Southbridge Town, MA

16,824 Population
20.3 square miles 829.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
829.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.5%
was 52.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.5%
was 5.1%
 
Percent Under 18
22.4%
was 22.7%
 
Percent 65 and Over
14.9%
was 15.5%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.7
was 7.8
Ranked 28th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
16.4%
was 16.9%
 
Median Household Income
$48,762
was $43,870
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.6
41.5
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
7,432
was 7,466
 
Median Rent
$872
was $848
 
Total Building Permits
16
was 19
 
Occupied Housing Units
6,835
was 6,762
 
Homeownership Rate
43.2%
was 44.1%
 
Single Family Building Permits
16
was 17
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
367.2
was 368.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
13.3%
was 15.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
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
98.7%
was 98.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
93.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 99.7%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
82.5%
was 81.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
17.7%
was 16.3%
 

 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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