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Suffolk County, Massachusetts

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 689,807
  • Males: 332,918
  • Females: 356,889

Ethnicity:

  • White: 358,445
  • Black/African American: 142,369
  • Hispanic: 107,352
  • Native American/Eskimo: 2,060
  • Asian: 47,780
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 204
  • Other: 8,939
  • 2 or more: 22,658

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (431,450)
  2. Spanish (94,480)
  3. French Creole (19,850)
  4. Chinese (14,610)
  5. Portuguese (14,505)

Top 10 Countries of Origin for Immigrants (pop. > 5000)

Total Reported: 176,031

  1. Haiti (15,808)
  2. Dominican Republic (13,404)
  3. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (11,187)
  4. Vietnam (10,911)
  5. El Salvador (9,947)
  6. Colombia (6,834)
  7. Jamaica (6,431)
  8. Brazil (6,227)
  9. Italy (5,350)
  10. Ireland (5,067)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (310,150)
  2. Jewish Estimate (24,700)
  3. Muslim Estimate (13,587)
  4. Episcopal Church (9,405)
  5. American Baptist Churches in the USA (9,115)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 258,405
    • Sensory: 19,380
    • Physical: 48,906
    • Mental: 34,049
    • Self-care: 19,415
    • Go outside home: 64,064
    • Employment: 71,556

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 4,809

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 278,722
    • Utility gas: 133,246
    • Bottled or LP gas: 7,644
    • Electricity: 56,462
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 76,344
    • Coal or Coke: 70
    • Wood: 17
    • Solar Energy: 43
    • Other fuel: 2,643
    • No fuel used: 2,253

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 478,812
    • No vehicle: 154,389
    • 1 or more vehicle: 324,423

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 12,565
    • No High School: 29,759
    • Some High School: 55,286
    • High School: 114,919
    • Some College: 66,458
    • Associate's Degree: 22,607
    • College Degree: 83,802
    • Master's Degree: 39,418
    • Professional Degree: 14,362
    • Doctoral Degree: 7,328

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 278,722
    • Owners with phone: 94,104
    • Owners without phone: 448
    • Renters with phone: 180,175
    • Renters without phone: 3,995

    10 closest counties:

    1. Norfolk County, Massachusetts
    2. Middlesex County, Massachusetts
    3. Essex County, Massachusetts
    4. Plymouth County, Massachusetts
    5. Bristol County, Massachusetts
    6. Providence County, Rhode Island
    7. Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    8. Bristol County, Rhode Island
    9. Kent County, Rhode Island
    10. Hillsborough County, New Hampshire

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    02101, 02102, 02103, 02104, 02105, 02106, 02107, 02108, 02109, 02110, 02111, 02112, 02113, 02114, 02115, 02116, 02117, 02118, 02119, 02120, 02121, 02122, 02123, 02124, 02125, 02126, 02127, 02128, 02129, 02130, 02131, 02132, 02133, 02134, 02135, 02136, 02137, 02150, 02151, 02152, 02163, 02196, 02199, 02201, 02202, 02203, 02204, 02205, 02206, 02207, 02208, 02209, 02210, 02211, 02215, 02216, 02217, 02222, 02228, 02241, 02266, 02283, 02284, 02293, 02295, 02297

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WFFT-TV ( TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WGBH-TV ( TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WGBX-TV ( TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WMSN-TV ( TV) BOSTON, MA
    • KAMR-TV (66 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • KSVI (82 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WHDH-TV (174 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WTVW (174 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WVAH-TV (198 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • KLBK-TV (210 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • KARD (470 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WZTV (488 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WPXG (512 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WJET-TV (530 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WTAT-TV (530 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • KOKH-TV (536 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WHAG-TV (536 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • KSFX-TV (548 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WUTV (560 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WUHF (572 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WFXV (584 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WRLH-TV (596 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WQRF-TV (620 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WRGT-TV (656 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WXLV-TV (656 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WLVI-TV (722 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WDPX (734 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WBPX (794 TV) BOSTON, MA
    • WERS (88.9 FM) BOSTON, MA
    • WGBH (89.7 FM) BOSTON, MA
    • WCAI (90.1 FM) BOSTON, MA
    • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM) BOSTON, MA
    • WNAN (91.1 FM) BOSTON, MA
    • WNEF (91.7 FM) BOSTON, MA
    • WBPR (91.9 FM) BOSTON, MA
    • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM) BOSTON, MA
    • WUMB-FM (91.9 FM) BOSTON, MA
    • WHDR (93.1 FM) BOSTON, MA
    • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM) BOSTON, MA
    • WILD-FM (97.7 FM) PITTSFIELD, MA
    • WFNX (101.7 FM) BOSTON, MA
    • WBOQ (104.9 FM) BOSTON, MA
    • WRBB (104.9 FM) BOSTON, MA
    • WHFS (105.7 FM) BOSTON, MA
    • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM) BOSTON, MA
    • WACE (730 AM) BOSTON, MA
    • WTME (780 AM) BOSTON, MA
    • WCRN (830 AM) BOSTON, MA
    • WROL (950 AM) BOSTON, MA
    • WILD (1090 AM) BOSTON, MA
    • WFPB (1170 AM) BOSTON, MA
    • WXNI (1230 AM) BOSTON, MA
    • WBUR (1240 AM) BOSTON, MA
    • WRNI (1290 AM) BOSTON, MA
    • WTMI (1290 AM) BOSTON, MA
    • WLOB (1310 AM) BOSTON, MA
    • WBET (1460 AM) PITTSFIELD, MA
    • WUNR (1600 AM) BOSTON, MA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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