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Population Demographics for Massachusetts 2017, 2018

List of Counties and Cities in Massachusetts

Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population6,547,629100
Hispanic or Latino627,6549
Black or African American434,3986
Some Other Race305,1514
Two or More Races172,0032
American Indian18,850Below 1%
Three or more races12,884Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander2,223Below 1%
Native Hawaiian520Below 1%
Alaska Native tribes101Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population3,166,6283,381,0016,547,629
Hispanic or Latino308,095319,559627,654
Black or African American209,693224,705434,398
Some Other Race150,682154,469305,151
Two or More Races83,10688,897172,003
American Indian9,5889,26218,850
Three or more races5,9656,91912,884
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander1,1181,1052,223
Native Hawaiian255265520
Alaska Native tribes4853101

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Massachusetts

Total Population:6,547,629
Male Population:3,166,628
Female Population:3,381,001

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Massachusetts

Both sexes39

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Massachusetts

Total Population:6,308,747
Male Population:3,047,339
Under 5 years:186,920
5 to 9 years:196,111
10 to 14 years:206,523
15 to 17 years:131,810
18 and 19 years:72,707
20 years:36,000
21 years:37,562
22 to 24 years:126,133
25 to 29 years:210,554
30 to 34 years:192,866
35 to 39 years:199,380
40 to 44 years:224,218
45 to 49 years:246,613
50 to 54 years:237,188
55 to 59 years:205,055
60 and 61 years:73,558
62 to 64 years:100,109
65 and 66 years:53,031
67 to 69 years:68,229
70 to 74 years:84,157
75 to 79 years:66,869
80 to 84 years:51,117
85 years and over:40,629
Female Population:3,261,408
Under 5 years:178,826
5 to 9 years:188,812
10 to 14 years:197,667
15 to 17 years:125,519
18 and 19 years:64,764
20 years:33,522
21 years:36,177
22 to 24 years:131,335
25 to 29 years:220,345
30 to 34 years:203,805
35 to 39 years:213,341
40 to 44 years:239,154
45 to 49 years:262,119
50 to 54 years:253,946
55 to 59 years:222,931
60 and 61 years:81,249
62 to 64 years:111,535
65 and 66 years:60,304
67 to 69 years:79,482
70 to 74 years:104,250
75 to 79 years:90,577
80 to 84 years:79,267
85 years and over:82,481

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Massachusetts

Under 18 years:1
18 years and over:2

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Massachusetts

Family led homes:1,603,591
Husband-wife family:1,178,690
Other family:424,901
Population of male led with no wife present:106,657
Population female led with no husband present:318,244
Population of Nonfamily homes:943,484
Population living alone:732,263
Population not living alone:211,221

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Massachusetts with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:784,853
Population of family homes:778,832
Husband-wife family:528,302
Under 6 years only:130,785
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:97,694
6 to 17 years only:299,823
Other family:250,530
Male householder, no wife present:53,035
Under 6 years only:14,464
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:8,040
6 to 17 years only:30,531
Female led with no husband present:197,495
Under 6 years only:40,997
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:36,484
6 to 17 years only:120,014
Nonfamily households:6,021
Male led households:4,314
Under 6 years only:894
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:268
6 to 17 years only:3,152
Female led householder:1,707
Under 6 years only:419
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:89
6 to 17 years only:1,199
Households with no people under 18 years:1,762,222
Family households:824,759
Husband-wife family:650,388
Other family:174,371
Male led with no wife present:53,622
Female led with no husband present:120,749
Nonfamily households:937,463
Male led householder:416,995
Female led householder:520,468

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Massachusetts, by type

Total Home Population:2,547,075
Population of Family homes:1,603,591
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:31,117
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:207,510
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:354,924
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:412,245
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:167,531
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:140,046
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:166,219
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:94,945
Population of 85 year olds and over:29,054
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:943,484
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:61,647
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:159,021
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:111,096
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:156,373
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:84,764
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:83,621
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:119,220
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:103,634
Population of 85 year olds and over:64,108

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Massachusetts containing people over 60

Total Population:2,547,075
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:891,983
1-person household:344,012
2-or-more-person household:547,971
Family households:514,865
Nonfamily households:33,106
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:1,655,092
1-person household:388,251
2-or-more-person household:1,266,841
Family homes:1,088,726
Nonfamily homes:178,115

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Massachusetts with multiple generations.

Total Population:2,547,075
Home has three or more generations:89,723
Home does not have three or more generations:2,457,352

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Massachusetts under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:1,411,554
Unmarried partner of home lead present:101,177
In family homes:96,887
Population of male led and male partner homes:3,035
Population of male led and female partner households:35,345
Population of female led and female partner households:7,023
Population of female led and male partner households:51,484
In nonfamily homes:4,290
Population of male led and male partner homes:58
Population of male led and female partner homes:3,570
Population of female led and female partner homes:167
Population of female led and male partner homes:495
No unmarried partner of home lead present:1,310,377
In family homes:1,306,774
Population of husband-wife family homes:978,626
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:46,947
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:281,201
In nonfamily homes:3,603

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Massachusetts

Total Population:4,945,012
Population Under 18 years:1,393,238
Population 18 years and over:3,551,774

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Massachusetts have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:1,587,158
Family home:1,171,130
Nonfamily homess:416,028
Male led home:170,986
Living alone:128,989
Not living alone:41,997
Female led home:245,042
Living alone:208,794
Not living alone:36,248
Population of Renter occupied homes:959,917
Family run homes:432,461
Husband-wife family:209,365
Other family:223,096
Male led with no wife present:48,907
Female led with no husband present:174,189
Nonfamily Homes:527,456
Male led homes:250,323
Male living alone:178,395
Male not living alone:71,928
Female led homes:277,133
Females living alone:216,085
Females not living alone:61,048

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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