Current Black Or African American Population demographics in Massachusetts 2020, 2019 by gender and age


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population totals

Total Black Or African American population in Massachusetts

Total Population:434,398
Male Population:209,693
Female Population:224,705

median age by sex

Median age of Black Or African American in Massachusetts

Both sexes32


sex by age for the population in households

Population of Black Or African American in households in Massachusetts

Total Population:412,237
Male Population:195,554
Under 5 years:15,979
5 to 9 years:15,831
10 to 14 years:16,710
15 to 17 years:11,223
18 and 19 years:7,121
20 years:3,341
21 years:3,234
22 to 24 years:9,444
25 to 29 years:14,137
30 to 34 years:13,460
35 to 39 years:13,437
40 to 44 years:13,997
45 to 49 years:14,257
50 to 54 years:12,815
55 to 59 years:9,941
60 and 61 years:3,404
62 to 64 years:4,186
65 and 66 years:2,218
67 to 69 years:2,762
70 to 74 years:3,414
75 to 79 years:2,264
80 to 84 years:1,380
85 years and over:999
Female Population:216,683
Under 5 years:15,568
5 to 9 years:15,259
10 to 14 years:15,852
15 to 17 years:10,651
18 and 19 years:6,420
20 years:3,229
21 years:3,198
22 to 24 years:10,079
25 to 29 years:16,538
30 to 34 years:16,024
35 to 39 years:15,731
40 to 44 years:16,344
45 to 49 years:16,010
50 to 54 years:14,714
55 to 59 years:11,607
60 and 61 years:4,086
62 to 64 years:5,149
65 and 66 years:2,991
67 to 69 years:3,687
70 to 74 years:4,937
75 to 79 years:3,720
80 to 84 years:2,596
85 years and over:2,293

average population of home by age

Average Black Or African American household size in Massachusetts

Under 18 years:1
18 years and over:2

household type

Number of Black Or African American occupied homes in Massachusetts

Family led homes:98,164
Husband-wife family:43,084
Other family:55,080
Population of male led with no wife present:10,210
Population female led with no husband present:44,870
Population of Nonfamily homes:52,813
Population living alone:43,362
Population not living alone:9,451

population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes of Black Or African American in Massachusetts with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:63,429
Population of family homes:62,946
Husband-wife family:25,141
Under 6 years only:5,773
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:6,434
6 to 17 years only:12,934
Other family:37,805
Male householder, no wife present:5,852
Under 6 years only:1,611
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,081
6 to 17 years only:3,160
Female led with no husband present:31,953
Under 6 years only:6,852
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:7,382
6 to 17 years only:17,719
Nonfamily households:483
Male led households:277
Under 6 years only:65
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:17
6 to 17 years only:195
Female led householder:206
Under 6 years only:47
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:9
6 to 17 years only:150
Households with no people under 18 years:87,548
Family households:35,218
Husband-wife family:17,943
Other family:17,275
Male led with no wife present:4,358
Female led with no husband present:12,917
Nonfamily households:52,330
Male led householder:25,060
Female led householder:27,270

type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number of Black Or African American led homes in Massachusetts, by type

Total Home Population:150,977
Population of Family homes:98,164
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:4,096
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:18,657
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:25,930
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:24,806
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:8,297
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:6,170
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:6,655
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:2,847
Population of 85 year olds and over:706
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:52,813
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:3,031
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:9,146
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:8,155
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:10,892
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:5,244
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:4,836
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:6,523
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:3,610
Population of 85 year olds and over:1,376

population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

Black Or African American households in Massachusetts containing people over 60

Total Population:150,977
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:40,442
1-person household:15,168
2-or-more-person household:25,274
Family households:23,677
Nonfamily households:1,597
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:110,535
1-person household:28,194
2-or-more-person household:82,341
Family homes:74,487
Nonfamily homes:7,854

population of multigenerational homes

Black Or African American homes in Massachusetts with multiple generations.

Total Population:150,977
Home has three or more generations:10,284
Home does not have three or more generations:140,693

presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried Black Or African American population in Massachusetts under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:116,963
Unmarried partner of home lead present:10,014
In family homes:9,836
Population of male led and male partner homes:275
Population of male led and female partner households:3,111
Population of female led and female partner households:591
Population of female led and male partner households:5,859
In nonfamily homes:178
Population of male led and male partner homes:4
Population of male led and female partner homes:127
Population of female led and female partner homes:8
Population of female led and male partner homes:39
No unmarried partner of home lead present:106,949
In family homes:106,472
Population of husband-wife family homes:47,551
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:5,668
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:53,253
In nonfamily homes:477

population in families by age

Population in Black Or African American families living in Massachusetts

Total Population:329,640
Population Under 18 years:115,074
Population 18 years and over:214,566

tenure of people in homes

How long Black Or African American in Massachusetts have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:50,643
Family home:39,488
Nonfamily homess:11,155
Male led home:4,846
Living alone:3,746
Not living alone:1,100
Female led home:6,309
Living alone:5,423
Not living alone:886
Population of Renter occupied homes:100,334
Family run homes:58,676
Husband-wife family:17,946
Other family:40,730
Male led with no wife present:6,770
Female led with no husband present:33,960
Nonfamily Homes:41,658
Male led homes:20,491
Male living alone:16,033
Male not living alone:4,458
Female led homes:21,167
Females living alone:18,160
Females not living alone:3,007