Community Data

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General Information
Source
Year Settled
1622
Year Incorporated
1635
County
Norfolk
Congressional District
8th
Land Area (sq. mi.)
17.0
Water Front (mi.)
12.5
Roads (mi.)
184.2
Publicly Accepted Roads (mi.)
149.5
State Highway (mi.)
15.5
Demographics 
Source
Total Population
56,384
Persons Under 18
18.8%
Persons 65+17.8%2014-18 ACS
Median Age42.22014-18 ACS

Registered Voters (18+)

36,4812019 MA Sec. State
Social Characteristics
Source
Total Households23,2842014-18 ACS

Family Households (Familes)

62.0%2014-18 ACS
Households with One or More Persons Under 1827.2%2014-18 ACS
Households with One or More Persons 65+31.7%2014-18 ACS
Persons Living Alone30.3%2014-18 ACS
Persons 65+ and Living Alone 12.7%2014-18 ACS
Avg. Household Size2.402014-18 ACS
Avg. Family Size3.052014-18 ACS
Bachelor's Degree or Higher (Age 25+)
24.9%2014-18 ACS
Graduate or Professional Degree (Age 25+)11.7%2014-18 ACS
Veterans7.3%2014-18 ACS
Persons With A Disability 11.3%2014-18 ACS
Foreign-Born Persons11.2%2014-18 ACS

Language Other Than English Spoken at Home

13.5%2014-18 ACS

Students Enrolled

(Public Ed. PK-12)

5,7632019-20 MA DESE

Students With A Disability

(Public Ed. PK-12)

20.6%2019-20 MA DESE

English Language Learners

(Public Ed. PK-12)

4.3%2019-20 MA DESE

Students Whose First Language Is Not English

(Public Ed. PK-12)

13.1%2019-20 MA DESE

Economically Disadvantaged Students

(Public Ed. PK-12 students enrolled in MassHealth, SNAP, TAFDC, and/or DCF Foster Care.)

31.2%2019-20 MA DESE
Housing Characteristics
Source
Housing Units
24,363
New Units Built Past 5 Years1,3172015-19 US Building Permit Survey
Single-Family Home Units 57.6%2014-18 ACS
Two-Family Home Units5.4%2014-18 ACS
Three to Four-Family Home Units3.2%2014-18 ACS
Units in Structures with 20 or More Units20.0%2014-18 ACS
Owner-Occupied Units66.6%2014-18 ACS
Renter-Occupied Units33.4%2014-18 ACS

Avg. Household Size of Owner-Occupied Unit

2.592014-18 ACS
Occupied Units With 2+ Vehicles54.8%2014-18 ACS
Gas Heated Occupied Units48.7%2014-18 ACS
Electric Heated Occupied Units20.0%2014-18 ACS
Oil Heated Occupied Units28.2%2014-18 ACS

Owner-Occupied Units With Cost Burden

(Units paying +30% of household income on monthly owner costs.) 

27.8%2014-18 ACS

Renter-Occupied Units With Cost Burden  

(Units paying +30% of household income on gross rent.)

50.7%2014-18 ACS

Subsidized Housing Units (SHI)

1,771

2017 MA DHCD
Subsidized Housing as Percentage of 2020 Census Units7.6%2017 MA DHCD
Economic Characteristics
Source
Labor Force

32,813

(Labor Force & Unemployment Data) 
Employed Population
31,855
(Labor Force & Unemployment Data) 
Unemployment Rate
(Not Seasonally Adjusted)
2.9%
(Labor Force & Unemployment Data) 
Employer Establishments
(Private Ownership, All Industries)
1,480
(ES-202)
Average Monthly Employment
(Private Ownership, All Industries)
18,133
(ES-202)
Average Weekly Wage
(Private Ownership, All Industries)
$1,060
(ES-202)
Drive to Work (Alone)77.4%2014-18 ACS
Public Transit to Work 8.7%2014-18 ACS
Mean Travel Time to Work (min.)
34.0
2014-18 ACS
Median Household Income
$79,304
2014-18 ACS
Households With Social Security31.5%2014-18 ACS
Households With Supplemental Security Income4.2%2014-18 ACS
Households With SNAP Benefits (Past 12 Months)8.5%2014-18 ACS
Median Family Income$100,8452014-18 ACS
Persons With Public Health Insurance33.7%2014-18 ACS
Persons With No Health Insurance
1.0%
2014-18 ACS
Persons Below the Poverty Line (Past 12 Months)
6.2%
2014-18 ACS
Persons with Supplemental Security Income
4.7%
Avg. Single Family Tax Bill$4,773FY20 MA DOR-DLS
Land Use (2014)
Source
Low Density Residential: R-1
47.5%
Low Density Residential: R-2
0.7%
High Density Residential: R-3
2.1%
High Density Residential: R-4
1.7%
Neighborhood Center District: NCD
0.2%
Limited Business: B-1
3.2%
General Business: B-2
0.9%
Highway Transition: HT
0.9%
Medical Services District: MSD
0.3%
Industrial Park: I-1
2.5%
General Industrial: I-2
1.0%
Planned Industrial Park: PIP
0.4%
Planned Office Park: POP
1.6%
Public, Semi-Public & Open Space: POS
14.6%
Village Center Overlay District: VC
0.2%
Union Point
6.0%
Total Land for Residential Use:
R-1, R-2, R-3, & R-4
52.0%
Total Land for Commercial and Industrial Use:
B-1, B-2, MSD, I-1, I-2, PIP, & POP
9.9%
Total Land for Mixed Use:
NCD, HT, & VC
1.3%

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