Mattapan demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)12,55613,617630
Median age35.731.739.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a34%53%
Speak Englishn/a63%77%
Speak Spanishn/a17%9%

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  • The population density in Mattapan is 8% lower than Boston.
  • The median age in Mattapan is 12% higher than Boston.
  • In Mattapan 9.98% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Mattapan 83.54% of the population is African American.
  • In Mattapan 1.37% of the population is Asian.

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Mattapan population breakdown by race

African American83.54%25.41%7.26%
American Indian0.24%0.39%0.21%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.03%
Mixed race2.32%4.92%3.01%
Other race2.55%6.91%4.13%
In Mattapan, 19.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Mattapan age breakdown

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Source: The Mattapan, Boston, MA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).