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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Demographics Summary

Suffolk County, Massachusetts Crime Rate Indexes


2012 Crime Rate Indexes Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Total Crime Risk Index 133 66 100
Murder Risk Index 126 68 100
Rape Risk Index 124 67 100
Robbery Risk Index 122 59 100
Assault Risk Index 158 93 100
Burglary Risk Index 102 57 100
Larceny Risk Index 135 56 100
Motor Vehicle Theft Risk Index 164 83 100

Crime Risk Index (100 = National Average): Index score for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average total crime risk, while 50 indicates half the national risk. We encourage you to consult with a knowledgeable local real estate agent or contact the local police department for any additional information.

Crime Indexes are based on numerous current and historical datasets as well as proprietary modeling algorithms which estimate values at more granular geographic levels when specific data is either unavailable or impractical to aggregate. While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, these are estimates and should only be used as a guide. For detailed information regarding crime and safety in a community, please contact local law enforcement agencies.

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Education Level Profile and Enrollment Statistics


2012 Highest Education Level Attained (Population Age 25+) Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Did Not Complete High School 17.07% 10.47% 13.9%
Completed High School 25.7% 25.08% 27.74%
Some College 15.29% 16.59% 21.45%
Completed Associate Degree 4.74% 7.82% 7.76%
Completed Bachelors Degree 19.26% 22.68% 18.25%
Completed Graduate Degree 11.71% 12.22% 7.67%
2012 Education Enrollment (Population Age 3+) Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Education Index 189 181 100
Public Pre-school 0.87% 0.84% 0.89%
Private Pre-school 0.57% 0.94% 0.71%
Public School Kindergarten 1.08% 1.19% 1.23%
Private School Kindergarten 0.23% 0.18% 0.18%
Public School Grades 1 through 4 3.03% 4.52% 4.93%
Private School Grades 1 through 4 0.51% 0.46% 0.56%
Public School Grades 5 through 8 3.71% 4.58% 4.91%
Private School Grades 5 through 8 0.62% 0.53% 0.56%
Public School Grades 9 through 12 4.89% 4.87% 5.51%
Private School Grades 9 through 12 0.53% 0.65% 0.55%
Public Undergraduate College 3.91% 3.41% 4.91%
Private Undergraduate College 9.62% 3.33% 1.4%
Public Graduate or Professional School 0.83% 0.71% 0.83%
Private Graduate or Professional School 4.07% 1.75% 0.59%
Not Enrolled in School 65.53% 72.05% 72.24%

Highest Education Level Attained (Populations Age 25+): The data represents the percentage of people in the area over age 25 who have attained a particular education level.

Education Index: The Education Index for Zip Codes and places are comprised of a combination of socio-demographic characteristics. These index scores are not based statistically upon the performance of specific schools, programs or colleges located in these areas.

Education Enrollment (Population Age 3+): The data represents the percentage of people in the area over age 3 who are currently enrolled at each type of learning institution.

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average.

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Quality of Life Indexes


2012 Quality of Life Indexes Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Quality of Life Index 94 58 100
Amusement Index 151 108 100
Culture Index 199 169 100
Earthquake Index 76 70 100
Education Index 189 181 100
Medical Index 174 154 100
Mortality Index (All Causes) 41 154 100
Religion Index 79 46 100
Restaurant Index 183 127 100
Weather Index 101 96 100

Quality of Life Index: Based on the results of a study group, this index is calculated based on what variables affect individuals as they search for a new home, how much they would enjoy living in a place and the impact of each selected variable. For example, the crime index affects the total quality of life index negatively and the amusement index affects it positively.

Positive Variables Weighted for Quality of Life Index: Amusement, Culture, Education, Medical, Religion, Restaurants and Weather.

Negative Variables Weighted for Quality of Life Index: Crime, Earthquake and Mortality

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Weather, Forecast, Temperature and Precipitation Statistics


2012 Weather Summary Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Weather Index 101 96 100
Hail Index 80 73 100
Hurricane Index 127 127 100
Tornado Index 62 56 100
Wind Index 126 114 100
 
Annual Maximum Avg. Temperature 59 °F 57 °F N/A
Annual Minimum Avg. Temperature 44 °F 40 °F N/A
Annual Avg. Temperature 51.3 °F 48.2 °F N/A
Percent of Possible Sunshine 58 52 N/A
Mean Sky Cover (Sunrise to Sunset - Out of 10) 6 6 N/A
Mean Number of Days Clear (Out of 365 Days) 98 92 N/A
Mean Number of Days Rain (Out of 365 Days) 127 132 N/A
Mean Number of Days Snow (Out of 365 Days) 11 15 N/A
Avg. Annual Precipitation (Total Inches) 42" 47" N/A
Avg. Annual Snowfall (Total Inches) 41" 60" N/A
2012 Average Monthly Low Temperature Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Avg. Annual Low Temperature 44 °F 40 °F N/A
Avg. January Low Temperature 21.11 °F 14.32 °F N/A
Avg. February Low Temperature 22.19 °F 16.03 °F N/A
Avg. March Low Temperature 29.93 °F 25.14 °F N/A
Avg. April Low Temperature 38.79 °F 34.92 °F N/A
Avg. May Low Temperature 48.36 °F 44.71 °F N/A
Avg. June Low Temperature 57.79 °F 54.23 °F N/A
Avg. July Low Temperature 63.48 °F 59.58 °F N/A
Avg. August Low Temperature 62.42 °F 58.01 °F N/A
Avg. September Low Temperature 55.24 °F 49.32 °F N/A
Avg. October Low Temperature 44.94 °F 37.96 °F N/A
Avg. November Low Temperature 36.41 °F 30.6 °F N/A
Avg. December Low Temperature 25.75 °F 20.03 °F N/A
2012 Average Monthly High Temperature Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Avg. Annual High Temperature 59 °F 57 °F N/A
Avg. January High Temperature 36.55 °F 35.1 °F N/A
Avg. February High Temperature 38.07 °F 37.27 °F N/A
Avg. March High Temperature 45.57 °F 45.81 °F N/A
Avg. April High Temperature 55.83 °F 58.12 °F N/A
Avg. May High Temperature 66.76 °F 69.51 °F N/A
Avg. June High Temperature 76.39 °F 78.22 °F N/A
Avg. July High Temperature 81.41 °F 83.3 °F N/A
Avg. August High Temperature 79.61 °F 81.59 °F N/A
Avg. September High Temperature 72.37 °F 73.81 °F N/A
Avg. October High Temperature 62.51 °F 63.34 °F N/A
Avg. November High Temperature 51.51 °F 51.1 °F N/A
Avg. December High Temperature 40.6 °F 39.09 °F N/A
2012 Average Monthly Precipitation Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Avg. Annual Precipitation 42" 47" N/A
Avg. January Precipitation 4.12" 4.37" N/A
Avg. February Precipitation 3.47" 3.46" N/A
Avg. March Precipitation 4.06" 4.12" N/A
Avg. April Precipitation 3.82" 4.26" N/A
Avg. May Precipitation 3.38" 3.68" N/A
Avg. June Precipitation 3.44" 3.72" N/A
Avg. July Precipitation 3.24" 3.62" N/A
Avg. August Precipitation 3.54" 4.16" N/A
Avg. September Precipitation 3.6" 4.06" N/A
Avg. October Precipitation 3.95" 4.29" N/A
Avg. November Precipitation 4.19" 4.56" N/A
Avg. December Precipitation 3.93" 4.06" N/A

Annual Heating Degree Days (HDD): A form of Degree Day used to estimate energy requirements for heating. Typically, heating degree days are calculated as how much colder the mean temperature at a location is than 65°F on a given day. For example, if a location experiences a mean temperature of 55°F on a certain day, there were 10 HDD that day because 65 - 55 = 10, according to the National Weather Service.

Annual Cooling Degree Days (CDD): A form of Degree Day used to estimate energy requirements for air conditioning or refrigeration. Typically, cooling degree days are calculated as how much warmer the mean temperature at a location is than 65°F on a given day. For example, if a location experiences a mean temperature of 75°F on a certain day, there were 10 CDD that day because 75 - 65 = 10, according to the National Weather Service.

Mean Sky Cover: Reflects the approximate amount that the sky is covered with clouds, sunrise to sunset on a scale of 0 to 10.

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average. Note: A higher Weather Index score represents better overall weather (higher number good). A higher Hail, Hurricane or Tornado Index means the chance of that weather event is higher (higher number bad).

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Pollution Indexes


2012 Pollution Indexes Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Air Pollution Index 103 99 100
Ozone Index 104 99 100
Lead Index 107 102 100
Carbon Monoxide Index 94 93 100
Nitrogen Dioxide Index 119 102 100
Particulate Matter Index 97 95 100

Pollution Index (100 = National Average): Index score for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average.

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Population Growth and Population Statistics


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 10554.09 N/A
Population Density 12,641 847 89
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 762186 6727218 324478770
Population Male 48.07% 48.24% 49%
Population Female 51.93% 51.76% 51%
Median Age 32 39 37.5
2012 Population Statistics by Marital Status (Age 15+) Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Males Never Married 55.5% 36.22% 34.1%
Males Married 37.3% 53.7% 53.97%
Males Widowed 1.6% 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% 10.6% 11.8%

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

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

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Population by Age


2012 Population by Age Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Median Age 32 39 37.5
Age 0 to 5 6.07% 6.49% 7.55%
Age 6 to 11 5.41% 7.21% 7.94%
Age 12 to 17 5.74% 7.74% 8.26%
Age 18 to 24 19.1% 10.2% 9.99%
Age 25 to 34 19.39% 13.17% 13.08%
Age 35 to 44 12.76% 12.94% 12.94%
Age 45 to 54 11.64% 15.38% 14.64%
Age 55 to 64 9.59% 12.89% 12.43%
Age 65 to 74 5.48% 7.12% 7.29%
Age 75 to 84 3.3% 4.65% 4.11%
Age 85+ 1.51% 2.22% 1.77%
2012 Male Population by Age Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Male Median Age 31.4 37.7 36.2
Age 0 to 5 6.3% 6.86% 7.87%
Age 6 to 11 5.81% 7.63% 8.26%
Age 12 to 17 6.14% 8.25% 8.65%
Age 18 to 24 19.12% 10.57% 10.35%
Age 25 to 34 19.63% 13.22% 13.24%
Age 35 to 44 6.3% 6.86% 7.87%
Age 45 to 54 11.64% 15.44% 14.65%
Age 55 to 64 9.29% 12.78% 12.23%
Age 65 to 74 5.17% 6.81% 6.95%
Age 75 to 84 2.68% 4.04% 3.57%
Age 85+ 0.98% 1.48% 1.19%
2012 Female Population by Age Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Female Median Age 32.6 40.2 38.6
Age 0 to 5 5.87% 6.15% 7.25%
Age 6 to 11 5.05% 6.81% 7.63%
Age 12 to 17 5.37% 7.26% 7.89%
Age 18 to 24 19.09% 9.85% 9.64%
Age 25 to 34 19.17% 13.12% 12.91%
Age 35 to 44 5.87% 6.15% 7.25%
Age 45 to 54 11.63% 15.32% 14.64%
Age 55 to 64 9.87% 13% 12.63%
Age 65 to 74 5.77% 7.4% 7.61%
Age 75 to 84 3.87% 5.21% 4.63%
Age 85+ 2% 2.91% 2.32%

Population by Age: The data represents the percentage of people in the area within each age group.

Male Population: The data represents the percentage of males in the population according to age range.

Female Population: The data represents the percentage of females in the population according to age range.

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Population by Race and Ethnicity


2012 Population by Race and Ethnicity Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Population by Race
White Population 53.34% 79.19% 71.71%
Black or African American Population 23.08% 7.12% 12.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native Population 0.38% 0.29% 0.96%
Asian Population 9.27% 5.87% 5.3%
Multi-racial Population 4.37% 2.88% 3.13%
Other Population 9.55% 4.66% 6.05%
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic Population 21.42% 10.4% 16.91%
Non Hispanic Population 78.58% 89.6% 83.09%

Race versus Ethnicity: According to the Census, race and ethnicity are considered two separate and distinct identities. Hispanic or Latino origin is asked as a separate question and categorized under ethnicity. In addition to their race and/or races, all respondents are categorized by one of two ethnicities, which are "Hispanic" and "Non Hispanic."

Hispanic Ethnicity: According to the Census, people of Hispanic origin, were those who indicated that their origin was Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American or some other Hispanic origin. It should be noted that people of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Household Makeup and Size


2012 Household Family Makeup Statistics Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Family HH 48.66% 62.76% 66.51%
Non-Family HH 51.34% 37.24% 33.49%
Family Households
Married Family HH 26.76% 45.74% 48.14%
Other Family HH 21.9% 17.02% 18.37%
Other Family Households
Male Householder, No Wife Present 4.73% 4.08% 4.98%
Female Householder, No Husband Present 17.16% 12.94% 13.39%
Married Family Households
With Children Under 18 11.83% 20.05% 21.18%
No Children Under 18 14.94% 25.69% 26.96%
Other Family Households
Male Householder, No Wife Present with Children Under 18 2.27% 2.02% 2.85%
Male Householder, No Wife Present with No Children 2.47% 2.06% 2.14%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with Children Under 18 10.94% 8.05% 8.65%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with No Children 6.22% 4.89% 4.74%
Non-Family Households
Male Householder 25.16% 16.69% 15.74%
Female Householder 26.18% 20.55% 17.75%
Married Family Households
With Children Under 18 11.83% 20.05% 21.18%
No Children Under 18 14.94% 25.69% 26.96%
2012 Household Size Statistics Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Households 298,042 2,566,067 118,025,427
Households 2010 292,767 2,547,075 116,716,292
Households 2000 278,609 2,443,610 105,479,959
Households 1990 262,977 2,243,989 91,986,210
5 Year Households Projection (2017) 310,227 2,653,321 123,901,241
Household Growth Since 2010 1.8% 0.75% 1.12%
Household Growth Since 2000 6.98% 5.01% 11.89%
Household Growth Since 1990 13.33% 14.35% 28.31%
Average Household Size 2.31 2.48 2.58
Median Household Size 2.51 2.66 2.71
1 Person 34.31% 28.5% 26.63%
2 Person 30.85% 32.35% 32.86%
3 Person 15.21% 16.51% 16.08%
4 Person 10.87% 13.72% 13.27%
5 Person 5.08% 5.82% 6.46%
6 Person 1.98% 1.99% 2.69%
7 or More Person 1.7% 1.11% 2.01%

Family Household: A family household is a household maintained by a householder who is in a family, and includes any unrelated people (unrelated subfamily members and/or secondary individuals) who may be residing there.

Married Family Household: A married family household consists of a married householder and one or more other persons living in the same household who are related to the householder by birth, marriage or adoption.

Other Family Household: An other family household consists of a householder and one or more other persons living in the same household who are related to the householder by birth or adoption. These households may have a Male Householder with No Wife Present and/or Female Householder with No Husband Present.

Non-Family Household: A non-family household consists of a householder living alone (a one-person household) or where the householder shares the home exclusively with people to whom he/she is not related.

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Number of Vehicles Per Household


2012 Number of Vehicles per Household Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Households, Median Vehicles 1.3 2 2.2
No Vehicles 37.47% 13.58% 9.08%
1 Vehicle 38.93% 35.54% 33.5%
2 Vehicle 18.62% 36.58% 37.45%
3 Vehicle 3.68% 10.51% 13.98%
4+ Vehicle 1.31% 3.79% 5.99%

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Housing Statistics, Occupancy and Year Built


2012 Move In Date by Year Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Households 298,042 2,566,067 118,025,427
Household, Median Length of Residence in Years 9 12 11
Moved in 2005 or Later 54.71% 37.95% 41.51%
Moved in 2000 to 2004 17.82% 18.82% 20.15%
Moved in 1990 to 1999 13.55% 19.49% 18.66%
Moved in 1980 to 1989 5.95% 9.95% 8.86%
Moved in 1970 to 1979 3.67% 6.78% 5.92%
Moved in 1969 or Earlier 4.3% 7.01% 4.91%
2012 Housing Occupancy Statistics Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Total Housing Units 322,322 2,839,014 133,667,681
Occupied Units 298,042 2,566,067 118,025,427
Vacant Units 298,042 2,566,067 118,025,427
Total Housing Units
Owner Occupied Units 96,242 1,567,442 76,294,472
Renter Occupied Units 201,800 998,625 41,730,955
Vacant Units 24,280 272,947 15,642,254
Vacant Housing Units
Vacant Units For Rent 45.45% 25.24% 27.35%
Vacant Units For Sale 9.77% 9.57% 12.74%
Vacant Units Seasonal 14.19% 44.85% 31.14%
Vacant Units Vacant Other 24.74% 16.54% 24.61%
2012 Housing Statistic Year Built Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Total Housing Units 322,322 2,839,014 133,667,681
Housing, Median Year Built 1939 1957 1974
Built 2005 or Later 2.92% 2.64% 5.25%
Built 2000 to 2004 3.36% 4.36% 9.12%
Built 1990 to 1999 4.14% 7.34% 14.08%
Built 1980 to 1989 6.55% 11.1% 14.1%
Built 1970 to 1979 6.99% 11.76% 16.11%
Built 1960 to 1969 8.38% 10.77% 11.2%
Built 1950 to 1959 7.73% 11.69% 11.04%
Built 1940 to 1949 5.79% 6.07% 5.63%
Built 1939 or Earlier 54.15% 34.28% 13.47%

Occupied Units: Housing units that are Owner Occupied or Renter Occupied.

Vacant Units: Housing units that are For Sale and Vacant, For Rent and Vacant, Seasonal and Vacant and Other.

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Home Values and Rental Rates


2012 Homeowner Statistics and Home Values Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Owner Occupied Units 96,242 1,567,442 76,294,472
Owner Households, With Mortgage Any 77.38% 73.95% 69.5%
Owner Households, With No Mortgage 22.62% 26.05% 30.5%
Housing, Median Value Owner Households $373,501 $343,586 $191,717
Home Valued at Less than $10,000 0.16% 0.19% 1.33%
Home Valued at $10,000-$14,999 0.01% 0.12% 0.93%
Home Valued at $15,000-$19,999 0.05% 0.18% 0.84%
Home Valued at $20,000-$24,999 0.22% 0.21% 0.85%
Home Valued at $25,000-$29,999 0.34% 0.26% 0.79%
Home Valued at $30,000-$34,999 0.13% 0.23% 0.92%
Home Valued at $35,000-$39,999 0.28% 0.19% 0.72%
Home Valued at $40,000-$49,999 0.34% 0.27% 1.76%
Home Valued at $50,000-$59,999 0.24% 0.23% 2.13%
Home Valued at $60,000-$69,999 0.35% 0.26% 2.46%
Home Valued at $70,000-$79,999 0.19% 0.24% 2.9%
Home Valued at $80,000-$89,999 0.1% 0.3% 3.46%
Home Valued at $90,000-$99,999 0.31% 0.37% 3.2%
Home Valued at $100,000-$124,999 0.7% 1.58% 7.92%
Home Valued at $125,000-$149,999 0.68% 1.88% 7.08%
Home Valued at $150,000-$174,999 2.45% 3.79% 8.65%
Home Valued at $175,000-$199,999 2.1% 4.22% 6.07%
Home Valued at $200,000-$249,999 9.77% 11.49% 10.69%
Home Valued at $250,000-$299,999 12.8% 13.11% 8.07%
Home Valued at $300,000-$399,999 25.53% 24.97% 10.91%
Home Valued at $400,000-$499,999 17.5% 13.9% 6.1%
Home Valued at $500,000-$749,999 17.02% 14.23% 7.2%
Home Valued at $750,000-$999,999 3.85% 4.09% 2.6%
Home Valued at More than $1,000,000 4.86% 3.69% 2.43%
2012 Housing Rental Rates Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Rental Occupied Units 201,800 998,625 41,730,955
Median Rent $1116 $918 $730
Housing Rent less than $250 11.3% 8.42% 6.36%
Housing Rent $250-$499 7.85% 9.83% 16.47%
Housing Rent $500-$749 7.92% 16.2% 26.42%
Housing Rent $750-$999 12.4% 20.32% 19.5%
Housing Rent $1,000-$1,249 20.39% 17.1% 10.88%
Housing Rent $1,250-$1,499 14.02% 9.87% 5.89%
Housing Rent $1,500-$1,999 15.31% 9.79% 5.6%
Housing Rent $2,000+ 8.59% 4.71% 3.23%
No Cash Rent 2.2% 3.77% 5.66%

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Employment, Occupation and Industry


2012 Employment Statistics for Potential Employees (Age 16+) Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Employed Civilian Males 30.08% 30.57% 29.71%
Employed Civilian Females 30.22% 31.66% 28.71%
Armed Forces Male 0.06% 0.1% 0.39%
Armed Forces Female 0.02% 0.02% 0.07%
Unemployed Males 3.94% 3.38% 3.27%
Unemployed Females 3.56% 2.55% 2.67%
Not in the Labor Force Male 13.1% 12.78% 14.49%
Not in the Labor Force Female 19.01% 18.94% 20.68%
2012 Employment by Job Type for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
White Collar 85.41% 82.4% 75.24%
Blue Collar 14.59% 17.6% 24.76%
 
Management, Business, and Financial Operations 17.6% 18.43% 15.41%
Professional and Related 25.83% 26.91% 21.58%
Sales and Office 21.27% 22.6% 24.37%
Service 24.1% 17.31% 17.72%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 0.15% 0.23% 0.73%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance 4.05% 6.05% 8.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 7% 8.46% 11.9%
2012 Employment by Type of Employer Total Civilian Population (Age 16+) Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Private for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 64.72% 64.38% 66.07%
Private for-Profit Self Employed 2.12% 3.11% 3.68%
Private Not-for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 17.15% 12.73% 8.2%
Local Government Workers 6.38% 7.77% 7.88%
State Government Workers 3.54% 3.94% 4.81%
Federal Government Workers 1.59% 1.89% 2.79%
Self-Employed Workers in Own Not Incorporated Business 4.38% 6.07% 6.39%
Unpaid Family Workers 0.11% 0.12% 0.18%
2012 Employment by Industry for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 0.16% 0.36% 1.35%
Mining 0.01% 0.04% 0.52%
Construction 3.3% 5.04% 6.45%
Manufacturing 4.63% 9.14% 10.25%
Wholesale Trade 2.29% 2.39% 2.82%
Retail Trade 8.88% 10.22% 11.28%
Transportation and Warehousing 3.05% 2.93% 4.14%
Utilities 0.33% 0.69% 0.88%
Information 2.94% 2.57% 2.26%
Finance and Insurance 6.38% 5.91% 4.84%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 2.34% 1.81% 1.97%
Professional and Scientific 9.88% 9.7% 6.53%
Management 0.07% 0.09% 0.11%
Administration 4.2% 3.72% 4.11%
Educational Services 12.68% 11.93% 9.7%
Health Care and Social Assistance 17.41% 16.8% 13.86%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1.81% 1.84% 2.06%
Accommodation and Food Services 10.19% 6.22% 6.91%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 5% 4.45% 4.92%
Public Administration 4.45% 4.16% 5.05%

Workforce Statistics: The Workforce breakdown is derived from data, published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

White Collar Employment: perform tasks that are considered less physically laborious.

Blue Collar Employment: perform tasks that are manual, technical labor or are in technical maintenance "trades".

Civilian Employers (Population Age 16+): This data represents 2012 employment by type of employers for the total civilian population, over age 16.

Employment by Industry: This data represents 2012 employment by industry for the total civilian population.

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Travel Time and Mode of Transportation to Work


2012 Travel Time to Work Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Travel Time Less than 15 Min 20.46% 25.76% 27.66%
Travel Time 15-29 Min 33.75% 32.29% 36.52%
Travel Time 30-59 Min 36.76% 31.6% 27.63%
Travel Time 60-89 Min 7.31% 7.68% 5.66%
Travel Time 90+ Min 1.73% 2.67% 2.53%
2012 Mode of Transportation to Work Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Car to Work 46.2% 79.83% 85.93%
Motorcycle to Work 0.06% 0.09% 0.22%
Bicycle to Work 1.44% 0.72% 0.55%
Walk to Work 15.29% 4.89% 2.85%
Public Transportation to Work 32.67% 9.42% 5.12%
Other Transportation to Work 0.61% 0.58% 0.88%
Work at Home 3.73% 4.48% 4.45%

Travel Time to Work: Half the workers in the area have a longer travel time than this, half have less travel time.

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Employee Statistics by NAICS Code


2012 Employee Statistics by NAICS Code Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Employees, Total (by Place of Work) 497,297 2,885,826 113,112,248
Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Agriculture Support 0.01% 0.05% 0.14%
Mining 0.01% 0.03% 0.45%
Utilities 0.31% 0.41% 0.58%
Construction 1.99% 4.07% 5.44%
Manufacturing 1.9% 8.48% 10.3%
Wholesale Trade 2.12% 4.64% 5.1%
Retail Trade 5.97% 11.97% 13.07%
Transportation and Warehousing 3.77% 2.82% 3.64%
Information 3.66% 3.56% 2.97%
Finance and Insurance 18.3% 7.25% 5.61%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 2.31% 1.64% 1.9%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 11% 9.21% 6.96%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2.81% 2.95% 2.53%
Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation Services 5.78% 5.58% 6.42%
Educational Services 5.58% 4.77% 2.57%
Health Care and Social Assistance 17.7% 17.59% 15.46%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2.09% 1.87% 1.84%
Accommodation and Food Services 10.69% 8.93% 10.29%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 3.99% 4.19% 4.73%

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS): NAICS is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Establishment Statistics by NAICS Code


2012 Establishments by NAICS Code Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Establishments, Total (by Place of Work) 497,297 2,885,826 113,112,248
Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Agriculture Support 0.05% 0.21% 0.29%
Mining 0.02% 0.05% 0.35%
Utilities 0.1% 0.15% 0.23%
Construction 4.47% 10.22% 9.64%
Manufacturing 1.68% 4.19% 4.16%
Wholesale Trade 3.81% 4.87% 5.62%
Retail Trade 12.52% 14.5% 14.54%
Transportation and Warehousing 2.5% 2.11% 2.83%
Information 2.79% 2.09% 1.81%
Finance and Insurance 9.49% 5.66% 6.56%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 5.32% 3.79% 4.75%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 15.79% 12.55% 11.36%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0.87% 0.68% 0.69%
Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation Services 4.84% 5.67% 5.15%
Educational Services 1.75% 1.55% 1.2%
Health Care and Social Assistance 9.13% 10.57% 10.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1.64% 1.8% 1.66%
Accommodation and Food Services 12.02% 9.56% 8.59%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 11.21% 9.77% 9.78%

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS): NAICS is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Household Income Statistics


2012 Household Income Statistics Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Total Area Household Income $22,856,522,512 $237,829,320,968 $9,110,376,126,223
Median Household Income $55,757 $70,665 $57,639
Average Household Income $76,689 $92,682 $77,190
Per Capita Household Income $31,092 $36,005 $29,126
 
Income Less than $15,000 18.23% 10.97% 11.77%
Income $15,000 to $24,999 8.91% 7.72% 9.67%
Income $25,000 to $34,999 7.99% 7.33% 9.73%
Income $35,000 to $49,999 11.21% 10.61% 13.33%
Income $50,000 to $74,999 15.9% 16.17% 18.03%
Income $75,000 to $99,999 11.59% 13.51% 12.97%
Income $100,000 to $124,999 8.16% 10.32% 8.65%
Income $125,000 to $149,999 5.45% 7.29% 5.4%
Income $150,000 to $199,999 5.87% 7.67% 5.12%
Income $200,000 and Over 6.68% 8.41% 5.34%

Household Income: Data on consumer income collected by the Census Bureau covers money income received (exclusive of certain money receipts such as capital gains) before payments for personal income taxes, social security, union dues, medicare deductions, etc. Therefore, money income does not reflect the fact that some families receive part of their income in the form of non-cash benefits, such as food stamps, health benefits, rent-free housing, and goods produced and consumed on the farm.

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Consumer Price Indexes (CPI)


2012 Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
All Items - CPI 232.4 224.5 213.1
Education and Communications CPI 134.9 131.1 125.1
Food and Beverages CPI 230.6 226.6 219
Housing CPI 234.1 227.1 217.8
Medical Care CPI 508.6 456.7 367
Other Goods and Services CPI 382.4 372 349.1
Recreation CPI 120.2 117.8 114.3
Transportation CPI 166.2 167.2 175.2

Consumer Price Index: The current Consumer Price Index is created by comparing current values to the average from 1982 through 1984. A value of 175 would indicate 75% inflation from that time. A value of 90 would indicate 10% deflation.

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Retail Sales Statistics


2012 Retail Sales Statistics Suffolk County, MA Massachusetts United States
Total Retail Sales (including Food Services) $11,084,459 $105,239,717 $4,690,741,823
Building Materials and Garden Store Sales $391,643 $6,812,469 $300,121,841
Clothing and Accessories Store Sales $1,235,154 $6,429,633 $225,430,344
Electrical and Appliances Store Sales $218,061 $2,376,557 $101,037,294
Food and Beverage Store Sales $1,668,048 $17,696,936 $612,863,797
Food Services $2,757,069 $12,986,421 $502,456,682
Gasoline Stations Store Sales $599,759 $9,101,264 $526,122,149
General Merchandise Store Sales $354,180 $8,826,415 $634,982,512
Health and Personal Care Store Sales $1,041,525 $8,169,115 $270,681,729
Home Furnishings Store Sales $139,073 $2,368,145 $90,949,539
Miscellaneous Store Sales $391,048 $2,490,827 $122,027,154
Nonstore Purchases Sales $1,082,418 $9,071,664 $398,848,318
Sporting Goods Store Sales $281,434 $2,417,233 $89,619,853

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