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 participating 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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