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Boxford town, Essex County, Massachusetts

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Boxford town, Essex County, Massachusetts
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,332
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,332
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 7,959
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 4.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 7,965
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 427
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 5.5%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 98.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $662,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $3,314
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,131
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $850
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 2,753
Persons per household, 2014-2018 3.00
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 97.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 6.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 97.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 94.1%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 97.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 63.7%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 3.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 68.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 62.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,065
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 14,304
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) NA
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 38.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $174,340
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $72,832
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2018 X
Total employment, 2018 X
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 870
Men-owned firms, 2012 440
Women-owned firms, 2012 370
Minority-owned firms, 2012 F
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 854
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 39
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 823
Population per square mile, 2010 338.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 23.56
FIPS Code 2500907420
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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