Brazilians in the United States, Massachusetts and Boston

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Brazilians in the United States, Massachusetts and Boston

  1. 1. Brazilian Immigrants In the United States In Massachusetts In the City of Boston
  2. 2. <ul><li>Main destinations for Brazilian immigrants: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>U.S. – 42% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paraguay – 23% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Japan 12% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Major Brazilian emigrant regions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minas Gerais </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Goias </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parana </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Santa Catarina </li></ul></ul>Brazilian Immigrants <ul><li>Brazilians represent 0.7% of all the foreign-born population in the country. </li></ul><ul><li>Today, at least sixteen Brazilian states contribute to the migration stream. </li></ul>
  3. 3. living working Brazilians in the United States More than 212,430 Brazilians live in the United States today. Source: U.S. Bureau of Census, Census 2000 Special Tabulations (STP-159), BRA Research Division Analysis Median Age: 33.7
  4. 4. Brazilians in the United States (cont.) Source: U.S. Bureau of Census, Census 2000 Special Tabulations (STP-159), BRA Research Division Analysis <ul><li>Poverty Status: </li></ul><ul><li>14% of families whose householder is a Brazilian lives in poverty </li></ul><ul><li>18.7% Brazilian individuals live in poverty </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Contributing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$xx billion annual spending </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$xx billion to the regional product </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$xxx million in state and federal taxes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>xxxx indirect jobs for the local economy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual Sales - $xxx million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Ownership - xxx small businesses in the greater Boston area </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Homeownership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>31% of all housing units occupied by Brazilians in the U.S. is owner occupied*. </li></ul></ul>Brazilians in the United States (cont.) Source: Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) Research Division. (2005). Regional Economic Model, Inc. (REMI) calculations * Note: Characteristics for occupied housing units are based on the country of birth of the householder.
  6. 6. Percentage of Brazilians by County – United States Source: U.S. Bureau of Census, BRA Research Division Analysis, Digital Cartography & GIS
  7. 7. Number of Brazilians by County – United States Source: U.S. Bureau of Census, BRA Research Division Analysis, Digital Cartography & GIS
  8. 8. living working Brazilians in Massachusetts Source: U.S. Bureau of Census, Public Use Microdata (PUM) 5% Sample 2000, BRA Research Division Analysis <ul><li>Massachusetts is now one of the primary U.S. destination for Brazilian immigrants. </li></ul><ul><li>More than 58,803 Brazilians live in Massachusetts today. </li></ul>Median Age: 31
  9. 9. Brazilians in Massachusetts (cont.) Source: U.S. Bureau of Census, Public Use Microdata (PUM) 5% Sample 2000, BRA Research Division Analysis
  10. 10. <ul><li>Contributing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$1.1 billion annual spending </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$1.05 billion to the regional product </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$300 million in state and federal taxes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9,586 indirect jobs for the local economy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual Sales - $107 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Ownership - 400 small businesses in the greater Boston area </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Homeownership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brazilians bought 3 out of the 10 homes sold to immigrants in Massachusetts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20% of all housing units occupied by Brazilians in Massachusetts is owner occupied* </li></ul></ul>Brazilians in Massachusetts (cont.) Source: Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) Research Division. (2005). Regional Economic Model, Inc. (REMI) calculations * U.S. Bureau of Census, Public Use Microdata (PUM) 5% Sample 2000, BRA Research Division Analysis Note: Characteristics for occupied housing units are based on the country of birth of the householder.
  11. 11. Percentage of Brazilians by Census Tract - Massachusetts Source: U.S. Bureau of Census, BRA Research Division Analysis, Digital Cartography & GIS
  12. 12. Number of Brazilians by Census Tract - Massachusetts Source: U.S. Bureau of Census, BRA Research Division Analysis, Digital Cartography & GIS
  13. 13. Number of Brazilians by Census Tract – Metro Boston Source: U.S. Bureau of Census, BRA Research Division Analysis, Digital Cartography & GIS
  14. 14. Number of Brazilians by Census Tract – Boston’s Metro West Source: U.S. Bureau of Census, BRA Research Division Analysis, Digital Cartography & GIS
  15. 15. Number of Brazilians by Census Tract – Cape Cod & Islands Source: U.S. Bureau of Census, BRA Research Division Analysis, Digital Cartography & GIS
  16. 16. living working Brazilians in Boston More than 7,173 Brazilians live in Boston today. Source: U.S. Bureau of Census, Public Use Microdata (PUM) 5% Sample 2000, BRA Research Division Analysis Median Age: 32
  17. 17. Brazilians in Boston (cont.) Source: U.S. Bureau of Census, Public Use Microdata (PUM) 5% Sample 2000, BRA Research Division Analysis
  18. 18. <ul><li>Contributing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$132 million annual spending </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$148 million to the regional product </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  $38 million in state and federal taxes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1,357 indirect jobs for the local economy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual Sales - $40 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Ownership - 150 small businesses   </li></ul></ul>Brazilians in Boston (cont.) Source: Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) Research Division. (2005). Regional Economic Model, Inc. (REMI) calculations
  19. 19. Percentage of Brazilians by Census Tracts – City of Boston Source: U.S. Bureau of Census, BRA Research Division Analysis, Digital Cartography & GIS
  20. 20. Number of Brazilians by Census Tracts – City of Boston Source: U.S. Bureau of Census, BRA Research Division Analysis, Digital Cartography & GIS

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