Peabody, MA

52,235 Population
16.2 square miles 3,222.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.8%
was 0.8%
 
Population Density
3,222.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
56.1%
was 53.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
15.4%
was 14.8%
 
Percent Under 18
18.1%
was 18.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
20.9%
was 20.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.3
was 4.5
Ranked 9th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
8.2%
was 9.0%
 
Median Household Income
$64,071
was $60,596
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44
43.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
296.3
was 220.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
807.2
was 2,033.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
22,518
was 22,690
 
Median Rent
$1,239
was $1,224
 
Total Building Permits
13
was 15
 
Occupied Housing Units
21,504
was 21,652
 
Homeownership Rate
64.9%
was 63.4%
 
Single Family Building Permits
9
was 15
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,387.9
was 1,399.6
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
11.8%
was 11.6%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
4
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.6
was 0.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.3
was 0.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.8%
was 98.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
96.0%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.9%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.7%
was 90.3%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
30.1%
was 29.3%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
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No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
82.4%
was 81.5%
Ranked 96th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
4.5%
was 4.9%
Ranked 120th Highest in MA
Revenue
 
$150,588,638
$143,626,435
Ranked 24th Highest in MA
Expenditure
 
$149,812,943
$132,317,551
Ranked 21st Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$2,903
was $2,788
Ranked 130th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$2,888
was $2,568
Ranked 113th Highest in MA

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