What is the current population of Peabody?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Peabody is 53,070. Peabody, Massachusetts is the 736th largest city in the US.

Peabody Geography [top]

What county is Peabody, Massachusetts in?

Peabody is located entirely in Essex County.

What is the size of Peabody, Massachusetts in square miles?

Peabody has an area of 16.2 square miles.

Peabody Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Peabody?

The current population of Peabody (53,070) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Peabody growing?

Peabody has grown 9.7% since the 2000. Peabody, Massachusetts's growth is below average. 63% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Peabody, Massachusetts?

Peabody has a population density of 3,161.3 people per square mile.

Peabody Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Peabody, Massachusetts?

The total voting age population of Peabody, Massachusetts, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 40,949. The voting age population is 46.8% male and 53.2% female.

What percentage of Peabody, Massachusetts residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 22.5% of the residents of Peabody are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Peabody, Massachusetts?

The racial demographics of Peabody are 89.9% White, 3.8% Black, 2.7% Two or more races, 2.1% Other, 1.1% Asian and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 9.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Peabody, Massachusetts residents are below the poverty line?

In Peabody, 8.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.9%. On a per-household basis, 6.7% of families are below the poverty line in Peabody.

What percentage of Peabody, Massachusetts residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 64.0% of Peabody residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Peabody, Massachusetts residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.1% of Peabody residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 34.0% have a bachelor's degree and 11.8% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Peabody, Massachusetts residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Peabody residents aged 5 and older, 21.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 14.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.

Peabody Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Peabody, Massachusetts?

The unemployment rate in Peabody is 4.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Peabody, Massachusetts residents work for the government?

In Peabody, 12.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Peabody, Massachusetts?

The median household income in Peabody is $73,217.

Peabody Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Peabody, Massachusetts?

In Peabody, 65.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Peabody, Massachusetts?

Renters occupy 34.2% of housing units in Peabody.

What percentage of Peabody, Massachusetts housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Peabody, 22.1% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Peabody, Massachusetts housing units were built after 2000?

In Peabody, 12.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,800 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Peabody, Massachusetts?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Peabody is $1,366.

What percentage of households in Peabody, Massachusetts have broadband internet?

In Peabody, 81.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Peabody Population By Year

Population Graph For Peabody
Year Population Rank in US
2019 53,070 736
2018 53,278 733
2017 52,987 729
2016 52,491 725
2015 52,504 715
2014 52,376 711
2013 52,044 708
2012 51,867 700
2011 51,597 697
2010 51,251 694
2000 48,376 646
1990 47,176 563

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
726 Mount Prospect, Illinois 53,719 -4.4%
727 Pinellas Park, Florida 53,637 13.7%
728 Delano, California 53,573 34.8%
729 Bellevue, Nebraska 53,544 20.2%
730 West Sacramento, California 53,519 66.9%
731 Apopka, Florida 53,447 92.1%
732 Palm Desert, California 53,275 19.4%
733 Milford, Connecticut 53,195 4.9%
734 Little Elm, Texas 53,126 1076.9%
735 Revere, Massachusetts 53,073 12.0%
736 Peabody, Massachusetts 53,070 9.7%
737 Wylie, Texas 53,067 239.6%
738 Harrisonburg, Virginia 53,016 31.1%
739 DeSoto, Texas 52,988 40.0%
740 Pensacola, Florida 52,975 -5.5%
741 Olympia, Washington 52,882 22.6%
742 Edina, Minnesota 52,857 11.5%
743 Wheaton, Illinois 52,745 -5.0%
744 West New York, New Jersey 52,723 14.6%
745 Hoboken, New Jersey 52,677 36.1%
746 Lacey, Washington 52,592 66.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
333 Brockton 95,708 1.3%
337 New Bedford 95,363 1.5%
344 Quincy 94,470 6.9%
348 Lynn 94,299 5.7%
373 Fall River 89,541 -2.7%
380 Newton 88,414 5.5%
427 Somerville 81,360 4.9%
435 Lawrence 80,028 10.8%
483 Framingham 74,416
594 Haverhill 64,014 8.2%
604 Waltham 62,495 5.5%
624 Malden 60,470 7.4%
669 Weymouth Town 57,746
674 Taunton 57,464 2.3%
676 Medford 57,341 3.0%
700 Chicopee 55,126 0.7%
735 Revere 53,073 12.0%
736 Peabody 53,070 9.7%
773 Methuen 50,706 15.3%
845 Everett 46,451 21.3%
858 Attleboro 45,237 7.8%
864 Barnstable Town 44,477 -7.4%
897 Salem 43,226 6.8%
917 Beverly 42,174 5.8%
919 Pittsfield 42,142 -7.7%
928 Leominster 41,716 0.5%
941 Westfield 41,204 2.7%
957 Fitchburg 40,638 4.1%
969 Woburn 40,228 7.5%
970 Holyoke 40,117 0.5%
985 Chelsea 39,690 13.0%
989 Marlborough 39,597 8.1%
1041 Braintree Town 37,190
1086 Watertown Town 35,939
1130 Randolph Town 34,362
1139 Franklin Town 34,087
1263 Gloucester 30,430 0.2%
1332 Agawam Town 28,613
1336 West Springfield Town 28,517
1338 Northampton 28,451 -1.8%
1359 Melrose 28,016 3.0%
1376 Bridgewater Town 27,619

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