Back Bay-Beacon Hill demographics profile

StatisticBack Bay-Beacon HillBostonMassachusetts
Population28,988658,2796,742,143
Population density (sq mi)20,77613,617630
Median age35.731.739.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a34%53%
Families w/ Kids under 1821%43%43%
Speak Englishn/a63%77%
Speak Spanishn/a17%9%
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  • The population density in Back Bay-Beacon Hill is 53% higher than Boston.
  • The median age in Back Bay-Beacon Hill is 13% higher than Boston.
  • In Back Bay-Beacon Hill 85.12% of the population is White.
  • In Back Bay-Beacon Hill 3.56% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Back Bay-Beacon Hill 8.46% of the population is Asian.

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Back Bay-Beacon Hill population breakdown by race

RaceBack Bay-Beacon HillBostonMassachusetts
White85.12%53.00%79.26%
Black or African American3.56%25.41%7.26%
Asian8.46%9.34%6.11%
American Indian0.10%0.39%0.21%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.03%
Mixed race1.53%4.92%3.01%
Other race1.23%6.91%4.13%
In Back Bay-Beacon Hill, 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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Source: The Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston, MA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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