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Massachusetts Congressional District 8

Industry Impact

  • 3,869 3,869 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $1.48B $1.48 Billion in Total 2016 Car Sales
  • 45,489 45,489 Total New Car Sales
Employer figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet and USgeocoder; Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit and USgeocoder, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Registrations

588,644 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 276,650 (47.00%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 203,849 (34.63%)
  • Pickups 62,267 (10.58%)
  • Vans/Minivans 40,578 (6.89%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 569,267 (96.71%)
  • Diesel 8,079 (1.37%)
  • Hybrid 10,207 (1.73%)
  • Electric 404 (0.07%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 470 (0.08%)
In District 8, the average age of vehicles is 9.0 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.2 years.
Figures as of December 31, 2016, and were compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit and USgeocoder.

Sales

45,489 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 14,634 (32.17%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 23,259 (51.13%)
  • Pickups 5,079 (11.17%)
  • Vans/Minivans 2,517 (5.53%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 43,861 (96.42%)
  • Diesel 498 (1.09%)
  • Hybrid 810 (1.78%)
  • Electric 112 (0.25%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 207 (0.46%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit and USgeocoder, and represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $4.87 Billion Total Imports
  • $822.24 Million Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2016

  • $810.17 Million Total Imports
  • $51.07 Million Total Exports
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 470
  • Electric Charging Stations 75
  • Biodiesel Stations 0
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 2
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 6
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center and USgeocoder, figures represent fueling stations as of 10/11/16.

District 8 Consumers

  • $32,455 $32,455 Average MSRP Per New Car
  • $79,789 $79,789 Median Household Income
  • $6,649 $6,649 Median Monthly Household Income
  • $590 $590 Median Monthly New Car Payment
  • 9% 9% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (68%)
  • Carpool to work (8%)
  • Take public transportation (17%)
  • Other (8%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2015 and Federal Reserve BAnk of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 48-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 4.35%.

District 8 Automaker Facilities

32 Facilities
1,887 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 32 1,887
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 228 2,033
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 309 6,238
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 265 1,222
Auto Supply Stores 209 1,388
Gas Stations 470 2,403
Dealers (Special) 62 140
Property and Casualty Insurance 16 245
Car and Truck Rentals 278 2,361
Parking 121 2,243
Automotive Repair Shops 1,497 5,271
Carwashes And Other Service 382 1,479
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet and USgeocoder

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