Newburyport, Massachusetts Census Data & Community Profile

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Newburyport GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Newburyport, MA
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Newburyport, MA was 17,189.

Newburyport Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Newburyport was 7,982, which represents 46.4 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Newburyport, MA
There are an estimated 3,756 married men in the town. 58 percent of men over 15 years old in Newburyport are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Newburyport is 9,207 which is 53.6 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Newburyport, Massachusetts
There are an estimated 3,933 married women in the community. 50.6 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Newburyport, MA
The median age of people living in Newburyport, MA was 40.9 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Newburyport was 972. There were 13,638 people above the age of 18, which represents 79.3 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 14 percent of the population (2,414) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Newburyport, MA
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Newburyport, MA was 17,092.

White Population in Newburyport, MA
The estimated White population in the Newburyport community is 16,864, which is 98.1 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Newburyport, Massachusetts
The estimated Black/African American population is 73, which is 0.4 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Newburyport, MA
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Newburyport, MA was 21.

Asian Population in Newburyport, Massachusetts
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 105.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Newburyport, MA
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Newburyport was an estimated 2.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 27, while those of “two or more races” was 97 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Newburyport community was 151, or 0.9 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Newburyport, MA
The household population number in Newburyport was 16,807.

Group Quarters Population in Newburyport, MA
Group Quarters population in the community was 382.

Average Household Size in Newburyport, MA
The average household size in Newburyport is 2.24 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 2.9 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Newburyport, MA
At the time of the last census survey, there were 7,897 total housing units in Newburyport.

The number of occupied housing units was 7,519, or 95.2 of the total units in town. Of these, 5,010 were owner-occupied (66.6), and 2,509 were renter-occupied (33.4, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 378 vacant homes in Newburyport at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Newburyport, Massachusetts
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 4,068, with a median value in dollars of 253,600.

Monthly Owner Costs in Newburyport, MA
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,566 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Newburyport, average costs per month were $456 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 11,601 people in the community had a high school degree, or 90.3 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Newburyport, Massachusetts
5,428 people in Newburyport also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 42.3 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Newburyport, MA
The number of Civilian Veterans in Newburyport was 1,946, or 14.3 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Newburyport, MA
In 2000, there were 2,844 people in Newburyport, MA listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Newburyport, MA
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 1,152 people in Newburyport who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 7.1 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Newburyport, Massachusetts
There were 9,619 in the labor force in Newburyport at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 68.4 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Newburyport was 29.9 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Newburyport, MA
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $58,557. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Newburyport, MA
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $73,306. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Newburyport, Massachusetts
Per capita income in Newburyport in the last full census was 34,187. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Newburyport numbered 121, or 2.8 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Newburyport, MA
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 877, or 5.2 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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