Amesbury Town demographics profile

StatisticAmesbury TownMassachusettsNational
Population density (sq mi)1,39289491
Median age43.439.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%43%43%
Speak English96%77%79%
Speak Spanish1%9%13%
Amesbury Town, MA has a population of 17,082 and is the 2,509th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,392 per sq mi which is 56% higher than the Massachusetts average and 1436% higher than the national average. The median age in Amesbury Town is 43 which is approximately 10% higher than the Massachusetts average of 39. In Amesbury Town, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 74% of Amesbury Town residents were born in Massachusetts, 21% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Amesbury Town is 56% higher than Massachusetts.
  • The median age in Amesbury Town is 10% higher than Massachusetts.
  • In Amesbury Town 95.64% of the population is White.
  • In Amesbury Town 0.86% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Amesbury Town 0.83% of the population is Asian.

Compare Amesbury Town, MA Demographics To Other Cities


      Amesbury Town population breakdown by race

      RaceAmesbury TownMassachusettsNational
      Black or African American0.86%7.26%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%0.21%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race2.37%3.01%3.06%
      Other race0.30%4.13%4.75%
      In Amesbury Town, 2.0% 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 Amesbury Town, MA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).