Amesbury Town, MA

16,907 Population
12.3 square miles 1,349.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
1,349.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
41.8%
was 40.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
4.4%
was 5.1%
 
Percent Under 18
20.2%
was 20.6%
 
Percent 65 and Over
14.1%
was 11.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.1
was 4.3
Ranked 7th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
5.2%
was 5.5%
 
Median Household Income
$76,558
was $78,486
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.7
41.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Violent Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Property Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available

 Housing

Total Housing Units
7,577
was 7,027
 
Median Rent
$997
was $973
 
Total Building Permits
25
was 23
 
Occupied Housing Units
7,055
was 6,602
 
Homeownership Rate
70.9%
was 72.2%
 
Single Family Building Permits
25
was 23
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
617.9
was 573.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.2%
was 18.8%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.6
was 3.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.5
was 1.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.7%
was 99.7%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
96.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.6%
was 93.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
42.8%
was 41.3%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
77.9%
was 77.4%
Ranked 108th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
5.2%
was 5.6%
Ranked 105th Highest in MA
Revenue
$52,468,101
was $50,813,986
Ranked 86th Highest in MA
Expenditure
$51,572,414
was $51,155,236
Ranked 83rd Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$3,170
was $3,093
Ranked 111th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$3,115
was $3,114
Ranked 102nd Highest in MA

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