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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Demographic Statistics

Massachusetts

Number

Percent

Total population6,349,097100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male3,058,81648.2
Female3,290,28151.8
Under 5 years397,2686.3
5 to 9 years430,8616.8
10 to 14 years431,2476.8
15 to 19 years415,7376.5
20 to 24 years404,2796.4
25 to 34 years926,78814.6
35 to 44 years1,062,99516.7
45 to 54 years873,35313.8
55 to 59 years310,0024.9
60 to 64 years236,4053.7
65 to 74 years427,8306.7
75 to 84 years315,6405.0
85 years and over116,6921.8
Median age (years)36.5(X)
18 years and over4,849,03376.4
Male
2,289,67136.1
Female
2,559,36240.3
21 years and over4,587,93572.3
62 years and over997,27715.7
65 years and over860,16213.5
Male
341,5395.4
Female
518,6238.2
RACE
One race6,203,09297.7
White
5,367,28684.5
Black or African American
343,4545.4
American Indian and Alaska Native
15,0150.2
Asian
238,1243.8
Asian Indian
43,8010.7
Chinese
84,3921.3
Filipino
8,2730.1
Japanese
10,5390.2
Korean
17,3690.3
Vietnamese
33,9620.5

Other Asian 1

39,7880.6
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2,4890.0
Native Hawaiian
5620.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
5290.0
Samoan
4760.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

9220.0
Some other race
236,7243.7
Two or more races146,0052.3

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White5,472,80986.2
Black or African American398,4796.3
American Indian and Alaska Native38,0500.6
Asian264,8144.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8,7040.1
Some other race320,9075.1
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population6,349,097100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)428,7296.8
Mexican
22,2880.4
Puerto Rican
199,2073.1
Cuban
8,8670.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
198,3673.1
Not Hispanic or Latino5,920,36893.2
White alone
5,198,35981.9
RELATIONSHIP
Total population6,349,097100.0
In households6,127,88196.5
Householder
2,443,58038.5
Spouse
1,197,91718.9
Child
1,844,18229.0
Own child under 18 years
1,382,18921.8
Other relatives
283,5254.5
Under 18 years
87,5021.4
Nonrelatives
358,6775.6
Unmarried partner
130,9192.1
In group quarters221,2163.5
Institutionalized population
88,4531.4
Noninstitutionalized population
132,7632.1
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households2,443,580100.0
Family households (families)1,576,69664.5
With own children under 18 years
748,86530.6
Married-couple family
1,197,91749.0
With own children under 18 years
548,36022.4
Female householder, no husband present
289,94411.9
With own children under 18 years
163,5506.7
Nonfamily households866,88435.5
Householder living alone
684,34528.0
Householder 65 years and over
256,13710.5
Households with individuals under 18 years804,94032.9
Households with individuals 65 years and over604,48124.7
Average household size2.51(X)
Average family size3.11(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units2,621,989100.0
Occupied housing units2,443,58093.2
Vacant housing units178,4096.8
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
93,7713.6
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)0.7(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)3.5(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units2,443,580100.0
Owner-occupied housing units1,508,05261.7
Renter-occupied housing units935,52838.3
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.72(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.17(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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