|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Methuen is 52,798. Methuen, Massachusetts is the 755th largest city in the US.
Methuen is located entirely in Essex County.
The peak population of Methuen was in 2020, when its population was 52,999. In 2020, Methuen was the 751st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 755th largest city in the US. Methuen is currently 0.4% smaller than it was in 2020.
Methuen has grown 20.1% since the 2000. Methuen, Massachusetts's growth is about average. 42% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Methuen has a population density of 2,124 people per square mile.
|749||Oak Park, Illinois||53,224||1.3%|
|751||Twin Falls, Idaho||53,213||52.2%|
|752||Pinellas Park, Florida||53,202||12.7%|
|756||Winter Haven, Florida||52,710||92.2%|
|759||Battle Creek, Michigan||52,335||-1.9%|
|760||Grand Island, Nebraska||52,335||20.1%|
|761||West New York, New Jersey||52,242||13.6%|
The total voting age population of Methuen, Massachusetts, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 36,555. The voting age population is 46.7% male and 53.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.0% of the residents of Methuen are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Methuen are 74.6% White, 12.9% Other, 4.3% Black, 4.1% Asian, 3.9% Two or more races and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 29.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Methuen, 9.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 13.0%. On a per-household basis, 6.8% of families are below the poverty line in Methuen.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.0% of Methuen residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.3% of Methuen residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 28.1% have a bachelor's degree and 10.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Methuen residents aged 5 and older, 36.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 27.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Methuen is 6.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Methuen, 12.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Methuen is $77,484.
In Methuen, 71.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 28.2% of housing units in Methuen.
Of all the housing units in Methuen, 24.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Methuen, 12.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Methuen is $1,233.
In Methuen, 88.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.