How Boston neighborhoods changed from 2000 to 2010

Boston’s population grew by 4.8 percent in the past decade to hit 617,594, according to recently released statistics from the US Census Bureau. The Hub remained a “majority-minority” city as 53 percent of residents are of a non-white race/ethnicity.

Below is look at how the demographics and size of each Boston neighborhood -- as defined by the Boston Redevelopment Authority -- changed from 2000 to 2010.

Roxbury gained most residents among city neighborhoods

Roxbury saw the greatest population increase among Boston neighborhoods over the past decade, though the number of black/African American residents declined, according to Census data recently released by the city. Boston Globe, 4/6/11

Hispanics/Latinos surpass whites in East Boston

East Boston now has more Hispanic/Latino residents than white residents, according to census data recently released by the city. Boston Globe, 4/6/11

JP's Hispanic, black populations plunged

The Latino and black populations in Jamaica Plain dropped sharply over the past decade, according to Census data recently released by the city. Boston Globe, 4/6/11