Newburyport, MA

17,837 Population
8.3 square miles 2,136.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
2,136.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
52.3%
was 53.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.6%
was 5.4%
 
Percent Under 18
19.7%
was 20.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
19.3%
was 18.6%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3
was 4.1
Ranked 6th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
7.8%
was 7.4%
 
Median Household Income
$87,162
was $85,556
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.5
46.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
149.6
was 174.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,069
was 995.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
8,244
was 8,090
 
Median Rent
$1,143
was $1,120
 
Total Building Permits
35
was 33
 
Occupied Housing Units
7,742
was 7,555
 
Homeownership Rate
74.1%
was 73.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
18
was 27
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
987.3
was 969.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
20%
was 20.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
17
was 6
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
4.3
was 4.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.0
was 1.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.9%
was 98.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
97.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100.0%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.7%
was 97.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
61.4%
was 59.9%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
88.2%
was 89.5%
Ranked 59th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
7.2%
was 14.1%
Ranked 73rd Highest in MA
Revenue
$58,121,697
was $59,445,148
Ranked 81st Highest in MA
Expenditure
$57,540,347
was $57,914,050
Ranked 80th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$3,291
was $3,384
Ranked 102nd Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$3,258
was $3,296
Ranked 97th Highest in MA

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