Current Black Or African American Population demographics in Boston, Massachusetts 2020, 2019 by gender and age


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population totals

Total Black Or African American population in Boston

Total Population:150,437
Male Population:68,763
Female Population:81,674

median age by sex

Median age of Black Or African American in Boston

Both sexes33


sex by age for the population in households

Population of Black Or African American in households in Boston

Total Population:144,539
Male Population:65,124
Under 5 years:4,941
5 to 9 years:5,215
10 to 14 years:5,541
15 to 17 years:3,754
18 and 19 years:2,591
20 years:1,263
21 years:1,186
22 to 24 years:3,405
25 to 29 years:4,701
30 to 34 years:4,022
35 to 39 years:3,842
40 to 44 years:4,115
45 to 49 years:4,537
50 to 54 years:4,112
55 to 59 years:3,512
60 and 61 years:1,238
62 to 64 years:1,675
65 and 66 years:906
67 to 69 years:1,198
70 to 74 years:1,486
75 to 79 years:904
80 to 84 years:571
85 years and over:409
Female Population:79,415
Under 5 years:5,041
5 to 9 years:4,926
10 to 14 years:5,241
15 to 17 years:3,760
18 and 19 years:2,411
20 years:1,244
21 years:1,250
22 to 24 years:3,993
25 to 29 years:5,969
30 to 34 years:5,393
35 to 39 years:5,312
40 to 44 years:5,596
45 to 49 years:5,805
50 to 54 years:5,625
55 to 59 years:4,724
60 and 61 years:1,761
62 to 64 years:2,296
65 and 66 years:1,393
67 to 69 years:1,682
70 to 74 years:2,193
75 to 79 years:1,626
80 to 84 years:1,172
85 years and over:1,002

average population of home by age

Average Black Or African American household size in Boston

Under 18 years:1
18 years and over:2

household type

Number of Black Or African American occupied homes in Boston

Family led homes:34,831
Husband-wife family:12,105
Other family:22,726
Population of male led with no wife present:3,414
Population female led with no husband present:19,312
Population of Nonfamily homes:20,716
Population living alone:17,508
Population not living alone:3,208

population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes of Black Or African American in Boston with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:21,393
Population of family homes:21,247
Husband-wife family:6,293
Under 6 years only:1,323
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,524
6 to 17 years only:3,446
Other family:14,954
Male householder, no wife present:1,729
Under 6 years only:385
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:314
6 to 17 years only:1,030
Female led with no husband present:13,225
Under 6 years only:2,753
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:3,061
6 to 17 years only:7,411
Nonfamily households:146
Male led households:65
Under 6 years only:19
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:2
6 to 17 years only:44
Female led householder:81
Under 6 years only:23
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:3
6 to 17 years only:55
Households with no people under 18 years:34,154
Family households:13,584
Husband-wife family:5,812
Other family:7,772
Male led with no wife present:1,685
Female led with no husband present:6,087
Nonfamily households:20,570
Male led householder:9,150
Female led householder:11,420

type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number of Black Or African American led homes in Boston, by type

Total Home Population:55,547
Population of Family homes:34,831
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:1,443
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:6,212
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:8,274
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:8,519
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:3,150
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:2,557
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:3,067
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:1,273
Population of 85 year olds and over:336
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:20,716
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:1,137
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:2,977
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:2,695
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:4,166
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:2,169
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:2,144
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:3,123
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:1,704
Population of 85 year olds and over:601

population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

Black Or African American households in Boston containing people over 60

Total Population:55,547
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:17,514
1-person household:7,052
2-or-more-person household:10,462
Family households:9,766
Nonfamily households:696
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:38,033
1-person household:10,456
2-or-more-person household:27,577
Family homes:25,065
Nonfamily homes:2,512

population of multigenerational homes

Black Or African American homes in Boston with multiple generations.

Total Population:55,547
Home has three or more generations:3,919
Home does not have three or more generations:51,628

presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried Black Or African American population in Boston under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:38,383
Unmarried partner of home lead present:3,056
In family homes:3,022
Population of male led and male partner homes:62
Population of male led and female partner households:811
Population of female led and female partner households:176
Population of female led and male partner households:1,973
In nonfamily homes:34
Population of male led and male partner homes:1
Population of male led and female partner homes:20
Population of female led and female partner homes:2
Population of female led and male partner homes:11
No unmarried partner of home lead present:35,327
In family homes:35,192
Population of husband-wife family homes:11,958
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:1,917
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:21,317
In nonfamily homes:135

population in families by age

Population in Black Or African American families living in Boston

Total Population:114,065
Population Under 18 years:37,754
Population 18 years and over:76,311

tenure of people in homes

How long Black Or African American in Boston have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:15,755
Family home:11,780
Nonfamily homess:3,975
Male led home:1,557
Living alone:1,238
Not living alone:319
Female led home:2,418
Living alone:2,113
Not living alone:305
Population of Renter occupied homes:39,792
Family run homes:23,051
Husband-wife family:5,701
Other family:17,350
Male led with no wife present:2,317
Female led with no husband present:15,033
Nonfamily Homes:16,741
Male led homes:7,658
Male living alone:6,219
Male not living alone:1,439
Female led homes:9,083
Females living alone:7,938
Females not living alone:1,145