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Where is Suffolk County, Massachusetts?

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Suffolk County is a county equivalent area found in Massachusetts, USA. The county government of Suffolk is found in the county seat of Boston.

With a total 311.37 sq. km of land and water area, Suffolk County, Massachusetts is the 3089th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 767,254 people, Suffolk County has a total 315379 households earning 53540 on average per year.

Suffolk County, Massachusetts offers the following attractions to visitors: Old State House (Boston), USS Cassin Young (DD-793), Boston Athenaeum, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, John Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston African American NHS -46 Joy St Boston, Boston NHP

Suffolk is the home to these professional sports teams: Red Sox (MLB), Boston Celtics (NBA), Boston Bruins (NHL)

Suffolk County, Massachusetts - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 25025
Area Codes 617,781
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Boston (population: 222,365), Dorchester (population: 85,319), Revere (population: 53,415), Dorchester Center (population: 49,265), Brighton (population: 44,107), Jamaica Plain (population: 36,499), Chelsea (population: 36,213), Roslindale (population: 30,751), Hyde Park (population: 29,371), West Roxbury (population: 26,663)
Land Area 296,238 sq miles
Water Area 58 sq miles
Household Income $53,540
Housing Units 315,379
Median Home Value $358,700
High School Grads 84% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 40% of population
Retail Spending $10,381 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $3,795,879 per capita
Universities and Colleges Bay State College, Blaine the Beauty Career School-Boston, Boston Architectural College, Boston University, Bunker Hill Community College, Butera School of Art, Laboure College, MGH Institute of Health Professions, School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston, New England College of Optometry, Wheelock College, Urban College of Boston, Massachusetts General Hospital Dietetic Internship

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.