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2014 Boston Marathon demographic breakdown

A breakdown of demographic data from the 2014 Boston Marathon.

State breakdown

state# of runners
Massachusetts7,890
California2,612
New York1,768
Texas1,142
Pennsylvania1,133
Illinois1,043
Florida870
Ohio842
Virginia815
Michigan771
North Carolina700
Washington670
Colorado654
New Jersey650
Minnesota615
Maryland594
Connecticut573
New Hampshire561
Georgia497
Wisconsin495
Utah473
Oregon462
Arizona358
Indiana332
Tennessee302
Missouri277
Maine273
Rhode Island250
District of Columbia225
South Carolina201
Iowa174
Kentucky167
Kansas164
Vermont156
Idaho144
Alabama127
Nebraska124
Oklahoma104
Nevada102
Louisiana98
New Mexico87
Delaware73
Montana71
Hawaii61
Arkansas58
West Virginia58
Alaska55
Mississippi54
North Dakota43
South Dakota35
Wyoming26

Massachusetts breakdown

city# of runners
Boston1,079
Cambridge321
Somerville256
Brookline226
Newton205
Charlestown145
South Boston139
Brighton138
Medford134
Quincy125
Dorchester116
Wellesley115
Jamaica Plain91
Milton83
Hopkinton81
Waltham77
Arlington76
Needham75
Watertown71
Framingham70
Lexington69
Natick68
Hingham64
Melrose62
Andover61
Sudbury61
West Roxbury60
Worcester60
Reading58
Winchester57
North Andover53
Dedham50
Weymouth49
Westford46
Belmont44
Braintree44
Franklin43
Beverly42
Medfield42
Scituate42
Shrewsbury42
Newburyport41
Wayland41
Woburn40
Concord39
Plymouth39
Wakefield39
North Attleboro38
Norwell38
Allston36
Canton36
Chelmsford36
Marshfield36
Westwood36
Southborough35
Chestnut Hill34
Malden34
Duxbury33
Mansfield33
Marblehead33
Norwood33
Roslindale33
Salem33
Ashland32
Lowell32
Pembroke32
Acton30
Haverhill30
Holliston29
Marlborough29
Walpole28
Lynn27
Methuen27
Peabody27
Westborough27
Wilmington27
Northborough26
Weston25
Winthrop25
Boxford24
Tewksbury24
Danvers23
North Reading23
Sharon23
Stoneham23
Cohasset22
Lynnfield22
North Easton22
Dover21
Hanover21
Medway21
Norton21
Foxborough20
Milford20
Wrentham20
Attleboro19
Burlington19
Dracut19
Northampton19
Taunton19
Waban19
Brockton18
Ipswich18
Maynard17
Saugus17
Abington16
Manchester16
East Boston15
Holden15
Hyde Park15
Lincoln15
Carlisle14
Fitchburg14
Lakeville14
Littleton14
Marion14
Nantucket14
Norfolk14
Stoughton14
Swampscott14
Uxbridge14
Whitman14
Bridgewater13
East Bridgewater13
Randolph13
Westfield13
Bedford12
Billerica12
Leominster12
Sherborn12
Upton12
West Newbury12
West Springfield12
Amesbury11
Clinton11
Grafton11
New Bedford11
Rockland11
Sutton11
West Newton11
Bradford10
Charlton10
Falmouth10
Gloucester10
Hudson10
Kingston10
Mashpee10
Middleton10
Millis10
Raynham10
South Easton10
Sterling10
Amherst9
Auburn9
Belchertown9
Bolton9
Centerville9
Easthampton9
Georgetown9
Hull9
Lawrence9
Lunenburg9
Millbury9
Nahant9
North Grafton9
Plainville9
Rutland9
South Hadley9
Whitinsville9
Boxborough8
Fairhaven8
Harvard8
Hopedale8
Middleboro8
North Billerica8
Pittsfield8
Revere8
Rockport8
Rowley8
Ayer7
Ludlow7
Stow7
Topsfield7
Wenham7
Westminster7
Auburndale6
Bellingham6
Chelsea6
Chicopee6
East Falmouth6
Groton6
Hanson6
Holyoke6
Lancaster6
Longmeadow6
Marshfield Hills6
Mattapoisett6
Merrimac6
Sandwich6
South Hamilton6
Springfield6
Sturbridge6
Tyngsboro6
Webster6
West Bridgewater6
Williamstown6
Acushnet5
Agawam5
Buzzards Bay5
Dartmouth5
East Longmeadow5
East Sandwich5
Everett5
Groveland5
Hadley5
Halifax5
Hanscom A F B5
Harwich5
Lee5
Mendon5
Millville5
Newton Centre5
Newtonville5
Osterville5
Roxbury5
Seekonk5
Ware5
Dudley4
Hamilton4
Holbrook4
Hubbardston4
Leicester4
Marston Mills4
Orleans4
Pepperell4
South Weymouth4
South Yarmouth4
Townsend4
Yarmouthport4
Ashburnham3
Barnstable3
Boylston3
Carver3
Douglas3
East Walpole3
Eastham3
Easton3
Feeding Hills3
Florence3
Forestdale3
Gardner3
Granby3
Hyannis3
Monson3
North Quincy3
Oxford3
Princeton3
Rehoboth3
Sagamore Beach3
Salisbury3
South Grafton3
Swansea3
Templeton3
West Barnstable3
West Boylston3
Westport3
Wilbraham3
Babson Park2
Berlin2
Blackstone2
Bourne2
Brewster2
Byfield2
Dalton2
Dennis2
East Harwich2
East Taunton2
Fall River2
Great Barrington2
Greenfield2
Hardwick2
Jefferson2
Leeds2
Lenox2
Lenox Dale2
Montague2
Newbury2
Newton Highlands2
North Eastham2
Northbridge2
Palmer2
Pelham2
Plympton2
Pocasset2
Prides Crossing2
Shelburne Falls2
Shirley2
Shutesbury2
Siasconset2
Somerset2
South Dennis2
Spencer2
West Tisbury2
Winchendon2
Ashby1
Asheville1
Attleboro Falls1
Avon1
Barre1
Berkley1
Blandford1
Brimfield1
Brookfield1
Buckland1
Cataumet1
Chatham1
Chesterfield1
Cotuit1
Dennisport1
Dighton1
Dover Foxcroft1
Dunstable1
East Freetown1
Feedinghill1
Gilbertville1
Hampden1
Harwich Port1
Hatchville1
Holland1
Housatonic1
Hyannisport1
Lanesborough1
Mattapan1
Mount Pleasant1
North Adams1
North Cambridge1
North Chelmsford1
North Dartmouth1
North Dighton1
North Falmouth1
North Pembroke1
North Weymouth1
Oak Bluffs1
Onset1
Orange1
Paxton1
Peru1
Providence1
Readville1
Rochdale1
Rochester1
Royalston1
Rutland1
San Francisco1
Sheffield1
South Walpole1
South Deerfield1
South Sandwich1
Southwick1
Squantum1
Still River1
Stockbridge1
Three Rivers1
Tisbury1
Truro1
Vineyard Haven1
Waquoit1
Wareham1
Warwick1
Wellesely1
Wellfleet1
Wendell1
West Chatham1
West Wareham1
West Yarmouth1
Whately1
Williamsburg1
Wollaston1

Top cities in US outside of Massachusetts

City# of runners
New York, NY594
Chicago, IL347
Washington, DC223
San Francisco, CA218
Austin, TX212
San Diego, CA201
Portland, OR192
Seattle, WA172
Houston, TX170
Brooklyn, NY157
Atlanta, GA138
Denver, CO128
Philadelphia, PA128
Cincinnati, OH123
Arlington, VA113
Los Angeles, CA112
Minneapolis, MN110
Charlotte, NC100
Dallas, TX99
Pittsburgh, PA94
Salt Lake City, UT91
Phoenix, AZ81
Raleigh, NC73
Baltimore, MD72
Indianapolis, IN72
Boulder, CO71
Alexandria, VA69
San Antonio, TX66
San Jose, CA65
Columbus, OH62
Ann Arbor, MI59
Richmond, VA59
Spokane, WA59
Boise, ID58
Louisville, KY58
Nashville, TN58
Albuquerque, NM56
Annapolis, MD55
Colorado Springs, CO55
Miami, FL54
Naperville, IL54
Tucson, AZ54
Rochester, NY52
Madison, WI51
Tampa, FL50
Omaha, NE46
Scottsdale, AZ45
Orlando, FL44
Santa Monica, CA44
Bethesda, MD43
Durham, NC42
Grand Rapids, MI42
Irvine, CA42
Jacksonville, FL41
St. Louis, MO41
Oakland, CA40
Providence, RI40
Manchester, NH39
Santa Barbara, CA39
Lincoln, NE38
Birmingham, AL37
Cary, NC36
Nashua, NH36
Sacramento, CA36
Chapel Hill, NC35
Charlottesville, VA35
West Hartford, CT35
Honolulu, HI34
Reno, NV34
Fort Worth, TX33
Kansas City, MO33
Milwaukee, WI33
Carlsbad, CA32
The Woodlands, TX32
Bellevue, WA31
Eugene, OR31
Fort Collins, CO31
Las Vegas, NV31
Naples, FL31
Anchorage, AK30
Greenville, SC30
Mesa, AZ30
Overland Park, KS30
Portland, ME30
Tallahassee, FL30
Wilmington, DE30
Berkeley, CA29
Ellicott City, MD29
Long Beach, CA29
Los Gatos, CA29
Rochester, MN29
Silver Spring, MD29
Virginia Beach, VA29
Marietta, GA28
Wilmington, NC28
Beaverton, OR27
Fairfax, VA27
Hoboken, NJ27
Newport Beach, CA27
Reston, VA27

Country breakdown

country# of runners
United States30,060
Canada2,443
United Kingdom375
Mexico242
Italy235
Germany201
Japan198
Australia147
Ireland136
France123
Brazil102
Spain94
Switzerland71
Sweden70
Hong Kong64
South Korea64
Denmark58
Netherlands56
Colombia45
China42
Iceland35
Chile34
Finland29
Belgium28
Norway26
Singapore26
Austria25
Venezuela23
South Africa22
Taiwan20
Bermuda19
New Zealand19
Poland19
Costa Rica17
UAE17
Kenya16
Argentina15
Russia15
Guatemala14
Portugal11
Ethiopia10
Greece9
Peru9
Slovenia9
Israel7
India6
Czech Republic5
Malaysia5
Philippines5
Dominican Republic4
Ecuador4
Luxembourg4
Panama4
Slovakia4
Turkey4
El Salvador3
Hungary3
Ukraine3
Uruguay3
Bahamas2
Egypt2
Indonesia2
Qatar2
Romania2
Saudi Arabia2
Bahrain1
Bangladesh1
Barbados1
Belarus1
Bolivia1
British Virgin Islands1
Cayman Islands1
Croatia1
Estonia1
Lietchenstein1
Morocco1
Tanzania1
Thailand1
Trinidad & Tobago1
Zimbabwe1

100 Most common male runner names

name# of runners
Michael747
David597
John555
Robert406
James353
Mark343
Brian294
Daniel293
Matthew286
Paul279
Kevin277
Thomas263
Christopher259
Richard252
Andrew240
Scott225
Peter219
Joseph203
Eric197
William194
Timothy182
Stephen178
Jason171
Patrick166
Jeffrey159
Steven154
Ryan148
Chris147
Steve132
Jim131
Jeff125
Jonathan115
Mike113
Sean111
Tom108
Adam104
Bill103
Gary101
Tim100
Gregory99
Matt93
Dan89
Bob88
Charles83
Justin83
Anthony81
Greg81
Joe81
Edward78
Todd78
Dennis77
Douglas75
Joshua74
Kenneth73
Frank72
Keith72
Craig71
Dave71
Kyle70
George69
Nicholas68
Alan65
Bruce65
Martin63
Rick63
Ken60
Benjamin59
Jon58
Marc56
Rob55
Aaron54
Jack54
Bryan53
Larry53
Alexander50
Philip48
Doug47
Ian47
Jeremy46
Jerry46
Jose45
Christian43
Jay43
Roger43
Shawn43
Samuel42
Alex41
Andy40
Ben40
Ron39
Ronald39
Don38
Brad36
Donald36
Nathan35
Zachary35
Derek34
Tony34
Barry33
Joel33

100 most common female runner names

name# of runners
Jennifer396
Sarah238
Lisa235
Elizabeth203
Amy188
Laura186
Susan180
Mary168
Karen162
Michelle161
Christine158
Julie157
Jessica149
Stephanie141
Kelly140
Emily137
Lauren130
Melissa124
Erin120
Amanda116
Heather115
Megan112
Nicole111
Katherine102
Rebecca102
Patricia101
Nancy100
Kimberly99
Katie98
Rachel98
Kathleen93
Kristin93
Linda90
Andrea86
Kristen85
Jill84
Anne79
Ashley77
Danielle75
Kate73
Meghan72
Maria70
Catherine68
Sara67
Wendy65
Beth63
Kathryn63
Julia61
Lori60
Kim59
Allison58
Caroline57
Shannon57
Christina56
Deborah56
Diane56
Suzanne56
Carolyn55
Jane55
Alison54
Angela53
Carol53
Michele52
Carrie51
Margaret51
Maureen50
Pamela50
Janet49
Anna48
Colleen48
Jacqueline48
Kathy48
Barbara47
Dawn47
Robin47
Tracy47
Cheryl46
Leslie46
Natalie46
Samantha46
Sharon46
Ann44
Jamie44
Marie44
Denise43
Ellen43
Meredith43
Stacey42
Heidi41
Kerry41
Lynn41
Sandra41
Tara41
Courtney40
Donna40
Molly40
Tammy40
Cynthia39
Lindsay39
Cindy38

DATA: Boston Athletic Association

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