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Massachusetts POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (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
6,794,422

Age

PEOPLE OF Massachusetts DETAILS
Under 5 Years 5.46
5 To 17 15.39
18 To 24 10.40
25 To 34 13.58
35 To 54 27.51
55 To 64 12.97
65 Years And Over 14.70

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 89.8
College Graduated 40.5
Attending College 6.8

Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Massachusetts 36895 34055.94066945896 #A9CF38
USA 28889 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Massachusetts 68563 34073.85724136646 #A9CF38
USA 53657 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
11.6%

Employment Industries in MA

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 16.3
Education 11.6
Retail 10.8
Professional, scientific, and technical services 9.4
Manufacturing 9.2
Accommodation 6.8
Finance 5.8
Construction 5.4
Other 4.4
Public Service 4.0
Administration 3.7
Transportation 3.0
Wholesale 2.4
Information Technology 2.3
Arts 2.0
Real Estate 1.7
Utilities 0.6
Agriculture 0.4
Management 0.1
Mining 0.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 74.3
Black Or African American 6.5
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 5.9
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Some Other Race Alone 2.6
Two Or More Races 0.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 10.6

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 21.6
Italian 13.5
Unclassified 10.6
English 10.1
French 7.1
German 6.1
Polish 4.7
Portuguese 4.5
French Canadian 3.8
Scottish 2.3
Russian 1.7
Swedish 1.7
Greek 1.2
Haitian 1.2
European 1.0
Brazilian 1.0
Cape Verdean 1.0
Canadian 0.7
Lithuanian 0.7
Scots-Irish 0.6

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 77.5
Spanish 8.4
Portuguese 2.8
Chinese 1.9
French Creole 1.1
French 0.9
Vietnamese 0.6
Russian 0.6
Italian 0.6
African languages 0.6
Arabic 0.5
Other Asian languages 0.4
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian) 0.4
Greek 0.4
Other Indo-European 0.3
Indic languages 0.3
Hindi 0.3
German 0.3
Korean 0.3
Polish 0.3

Foreign Born MA Residents
15.5%