWest EndBay VillageGovernment CtrMattapanSouth BostonBrightonHaymarketNorth EndRoxburyAllstonMission HillKenmoreLong IslandBoston Hbr IssFenway56.013346%56.013346%56%4,0204,021155.378218%55.378218%55%1,414254.032050%54.032050%54%2,5372,538350.925926%50.925926%51%284448.367435%48.367435%48%1,4781,479548.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M47.735618%47.735618%48%11,98912.0k647.628680%47.628680%48%5,811,6825.81M47.118464%47.118464%47%1,851,0711.85M46.822987%46.822987%47%21,647,11421.6M46.428417%46.428417%46%1,8831,884746.385590%46.385590%46%2,599,0632.60M41.154756%41.154756%41%321840.887342%40.887342%41%2,9402,941940.388877%40.388877%40%3,3953,3961040.350833%40.350833%40%6676681139.313228%39.313228%39%5,3725,3731239.090404%39.090404%39%2,4431338.253929%38.253929%38%8,7211436.759240%36.759240%37%9,5169,5171535.416797%35.416797%35%7,3227,3231634.686486%34.686486%35%11,55411.6k1734.216758%34.216758%34%6336341833.197608%33.197608%33%3,0871931.950725%31.950725%32%16,01216.0k2031.442405%31.442405%31%2,1992,2002130.568124%30.568124%31%8,0918,0922230.531349%30.531349%31%10,92910.9k2330.466987%30.466987%30%200,031200k30.462805%30.462805%30%7,1482429.130336%29.130336%29%165,206165k29.130336%29.130336%29%165,206165k28.683241%28.683241%29%1,4031,4042527.735862%27.735862%28%9742627.093955%27.093955%27%772726.622525%26.622525%27%7,3102825.899611%25.899611%26%7,7542925.218559%25.218559%25%10,69910.7k3024.052269%24.052269%24%49503123.733608%23.733608%24%2,3773222.055639%22.055639%22%9,2483316.305949%16.305949%16%4,5004,5013416.195995%16.195995%16%2,0282,0293513.004659%13.004659%13%2,176367.079646%7.079646%7%3738377.079646%7.079646%7%0386.549868%6.549868%7%1,36739

Marital Status 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#26

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of Boston, selected other places in the Boston Area, and entities that contain Boston
0%20%40%60%Count#Hanscom AFBThe PinehillsDoverDuxburySouth DuxburyWinchesterBoxfordNewfieldsSharonTopsfieldLexingtonCochituateMedfieldEssexLynnfieldNeedhamHansonMarbleheadHinghamSwampscottGrn Hbr-Cedar CrstN ScituateReadingFranklin TownBelmontMarshfield HlsScituateKingstonHamptonBurlingtonWellesleyMattapoisett CtrOcean Bluff-Brant RockOcean Bluff-Brant …Methuen TownFraminghamUnited StatesNew EnglandWinthrop TownBoston AreaNortheastMassachusettsMiddleborough CtrBeverlyEverettBrocktonLowellCambridgeSuffolkWhite Is ShrsBostonBostonBridgewaterDevensDurham76.157205%76.157205%76%872174.523810%74.523810%75%939274.386921%74.386921%74%1,365370.756972%70.756972%71%888469.208939%69.208939%69%1,951568.856939%68.856939%69%11,59011.6k667.691532%67.691532%68%1,343767.600000%67.600000%68%169867.278643%67.278643%67%2,895966.422556%66.422556%66%1,8141064.714657%64.714657%65%16,91916.9k1163.981818%63.981818%64%3,5191263.502024%63.502024%64%3,1371363.430421%63.430421%63%7841462.772586%62.772586%63%6,4481562.391176%62.391176%62%14,76314.8k1662.084691%62.084691%62%9531762.001344%62.001344%62%10,14910.1k1860.921577%60.921577%61%2,7501960.875657%60.875657%61%6,9522060.464117%60.464117%60%1,4072159.995088%59.995088%60%2,4432259.965753%59.965753%60%12,25712.3k2359.370814%59.370814%59%15,51315.5k2458.904581%58.904581%59%11,97012.0k2558.846340%58.846340%59%1,2142658.511356%58.511356%59%2,6022758.445411%58.445411%58%2,9552857.942643%57.942643%58%4,6472957.881727%57.881727%58%12,41112.4k3055.442915%55.442915%55%12,52412.5k3854.021352%54.021352%54%1,5184751.708177%51.708177%52%2,3465650.533070%50.533070%51%20,23920.2k6649.096078%49.096078%49%28,84128.8k7548.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M47.628680%47.628680%48%5,811,6825.81M47.164914%47.164914%47%7,0878447.118464%47.118464%47%1,851,0711.85M46.822987%46.822987%47%21,647,11421.6M46.385590%46.385590%46%2,599,0632.60M46.092050%46.092050%46%2,7549344.098398%44.098398%44%15,36315.4k10340.020994%40.020994%40%14,48814.5k11237.149652%37.149652%37%27,64927.6k12035.774308%35.774308%36%31,75931.8k12131.922562%31.922562%32%31,26431.3k12530.466987%30.466987%30%200,031200k29.604773%29.604773%30%39712729.130336%29.130336%29%165,206165k29.130336%29.130336%29%165,206165k12824.013072%24.013072%24%1,83712918.536009%18.536009%19%31413012.620300%12.620300%13%1,272131