What is the current population of Taunton?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Taunton is 59,600. Taunton, Massachusetts is the 651st largest city in the US.

Taunton Geography [top]

What county is Taunton, Massachusetts in?

Taunton is located entirely in Bristol County.

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

Taunton has an area of 46.7 square miles. Taunton is the 3rd largest city, by area, in Massachusetts.

Taunton Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Taunton?

The current population of Taunton (59,600) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Taunton growing?

Taunton has grown 6.2% since the 2000. Taunton, Massachusetts's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Taunton, Massachusetts?

Taunton has a population density of 1,196.4 people per square mile.

Taunton Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Taunton, Massachusetts?

The total voting age population of Taunton, Massachusetts, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 42,039. The voting age population is 46.3% male and 53.7% female.

What percentage of Taunton, Massachusetts residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 15.1% of the residents of Taunton are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Taunton, Massachusetts?

The racial demographics of Taunton are 79.9% White, 8.8% Black, 5.4% Other, 4.0% Two or more races and 1.9% Asian. Additionally, 9.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

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

In Taunton, 14.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 22.6%. On a per-household basis, 10.8% of families are below the poverty line in Taunton.

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

Among those aged 16 and older, 67.5% of Taunton residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Taunton, Massachusetts residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.6% of Taunton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.6% have a bachelor's degree and 6.8% have a graduate or professional degree.

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

Among Taunton residents aged 5 and older, 20.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 14.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.9% speak an Asian language.

Taunton Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Taunton, Massachusetts?

The unemployment rate in Taunton is 6.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

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

In Taunton, 12.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Taunton, Massachusetts?

The median household income in Taunton is $62,865.

Taunton Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

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

In Taunton, 62.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

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

Renters occupy 37.6% of housing units in Taunton.

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

Of all the housing units in Taunton, 35.3% of them were build before 1940.

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

In Taunton, 6.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,600 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Taunton, Massachusetts?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Taunton is $1,012.

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

In Taunton, 80.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Taunton Population By Year

Population Graph For Taunton
Year Population Rank in US
2021 59,600 651
2020 59,428 658
2019 57,464 674
2018 57,296 668
2017 57,139 660
2016 56,843 659
2015 56,789 655
2014 56,544 652
2013 56,069 649
2012 56,055 642
2011 55,956 635
2010 55,874 628
2000 56,119 533
1990 49,881 528
1880 21,213 91
1870 18,629 78
1860 15,376 58
1850 10,441 62
1840 7,645 52

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
641 Great Falls, Montana 60,403 5.7%
642 Parker, Colorado 60,313 143.8%
643 Youngstown, Ohio 60,270 -26.2%
644 Owensboro, Kentucky 60,011 10.6%
645 Corvallis, Oregon 59,864 21.0%
646 Stonecrest, Georgia 59,863
647 Santee, California 59,703 12.5%
648 Gardena, California 59,702 3.0%
649 Kokomo, Indiana 59,691 27.3%
650 Monterey Park, California 59,667 -0.8%
651 Taunton, Massachusetts 59,600 6.2%
652 White Plains, New York 59,526 11.6%
653 West Allis, Wisconsin 59,484 -2.6%
654 Des Plaines, Illinois 59,459 4.1%
655 Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 59,449 63.7%
656 Blue Springs, Missouri 59,430 22.5%
657 Petaluma, California 59,403 8.3%
658 Wylie, Texas 59,394 280.1%
659 Taylorsville, Utah 59,242 0.8%
660 North Miami, Florida 59,229 -0.8%
661 Dubuque, Iowa 59,119 2.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
245 Cambridge 117,090 15.1%
260 Lowell 113,994 8.3%
300 Brockton 105,446 11.6%
320 Quincy 101,119 14.4%
323 New Bedford 100,941 7.5%
324 Lynn 100,843 13.0%
357 Fall River 93,884 1.9%
390 Lawrence 88,508 22.6%
394 Newton 87,453 4.3%
450 Somerville 79,815 2.9%
520 Framingham 71,265
558 Haverhill 67,361 13.9%
587 Malden 65,074 15.5%
598 Waltham 64,015 8.1%
620 Medford 62,098 11.5%
651 Taunton 59,600 6.2%
662 Revere 59,075 24.6%
687 Weymouth Town 57,670
722 Chicopee 55,190 0.8%
738 Peabody 54,119 11.8%
755 Methuen 52,798 20.1%
807 Barnstable Town 49,583 3.1%
820 Everett 48,557 26.8%
855 Attleboro 46,580 11.0%
885 Salem 44,819 10.8%
912 Pittsfield 43,641 -4.5%
913 Leominster 43,613 5.1%
942 Beverly 42,446 6.5%
951 Fitchburg 41,732 6.9%
957 Marlborough 41,110 12.2%
958 Woburn 41,056 9.7%
974 Westfield 40,575 1.2%
1007 Amherst Town 39,378
1020 Chelsea 38,889 10.7%
1023 Braintree Town 38,822
1051 Holyoke 37,929 -4.8%
1135 Watertown Town 35,149
1146 Randolph Town 34,715
1190 Franklin Town 33,036
1280 North Attleborough Town 30,854
1311 Gloucester 29,952 -1.3%

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