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State Data Center: Data releases

A list of data releases by the Massachusetts Data Center. 

Current Massachusetts Census Data Regularly Updated by the State Data Center
Total population for the state, counties, cities and towns, from the Decennial Census and Census Estimates (Excel, updated annually, data from 1930 on)
Annual building permit data for all cities and towns, from Census Bureau Construction Statistics (Excel, updated annually, data from 2000 on) 

Current Massachusetts Select American Community Survey Data from the SDC Tableau Map
Data on the following can be downloaded using the links embedded in the Tableau map dashboard:

  • Income per-capita: Total income of the population in an area divided by the population
  • Educational attainment: Highest level of education completed
  • Labor force participation: Number of people working or looking for work
  • Income inequality: GINI index of income inequality

Historical Census Data for Massachusetts
Massachusetts Census 1980 STF3 custom profile (PDF)
Massachusetts Census 1990 STF3 custom profile (PDF)
Massachusetts Census 2000 STF3 custom profile (PDF)
Massachusetts Census 2010 profile (map)
Massachusetts Census 2010 population and housing unit counts (PDF)

Donahue Institute Population Estimates Program (PEP)
UMDI Population Projections (30 year projections starting with most recent Decennial Census)

Historical American Community Survey Data for Massachusetts Municipalities, 2009-2013
Census ACS profiles for Massachusetts cities and towns (Tableau Web App)
Selected tables from the Census ACS for Massachusetts cities and towns (Tableau Web App)

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