Massachusetts State Guides

Massachusetts Information, Demograpgics, Realestate, Finance, Education, Media, Town and City

State Guides

flightsAirports and Airlines: Airports in the state of Massachusetts.
blue pagesBlue Pages: State facts, information and gov links.
chambers of commerceChambers of Commerce: Chambers of Commerce throughout the state.
collegeColleges and Trade Schools: College and University information and Campus locations.
worldCounties in Massachusetts: List of Counties in the State.
educationEducation: Education related sites for students, parents, educators and administrators.
golfGolf Courses: Golf Courses in the state, Golf Associations and Golfing Sites.
governmentGovernment Links: Local and State Government Sites.
hospitalsHospitals & Medical Facilities: Directory of Hospitals and Medical facilities in the state.
legalLegal Resources: Attorneys, Bar Associations, Courts, Documents and Records.
newspaperMedia: Television, Radio Stations, and Newspapers in Massachusetts.
newspaperNewspapers: Newspapers Publications throughout the state.
radioRadio Stations: AM and FM Radio Stations in the state of Massachusetts.
shopShopping Malls: Find local of shopping malls and shopping centers.
small businessSmall Business Resources: Resources for small businesses. Start, ManAge, or Promote a business.
worldState Facts: State specific information, facts, figures, slogans and symbols.
televisionTelevision: Local television stations, cable TV, Satellite TV and broadcasting sites.
worldTowns and Cities: Official Town and City Websites in the state of Massachusetts.
worldTravel and Tourism: Visitor and Travel information, secure online reservations.
yellow pagesYellow Pages: Business Directory.
Zoos: Directory of Zoos, Aquariums, Animal Sanctuaries, Safaris, and Preserves.

Interactive Massachusetts Counties Map

Population Over Time

According to census 2019 five year estimate, the Massachusetts population is 6,850,553 and in 2018 population is 6,830,193, with a change of 0.3%. From Year 2010 to 2019 the population changed to 5.45%.

Population 20196,850,553
Population 20186,830,193
Population 20176,789,319
Population 20166,742,143
Population 20156,705,586
Population 20146,657,291
Population 20136,605,058
Population 20126,560,595
Population 20116,512,227
Population 20106,477,096

Age Distribution/Median Age

The Median Age (half are younger, and half older, than this Age) of Massachusetts is 39.5.

Age Under 5 years363,079
Age 5 to 9 years363,079
Age 10 to 14 years397,332
Age 15 to 19 years458,987
Age 20 to 24 years486,389
Age 25 to 34 years972,779
Age 35 to 44 years835,767
Age 45 to 54 years938,526
Age 55 to 59 years486,389
Age 60 to 64 years445,286
Age 65 to 74 years630,251
Age 75 to 84 years315,125
Age 85 years and over157,563

16.16% percent of people in Massachusetts are aged 65 years and over. 20.02% percent of people are aged under 18 years in Massachusetts.

Median Age Over Time

The Median age compared to 2018 changed 0.1 years while compared to 2010 changed 0.8 years (Negative indicates median age is decreasing and Positive means median age increasing).

Median Age 201939.5
Median Age 201839.4
Median Age 201739.4
Median Age 201639.4
Median Age 201539.3
Median Age 201439.3
Median Age 201339.2
Median Age 201239.1
Median Age 201138.9
Median Age 201038.7


In Massachusetts, 71.6% people are white alone and 2.1% people are with two and more races.

White alone4,904,996
Black or African American alone472,688
Asian alone452,136
Two or more races143,862
American Indian and Alaska Native alone6,851
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone0

Hispanic or Latino

11.8% people are Hispanic or Latino and 0.7% people are Mexican.

Other Hispanic or Latino417,884
Puerto Rican328,827

Marital Status

Approximately 36.8% of people over the age of 15 have never married.
Approximately 46.6% of the population is currently in a marriage.
Never married includes those who've never entered a marriage and those whose first marriage was annulled. Married includes common law marriages and live-in couples and excludes separated marriages.

Now married (except separated)46.6
Never married36.8

Massachusetts Home Price Index

Massachusetts Home Median value is $381600.
The Home value change from 2019 to 2018 is 3.88% and from 2010 to 2019 is 7.68%.

Real Estate 2019 Median Value$381,600
Real Estate 2018 Median Value$366,800
Real Estate 2017 Median Value$352,600
Real Estate 2016 Median Value$341,000
Real Estate 2015 Median Value$333,100
Real Estate 2014 Median Value$329,900
Real Estate 2013 Median Value$330,100
Real Estate 2012 Median Value$335,500
Real Estate 2011 Median Value$343,500
Real Estate 2010 Median Value$352,300

Monthly Rent Prices

The Average Gross Monthly Rent price for house in Massachusetts is $1282.
From 2010 to 2019 21.53% changed in Market rent in Massachusetts.

Median Gross Rent 2019$1282
Median Gross Rent 2018$1225
Median Gross Rent 2017$1173
Median Gross Rent 2016$1129
Median Gross Rent 2015$1102
Median Gross Rent 2014$1088
Median Gross Rent 2013$1069
Median Gross Rent 2012$1056
Median Gross Rent 2011$1037
Median Gross Rent 2010$1006

Fuel Type

Utility gas1,355,613
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.678,224
Bottled, tank, or LP gas88,827
Other fuel21,087
No fuel used12,406
Solar energy2,993
Coal or coke2,371

Annual Household Income

Approximately 16.6% of Massachusetts population lives in a low-income household, or a household with an annual income of less than $25,000.
Lower Middle Class: The Second common household income level is lower middle class with approximately 42.3% of Massachusetts residents living in a household earning an annual income between $25,000 and $100,000.
Upper Middle Class: 41.2% Massachusetts residents living in a household earning an annual income more then $100K.

Estimate; Less than $10,0005.2
Estimate; $10,000 to $14,9994.2
Estimate; $15,000 to $24,9997.2
Estimate; $25,000 to $34,9996.7
Estimate; $35,000 to $49,9999.3
Estimate; $50,000 to $74,99914.2
Estimate; $75,000 to $99,99912.1
Estimate; $100,000 to $149,99917.8
Estimate; $150,000 to $199,99910.2
Estimate; $200,000 or more13.2

Median Income Over Time

The Median income from 2019 to 2010 changed to 20.57%

Median Income 2019 (Dollars)$81215
Median Income 2018 (Dollars)$77378
Median Income 2017 (Dollars)$74167
Median Income 2016 (Dollars)$70954
Median Income 2015 (Dollars)$68563
Median Income 2014 (Dollars)$67846
Median Income 2013 (Dollars)$66866
Median Income 2012 (Dollars)$66658
Median Income 2011 (Dollars)$65981
Median Income 2010 (Dollars)$64509

Employment Statistics

Massachusetts unemployment rate is 6 %.
Employed and unemployed numbers only account for people within the labor force. To be in the labor force one has to be at least 16 Years of Age and not institutionalized. The U.S. Armed forces include people on active duty in the Army, Air Force, Navy Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

Labor Force Participation Rate 201767.3
Employment/Population Ratio 201763.2
Unemployment Rate 20176
Labor Force Participation Rate 201667.5
Employment/Population Ratio 201662.8
Unemployment Rate 20166.8
Labor Force Participation Rate 201567.5
Employment/Population Ratio 201562.3
Unemployment Rate 20157.6
Labor Force Participation Rate 201467.6
Employment/Population Ratio 201461.8
Unemployment Rate 20148.4

Occupation Distribution

Educational services, and health care and social assistance1,018,564
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services506,967
Retail trade370,824
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services312,504
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing265,085
Other services, except public administration161,589
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities140,484
Public administration137,110
Wholesale trade78,806
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining14,795

Highest Degree Attained

Approximately 42.1% of the Massachusetts population attained Percent bachelor's degree or higher, and 90.3% people attained Percent high school graduate or higher. 73.3% of Massachusetts children enrolled in in public school and 26.7 % children enrolled in Private schools.

Enrolment Distributions

The Total Population 3 Years and over enrolled in school is 1,691,491.

Elementary school (grades 1-8)598,788
College or graduate school575,107
High school (grades 9-12)336,607
Nursery school, preschool104,872