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POPULATION, VALUATION RECEIPTS, EXPENDITURES, AND DEBT

OF THE

CITY

OF BOSTON AND THE COUNTY

OF SUFFOLK,

FROM THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT TO THE PRESENT TIME.

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COUNTY

Taxes.t

City Loans.

$110,115 00 226,360 00 116,300 00 286,985 32 245,000 00 200,625 49 137,250 00 292,480 75 281,000 00 192,000 00 466,592 53 593,044 00 744,626 69 707,186 03 359,304 65 217,300 00 283,200 00 478,332 56 315,000 00

$44,896,800 49,842,800 52,442,600 59,449,200 65,858,400 61,523,200 61,068,000 59,586,000 60,698,200 67,514,400 70,477,200 74,805,800 79,302,600 88,265,000 89,583,800 90,231,600 91,826,400 94,581,000 98,006,600 106,722,800 110,046,000 118,450,300 135,948,700 148,839,600 162,360,00 167,728,000 174,180,200 180,000,500 187,947,000 187,680,000 206,514,200 227,013,200 241,932,200 249, 162,500 258,111,900 254,714.100 263,429,000 276,861.000 275,760,100 276,217,000 302,507,200 332,449,900 371,892,775 415,362,345 471,497.800 493,573,700 549,511,600 581,039,400 612,663,550

$7 00 $159,578 90
8 50 169,887 27
7 00 219,221 26
7 00 186,906 16
7 00 222,011 71
7 10 237,749 14

301 225,959 27
8 10 247,061 93
7 90 253,106 12
8 20 237,715 55
8 50 287,611 22
9 40 312,646 61
9 70 363,955 64
9 50 392,264 23
10 00 415,716 10

9 80 453,222 31 11 30 450,353 62 11 00 511,888 66 12 00 537,648 10 *5 70 597,276 29 6 20 606,437 83 6 00 695,022 33 5 70 722,038 57 6 00

766,782 16 6 00 873,438 83 6 50

969,519 26 6 50 1,066.495 72 6 80 1,135,493 87 7 00 1.242,436 78 6 40

1,301,150 09 7 60 1,230,164 74 9 20 1,546.273 43 7 70 1.958,436 19 8 00 1,808,226 62 9 30

1,931,103 88 8 60

2,220,714 62 9 70

2.193,414 22 9 30 2,475 630 49 8 90 2,479,519 34 10 50 2,382.102 40 11 50

2,809,938 77 13 30 3 398,397 83 15 80 4 487,609 08 13 00 6.098.150 09 15 50 5.741.370 26 12 30 7,145,651 39 13 70 6,473.645 64 15 30 7,696,532 24

11,566 62 110.013 16

26,500 00 424,683 39 371,367 51 332,371 23 395,283 00 404,513 05

95,000 00 944 118 00 306,500 00 158,100 00

431,900 00
1,168,400 00

832,950 00
735,800 00
982.700 00

775.000 00
1,604,850 00
850,000 09
639.709 80

597,150 00 1,225,175 00

469.000 00 2,022 000 00 1,336 000 00 7,322.415 89 3.037.000 00

13 10 11 9.106.481 77

RECEIPTS.

PA Y MENTS.

DEBT OF THE

CITY,

COUNTY,

CITY.

COUNTY

Year. Popula.

tion.

CITY,

City Tempo-
rary Loans,

Water
Loans.

Temporary
Water Loans.

Other
Sources.

City
Loans.

City Tempo-
rary Loans.

Water
Loans.

Temporary Other
Water Loans. Payments.

58,277

61,392

78,603

93,383

NE

174,064 63
245,137 81
172,985 71
205,604 86
133,514 87
290,009 03

114,366

1823
1824
1825
1826
1827
1828
1829
1830
1831
1832
1833
1834
1835
1836
1837
1838
1839
1840
1841
1842
1843
1844
1815
1846
1817
1878
1819
1850
1851
1852
1853
1854
1855
1856
1857
1858
1859
1860
1861
1862
1863
1864
1865
1866
1867
1868
1869
1870
1871
1872

174,064 63
245,137 81
172,985 71
205,604 86
133,514 87
290,009 03

$377,966 86
1,391,881 32
1,638,633 99
1,270,209 38

369 029 00
536,033 33

$995.000 00
714,000 00
196,000 00
800,000 00

776,000 00
1,949,711 11

$152,638 52
270,489 13
350,151 39
368,262 37
368,485 09
299,878 71
263,375 95
403,195 80
380,162 99
245,908 18
565,777 53
735,677 76
920,192 28
895,974 81
496,252 76
488,876 87
405,106 30
597,249 66
462,318 08
159,871 23
165,858 11
232.918 54
262.556 06
332,851 46
404,521 40
382,866 66
310,817 39
432,457 80
457,615 85

501,461 32
1,664,002 00

806,355 43
743,471 06
763,562 21
746,327 59
789.848 48

979,085 75
1,680,933 71

876,009 27

734 590 81 1,228,887 51 1,159,077 20 1,456,152 46 1,234 869 74 1.438.398 48 1.725,393 43 2 052.943 95 2 282,893 75 2,829.696 80 2.613,132 34

$9,312 58 19,580 96 20,853 90 20,554 80 24,166 45 19,731 83 23,010 81 22,162 69 22,282 30 13,008 93 20,145 77 26,312 55 28,884 15 20,604 67 31,136 80 27,615 23 35,442 64 38,608 02 23,038 97 22,000 67 20.946 39 16,442 91 23.691 52 27,700 00 32,425 80 31,747 70 37,761 60 54,470 84 54,546 05 45,156 39 49.334 93 47,398 11 92,858 26 125,947 42

47.045 86 192,508 96 87,506 93 57,581 78 84,007 74 30.418 80 46,791 75 43,158 99 64,984 09 75,198 44 122,930 46 179,152 94

81.070 95 113.569 90 144.899 25 141,607 34

$75,750 00 104,500 00 157,410 00 127,000 00 265,527 13 243,425 00 184,750 00 315,400 00 292,600 00 262,950 00 343,358 18 455,314 00 675,316 00 590,185 00 126,504 65 223,100 00 178,000 00 244,500 00 179,000 00 69,100 00 76,000 00 93,000 00 228,000 00 119,566 62 154,946 50 126,400 00 147,400 00 144,950 00 254,650 95 362,062 45 407,303 05 442,186 73 602,463 00 32,500 00 74,150 00 27,200 00

5,000 00 384,600 00 200,800 00 195,792 00 279,200 00 172,175 00 228,000 00 195.216 66 341,000 00 942.850 00 312 150 00 595.850 00

293,850 00 1,409,238 89

138,788

$178,505 18 $67,226 90

289,745 09 65,833 70 344,553 03 53,076 36 408,949 01 76,913 40 323,002 07 44,037 48 307,320 14 40,637 06 282,296 00 42,386 92 327,111 60 39.388 53 329,131 83 38,392 99 254,151 85 25,962 87 490,859 45 38,865 97 577,421 80 38,979 29 600,832 51 40,141 21 667,959 29 36,651 93 777,560 66 41,153 19 651,888 03 47,263 97 644,328 81 55, 125 84 922,427 65 53.801 31 797,115 12 39,001 72 649,700 60 38,947 43 625,507 20 58,115 30 686,540 52 48,465 80 788,023 17 50,648 11

926,880 09 59,176 88 1,685,513 18 65,202 95 3.242,494 81 69,220 21 3,293,197 86 88,284 50 2,388.189 16

92,385 19 2.297,683 47 97,252 60 2,112,562 73 101,385 92 2,034,378 48 107,030 42 2,103,106 34 134,045 00 2,287,523 31 160,044 94 2,607,244 53 186.802 71 2,840,255 03 | 191,384 11 3,529,275 00 207,252 91 8,206.201 58 189,840 79 3,368,636 15 206,824 65 3,406,152 09 174,850 24 3,268,896 23 168,661 14 5,048,023 60 154,004 98 5.091,732 30 152,494 22 6,030,443 82 146.608 60 6,215,784 52 173,050 06 6,605,591 24 205,937 10 9,055,271 22 233,245 65 12,734,849 05 226.488 17 12,677,343 20 314 840 81 14,806.126 22 272,342 38 10.813,362 45 271,941 38

$100,000 00 207,050 00 305,873 85

364,800 32 1,011,775 00

949,350 00 911,850 00 891,930 75 880,330 75 817,123 93

940,358 28 1,078,088 28 1,147,398 97 1,284,400 00 1,497,200 00 1,491,400 00 1,596,600 00 1,698.232 56 1,663,800 00 1,594.700 00 1,518,700 00 1,423,800 00 1,163,266 62 1,153,713 16 1,025,266 66 2.241,550 05 3,227,517 56 3,636,938 79 4,550,927 84 8.372,456 44 6,884,528 11 7,324,662 77 6,963.899 77 6,925,899 77 7,079,049 77 7.920,949 77 8,544,899 77 8,179,099 77 8,587,999 77 8,726,207 77 10,215,517 95 11,015,732 77 11,371.942 57 11.892,375 91 12,998,550 91 14,011,656 91 16.959,500 91 18.687,350 91 26.472 916 80 28.628,535 82

$51,500 00
584,791 86
693,861 33
771,532 80

670,675 00
1,047,669 63
1,076,458 26
478,715 00
21,300 00
6,000 00
1,000 00

130,000 00 286,450 00 267,050 00 299,200 00 508,830 00 291.800 00 320.500 00 551,763 00

653,800 00
1,144,120 00
640,000 00

130,000 00
286,450 00
267,050 00
299,200 00
508,830 00
291,800 00
320,500 00
550,663 00

654,900 00
1,141,120 00

643,000 00

161,429

$9,000 00 117,000 00 78,000 00 10,000 00 165,000 00 196,000 00 306,000 00 205,000 00 785 500 00 381,500 00 408.000 00 62,000 00 17,000 00 50,000 00

400,000 00

177,902

170,500 00

2.250 00
6,000 00
1,500 00

.

435,500 00
283,519 55
574,000 00

650,000 00
1,314.493 00

898,725 00

435,500 00
283,519 55
574.000 00

650.000 00
1,182,393 00
1,030,825 00

192,324

1

3,000 00
3,000 00

230,000

115,000 00
221,000 00

500,000 00
1.240,000 00

624,000 00 1,439,000 00

330,000 00

250,526

2.830,019 17

326,000 00 1,000,000 00

2,727.019 17

329,000 00 1,000,000 00

629,000 00

8 405,093 72

* Previous to 18:2, prvjx'rty was assessed at one-halt its value
+ These figures include the receipts from the annual tax levy, outstanding taxes, and the corporation tax collected by the State since 1864.

TAXES

The amount of taxes assessed by the Board of Assessors, on the real and personal estates and polls of the city of Boston, for the year 1871, was as follows:

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This rate of $13.10 per $1,000 is divided as follows:For city and county purposes, $11.53 per $1,000, being,

$7,064,010 73 State assessment, at $1.57,

961,881 77

$8,025,892 50

The amount of abatements from the above assessments to April 30, 1872, was as follows: From real estate,

$13,569 16 From personal estate,

73,549 79 From poll taxes,

734 00

Total,

$87.852 95

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The year 1871 shows a gain over that of 1870, as follows: 1871, real estate,

$395,214 950 1870,

365,593 100

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Total GAIN 1871 on the total valuation of 1870,

equal to 4.89 per cent.,

$28,574 150

Number of polls, 1871,

1870,

61,148 56,926

GAIN, 7.41 per cent.,

4,222

The total valuation of the taxable real and per

sonal estates in 1871, which did not include

property owned by the city, was, The same in 1861,

$612,663 550 275,760 100

Gain in these ten years, which is equal to 122.17

per cent.,

$336,903 450

The State valuation of 1872 fixes the city's portion of all State taxes to be assessed, between the years 1872 and 1875, at $368,24 on every $1,000 of said tax, including polls at half a mill each ; this is 36,824 per cent. against 37.351 per cent. under the 1865 valuation, being a decrease of State tax upon the City of Boston, of 0,527 per cent. The State tax of 1872 is $2,000,000, of which the City of Boston is to pay as its proportion, $736,480.

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VALUATION OF BOSTON,

BY THE BOARD OF ASSESSORS.

Total amount of the Assessors' Valuation and Tax levied on the Rea and Personal Property of the several Wards of the City of Boston in the years 1868, 1869, 1870 and 1871, compared.

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$493,573,700 00 $549,511,600 00 $584,089,400 00 $612,663,550 00

Total.

Taxi.

$5,884,829 00

$7,279,324 00

$9,050,420 00

$8,148,188 00

Rate per thousand .

12 30

13 70

15 30

13 10

Number of Polls, at $2 .

48.416

64,242

56,926

61,148

* The town of Dorchester was annexed in 1869, with a valuation of $20,315,700. Its valuation as a part of Boston, taking effect May 1. 1870.

| The Act of 1871. Chap. 390, compelled Bank Stock to be separately assessed. It was found that $15,358,000 valuation of this class of property was held by the citizens of Boston

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