Area

89.63 sq mi

Area Code

617

Currency

US dollar ($)

If Boston Were 100 People

  • 45 would be non-Hispanic white
  • 25 would be African American
  • 19 would be Latinx
  • 9 would be Asian
  • 2 would be other

Language Spoken

English

Percentage: Educational Attainment

  • High school not completed 14%
  • High school degree 21%
  • Some college or associate's degree 18%
  • Bachelor's degree 26%
  • Graduate or professional degree 21%

Population

685,000

Population per Sq Mile

  • Boston: 13,841
  • USA: 92

Time

Eastern Standard Time (GMT/UTC minus five hours)