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Demographic Statistics

Taunton, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

Total population55,976100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male26,90448.1
Female29,07251.9
Under 5 years3,9777.1
5 to 9 years4,0797.3
10 to 14 years3,7606.7
15 to 19 years3,3456.0
20 to 24 years3,2305.8
25 to 34 years8,89415.9
35 to 44 years9,69817.3
45 to 54 years7,09612.7
55 to 59 years2,6114.7
60 to 64 years2,0693.7
65 to 74 years3,5406.3
75 to 84 years2,7644.9
85 years and over9131.6
Median age (years)35.7(X)
18 years and over42,05775.1
Male
19,82335.4
Female
22,23439.7
21 years and over40,19571.8
62 years and over8,40415.0
65 years and over7,21712.9
Male
2,8375.1
Female
4,3807.8
RACE
One race54,74197.8
White
51,31591.7
Black or African American
1,5342.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
920.2
Asian
3340.6
Asian Indian
630.1
Chinese
690.1
Filipino
530.1
Japanese
100.0
Korean
340.1
Vietnamese
340.1

Other Asian 1

710.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
180.0
Native Hawaiian
50.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
40.0
Samoan
00.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

90.0
Some other race
1,4482.6
Two or more races1,2352.2

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

White52,28993.4
Black or African American1,9653.5
American Indian and Alaska Native3010.5
Asian4870.9
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander840.2
Some other race2,1553.8
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population55,976100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)2,1983.9
Mexican
860.2
Puerto Rican
1,5182.7
Cuban
300.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
5641.0
Not Hispanic or Latino53,77896.1
White alone
50,27289.8
RELATIONSHIP
Total population55,976100.0
In households55,15698.5
Householder
22,04539.4
Spouse
10,58318.9
Child
17,10130.6
Own child under 18 years
12,67922.7
Other relatives
2,6014.6
Under 18 years
9271.7
Nonrelatives
2,8265.0
Unmarried partner
1,4702.6
In group quarters8201.5
Institutionalized population
5921.1
Noninstitutionalized population
2280.4
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households22,045100.0
Family households (families)14,47665.7
With own children under 18 years
7,11432.3
Married-couple family
10,58348.0
With own children under 18 years
4,87722.1
Female householder, no husband present
2,95213.4
With own children under 18 years
1,7447.9
Nonfamily households7,56934.3
Householder living alone
6,20828.2
Householder 65 years and over
2,1809.9
Households with individuals under 18 years7,73635.1
Households with individuals 65 years and over5,16823.4
Average household size2.50(X)
Average family size3.09(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units22,908100.0
Occupied housing units22,04596.2
Vacant housing units8633.8
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
340.1
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)0.6(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)4.7(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units22,045100.0
Owner-occupied housing units13,49561.2
Renter-occupied housing units8,55038.8
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.73(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.14(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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