Boston Common neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts (MA), 02108 detailed profile



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Area: 0.125 square miles

Population: 1,496

Population density:
Boston Common:

12,015 people per square mile
Boston:

13,313 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in Boston Common in Boston, MA neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community

Races in Boston Common in Boston neighborhood in MA

Household income distribution in 2009 in Boston Common in Boston neighborhood in MA

Median household income in 2013:
Boston Common:

$62,242
Boston:

$53,583

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Boston Common in Boston neighborhood in MA

Median rent in 2013:
Boston Common:

$961
Boston:

$1,154

Zip codes: 02108.

Males:

731
Females:

765
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

35.3 years
Whole city:

31.2 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

33.7 years
Whole city:

32.2 years

Average household size:
Boston Common:

1.6 people
Boston:

2.4 people
Percentage of family households:
Boston Common:

24.7%
Boston:

38.4%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

36.5%
Boston:

25.7%

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

48.8%
Boston:

18.2%

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

15.5%
Boston:

18.3%

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

21.9%
Boston:

28.0%

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

28.9%
city:

29.0%

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

13.2%
Boston:

9.6%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

43.0%
Boston:

45.7%

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

38.6%
Boston:

23.3%

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

1.8%
city:

3.2%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

15.5%
Boston:

27.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

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

  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 26
  • 3 rooms: 111
  • 4 rooms: 39
  • 5 rooms: 88
  • 6 rooms: 36
  • 7 rooms: 23
  • 8 rooms: 20
  • 9+ rooms: 10

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boston Common:

  • 1 room: 49
  • 2 rooms: 82
  • 3 rooms: 154
  • 4 rooms: 74
  • 5 rooms: 27
  • 6 rooms: 78
  • 7 rooms: 44
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9+ rooms: 7

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

  • no bedroom: 31
  • 1 bedroom: 98
  • 2 bedrooms: 141
  • 3 bedrooms: 67
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5+ bedrooms: 11

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

  • no bedroom: 52
  • 1 bedroom: 251
  • 2 bedrooms: 46
  • 3 bedrooms: 47
  • 4 bedrooms: 33
  • 5+ bedrooms: 26
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.0
Boston:

1.3

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

0.6
city:

0.7

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Boston Common:

56.3%
Boston:

75.1%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2010 (5.0% of all units):
    Boston Common:

    $225,655
    Boston:

    $402,463

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2010 (1.9% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $16,894,956
    city:

    $804,212

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2010 (3.1% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $688,273
    Boston:

    $381,568

  • Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (2.8% of all units):
    Boston Common:

    $3,560,939
    city:

    $422,160

  • Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (75.5% of all units):
    Boston Common:

    $1,129,194
    Boston:

    $608,953

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 9
  • 2000 to 2004: 398
  • 1990 to 1999: 49
  • 1980 to 1989: 191
  • 1970 to 1979: 108
  • 1960 to 1969: 111
  • 1950 to 1959: 49
  • 1940 to 1949: 7
  • 1939 or earlier: 194

City-data.com crime index for city in 2013 (higher means more crime):
City:

357.8
U.S. average:

244.1

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:

    46.5%
    city:

    10.4%

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

    6.2%
    city:

    8.0%

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

    3.8%
    city:

    5.0%

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

    2.9%
    city:

    1.6%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    9.9%
    city:

    2.2%

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

    4.9%
    city:

    3.8%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    12.1%
    city:

    20.7%

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

    10.5%
    city:

    17.9%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    5.9%
    city:

    2.2%


Occupations of females:

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

    9.9%
    city:

    10.1%

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

    19.8%
    city:

    2.7%

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

    4.9%
    city:

    3.2%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    26.7%
    city:

    2.2%

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

    28.0%
    city:

    9.2%

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

    5.4%
    city:

    3.3%

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

    9.3%
    city:

    8.0%

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

    19.6%
    city:

    25.9%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
Boston Common:

0.3%
Boston:

0.1%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

    26.3%
    Boston:

    12.5%

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

    35.9%
    Boston:

    12.9%

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

    2.4%
    Boston:

    4.5%

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

    21.3%
    Boston:

    12.2%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Boston Common:

20.1%
Boston:

21.6%

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

2002
Boston:

2002

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

2008
Boston:

2011

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

122.7%
Boston:

66.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (41%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Solar energy (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

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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