Leominster, MA

41,304 Population
28.8 square miles 1,433.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.6%
 
Population Density
1,433.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.5%
was 47.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
11.6%
was 10.9%
 
Percent Under 18
21.6%
was 20.8%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.6%
was 14.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.2
was 5.9
Ranked 17th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
13.7%
was 13.1%
 
Median Household Income
$56,510
was $58,955
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.1
44.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.4
was 2.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
901.6
was 638.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,649
was 2,999.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
17,887
was 17,797
 
Median Rent
$877
was $886
 
Total Building Permits
39
was 35
 
Occupied Housing Units
16,716
was 16,772
 
Homeownership Rate
55.2%
was 55.1%
 
Single Family Building Permits
39
was 35
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
620.7
was 617.6
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
13.5%
was 12.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.2
was 1.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.0
was 0.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.6%
was 97.7%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 99.7%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.8%
was 86.5%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
28.1%
was 27.0%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
58.6%
was 57.3%
Ranked 140th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
3.5%
was 3.7%
Ranked 136th Highest in MA
Revenue
 
$120,357,377
$117,033,092
Ranked 42nd Highest in MA
Expenditure
$99,227,854
was $98,559,551
Ranked 50th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$2,939
was $2,864
Ranked 127th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$2,423
was $2,412
Ranked 148th Highest in MA

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