Suffolk County

About Suffolk County

Suffolk County is a county in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in the United States. The county comprises the cities of Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop. The traditional county seat is Boston, the state capital and the largest city in Massachusetts. Suffolk County constitutes the core of the Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the greater Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT Combined Statistical Area. The county was created by the Massachusetts General Court on May 10, 1643, when it was ordered "that the whole plantation within this jurisdiction be divided into four shires". Suffolk initially contained Boston, Roxbury, Dorchester, Dedham, Braintree, Weymouth, and Hingham. The county was named after Suffolk, England, which means "southern folk." In 1731, the extreme western portions of Suffolk

Suffolk County is a county in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in the United States. The county comprises the cities of Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop. The traditional county seat is Boston, the state capital and the largest city in Massachusetts. Suffolk County constitutes the core of the Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the greater Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT Combined Statistical Area.

The county was created by the Massachusetts General Court on May 10, 1643, when it was ordered "that the whole plantation within this jurisdiction be divided into four shires". Suffolk initially contained Boston, Roxbury, Dorchester, Dedham, Braintree, Weymouth, and Hingham. The county was named after Suffolk, England, which means "southern folk." In 1731, the extreme western portions of Suffolk County, which included Uxbridge, were split off to become part of Worcester County. In 1793, most of the original Suffolk County (including Milton) except for Boston, Chelsea, Hingham, and Hull (which remained in Suffolk) split off and became Norfolk County. In the late 19th century and early 20th century, Boston annexed several adjacent cities and towns including Hyde Park, Roxbury, West Roxbury, and Dorchester from Norfolk County and Charlestown and Brighton from Middlesex County, resulting in an enlargement of Suffolk County.

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Demographics

Population by Age Level. Median Age 35.37. Households: 329,480.

In Thousand of Dollars. (Median Income: $63,857)

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Suffolk County Schools & Education

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Education in the United States is provided by public, private and home schools. State governments set overall educational standards, often mandate standardized tests for K–12 public school systems and supervise, usually through a board of regents, state colleges, and universities. Discover the K12-powered public or private school that is best suited for your child's needs in the area.

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2.6/5
Publically Funded
172
Catholic / Religious
25
Private / Charter
45

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