Peabody demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,21963091
Median age44.739.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%53%55%
Speak English79%77%79%
Speak Spanish7%9%13%
Peabody, MA has a population of 52,235 and is the 772nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,219 per sq mi which is 411% higher than the Massachusetts average and 3453% higher than the national average. The median age in Peabody is 45 which is approximately 13% higher than the Massachusetts average of 39. In Peabody, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 79% speak English and 7% speak Spanish. 74% of Peabody residents were born in Massachusetts, 10% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 15% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Peabody is 411% higher than Massachusetts.
  • The median age in Peabody is 13% higher than Massachusetts.
  • In Peabody 89.01% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Peabody 2.65% of the population is African American.
  • In Peabody 1.53% of the population is Asian.

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Peabody population breakdown by race

African American2.65%7.26%12.63%
American Indian0.15%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.07%3.01%3.06%
Other race4.59%4.13%4.75%
In Peabody, 9.2% 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 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).