is located in the New England region of the United States. The Capital is Boston and the largest city is Boston. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.mass.gov/portal/. Massachusetts
is the 14th most populous state in the United States. The 2014 population estimate is 6,745,408 and the 2010 census population was 6,547,817. The land area is 7,800.06 square miles and there are 839.4
persons per square mile.
83.2% of the population is White, 8.1% is Black or African American, 10.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 6% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.1% are two or more races. 89.4% are a high school graduate or higher, and 39.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $330,100. There are on average 2.51 persons per household, the per capita income is $35,763, the median household income is $66,866, and 11.4% of the persons in Massachusetts
are considered below poverty level.