Peabody demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,19983991
Median age44.939.337.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%53%55%
Speak English79%78%79%
Speak Spanish6%8%13%
Peabody, MA has a population of 51,868 and is the 762nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,199 per sq mi which is 281% higher than the Massachusetts average and 3431% higher than the national average. The median age in Peabody is 45 which is approximately 14% higher than the Massachusetts average of 39. In Peabody, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 79% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 73% of Peabody residents were born in Massachusetts, 10% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 16% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Peabody is 281% higher than Massachusetts.
  • The median age in Peabody is 14% higher than Massachusetts.
  • In Peabody 88.92% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Peabody 2.46% of the population is African American.
  • In Peabody 2.38% of the population is Asian.

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Peabody population breakdown by race

African American2.46%7.00%12.60%
American Indian0.18%0.20%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.17%
Mixed race1.50%2.86%2.91%
Other race4.56%4.12%4.70%
In Peabody, 7.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Peabody, MA demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.