Ware, MA

5,771 Population
6.2 square miles 933.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
933.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.7%
was 52.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.6%
was 2.1%
 
Percent Under 18
19.4%
was 21.3%
 
Percent 65 and Over
17.6%
was 16.5%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
19.4%
was 21.1%
 
Median Household Income
$41,648
was $40,169
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.9
45.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
384.6
was 426.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,386.6
was 2,414.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
2,944
was 2,840
 
Median Rent
$746
was $802
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
2,519
was 2,512
 
Homeownership Rate
59.7%
was 58.1%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
475.7
was 459.4
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
29.5%
was 23.8%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.5%
was 95.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
96.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.5%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.2%
was 89.6%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
20.1%
was 19.7%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
56.3%
was 55.2%
Ranked 144th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
10.9%
was 11.9%
Ranked 23rd Highest in MA
Revenue
$27,232,225
was $26,097,956
Ranked 120th Highest in MA
Expenditure
$27,323,773
was $26,265,290
Ranked 120th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$4,682
was $4,511
Ranked 68th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$4,698
was $4,539
Ranked 67th Highest in MA

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