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Dorchester Population Growth and Population Statistics

Dorchester data is not available. Suffolk county data used instead.

2012 Population Growth and Population Statistics Suffolk county, MA Massachusetts United States
Total Population 735,133 6,605,395 312,796,426
Square Miles 120.21 10,554.09 N / A
Population Density 12,641.10 846.80 88.60
1990 Population 663,771 6,016,184 248,704,247
2000 Population 689,719 6,349,119 281,421,535
2010 Population 722,023 6,547,629 308,745,538
5 Year Population Projection (2017) 762,186 6,727,218 324,478,770
Population Change Since 1990 10.75% 9.79% 25.77%
Population Change Since 2000 6.58% 4.04% 11.15%
Population Change Since 2010 1.82% 0.88% 1.31%
Forecasted Population Change by 2017 3.68% 1.84% 3.73%
Population Male 48.07% 48.24% 49.00%
Population Female 51.93% 51.76% 51.00%
Median Age 32.00 39.00 37.50

The data for Suffolk county, MA may also contain data for the following areas: Readville, Hyde Park, Roslindale, Roxbury, Allston, Revere, East Boston, Jamaica Plain, Roxbury Crossing, Dorchester, South Boston, Winthrop, Cambridge, Grove Hall, West Roxbury, Uphams Corner, Charlestown, Brighton, Dorchester Center, Boston, Mission Hill, Chelsea, Mattapan

Population Change Since 1990, 2000, 2010: Change in population since 1990, 2000 and 2010 expressed as a percentage increase or decrease.

Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Demographic Information FAQ

Dorchester Population Statistics by Marital Status Graph

Dorchester data is not available. Suffolk county data used instead.

2012 Population Statistics by Marital Status (Age 15+) Suffolk county, MA Massachusetts United States
Males Never Married 55.50% 36.22% 34.10%
Males Married 37.30% 53.70% 53.97%
Males Widowed 1.60% 2.66% 2.52%
Males Divorced 5.61% 7.42% 9.41%
Females Never Married 53.29% 31.57% 28.42%
Females Married 31.78% 49.35% 51.02%
Females Widowed 6.01% 8.48% 8.76%
Females Divorced 8.92% 10.60% 11.80%

The data for Suffolk county, MA may also contain data for the following areas: Readville, Hyde Park, Roslindale, Roxbury, Allston, Revere, East Boston, Jamaica Plain, Roxbury Crossing, Dorchester, South Boston, Winthrop, Cambridge, Grove Hall, West Roxbury, Uphams Corner, Charlestown, Brighton, Dorchester Center, Boston, Mission Hill, Chelsea, Mattapan

Population by Marital Status (Population Age 15+): The data represents the number and percentage of people in the area, according to marital status.

Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Demographic Information FAQ