Age and Sex in Massachusetts (State)

Age Structure#1

Percentage in each age cohort per year of age.1 Gray areas represent percentile bands from the states.
Scope: population of the United States, Massachusetts, and other states
Massachusetts
United States
Percentile:
0th - 100th
10th - 90th
20th - 80th
30th - 70th
40th - 60th
0.0%0.5%1.0%1.5%Count%85+80-8475-7970-7467-6965-6662-6460-6155-5950-5445-4940-4435-3930-3425-2922-24212018-1915-1710-145-90-4154,857155k2.297%2.30%133,551134k1.981%1.98%165,680166k2.457%2.46%236,251236k3.504%3.50%181,060181k2.685%2.69%145,280145k2.155%2.15%237,892238k3.528%3.53%173,573174k2.574%2.57%472,463472k7.008%7.01%506,665507k7.515%7.51%478,116478k7.091%7.09%437,990438k6.496%6.50%400,520401k5.941%5.94%446,786447k6.627%6.63%479,313479k7.109%7.11%283,695284k4.208%4.21%102,702103k1.523%1.52%105,630106k1.567%1.57%209,567210k3.108%3.11%251,578252k3.731%3.73%401,226401k5.951%5.95%374,138374k5.549%5.55%363,610364k5.393%5.39%

Age and Sex#2

Percentage in each age cohort per year of age.1
Scope: population of the United States and Massachusetts
Female Male
United States
Massachusetts
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0.5%0.0%0.5%Count%Senior2Older Adult3Younger Adult4College5Children6-0.179173%-0.060528%-0.177049%-0.048590%-0.239701%0.24%0.179173%0.177049%0.179173%0.18%1,016,6791.02M15.079%15.1%-0.662237%-0.044052%-0.639439%-0.027509%-0.706289%0.71%0.662237%0.639439%0.662237%0.66%2,306,6992.31M34.213%34.2%-0.660381%-0.006144%-0.662794%-0.666525%0.67%0.660381%0.662794%0.011473%0.660381%0.66%1,610,3141.61M23.884%23.9%-0.766222%-0.017135%-0.690098%-0.783356%0.78%0.766222%0.690098%0.036916%0.766222%0.77%417,899418k6.198%6.20%-0.560616%-0.627873%-0.560616%0.56%0.560616%0.024588%0.627873%0.028032%0.585205%0.59%1,390,5521.39M20.625%20.6%

Detailed Age and Sex#3

Percentage in each age cohort per year of age.1
Scope: population of the United States and Massachusetts
Female Male
United States
Massachusetts
Shaded bar tips show excess over facing bar.
0.5%0.0%0.5%Count%85+80-8475-7970-7467-6965-6662-6460-6155-5950-5445-4940-4435-3930-3425-2922-24212018-1915-1710-145-90-4-0.046447%-0.050660%-0.040405%-0.038024%-0.097107%0.10%0.046447%0.040405%0.046447%0.05%154,857155k2.297%2.30%-0.156508%-0.083152%-0.151220%-0.063891%-0.239660%0.24%0.156508%0.151220%0.156508%0.16%133,551134k1.981%1.98%-0.213469%-0.064537%-0.220748%-0.056595%-0.278007%0.28%0.213469%0.220748%0.213469%0.21%165,680166k2.457%2.46%-0.316024%-0.068770%-0.319204%-0.054701%-0.384795%0.38%0.316024%0.319204%0.316024%0.32%236,251236k3.504%3.50%-0.419753%-0.055660%-0.421958%-0.052156%-0.475413%0.48%0.419753%0.421958%0.419753%0.42%181,060181k2.685%2.69%-0.508903%-0.059595%-0.502773%-0.054229%-0.568499%0.57%0.508903%0.502773%0.508903%0.51%145,280145k2.155%2.15%-0.557414%-0.061316%-0.541468%-0.051993%-0.618730%0.62%0.557414%0.541468%0.557414%0.56%237,892238k3.528%3.53%-0.618023%-0.051178%-0.599140%-0.045449%-0.669201%0.67%0.618023%0.599140%0.618023%0.62%173,573174k2.574%2.57%-0.676577%-0.048367%-0.647813%-0.041116%-0.724945%0.72%0.676577%0.647813%0.676577%0.68%472,463472k7.008%7.01%-0.731910%-0.039160%-0.688902%-0.025961%-0.771069%0.77%0.731910%0.688902%0.731910%0.73%506,665507k7.515%7.51%-0.689914%-0.038463%-0.655595%-0.013619%-0.728377%0.73%0.689914%0.655595%0.689914%0.69%478,116478k7.091%7.09%-0.631126%-0.037009%-0.640349%-0.007471%-0.668135%0.67%0.631126%0.640349%0.631126%0.63%437,990438k6.496%6.50%-0.584959%-0.018190%-0.626779%-0.004019%-0.603149%0.60%0.584959%0.626779%0.584959%0.58%400,520401k5.941%5.94%-0.656156%-0.013040%-0.669173%-0.669197%0.67%0.656156%0.669173%0.005514%0.656156%0.66%446,786447k6.627%6.63%-0.710160%-0.001522%-0.680581%-0.711682%0.71%0.710160%0.680581%0.019624%0.710160%0.71%479,313479k7.109%7.11%-0.692436%-0.675846%-0.692436%0.69%0.692436%0.017724%0.675846%0.033642%0.710160%0.71%283,695284k4.208%4.21%-0.752120%-0.019044%-0.709599%-0.771164%0.77%0.752120%0.709599%0.039633%0.752120%0.75%102,702103k1.523%1.52%-0.776860%-0.012993%-0.721323%-0.789853%0.79%0.776860%0.721323%0.040945%0.776860%0.78%105,630106k1.567%1.57%-0.767953%-0.018251%-0.664734%-0.786204%0.79%0.767953%0.664734%0.033543%0.767953%0.77%209,567210k3.108%3.11%-0.606894%-0.642594%-0.606894%0.61%0.606894%0.030020%0.642594%0.030383%0.636914%0.64%251,578252k3.731%3.73%-0.579863%-0.635182%-0.579863%0.58%0.579863%0.030477%0.635182%0.027016%0.610340%0.61%401,226401k5.951%5.95%-0.546764%-0.629799%-0.546764%0.55%0.546764%0.016321%0.629799%0.027976%0.563085%0.56%374,138374k5.549%5.55%-0.527455%-0.609806%-0.527455%0.53%0.527455%0.023708%0.609806%0.027693%0.551163%0.55%363,610364k5.393%5.39%

Detailed Sex Ratio#4

Percentage more males or females in selected age cohorts.
Scope: population of the United States and Massachusetts
More Females More Males
United States
Massachusetts
100%50%0%M:FFM85+80-8475-7970-7467-6965-6662-6460-6155-5950-5445-4940-4435-3930-3425-2922-24212018-1915-1710-145-90-4-109.071132%-94.107784%-109.071132%109.1%0.4780.4867.645%67.6%32.355%32.4%-53.129265%-42.250155%-53.129265%53.1%0.6530.6560.494%60.5%39.506%39.5%-30.232623%-25.637895%-30.232623%30.2%0.7680.7756.566%56.6%43.434%43.4%-21.761128%-17.136703%-21.761128%21.8%0.8210.8254.906%54.9%45.094%45.1%-13.260150%-12.360556%-13.260150%13.3%0.8830.8853.109%53.1%46.891%46.9%-11.710530%-10.786056%-11.710530%11.7%0.8950.9052.766%52.8%47.234%47.2%-11.000044%-9.602216%-11.000044%11.0%0.9010.9052.607%52.6%47.393%47.4%-8.280935%-7.585728%-8.280935%8.3%0.9240.9251.988%52.0%48.012%48.0%-7.148839%-6.346862%-7.148839%7.1%0.9330.9351.726%51.7%48.274%48.3%-5.350340%-3.768485%-5.350340%5.4%0.9490.9551.303%51.3%48.697%48.7%-5.574976%-2.077397%-5.574976%5.6%0.9470.9551.356%51.4%48.644%48.6%-5.863967%-1.166734%-5.863967%5.9%0.9450.9451.424%51.4%48.576%48.6%-3.109628%-0.641232%-3.109628%3.1%0.9700.9750.766%50.8%49.234%49.2%-1.987387%-1.987387%2.0%0.824044%0.9810.9850.492%50.5%49.508%49.5%-0.214286%-0.214286%0.2%2.883352%0.9981.0050.054%50.1%49.946%49.9%2.559709%4.977745%2.559709%2.6%1.0261.0349.368%49.4%50.632%50.6%-2.532095%-2.532095%2.5%5.585264%0.9750.9850.625%50.6%49.375%49.4%-1.672490%-1.672490%1.7%5.676433%0.9840.9850.415%50.4%49.585%49.6%-2.376561%-2.376561%2.4%5.046055%0.9770.9850.587%50.6%49.413%49.4%4.946519%4.728170%4.946519%4.9%1.0491.0548.793%48.8%51.207%51.2%5.255888%4.253238%5.255888%5.3%1.0531.0548.720%48.7%51.280%51.3%2.985058%4.441989%2.985058%3.0%1.0301.0349.265%49.3%50.735%50.7%4.494711%4.541243%4.494711%4.5%1.0451.0448.901%48.9%51.099%51.1%

Map of Age Cohorts by County in Massachusetts

Children Age Cohorts by County#5

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
15.5%16.9%18.3%19.7%21.1%22.6%

College Age Cohorts by County#6

Percentage of population aged 18 to 21 (%):
3.9%6.7%9.3%12.0%14.7%17.4%

20s Age Cohorts by County#7

Percentage of population aged 22 to 29 (%):
7.4%9.7%11.9%14.2%16.4%18.7%

30s Age Cohorts by County#8

Percentage of population aged 30 to 39 (%):
8.6%10.4%12.2%13.9%15.6%17.4%

40s Age Cohorts by County#9

Percentage of population aged 40 to 49 (%):
11.1%11.8%12.4%13.1%13.8%14.5%

50s Age Cohorts by County#10

Percentage of population aged 50 to 59 (%):
11.1%12.3%13.5%14.7%15.9%17.2%

60s Age Cohorts by County#11

Percentage of population aged 60 to 69 (%):
8.2%10.0%11.8%13.5%15.3%17.1%

70s Age Cohorts by County#12

Percentage of population aged 70 to 79 (%):
4.4%6.0%7.5%9.0%10.5%12.1%

80+ Age Cohorts by County#13

Percentage of population aged 80 and older (%):
2.9%3.9%4.9%5.8%6.8%7.8%
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Map of Age Cohorts by County Subdivision in Massachusetts

Children Age Cohorts by County Subdivision#14

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
0%6%12%18%24%31%

College Age Cohorts by County Subdivision#15

Percentage of population aged 18 to 21 (%):
0%10%20%29%39%49%

20s Age Cohorts by County Subdivision#16

Percentage of population aged 22 to 29 (%):
0%6%12%18%25%31%

30s Age Cohorts by County Subdivision#17

Percentage of population aged 30 to 39 (%):
0.0%4.2%8.4%12.7%16.9%21.2%

40s Age Cohorts by County Subdivision#18

Percentage of population aged 40 to 49 (%):
4.5%7.7%10.8%13.9%17.1%20.3%

50s Age Cohorts by County Subdivision#19

Percentage of population aged 50 to 59 (%):
6%13%20%27%34%42%

60s Age Cohorts by County Subdivision#20

Percentage of population aged 60 to 69 (%):
4%10%15%20%26%32%

70s Age Cohorts by County Subdivision#21

Percentage of population aged 70 to 79 (%):
2.7%7.1%11.4%15.7%20.0%24.4%

80+ Age Cohorts by County Subdivision#22

Percentage of population aged 80 and older (%):
0.4%3.6%6.8%10.0%13.2%16.4%
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Age Cohorts by Place in Massachusetts

There are 246 places in Massachusetts. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, Massachusetts, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Massachusetts. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 28,575.

Children by Place#23

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
Scope: population of Massachusetts, selected places in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
0%10%20%Count#NeedhamLawrenceWellesleySpringfieldLexingtonFranklin TownBrocktonLynnChelseaHolyokeAttleboroEverettMethuen TownUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesLowellFitchburgBraintree TownNew BedfordNewtonHaverhillWest Springfield TownW Springfield TownLeominsterMarlboroughNortheastArlingtonMassachusettsNew EnglandTauntonWorcesterFraminghamFall RiverNorwoodAgawam TownWoburnChicopeePittsfieldWeymouth TownWestfieldRandolphRevereMaldenBrooklinePeabodyBeverlySalemGloucesterBarnstable TownWatertown TownBostonQuincyMedfordWalthamSomervilleCambridge27.135612%27.135612%27.1%8,186127.026482%27.026482%27.0%21,44221.4k226.493480%26.493480%26.5%7,659326.129449%26.129449%26.1%40,23740.2k426.074812%26.074812%26.1%8,588525.930095%25.930095%25.9%8,524625.817135%25.817135%25.8%24,47824.5k725.631557%25.631557%25.6%23,60023.6k825.609246%25.609246%25.6%9,794924.143496%24.143496%24.1%9,7251023.755128%23.755128%23.8%10,48110.5k1123.568420%23.568420%23.6%10,52010.5k1223.181698%23.181698%23.2%11,36911.4k1323.108006%23.108006%23.1%73,612,43873.6M22.776711%22.776711%22.8%25,02525.0k1422.764027%22.764027%22.8%9,2061522.716236%22.716236%22.7%8,4201622.523898%22.523898%22.5%21,39521.4k1722.483780%22.483780%22.5%19,85719.9k1822.111004%22.111004%22.1%13,78413.8k1921.994751%21.994751%22.0%6,2852021.639551%21.639551%21.6%8,9382121.388292%21.388292%21.4%8,4582221.341491%21.341491%21.3%11,965,27112.0M21.311475%21.311475%21.3%9,4642320.624778%20.624778%20.6%1,390,5521.39M20.620396%20.620396%20.6%3,024,7813.02M20.357851%20.357851%20.4%11,50311.5k2420.346587%20.346587%20.3%37,37237.4k2520.256421%20.256421%20.3%14,33014.3k2620.232391%20.232391%20.2%17,98718.0k2719.949686%19.949686%19.9%5,7892819.633462%19.633462%19.6%5,6352919.538501%19.538501%19.5%7,6633019.524064%19.524064%19.5%10,95311.0k3119.510909%19.510909%19.5%8,5133219.449290%19.449290%19.4%10,81410.8k3319.351106%19.351106%19.4%8,0283419.146334%19.146334%19.1%6,4193518.927866%18.927866%18.9%10,06310.1k3618.627742%18.627742%18.6%11,31311.3k3718.180128%18.180128%18.2%10,75910.8k3818.116206%18.116206%18.1%9,4633917.990090%17.990090%18.0%7,3704017.790393%17.790393%17.8%7,6154116.932918%16.932918%16.9%5,0034216.901883%16.901883%16.9%7,5214316.739047%16.739047%16.7%5,6664416.549062%16.549062%16.5%108,939109k4516.259414%16.259414%16.3%15,17815.2k4614.916055%14.916055%14.9%8,5294713.933237%13.933237%13.9%8,7364812.050511%12.050511%12.1%9,5814911.826365%11.826365%11.8%12,86212.9k50

Age Cohorts by Metro Area in Massachusetts

There are 8 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within Massachusetts (5 fully and 3 partially). This section compares all 8 of those to each other, Massachusetts, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Massachusetts.

Children by Metro Area#32

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
Scope: population of Massachusetts, selected metro areas in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
0%5%10%15%20%Count#United States of AmericaUnited StatesWorcester Metro AreaWorcesterNortheastSpringfield Metro AreaSpringfieldMassachusettsNew EnglandBoston, Cambridge, and Newton Metro AreaBoston AreaProvidence and Warwick Metro AreaProvidenceGreenfield Town Metro AreaGreenfield TownVineyard Haven Metro AreaVineyard HavenPittsfield Metro AreaPittsfieldBarnstable Town Metro AreaBarnstable Town23.108006%23.108006%23.1%73,612,43873.6M21.874527%21.874527%21.9%203,579204k121.341491%21.341491%21.3%11,965,27112.0M20.685193%20.685193%20.7%130,132130k220.624778%20.624778%20.6%1,390,5521.39M20.620396%20.620396%20.6%3,024,7813.02M20.611211%20.611211%20.6%974,672975k320.499528%20.499528%20.5%329,911330k418.320266%18.320266%18.3%12,99213.0k518.171208%18.171208%18.2%3,114617.955399%17.955399%18.0%23,08423.1k715.949009%15.949009%15.9%34,24334.2k8