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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fitchburg is 41,732. Fitchburg, Massachusetts is the 951st largest city in the US.
Fitchburg is located entirely in Worcester County.
The peak population of Fitchburg was in 2020, when its population was 41,872. In 2020, Fitchburg was the 947th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 951st largest city in the US. Fitchburg is currently 0.3% smaller than it was in 2020.
Fitchburg has grown 6.9% since the 2000. Fitchburg, Massachusetts's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Fitchburg has a population density of 1,448.8 people per square mile.
|945||Bullhead City, Arizona||42,232||24.3%|
|948||Peachtree Corners, Georgia||42,108|
|949||Grove City, Ohio||41,787||51.1%|
|955||Rancho Palos Verdes, California||41,295||0.1%|
The total voting age population of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 29,890. The voting age population is 49.8% male and 50.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.5% of the residents of Fitchburg are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Fitchburg are 80.3% White, 7.1% Other, 5.0% Black, 4.8% Two or more races, 2.3% Asian and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 28.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Fitchburg, 15.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.0%. On a per-household basis, 11.3% of families are below the poverty line in Fitchburg.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.2% of Fitchburg residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.1% of Fitchburg residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.0% have a bachelor's degree and 6.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Fitchburg residents aged 5 and older, 28.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 22.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Fitchburg is 8.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Fitchburg, 14.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Fitchburg is $57,207.
In Fitchburg, 53.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 46.5% of housing units in Fitchburg.
Of all the housing units in Fitchburg, 45.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Fitchburg, 8.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fitchburg is $1,016.
In Fitchburg, 82.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.