StatisticCentralBostonMassachusetts
Population33,579658,2796,949,503
Population density (sq mi)18,61713,617894
Median age36.831.739.4
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a34%53%
Families w/ Kids under 1828%43%43%
Speak Englishn/a63%77%
Speak Spanishn/a17%9%

Key findings

  • The population density in Central is 37% higher than Boston
  • The median age in Central is 16% higher than Boston
  • In Central 71.05% of the population is White
  • In Central 3.08% of the population is Black
  • In Central 21.63% of the population is Asian

Compare Boston, MA Demographics

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      Central population breakdown by race

      RaceCentralBostonMassachusetts
      White71.05%53.00%79.26%
      Black3.08%25.41%7.26%
      Asian21.63%9.34%6.11%
      American Indian0.08%0.39%0.21%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.03%
      Mixed race2.46%4.92%3.01%
      Other race1.70%6.91%4.13%
      In Central, 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Central age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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