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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Demographic Statistics

Methuen, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

Total population43,789100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male20,96747.9
Female22,82252.1
Under 5 years2,7496.3
5 to 9 years3,1377.2
10 to 14 years3,1927.3
15 to 19 years2,7186.2
20 to 24 years2,2325.1
25 to 34 years5,96213.6
35 to 44 years7,62517.4
45 to 54 years5,90813.5
55 to 59 years2,0584.7
60 to 64 years1,4893.4
65 to 74 years3,0897.1
75 to 84 years2,7286.2
85 years and over9022.1
Median age (years)37.5(X)
18 years and over32,95875.3
Male
15,33735.0
Female
17,62140.2
21 years and over31,54372.0
62 years and over7,59117.3
65 years and over6,71915.3
Male
2,5395.8
Female
4,1809.5
RACE
One race42,99098.2
White
39,12689.4
Black or African American
5911.3
American Indian and Alaska Native
970.2
Asian
1,0402.4
Asian Indian
2650.6
Chinese
1540.4
Filipino
320.1
Japanese
190.0
Korean
1770.4
Vietnamese
2770.6

Other Asian 1

1160.3
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
50.0
Native Hawaiian
00.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
20.0
Samoan
30.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

00.0
Some other race
2,1314.9
Two or more races7991.8

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

White39,81990.9
Black or African American7701.8
American Indian and Alaska Native1930.4
Asian1,1682.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.1
Some other race2,6296.0
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population43,789100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)4,2219.6
Mexican
700.2
Puerto Rican
1,6913.9
Cuban
730.2
Other Hispanic or Latino
2,3875.5
Not Hispanic or Latino39,56890.4
White alone
37,56185.8
RELATIONSHIP
Total population43,789100.0
In households43,30698.9
Householder
16,53237.8
Spouse
8,81520.1
Child
13,88931.7
Own child under 18 years
10,00822.9
Other relatives
2,3525.4
Under 18 years
6741.5
Nonrelatives
1,7183.9
Unmarried partner
8542.0
In group quarters4831.1
Institutionalized population
3190.7
Noninstitutionalized population
1640.4
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households16,532100.0
Family households (families)11,54169.8
With own children under 18 years
5,47833.1
Married-couple family
8,81553.3
With own children under 18 years
4,14225.1
Female householder, no husband present
2,02012.2
With own children under 18 years
1,0616.4
Nonfamily households4,99130.2
Householder living alone
4,18125.3
Householder 65 years and over
1,91711.6
Households with individuals under 18 years5,88535.6
Households with individuals 65 years and over4,69628.4
Average household size2.62(X)
Average family size3.17(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units16,885100.0
Occupied housing units16,53297.9
Vacant housing units3532.1
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
370.2
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)0.3(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)2.8(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units16,532100.0
Owner-occupied housing units11,88171.9
Renter-occupied housing units4,65128.1
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.79(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.19(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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