Businesses in Dorchester, Boston

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 15.7%
 Medical: 15.1%
 Professional Services: 8.8%
 Home Services: 8.5%
 Restaurants: 7.3%
 Industry: 6.7%
 Beauty & Spas: 5.3%
 Automotive: 5.1%
 Food: 5.1%
 Other: 22.3%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts2844.7 years4.10.2
Car repair10331.3 years4.00.9
Beauty salons10421.1 years4.10.9
Hairdressers10023.2 years4.20.9
Public administration2839.1 years3.50.2
Social work7126.7 years4.20.6
Secondary education3129.8 years4.10.3
Atm's43101.8 years3.40.4
Banks40103.2 years3.40.4
Finance other5459.9 years3.40.5
Loan companies4222.5 years3.30.4
Convenience stores5640.8 years3.90.5
Grocery stores and supermarkets5827.1 years4.10.5
Apartments2921.6 years4.00.3
General contractors11928.5 years3.91.0
Other construction6429.9 years4.40.6
Real estate12420.7 years3.41.1
Construction of buildings6630.3 years3.90.6
Other membership organizations6734.7 years4.30.6
Child care and day care3420.1 years4.00.3
Laundry3425.4 years4.10.3
Dentists7325.2 years4.00.6
Health and medical36522.4 years3.73.2
Hospitals3314.7 years3.70.3
Physicians and surgeons14019.2 years3.71.2
Corporate management4922.5 years3.90.4
Lawyers legal4221.4 years4.40.4
Scientific and technical services3924.3 years4.60.3
Churches8144.3 years4.60.7
Cafes3126.7 years4.00.3
Clothing stores4127.1 years3.90.4
Electronics stores3928.4 years3.90.3
Hardware stores2934.4 years4.30.3
Mobile phone stores3917 years3.70.3
Pharmacies and drug stores3138 years3.90.3
Shopping other7429.2 years3.90.6
Area of Dorchester, Boston7.29 sq mi
Population114,127
Male Population54,141 (47.4%)
Female Population59,986 (52.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +43%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +5.2%
Median Age32.8
Male Median Age31.3
Female Median Age34.1
Area Codes617781857
NeighborhoodsDorchester
Local TimeWednesday 4:43 AM
TimezoneEastern Standard Time
Lat & Lng42.29732° / -71.0745°
Zip Codes021210212402125

Dorchester, Boston - Map

Dorchester, Boston Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population79,818100,274108,533114,127
Population Density10,954 / mi²13,762 / mi²14,895 / mi²15,663 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Dorchester, Boston Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 5.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Dorchester, Boston+43%+13.8%+5.2%
Boston+42.8%+13.8%+5.1%
Massachusetts+20%+9.8%+3.1%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Dorchester, Boston Median Age

Median Age: 32.8 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Dorchester, Boston32.8 years34.1 years31.3 years
Boston31.1 years31.7 years30.5 years
Massachusetts39.2 years40.6 years37.8 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Dorchester, Boston Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 53,9773,8987,876
5-93,8563,7057,561
10-144,0243,8807,904
15-194,7394,6809,420
20-245,0245,24510,270
25-294,4264,9009,326
30-344,0414,4958,536
35-393,6584,2717,930
40-443,8514,1648,016
45-493,8173,9977,814
50-543,2584,0317,290
55-592,8683,4176,286
60-642,2972,8275,125
65-691,6452,0453,691
70-741,0311,4802,512
75-797641,1641,929
80-844849161,400
85 Plus3798701,249
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Dorchester, Boston Population Density

Population Density: 15,663 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Dorchester, Boston114,1277.29 sq mi15,663 / mi²
Boston621,98852.4 sq mi11,870 / mi²
Massachusetts6.6 million10,554.4 sq mi623.9 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Dorchester, Boston Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1810 to 2100
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Business distribution by price for Dorchester, Boston

 Moderate: 50.7%
 Inexpensive: 46.5%
 Expensive: 1.9%
 Very Expensive: 0.8%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Dorchester, Boston CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Dorchester, Boston1,418,590 t12.4 t194,693 t/mi²
Boston8,375,319 t13.5 t159,843 t/mi²
Massachusetts99,725,154 t15.1 t9,448 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Dorchester, Boston CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)1,418,590 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita12.4 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
CycloneHigh (8)
FloodHigh (8)
EarthquakeLow (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - The World Bank, and United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database Geneva - UNEP/GRID-Geneva. 2005. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4CZ353K.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
1/12/153:36 AM3.391.7 km5,400 m0km NE of Wauregan, Connecticutusgs.gov
1/10/992:52 AM3.160.8 km2,000 msouthern New Englandusgs.gov
3/22/9612:22 PM3.168.9 km11,900 msouthern New Englandusgs.gov
10/2/947:36 AM3.394.5 km10,000 msouthern New Englandusgs.gov
10/2/944:27 AM3.799.3 km10,000 msouthern New Englandusgs.gov
12/20/779:44 AM3.159.5 kmNonesouthern New Englandusgs.gov
3/11/7612:29 AM3.582.7 kmNonesouthern New Englandusgs.gov
10/16/638:30 AM3.4155 km14,000 msouthern New Englandusgs.gov

Dorchester, Boston

Dorchester is a historic neighborhood comprising over 6 square miles (16 km2) in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The town was founded by Puritans who emigrated in 1630 from Dorchester, Dorset, England. This dissolved municipality, Boston's larg..  ︎  Dorchester, Boston Wikipedia Page

Zip Codes

Percentage of businesses by Zip Codes in Dorchester, Boston
 Zip Code 02122: 42%
 Zip Code 02125: 33.8%
 Zip Code 02121: 16.4%
 Zip Code 02124: 7.5%
 Other: 0.3%

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