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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Facts

Facts
State Massachusetts
Land area 58.2 square miles
Population Density 12,415.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 755,503
Population change 4.6%
Under 5 years of age 5.7%
Under 18 17.3%
65 and over 10.9%
Females 51.6%
White 63
Hispanic or Latino of any race 21.3
Asian 8.7%
Two or more races 2.9%
Black or African American 24.5%
Native American 0.8%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 84%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 40.4%
Veterans 23,808
Households and Housing
Households 288,240
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 79%
Median household income $53,540
The per capita income $32,835
Live below the poverty line. 20.8%
housing units 315,379
Multi-unit structures 81%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $358,700
Residents owning their homes. 35.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 55,613
Women-owned firms 29.5%
Asian-owned firms 7.8%
Hispanic-owned firms 8.3%
Black-owned firms 11%
Native American-owned firms 0.7%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0.1%
Retail sales $7,565,785
Retail sales per capita $10,381
Manufacturers shipments $3,703,400
Merchant wholesaler sales $8,914,822