Southbridge Town, MA

16,802 Population
20.3 square miles 827.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
827.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
52.7%
was 49.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.1%
was 7.3%
 
Percent Under 18
22.7%
was 24.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.5%
was 13.3%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.7
was 7.8
Ranked 28th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
16.9%
was 17.2%
 
Median Household Income
$43,870
was $42,471
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
41.5
40.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Violent Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Property Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available

 Housing

Total Housing Units
7,466
was 7,311
 
Median Rent
$848
was $843
 
Total Building Permits
16
was 19
 
Occupied Housing Units
6,762
was 6,500
 
Homeownership Rate
44.1%
was 44.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
16
was 17
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
368.1
was 360.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.7%
was 18.4%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.2
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.0
was 1.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.6%
was 98.5%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
93.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
81.2%
was 80.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
16.3%
was 17.7%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
54.3%
was 54.1%
Ranked 147th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
9.3%
was 9.1%
Ranked 40th Highest in MA
Revenue
$48,959,431
was $46,182,108
Ranked 93rd Highest in MA
Expenditure
$48,212,795
was $46,082,906
Ranked 90th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$2,919
was $2,759
Ranked 129th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$2,874
was $2,753
Ranked 115th Highest in MA

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