Newburyport, MA

17,766 Population
8.3 square miles 2,115.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
2,115.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.3%
was 52.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.4%
was 6.8%
 
Percent Under 18
20.1%
was 20.3%
 
Percent 65 and Over
18.6%
was 17.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3
was 4.1
Ranked 6th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
7.4%
was 8.4%
 
Median Household Income
$85,556
was $78,638
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.5
46.3
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
8,090
was 8,076
 
Median Rent
$1,120
was $1,106
 
Total Building Permits
35
was 33
 
Occupied Housing Units
7,555
was 7,465
 
Homeownership Rate
73.3%
was 70.4%
 
Single Family Building Permits
18
was 27
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
969.1
was 967.4
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.9%
was 21.6%
 
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 98.5%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
96.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100.0%
was 99.9%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
97.1%
was 96.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
59.9%
was 56.2%
 

 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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