Methuen Town, MA

49,043 Population
22.2 square miles 2,204.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.7%
was 0.7%
 
Population Density
2,204.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.1%
was 49.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
17.2%
was 16.4%
 
Percent Under 18
23.2%
was 23.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
14.1%
was 14.3%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.3
was 5.5
Ranked 18th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
10.3%
was 9.8%
 
Median Household Income
$72,631
was $71,392
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
41
40.5
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
18,120
was 18,230
 
Median Rent
$1,103
was $1,071
 
Total Building Permits
124
was 113
 
Occupied Housing Units
17,394
was 17,451
 
Homeownership Rate
70.8%
was 71.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
122
was 98
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
815.8
was 819.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
12.5%
was 13.5%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
2
was 15
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
6.7
was 6.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.6
was 2.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.4%
was 98.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.3%
was 99.2%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
88.6%
was 88.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
29.9%
was 28.9%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
62.6%
was 61.8%
Ranked 132nd Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
9.4%
was 9.7%
Ranked 37th Highest in MA
Revenue
 
$135,531,181
$129,560,390
Ranked 31st Highest in MA
Expenditure
 
$125,439,745
$118,850,647
Ranked 33rd Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$2,814
was $2,717
Ranked 137th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$2,605
was $2,492
Ranked 137th Highest in MA

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