Ayer demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,17163091
Median age45.339.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1832%43%43%
Speak English86%77%79%
Speak Spanish3%9%13%
Ayer, MA has a population of 2,879 and is the 9,019th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,171 per sq mi which is 245% higher than the Massachusetts average and 2296% higher than the national average. The median age in Ayer is 45 which is approximately 15% higher than the Massachusetts average of 39. In Ayer, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 86% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 66% of Ayer residents were born in Massachusetts, 18% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 13% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Ayer is 245% higher than Massachusetts.
  • The median age in Ayer is 15% higher than Massachusetts.
  • In Ayer 84.13% of the population is White.
  • In Ayer 2.95% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Ayer 4.97% of the population is Asian.

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Ayer population breakdown by race

Black or African American2.95%7.26%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race7.26%3.01%3.06%
Other race0.69%4.13%4.75%
In Ayer, 4.7% 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 Ayer, MA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).