Marital Status in Massachusetts (State)

Marital Status#1

Percentage of population aged 15 and older.
Scope: population of the United States and Massachusetts
Female Male
United States
Massachusetts
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0%FMNever MarriedMarriedSeparated/DivorcedWidowed-33.984239%-29.988272%-33.984239%34%33.984239%5.426624%29.988272%6.223969%39.410863%39%990,698991k1,059,3641.06M-44.348990%-46.394064%-44.348990%44%44.348990%4.245318%46.394064%3.422116%48.594308%49%1,292,8481.29M1,306,2151.31M-9.508780%-3.575676%-11.380058%-3.239645%-13.084456%13%9.508780%11.380058%9.508780%10%381,434381k255,596256k-2.486049%-6.096266%-2.591522%-6.406440%-8.582315%9%2.486049%2.591522%2.486049%2%250,189250k66,82566.8k

Detailed Marital Status#2

Percentage of population aged 15 and older.
Scope: population of the United States and Massachusetts
Female Male
United States
Massachusetts
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40%20%0%20%40%FMNever MarriedNow MarriedSeparatedAbsent SpouseWidowedDivorced-33.984239%-29.988272%-33.984239%34%33.984239%5.426624%29.988272%6.223969%39.410863%39%990,698991k1,059,3641.06M-42.029467%-43.902027%-42.029467%42%42.029467%3.934409%43.902027%3.003516%45.963876%46%1,225,2301.23M1,235,5091.24M-1.523400%-0.548075%-1.763851%-0.629056%-2.071475%2%1.523400%1.763851%1.523400%2%60,38760.4k40,94940.9k-2.319522%-2.492037%-2.319522%2%2.319522%0.310909%2.492037%0.418600%2.630432%3%67,61867.6k70,70670.7k-2.486049%-6.096266%-2.591522%-6.406440%-8.582315%9%2.486049%2.591522%2.486049%2%250,189250k66,82566.8k-7.985379%-3.027601%-9.616207%-2.610589%-11.012981%11%7.985379%9.616207%7.985379%8%321,047321k214,647215k

The Married by Sex and Age#4

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and Massachusetts
Female
Male
0%20%40%60%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 1714.316%14.3%50.202%50.2%36.295%36.3%69.048%69.0%52.275%52.3%71.449%71.4%59.706%59.7%69.188%69.2%61.492%61.5%67.450%67.4%62.543%62.5%65.150%65.2%62.500%62.5%65.318%65.3%63.573%63.6%64.845%64.8%61.525%61.5%59.742%59.7%51.972%52.0%44.904%44.9%26.121%26.1%18.093%18.1%4.703%4.70%3.003%3.00%1.060%1.06%0.627%0.63%0.489%0.49%0.391%0.39%

The Divorced1 by Sex and Age#5

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and Massachusetts
Female
Male
0%5%10%15%20%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 177.560%7.56%6.397%6.40%12.606%12.6%9.990%9.99%19.670%19.7%14.323%14.3%21.100%21.1%15.963%16.0%21.836%21.8%16.536%16.5%20.610%20.6%16.341%16.3%20.626%20.6%14.275%14.3%16.292%16.3%11.949%11.9%12.019%12.0%8.694%8.69%8.101%8.10%5.379%5.38%3.158%3.16%1.910%1.91%0.786%0.79%0.380%0.38%0.034%0.03%0.039%0.04%0.029%0.03%0.102%0.10%

The Never Married by Sex and Age#6

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and Massachusetts
Female
Male
0%20%40%60%80%100%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 177.662%7.66%5.792%5.79%7.586%7.59%5.811%5.81%9.237%9.24%8.523%8.52%11.164%11.2%12.199%12.2%12.009%12.0%14.316%14.3%14.120%14.1%17.399%17.4%15.181%15.2%19.949%19.9%19.408%19.4%22.890%22.9%25.873%25.9%31.393%31.4%39.692%39.7%49.636%49.6%70.654%70.7%79.928%79.9%94.503%94.5%96.606%96.6%98.880%98.9%99.335%99.3%99.473%99.5%99.506%99.5%

The Widowed by Sex and Age#7

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and Massachusetts
Female
Male
0%20%40%60%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 1770.463%70.5%37.610%37.6%43.514%43.5%15.150%15.2%18.819%18.8%5.705%5.70%8.030%8.03%2.650%2.65%4.664%4.66%1.698%1.70%2.726%2.73%1.109%1.11%1.693%1.69%0.457%0.46%0.727%0.73%0.315%0.32%0.583%0.58%0.171%0.17%0.235%0.23%0.081%0.08%0.068%0.07%0.069%0.07%0.008%0.01%0.011%0.01%0.025%0.03%0.000%0%0.010%0.01%0.000%0%

The Married by Age#8

Percentage of age cohort. Gray areas represent percentile bands from the states.
Scope: population of the United States and Massachusetts
Massachusetts
United States
Percentile:
0th - 100th
10th - 90th
20th - 80th
30th - 70th
40th - 60th
0%10%20%30%40%50%60%Count85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 1740,14940.1k149,456149k343,957344k264,261264k304,115304k323,316323k305,378305k281,150281k242,905243k216,570217k105,983106k18,94618.9k1,7731,104

Marital Status by Race#9

Percentage of each ethno-racial group.
Scope: population of the United States and Massachusetts
Massachusetts
United States
Divorced
Widowed
Separated
Married
Never Married
60%40%20%0%20%40%60%CountAsian2White1White HispanicOther2Black2Mixed2-35.782394%-1.035487%-3.975363%-31.075139%-1.227492%-5.153514%-40.793245%41%56.007713%3.199042%58.040953%4.502902%59.206755%59%339,164339k-33.134047%-1.347403%-10.007622%-27.497734%-1.503107%-11.839085%-44.489073%44%49.092642%6.418286%52.464224%6.695849%55.510927%56%4,252,1794.25M-49.897992%-4.043445%-9.432516%-39.828659%-3.166008%-8.730185%-63.373954%63%33.977496%2.648550%44.624326%3.650823%36.626046%37%273,999274k-51.411715%-4.542962%-9.345092%-43.683693%-3.474691%-8.388056%-65.299768%65%31.985158%2.715074%41.276992%3.176567%34.700232%35%226,108226k-51.116142%-4.100762%-10.119707%-49.328840%-3.967824%-11.963014%-65.336612%65%30.499909%4.163479%29.070650%5.669672%34.663388%35%384,270384k-55.231504%-2.684211%-8.479470%-50.607227%-2.348082%-10.054102%-66.395186%66%30.582429%3.022385%33.774374%3.216215%33.604814%34%127,449127k

Map of Marital Status by County in Massachusetts

Married Marital Status by County#10

Married as a percentage of the population (%):
30.4%35.0%39.6%44.1%48.7%53.3%

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by County#11

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
9.5%10.6%11.7%12.8%13.9%15.1%

Widowed Marital Status by County#12

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
4.3%5.1%5.8%6.5%7.2%8.0%

Never Married Marital Status by County#13

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
25%32%37%43%49%55%
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Map of Marital Status by County Subdivision in Massachusetts

Married Marital Status by County Subdivision#14

Married as a percentage of the population (%):
18%30%42%54%66%78%

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by County Subdivision#15

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
3.7%7.4%11.0%14.6%18.2%21.8%

Widowed Marital Status by County Subdivision#16

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
0.0%3.4%6.7%10.1%13.5%16.9%

Never Married Marital Status by County Subdivision#17

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
16%28%40%51%63%75%
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Marital Status 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.

Married by Place#18

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of Massachusetts, selected places in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
0%20%40%60%Count#LexingtonNeedhamFranklin TownWellesleyNewtonArlingtonGloucesterBarnstable TownMarlboroughMethuen TownBraintree TownAttleboroAgawam TownPeabodyNorwoodWoburnFraminghamUnited StatesNew EnglandNortheastMassachusettsMaldenWatertown TownWeymouth TownLeominsterBrooklineQuincyWestfieldTauntonBeverlyW Springfield TownHaverhillMedfordRandolphChicopeePittsfieldFitchburgRevereEverettWalthamLynnSalemFall RiverBrocktonNew BedfordLowellWorcesterHolyokeChelseaLawrenceCambridgeSomervilleSpringfieldBoston64.714657%64.714657%65%16,91916.9k162.391176%62.391176%62%14,76314.8k259.370814%59.370814%59%15,51315.5k355.442915%55.442915%55%12,52412.5k455.195022%55.195022%55%39,73639.7k554.778919%54.778919%55%20,00820.0k652.493551%52.493551%52%13,43113.4k751.515544%51.515544%52%19,86819.9k850.759072%50.759072%51%16,45016.5k950.533070%50.533070%51%20,23920.2k1050.095155%50.095155%50%15,00415.0k1149.751746%49.751746%50%17,73617.7k1249.450822%49.450822%49%11,97612.0k1349.302567%49.302567%49%21,87921.9k1449.183303%49.183303%49%11,92411.9k1549.170649%49.170649%49%16,15616.2k1649.096078%49.096078%49%28,84128.8k1748.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M47.628680%47.628680%48%5,811,6825.81M46.822987%46.822987%47%21,647,11421.6M46.385590%46.385590%46%2,599,0632.60M46.271469%46.271469%46%23,57323.6k1846.059460%46.059460%46%13,40113.4k1945.874848%45.874848%46%21,50221.5k2045.700727%45.700727%46%15,40815.4k2145.102851%45.102851%45%22,60622.6k2245.010998%45.010998%45%36,21936.2k2344.184852%44.184852%44%15,48915.5k2444.131125%44.131125%44%20,70520.7k2544.098398%44.098398%44%15,36315.4k2643.045376%43.045376%43%10,16010.2k2742.646625%42.646625%43%21,67621.7k2842.550763%42.550763%43%21,24921.2k2942.374022%42.374022%42%11,96612.0k3041.153284%41.153284%41%19,41919.4k3140.587286%40.587286%41%14,83114.8k3240.331542%40.331542%40%13,21113.2k3340.242672%40.242672%40%17,94317.9k3440.020994%40.020994%40%14,48814.5k3539.292977%39.292977%39%21,64121.6k3639.097828%39.097828%39%28,20428.2k3738.057404%38.057404%38%13,84313.8k3837.852823%37.852823%38%27,85427.9k3937.149652%37.149652%37%27,64927.6k4036.379554%36.379554%36%28,04928.0k4135.774308%35.774308%36%31,75931.8k4234.956260%34.956260%35%53,26653.3k4333.890954%33.890954%34%10,94010.9k4432.858101%32.858101%33%9,7954532.811712%32.811712%33%20,17120.2k4631.922562%31.922562%32%31,26431.3k4731.327914%31.327914%31%22,39122.4k4830.829076%30.829076%31%37,17037.2k4929.130336%29.130336%29%165,206165k50

Marital Status 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.

Married by Metro Area#22

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of Massachusetts, selected metro areas in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
0%10%20%30%40%50%Count#Barnstable TownUnited StatesGreenfield TownWorcesterNew EnglandBoston AreaNortheastMassachusettsVineyard HavenProvidencePittsfieldSpringfield53.260631%53.260631%53%99,68199.7k148.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M47.885714%47.885714%48%28,91128.9k247.868734%47.868734%48%366,158366k347.628680%47.628680%48%5,811,6825.81M47.118464%47.118464%47%1,851,0711.85M446.822987%46.822987%47%21,647,11421.6M46.385590%46.385590%46%2,599,0632.60M45.437782%45.437782%45%6,653545.186148%45.186148%45%605,329605k645.060591%45.060591%45%49,64149.6k741.090411%41.090411%41%215,112215k8

Marital Status by County in Massachusetts

There are 14 counties in Massachusetts. This section compares all 14 of those to each other, Massachusetts, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Massachusetts.

Married by County#26

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of Massachusetts, selected counties in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
0%10%20%30%40%50%Count#BarnstableNorfolkPlymouthMiddlesexNantucketEssexUnited StatesWorcesterFranklinNew EnglandNortheastBristolMassachusettsDukesBerkshireHampdenHampshireSuffolk53.260631%53.260631%53%99,68199.7k152.091033%52.091033%52%296,249296k250.778142%50.778142%51%210,384210k349.887583%49.887583%50%649,460649k448.644068%48.644068%49%4,305548.358170%48.358170%48%305,009305k648.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M48.022225%48.022225%48%320,569321k747.885714%47.885714%48%28,91128.9k847.628680%47.628680%48%5,811,6825.81M46.822987%46.822987%47%21,647,11421.6M46.441339%46.441339%46%213,058213k946.385590%46.385590%46%2,599,0632.60M45.437782%45.437782%45%6,6531045.060591%45.060591%45%49,64149.6k1141.917433%41.917433%42%160,304160k1238.848605%38.848605%39%54,80854.8k1330.466987%30.466987%30%200,031200k14

Marital Status by County Subdivision in Massachusetts

There are 357 county subdivisions 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 county subdivisions has a population of 33,526.

Married by County Subdivision#30

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of Massachusetts, selected county subdivisions in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
0%20%40%Count#AndoverChelmsfordNatickShrewsburyNewtonArlingtonPlymouthBillericaBarnstable TownMarlboroughMethuen TownBraintree TownAttleboroPeabodyWoburnFraminghamUnited StatesNew EnglandNortheastMassachusettsMaldenWatertown TownWeymouth TownLeominsterBrooklineQuincyDartmouthWestfieldTauntonBeverlyHaverhillMedfordRandolphChicopeePittsfieldFitchburgRevereEverettWalthamLynnSalemFall RiverBrocktonNew BedfordLowellWorcesterHolyokeChelseaLawrenceCambridgeSomervilleSpringfieldBostonAmherst59.069583%59.069583%59%16,36716.4k158.596261%58.596261%59%16,95617.0k257.553191%57.553191%58%16,23016.2k357.019571%57.019571%57%16,78216.8k455.195022%55.195022%55%39,73639.7k554.778919%54.778919%55%20,00820.0k654.012882%54.012882%54%26,41526.4k753.939875%53.939875%54%19,03719.0k851.515544%51.515544%52%19,86819.9k950.759072%50.759072%51%16,45016.5k1050.533070%50.533070%51%20,23920.2k1150.095155%50.095155%50%15,00415.0k1249.751746%49.751746%50%17,73617.7k1349.302567%49.302567%49%21,87921.9k1449.170649%49.170649%49%16,15616.2k1549.096078%49.096078%49%28,84128.8k1648.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M47.628680%47.628680%48%5,811,6825.81M46.822987%46.822987%47%21,647,11421.6M46.385590%46.385590%46%2,599,0632.60M46.271469%46.271469%46%23,57323.6k1746.059460%46.059460%46%13,40113.4k1845.874848%45.874848%46%21,50221.5k1945.700727%45.700727%46%15,40815.4k2045.102851%45.102851%45%22,60622.6k2145.010998%45.010998%45%36,21936.2k2244.284820%44.284820%44%13,44013.4k2344.184852%44.184852%44%15,48915.5k2444.131125%44.131125%44%20,70520.7k2544.098398%44.098398%44%15,36315.4k2642.646625%42.646625%43%21,67621.7k2742.550763%42.550763%43%21,24921.2k2842.374022%42.374022%42%11,96612.0k2941.153284%41.153284%41%19,41919.4k3040.587286%40.587286%41%14,83114.8k3140.331542%40.331542%40%13,21113.2k3240.242672%40.242672%40%17,94317.9k3340.020994%40.020994%40%14,48814.5k3439.292977%39.292977%39%21,64121.6k3539.097828%39.097828%39%28,20428.2k3638.057404%38.057404%38%13,84313.8k3737.852823%37.852823%38%27,85427.9k3837.149652%37.149652%37%27,64927.6k3936.379554%36.379554%36%28,04928.0k4035.774308%35.774308%36%31,75931.8k4134.956260%34.956260%35%53,26653.3k4233.890954%33.890954%34%10,94010.9k4332.858101%32.858101%33%9,7954432.811712%32.811712%33%20,17120.2k4531.922562%31.922562%32%31,26431.3k4631.327914%31.327914%31%22,39122.4k4730.829076%30.829076%31%37,17037.2k4829.130336%29.130336%29%165,206165k4918.532620%18.532620%19%6,86350