Woburn, MA

39,104 Population
12.6 square miles 3,072.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.6%
 
Population Density
3,072.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
45.6%
was 44.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
16.7%
was 15.1%
 
Percent Under 18
19.8%
was 20.0%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.0%
was 15.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.2
was 4.3
Ranked 8th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
7.5%
was 6.2%
 
Median Household Income
$78,750
was $74,431
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.1
39.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
225.1
was 211.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,196.3
was 1,479.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
15,614
was 15,926
 
Median Rent
$1,331
was $1,259
 
Total Building Permits
19
was 36
 
Occupied Housing Units
14,746
was 15,186
 
Homeownership Rate
60.5%
was 60.4%
 
Single Family Building Permits
19
was 36
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,235.6
was 1,260.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
13.0%
was 11.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.2
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.5
was 0.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.8%
was 99.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.4%
was 99.8%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.9%
was 93.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
36.7%
was 33.3%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
88.7%
was 89.1%
Ranked 56th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
4.5%
was 4.8%
Ranked 122nd Highest in MA
Revenue
 
$123,243,146
$119,717,496
Ranked 40th Highest in MA
Expenditure
 
$117,732,913
$114,117,698
Ranked 38th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$3,174
was $3,107
Ranked 109th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$3,032
was $2,962
Ranked 106th Highest in MA

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