Massachusetts
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Massachusetts POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Massachusetts Population & Age Distribution

Total Population
6,902,149

Age

PEOPLE OF Massachusetts DETAILS
Under 5 Years 5.31
5 To 17 14.89
18 To 24 10.27
25 To 34 14.11
35 To 54 26.23
55 To 64 13.40
65 Years And Over 15.79

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 90.4
College Graduated 42.9
Attending College 6.6

Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Massachusetts 41794 34164.458600288155 #A8CE38
USA 32621 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Massachusetts 77378 34222.24384256879 #A8CE38
USA 60293 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
10.8%

Employment Industries in MA

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 16.5
Education 11.7
Retail 10.3
Professional, scientific, and technical services 10.0
Manufacturing 8.9
Accommodation 6.7
Construction 5.6
Finance 5.6
Other 4.5
Public Service 3.9
Administration 3.7
Transportation 3.1
Information Technology 2.3
Wholesale 2.2
Arts 2.0
Real Estate 1.8
Utilities 0.6
Agriculture 0.4
Management 0.1
Mining 0.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 72.2
Black Or African American 6.8
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 6.4
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.9
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 11.6

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 20.2
Unclassified 14.1
Italian 12.6
English 9.3
French 6.1
German 5.8
Polish 4.5
Portuguese 4.1
French Canadian 3.8
Scottish 2.2
Swedish 1.6
Russian 1.5
European 1.2
Haitian 1.2
Greek 1.2
Brazilian 1.2
Cape Verdean 1.0
Canadian 0.7
Lithuanian 0.6
Scots-Irish 0.6

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 76.4
Spanish 9.0
Portuguese 3.0
French 2.1
Chinese 2.1
Indic languages 1.3
French Creole 1.1
African languages 0.8
Vietnamese 0.6
Arabic 0.5
Other Asian languages 0.4
Slavic languages 0.4
Russian 0.4
Other Indo-European 0.3
Italian 0.3
Hindi 0.3
German 0.3
Korean 0.2
Polish 0.2
Greek 0.2

Foreign Born MA Residents
16.5%