Shirley, MA

1,361 Population
1.3 square miles 1,036.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
1,036.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
38.3%
was 41.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
4.9%
was 4.1%
 
Percent Under 18
15.3%
was 12.8%
 
Percent 65 and Over
16.4%
was 19.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
18.8%
was 19.2%
 
Median Household Income
$57,659
was $58,025
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.4
45.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
108.2
was 143.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
703.3
was 575.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
726
was 712
 
Median Rent
$813
was $765
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
684
was 657
 
Homeownership Rate
49.4%
was 52.4%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
552.8
was 542.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
10.8%
was 14.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.0
was 2.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
100%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.8%
was 94.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
18.8%
was 20.6%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
85.8%
was 89.1%
Ranked 71st Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
6.5%
was 7.7%
Ranked 84th Highest in MA
Revenue
$12,470,800
was $11,215,630
Ranked 145th Highest in MA
Expenditure
$11,550,329
was $11,018,962
Ranked 146th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$9,440
was $8,614
Ranked 38th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$8,744
was $8,463
Ranked 38th Highest in MA

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