Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA

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Population
147,894
0.114% 1-year growth
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
Median Age
37.9

Poverty Rate
7.44%

Median Household Income
$126,892
3.44% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$886,000
5.36% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

In 2018, Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA had a population of 148k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $126,892. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA grew from 147,725 to 147,894, a 0.114% increase and its median household income grew from $122,668 to $126,892, a 3.44% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (15%), White (Hispanic) (3.73%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.17%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.08%). 29.5% of the people in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA speak a non-English language, and 88.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Middlesex (Southeast) & Norfolk (Northeast) Counties--Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA are Boston College (4,914 degrees awarded in 2017), Lasell College (496 degrees), and BCI (319 degrees).

The median property value in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA is $886,000, and the homeownership rate is 62.2%. Most people in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Massachusetts went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 59.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.3%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.08%). The most partisan county was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing the state of Massachusetts. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Massachusetts
59.1% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Massachusetts
  1. 79.6% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 73% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 67.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Massachusetts was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Massachusetts colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Massachusetts

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Elizabeth Warren
Senator from Massachusetts1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ed Markey
Senator from Massachusetts2
Assumed office on July 16, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed John Kerry, who resigned to become Secretary of State.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing Massachusetts.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Massachusetts

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA is home to a population of 148k people, from which 88.7% are citizens. As of 2018, 24.7% of Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA residents were born outside of the country (36.6k people).

In 2018, there were 4.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (107k people) in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 5.51k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA are Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (9,927 speakers), Spanish (6,606 speakers), and Russian (5,443 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    107k ± 1.47k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    22.2k ± 1.14k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    5.51k ± 651
6.18%
Hispanic Population
9.14k people

In 2018, there were 4.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (107k people) in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 5.51k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.18% of the people in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA are hispanic (9.14k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    9,927 speakers (7.04%)
  2. Spanish
    6,606 speakers (4.69%)
  3. Russian
    5,443 speakers (3.86%)

29.5% of Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA was Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese). 7.04% of the overall population of Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA are native Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) speakers. 4.69% speak Spanish and 3.86% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

24.7%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
36.6k people
23.2%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
34.3k people

As of 2018, 24.7% of Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA residents (36.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA was 23.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1

In 2018, the median age of all people in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA was 37.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    5,677 ± 1,814 people
  2. Russia
    2,215 ± 1,147 people
  3. India
    1,931 ± 1,072 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA was China, the natal country of 5,677 Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA residents, followed by Russia with 2,215 and India with 1,931.

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Citizenship

88.7%
2018 Citizenship
88.9%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 88.7% of Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA was 88.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,225 ± 188
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    522 ± 176
  3. World War II
    474 ± 122

Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.35 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA is $126,892. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA was Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA with a value of $181,737, followed by Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA and Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA, with respective values of $125,976 and $125,183.

Males in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA have an average income that is 1.51 times higher than the average income of females, which is $95,644. The income inequality in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA (measured using the Gini index) is N/A, which is N/A than the national average.

The economy of Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA employs N/A people. The largest industries in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA are N/A, and the highest paying industries are N/A.

Wages

Median Household Income

$126,892
2018 value
± $4,189
3.44%
1 Year Growth
± 4.63%

Households in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA have a median annual income of $126,892, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $122,668 in 2017, which represents a 3.44% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$144,777
Average Male Salary in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA
± $19,838
$95,644
Average Female Salary in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA
± $14,170

In 2017, full-time male employees in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA made 1.51 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Wage Distribution

N/A Wage GINI in N/A
  1. N/A
  2. N/A

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA was Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA with a value of $181,737, followed by Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA and Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA, with respective values of $125,976 and $125,183.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.44% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA (10.3k out of 139k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    6,460 ± 741
  2. Asian
    2,240 ± 360
  3. Hispanic
    1,350 ± 340

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

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N/A Value

From N/A to N/A, employment in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA stayed at a rate of NaNk%, from N/A employees to N/A employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA, are N/A. This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as N/A.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents ($342,200), Economists ($232,973), and Physicians & surgeons ($229,761).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

N/A
N/A Value

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The most common employment sectors for those who live in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA, are N/A. This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA, though some of these residents may live in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA has an unusually high number of N/A industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA, by average salary, are N/A.

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $31.5B
  2. $27.2B
  3. $24.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $31.5B, followed by Mixed freight ($27.2B) and Electronics ($24.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Massachusetts products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$240B
2015 Value in Massachusetts
$364B
Projected 2045 Value in Massachusetts
51.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $240B. This is expected to increase 51.4% to $364B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Massachusetts trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $13.2B
  2. $13.2B
  3. $12.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Hampshire with $13.2B, followed by New York with $13.2B and Connecticut and $12.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Massachusetts shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Middlesex (Southeast) & Norfolk (Northeast) Counties--Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA awarded 6,839 degrees. The student population of Middlesex (Southeast) & Norfolk (Northeast) Counties--Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA is skewed towards women, with 8,909 male students and 11,851 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Middlesex (Southeast) & Norfolk (Northeast) Counties--Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA are White (3,948 and 63.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (646 and 10.4%), Unknown (508 and 8.19%), and Asian (472 and 7.61%).

The largest universities in Middlesex (Southeast) & Norfolk (Northeast) Counties--Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA by number of degrees awarded are Boston College (4,914 and 71.9%), Lasell College (496 and 7.25%), and BCI (319 and 4.66%).

The most popular majors in Middlesex (Southeast) & Norfolk (Northeast) Counties--Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA are General Economics (400 and 5.85%), General Finance (347 and 5.07%), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (312 and 4.56%).

The median tuition costs in Middlesex (Southeast) & Norfolk (Northeast) Counties--Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA are $32,950 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 347 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 284 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 373 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Middlesex (Southeast) & Norfolk (Northeast) Counties--Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA was General Finance with 347 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Middlesex (Southeast) & Norfolk (Northeast) Counties--Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 4,914 degrees awarded
  2. 496 degrees awarded
  3. 319 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$32,950
Median Private

In 2017, the Middlesex (Southeast) & Norfolk (Northeast) Counties--Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Boston College with 4,914 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,806
Degrees Awarded to Men
4,033
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,806 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Middlesex (Southeast) & Norfolk (Northeast) Counties--Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA, which is 0.696 times less than the 4,033 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Middlesex (Southeast) & Norfolk (Northeast) Counties--Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,948 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    646 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    508 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Middlesex (Southeast) & Norfolk (Northeast) Counties--Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA were to White students. These 3,948 degrees mean that there were 6.11 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 646 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA was $886,000 in 2018, which is 3.86 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $840,900 to $886,000, a 5.36% increase. The homeownership rate in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA is 62.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA have an average commute time of 26.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$886,000
2018 Median
± $13,631
$840,900
2017 Median
± $14,130

In 2018, the median property value in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA grew to to $886,000 from the previous year's value of $840,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$126,892
Median Household Income
± $4,189
55.4k
Number of Households
± 1,357

In 2018, the median household income of the 55.4k households in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA grew to $126,892 from the previous year's value of $122,668.

The following chart displays the households in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62.2%
2018 Homeownership
62.2%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 62.2% of the housing units in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 62.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA have a longer commute time (26.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 0.901% of the workforce in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    50.8%
  2. Public Transit
    20%
  3. Walked
    10.8%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA was Drove Alone (50.8%), followed by those who Public Transit (20%) and those who Walked (10.8%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

98.1% of the population of Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA has health coverage, with 66.4% on employee plans, 6.62% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 0.298% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Massachusetts was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see 954 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.421% increase from the previous year (950 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1010 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 185 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.4%). Additionally, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (29.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Massachusetts.
954 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Massachusetts

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see an average of 954 patients per year. This represents a 0.421% increase from the previous year (950 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Massachusetts in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Massachusetts.
$10,559
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Massachusetts
$5,302
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,922
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,899
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Massachusetts (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.78%, from $10,273 to $10,559.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

1.87%
Uninsured
66.4%
Employer Coverage
6.62%
Medicaid
11.8%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
0.298%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA N/A by N/A from N/A% to 1.87%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 11.4% prevalence
  2. 11.1% prevalence
  3. 10.8% prevalence

Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts, at 11.4%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts by county over multiple years.

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