- Boston neighborhoods : top 10 countries of birth for foreign-born population
In this unique word-map the size of the words in each neighborhood expresses the proportion of foreign-born residents in that area. For example, the large “Vietnam” in Dorchester indicates the relative size of the Vietnamese population within that neighborhood. An inset graph in the lower right shows the top 20 countries of birth for Boston’s foreign-born population as of 2015.
- Boston Planning and Development Agency
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Map prepared by BPDA Office of Digital Cartography & GIS ; data by BPDA Research division
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
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Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Boston Planning & Development Agency
Includes chart showing City of Boston's top 20 countries of birth for foreign born population.
"Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2015 American Community Survey."
Exhibited: "Who We Are: Boston Immigration Then and Now," organized by the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library, 2017.
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