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Area: 0.125 square miles

Population: 1,180

Population density:
Boston Common:

9,477 people per square mile
Boston:

13,825 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in Boston Common in Boston, MA neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community
Age and Sex of Residents in Boston Common in Boston, MA
Races in Boston Common in Boston neighborhood in MA
Household income distribution in 2013 in Boston Common in Boston neighborhood in MA
Median household income in 2015:
Boston Common:

$43,101
Boston:

$58,263

Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Boston Common in Boston neighborhood in MA

Median rent in 2015:
Boston Common:

$1,088
Boston:

$1,277

Zip codes: 02108.

Males:

665
Females:

515
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

34.4 years
Whole city:

31.2 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

32.5 years
Whole city:

32.4 years

Average household size:
Boston Common:

1.7 people
Boston:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
Boston Common:

5.8%
Boston:

38.3%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

36.2%
Boston:

26.9%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Boston Common:

68.7%
Boston:

21.2%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Boston Common:

372.1%
Boston:

14.7%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Boston Common:

24.9%
Boston:

28.8%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Boston Common:

16.7%
city:

28.2%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Boston Common:

17.2%
Boston:

9.5%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

38.0%
Boston:

44.3%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Boston Common:

42.2%
Boston:

24.1%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

2.1%
city:

3.3%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

17.5%
Boston:

28.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Boston Common:

  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 39
  • 4 rooms: 94
  • 5 rooms: 125
  • 6 rooms: 31
  • 7 rooms: 19
  • 8 rooms: 35
  • 9+ rooms: 44
Note: State values scaled to Boston Common population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boston Common:

  • 1 room: 109
  • 2 rooms: 20
  • 3 rooms: 153
  • 4 rooms: 15
  • 5 rooms: 32
  • 6 rooms: 8
  • 7 rooms: 11
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9+ rooms: 15
Note: State values scaled to Boston Common population

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Boston Common:

  • no bedroom: 17
  • 1 bedroom: 62
  • 2 bedrooms: 166
  • 3 bedrooms: 190
  • 4 bedrooms: 16
  • 5+ bedrooms: 20
Note: State values scaled to Boston Common population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in Boston Common:

  • no bedroom: 101
  • 1 bedroom: 170
  • 2 bedrooms: 17
  • 3 bedrooms: 32
  • 4 bedrooms: 31
  • 5+ bedrooms: 6
Note: State values scaled to Boston Common population
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.1
Boston:

1.4

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

0.3
city:

0.7

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Boston Common:

35.1%
Boston:

75.1%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2015 (6.4% of all units):
    Boston Common:

    $173,412
    Massachusetts:

    $439,026

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2015 (7.7% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $2,586,024
    Massachusetts:

    $393,052

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2015 (2.1% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $710,381
    Massachusetts:

    $383,248

  • Average estimated '15 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (2.1% of all units):
    Boston Common:

    $7,285,125
    Massachusetts:

    $429,779

  • Average estimated '15 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (65.7% of all units):
    Boston Common:

    $1,817,831
    Massachusetts:

    $395,784

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2010 to 2013: 96
  • 2000 to 2009: 332
  • 1990 to 1999: 19
  • 1980 to 1989: 272
  • 1970 to 1979: 29
  • 1960 to 1969: 38
  • 1950 to 1959: 15
  • 1940 to 1949: 16
  • 1939 or earlier: 239
Note: State values scaled to Boston Common Boston MA population

City-data.com crime index for city in 2014 (higher means more crime):
City:

338.1
U.S. average:

235.9

Mode of transportation to work in Boston Common in Boston, MA
Time Leaving Home for Work in Boston Common in Boston neighborhood in MA
Commute time to work in Boston Common in Boston neighborhood in MA

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    31.4%
    city:

    10.4%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    10.6%
    city:

    8.5%

  • Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    14.5%
    city:

    5.6%

  • Percentage of males in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    2.0%
    city:

    2.6%

  • Percentage of males in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    1.7%
    city:

    1.6%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    7.8%
    city:

    2.1%

  • Percentage of males in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    5.2%
    city:

    5.1%

  • Percentage of males in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    13.3%
    city:

    3.9%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    5.1%
    city:

    20.1%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    13.6%
    city:

    17.1%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    4.9%
    city:

    5.6%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    2.4%
    city:

    4.1%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    3.6%
    city:

    2.3%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    8.1%
    city:

    10.8%

  • Percentage of females in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    8.3%
    city:

    0.7%

  • Percentage of females in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    8.4%
    city:

    2.7%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    3.5%
    city:

    3.3%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    6.0%
    city:

    2.0%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    23.6%
    city:

    9.4%

  • Percentage of females in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    5.5%
    city:

    3.2%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    19.9%
    city:

    8.3%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    5.6%
    city:

    21.8%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    22.5%
    city:

    24.8%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Boston Common:

    31.1%
    Boston:

    12.0%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    Boston Common:

    118.8%
    Boston:

    11.6%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Boston Common:

    10.2%
    Boston:

    4.3%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Boston Common:

    15.5%
    Boston:

    11.8%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Boston Common:

10.5%
Boston:

20.5%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Boston Common:

2012
Boston:

2004

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Boston Common:

2007
Boston:

2011

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Boston Common:

465.1%
Boston:

72.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Highways in this neighborhood:

State Hwy 2 (Arlington St)

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Roads and streets:

Tremont St

Length: 0.32 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 131 to 186

Boylston St

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 70 to 128
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