Palmer Town demographics profile

StatisticPalmer TownMassachusettsNational
Population12,1456,742,143318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)38563091
Median age41.439.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%43%43%
Speak English97%77%79%
Speak Spanish0%9%13%
Palmer Town, MA has a population of 12,145 and is the 3,383rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 385 per sq mi which is 39% lower than the Massachusetts average and 324% higher than the national average. The median age in Palmer Town is 41 which is approximately 5% higher than the Massachusetts average of 39. In Palmer Town, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 83% of Palmer Town residents were born in Massachusetts, 14% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Palmer Town is 39% lower than Massachusetts.
  • The median age in Palmer Town is 5% higher than Massachusetts.
  • In Palmer Town 96.57% of the population is White.
  • In Palmer Town 1.25% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Palmer Town 0.05% of the population is Asian.

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Palmer Town population breakdown by race

RacePalmer TownMassachusettsNational
White96.57%79.26%73.35%
Black or African American1.25%7.26%12.63%
Asian0.05%6.11%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.12%3.01%3.06%
Other race0.00%4.13%4.75%
In Palmer Town, 2.5% 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 Palmer Town, MA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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