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In , the US Census Bureau estimated non-Hispanic whites again formed a slight majority but as of [update] , in part due to the housing crash, as well as increased efforts to make more affordable housing more available, the non-white population has rebounded.
This may also have to do with increased Latin American and Asian populations and more clarity surrounding US Census statistics, which indicate a non-Hispanic white population of 47 percent some reports give slightly lower figures.
People of Irish descent form the largest single ethnic group in the city, making up People of West Indian and Caribbean ancestry are another sizable group, at 6.
Over 27, Chinese Americans made their home in Boston city proper in ,  and the city hosts a growing Chinatown accommodating heavily traveled Chinese-owned bus lines to and from Chinatown, Manhattan in New York City.
Some neighborhoods, such as Dorchester, have received an influx of people of Vietnamese ancestry in recent decades.
Neighborhoods such as Jamaica Plain and Roslindale have experienced a growing number of Dominican Americans.
The city, especially the East Boston neighborhood, has a significant Hispanic population. In , Hispanics in Boston were mostly of Puerto Rican 30, or 4.
Hispanics of all national origins totaled , in According to the — American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, the largest ancestry groups in Boston, Massachusetts are:  .
As of [update] , the Catholic Church had the highest number of adherents as a single denomination in the Greater Boston area, with more than two million members and churches, followed by the Episcopal Church with 58, adherents in churches.
The United Church of Christ had 55, members and churches. It was organized in by dissenters from the First Church in Boston The city has a Jewish population of an estimated , Jews within the Boston metro area.
A global city , Boston is placed among the top 30 most economically powerful cities in the world. Boston's colleges and universities exert a significant impact on the regional economy.
The city is home to a number of technology companies and is a hub for biotechnology , with the Milken Institute rating Boston as the top life sciences cluster in the country.
The city is considered highly innovative for a variety of reasons, including the presence of academia , access to venture capital , and the presence of many high-tech companies.
Tourism also composes a large part of Boston's economy, with In the Global Financial Centres Index , Boston was ranked as having the thirteenth most competitive financial services center in the world and the second most competitive in the United States.
State Street Corporation , which specializes in asset management and custody services, is based in the city. Boston is a printing and publishing center  — Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is headquartered within the city, along with Bedford-St.
Martin's Press and Beacon Press. Pearson PLC publishing units also employ several hundred people in Boston. In , a yearly ranking of time wasted in traffic listed Boston area drivers lost approximately hours a year in lost productivity due to the area's traffic congestion.
Boston also operates the United States' second-oldest public high school and its oldest public elementary school.
Some of the most renowned and highly ranked universities in the world are near Boston. Its business school and athletics facilities are in Boston's Allston neighborhood, and its medical , dental , and public health schools are located in the Longwood area.
This includes, in addition to the aforementioned four, Boston College , Northeastern University , and Tufts University.
This is, by a large margin, the highest concentration of such institutions in a single metropolitan area. Greater Boston has more than colleges and universities, with , students enrolled in Boston and Cambridge alone.
Altogether, Boston's colleges and universities employ more than 42, people, accounting for nearly seven percent of the city's workforce.
Like many major American cities, Boston has seen a great reduction in violent crime since the early s. Boston's low crime rate since the s has been credited to the Boston Police Department 's collaboration with neighborhood groups and church parishes to prevent youths from joining gangs, as well as involvement from the United States Attorney and District Attorney 's offices.
This helped lead in part to what has been touted as the "Boston Miracle". Murders in the city dropped from in for a murder rate of In , there were 62 reported homicides.
Boston shares many cultural roots with greater New England, including a dialect of the non- rhotic Eastern New England accent known as the Boston accent  and a regional cuisine with a large emphasis on seafood, salt, and dairy products.
In the early s, William Tudor wrote that Boston was "'perhaps the most perfect and certainly the best-regulated democracy that ever existed.
There is something so impossible in the immortal fame of Athens, that the very name makes everything modern shrink from comparison; but since the days of that glorious city I know of none that has approached so near in some points, distant as it may still be from that illustrious model.
Some consider the Old Corner Bookstore to be the "cradle of American literature," the place where these writers met and where The Atlantic Monthly was first published.
Music is afforded a high degree of civic support in Boston. The Boston Symphony Orchestra is one of the " Big Five ," a group of the greatest American orchestras, and the classical music magazine Gramophone called it one of the "world's best" orchestras.
The British newspaper The Guardian called Boston Symphony Hall "one of the top venues for classical music in the world," adding "Symphony Hall in Boston was where science became an essential part of concert hall design.
They include the week-long Harborfest festivities  and a Boston Pops concert accompanied by fireworks on the banks of the Charles River.
Several historic sites relating to the American Revolution period are preserved as part of the Boston National Historical Park because of the city's prominent role.
Many are found along the Freedom Trail ,  which is marked by a red line of bricks embedded in the ground. Boston has been a noted religious center from its earliest days.
Paul as its episcopal seat. Unitarian Universalism has its headquarters in the Fort Point neighborhood.
The oldest church in Boston is First Church in Boston , founded in Air quality in Boston is generally very good.
Between —, there were only four days in which the air was unhealthy for the general public, according to the EPA. Some of the cleaner energy facilities in Boston include the Allston green district, with three ecologically compatible housing facilities.
Boston's climate plan is updated every three years and was most recently modified in This legislature includes the Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance, which requires the city's larger buildings to disclose their yearly energy and water use statistics and to partake in an energy assessment every five years.
These statistics are made public by the city, thereby increasing incentives for buildings to be more environmentally conscious.
Mayor Thomas Menino introduced the Renew Boston Whole Building Incentive which reduces the cost of living in buildings that are deemed energy efficient.
This gives people an opportunity to find housing in neighborhoods that support the environment. The ultimate goal of this initiative is to enlist Bostonians to participate in a free, in-home energy assessment.
Many older buildings in certain areas of Boston are supported by wooden piles driven into the area's fill; these piles remain sound if submerged in water, but are subject to dry rot if exposed to air for long periods.
The Boston Groundwater Trust coordinates monitoring ground water levels throughout the city via a network of public and private monitoring wells.
The City of Boston has developed a climate action plan covering carbon reduction in buildings, transportation, and energy use.
As a coastal city built largely on fill , sea-level rise is of major concern to the city government. The latest version of the climate action plan anticipates between two and seven feet of sea-level rise in Boston by the end of the century.
A separate initiative, Resilient Boston Harbor, lays out neighborhood-specific recommendations for coastal resilience.
Boston has teams in the four major North American professional sports leagues plus Major League Soccer , and, as of , has won 39 championships in these leagues.
Louis and Washington to have won championships in all four major American sports leagues. It has been suggested    that Boston is the new "TitleTown, USA", as the city's professional sports teams have won twelve championships since Patriots , , , , and , Red Sox , , , and , Celtics , and Bruins This love of sports made Boston the United States Olympic Committee 's choice to bid to hold the Summer Olympic Games , but the city cited financial concerns when it withdrew its bid on July 27, Built in , it is the oldest sports arena or stadium in active use in the United States among the four major professional American sports leagues, Major League Baseball , the National Football League , National Basketball Association , and the National Hockey League.
The team played under that name until , under the name Beaneaters until , and under the name Braves from until they moved to Milwaukee after the season.
Since they have played in Atlanta as the Atlanta Braves. The arena seats 18, for basketball games and 17, for ice hockey games.
This will be the 4th edition of the tournament, and the first time Boston has hosted an ATP tournament since , where Marat Safin defeated Greg Rusedski.
While they have played in suburban Foxborough since , the New England Patriots of the National Football League were founded in as the Boston Patriots, changing their name after relocating.
The team won the Super Bowl after the , , , , and seasons. The area's many colleges and universities are active in college athletics.
Of the four, only Boston College participates in college football at the highest level, the Football Bowl Subdivision.
Harvard participates in the second-highest level, the Football Championship Subdivision. One of the best known sporting events in the city is the Boston Marathon , the On April 15, , two explosions killed three people and injured hundreds at the marathon.
Other parks are scattered throughout the city, with major parks and beaches near Castle Island , in Charlestown and along the Dorchester, South Boston, and East Boston shorelines.
Boston's park system is well-reputed nationally. Boston has a strong mayor — council government system in which the mayor elected every fourth year has extensive executive power.
Marty Walsh became Mayor in January , his predecessor Thomas Menino 's twenty-year tenure having been the longest in the city's history.
As the capital of Massachusetts, Boston plays a major role in state politics. The city has several federal facilities, including the John F.
O'Neill Jr. Federal Building ,  the John W. Federally, Boston is split between two congressional districts. Three-fourths of the city is in the 7th district and is represented by Ayanna Pressley while the remaining southern fourth is in the 8th district and is represented by Stephen Lynch ,  both of whom are Democrats; a Republican has not represented a significant portion of Boston in over a century.
The city uses an algorithm created by the Walsh administration, called CityScore, to measure the effectiveness of various city services.
This score is available on a public online dashboard and allows city managers in police, fire, schools, emergency management services, and to take action and make adjustments in areas of concern.
Boston has an ordinance, enacted in , that bars the Boston Police Department "from detaining anyone based on their immigration status unless they have a criminal warrant.
The Boston Globe and the Boston Herald are two of the city's major daily newspapers. The city is also served by other publications such as Boston magazine , DigBoston , and the Boston edition of Metro.
The Christian Science Monitor , headquartered in Boston, was formerly a worldwide daily newspaper but ended publication of daily print editions in , switching to continuous online and weekly magazine format publications.
The city's growing Latino population has given rise to a number of local and regional Spanish-language newspapers.
Siglo21 , with its main offices in nearby Lawrence , is also widely distributed. There are a number of weekly newspapers dedicated to Boston neighborhoods.
Among them is South Boston Online, founded in , which appears in print and online, and covers events in South Boston and the Seaport District.
Boston is the largest broadcasting market in New England, with the radio market being the 9th largest in the United States.
Most of the area's television stations have their transmitters in nearby Needham and Newton along the Route corridor.
Films have been made in Boston since as early as , and it continues to be both a popular setting and a popular filming location.
Many of Boston's medical facilities are associated with universities. Boston Medical Center , in the South End neighborhood, is the primary teaching facility for the Boston University School of Medicine as well as the largest trauma center in the Boston area;  it was formed by the merger of Boston University Hospital and Boston City Hospital, which was the first municipal hospital in the United States.
Massport also operates several major facilities within the Port of Boston , including a cruise ship terminal and facilities to handle bulk and container cargo in South Boston , and other facilities in Charlestown and East Boston.
Downtown Boston's streets grew organically, so they do not form a planned grid ,  unlike those in later-developed Back Bay , East Boston , the South End , and South Boston.
Boston is the eastern terminus of I , which in Massachusetts runs along the Massachusetts Turnpike. The elevated portion of the Central Artery , which carried most of the through traffic in downtown Boston, was replaced with the O'Neill Tunnel during the Big Dig , substantially completed in early The former and current Central Artery follow I as the primary north—south artery from the city.
Other major highways include US 1 , which carries traffic to the North Shore and areas south of Boston, US 3 , which connects to the northwestern suburbs, Massachusetts Route 3 , which connects to the South Shore and Cape Cod , and Massachusetts Route 2 which connects to the western suburbs.
Surrounding the city is Massachusetts Route , a partial beltway which has been largely subsumed by other routes mostly I and I With nearly a third of Bostonians using public transit for their commute to work, Boston has the fifth-highest rate of public transit usage in the country.
In , The national average was 8. Boston averaged 0. Nicknamed "The Walking City", Boston hosts more pedestrian commuters than do other comparably populated cities.
Owing to factors such as necessity, the compactness of the city and large student population, 13 percent of the population commutes by foot, making it the highest percentage of pedestrian commuters in the country out of the major American cities.
Between and , Bicycling magazine named Boston three times as one of the worst cities in the US for cycling;  regardless, it has one of the highest rates of bicycle commuting.
In , the Boston-Cambridge-Newton metropolitan statistical area Boston MSA had the seventh-lowest percentage of workers who commuted by private automobile During the period starting in and ending in , the Boston MSA had the greatest percentage decline of workers commuting by automobile 3.
The City of Boston has eleven official sister cities : . Boston has formal partnership relationships through a Memorandum Of Understanding MOU with four additional cities or regions:.
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