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Tools for Statistical Research of the Census for Boston (1930-1990)

1930

Social Statistics by Census Tracts in Boston

1940

There has been no analysis of census statistical data done for Boston’s neighborhoods for this census.

1950

Social Facts by Census Tracts (Greater Boston)

Social Facts by Census Tracts (Boston)

1960

Social Facts by Census Tracts (Boston and Greater Boston)

1970

Social Facts by Census Tracts for Boston

Social Facts by Census Tracts… White, Black, Spanish

Social Facts by Census Tracts for Greater Boston (Acton to Medway)

Social Facts by Census Tracts for Greater Boston (Melrose to Woburn)

1980

1980 U.S. Census Data, Boston Areas: STF-1 & 3A

1990

The Library’s collections were affected by a flood in August of 1998.  The following are what survived for 1990:

Neighborhood Statistical Series Reports by Planning District

“29 Page Profiles” of Planning Districts

City of Boston Zip Code Series

Boston by 69 neighborhood statistical areas