Swampscott, MA

14,250 Population
3 square miles 4,713.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
4,713.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
61.2%
was 57.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
11.5%
was 14.2%
 
Percent Under 18
23.5%
was 23.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
18.1%
was 17.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
6.0%
was 5.4%
 
Median Household Income
$103,244
was $98,612
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
48.3
47.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
127.9
was 185.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,663
was 1,900.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
5,638
was 5,610
 
Median Rent
$1,313
was $1,274
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
5,403
was 5,477
 
Homeownership Rate
76.9%
was 76.9%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,865.7
was 1,855.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.8%
was 9.5%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.5%
was 99.5%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
97.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
95.3%
was 95.8%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
55.0%
was 56.3%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
89.1%
was 91.2%
Ranked 50th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
10.8%
was 12.1%
Ranked 24th Highest in MA
Revenue
$54,923,890
was $51,937,865
Ranked 84th Highest in MA
Expenditure
$53,284,078
was $51,688,976
Ranked 82nd Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$3,948
was $3,747
Ranked 82nd Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$3,830
was $3,729
Ranked 79th Highest in MA

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