Ayer, MA

2,879 Population
1.3 square miles 2,171 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
2,171
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
43.8%
was 42.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
13.0%
was 13.3%
 
Percent Under 18
16.7%
was 16.8%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.2%
was 14.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
12.1%
was 10.3%
 
Median Household Income
$64,940
was $56,530
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
38.8
39.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
395.8
was 154.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,249.4
was 1,759.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
1,469
was 1,574
 
Median Rent
$817
was $911
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
1,417
was 1,454
 
Homeownership Rate
51.1%
was 50.2%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,107.7
was 1,186.9
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
7.0%
was 14.2%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.0
was 2.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.5%
was 96.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
97.0%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.8%
was 92.8%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
29.0%
was 30.4%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
95.8%
was 94.6%
Ranked 11th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
5.5%
was 6.2%
Ranked 100th Highest in MA
Revenue
$22,637,879
was $21,749,491
Ranked 125th Highest in MA
Expenditure
$21,006,639
was $20,449,764
Ranked 128th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$7,726
was $7,431
Ranked 46th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$7,170
was $6,987
Ranked 48th Highest in MA

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