City of Boston, MA
Boston is located in Suffolk County in Massachusetts. The median income is $53,136 and the median home value is $374,700. The unemployment rate is 11.42% compared to the 6.1% unemployment rate for the United States (as of August 2014). Workers commute an average of 28.7 minutes to work each day. The population is 54% White, 25% Black, 9% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 12% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Boston, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Boston has a Walk Score® of 80.
Median Household Income$53,136
Median Home Price$374,700
SchoolsIn Boston, Massachusetts
The quality of a school district if often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Boston rates.
BusinessIn Boston, Massachusetts
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work, often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Boston.
HealthIn Boston, Massachusetts
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Boston.