Taunton, Massachusetts Population 2019

Taunton, Massachusetts's estimated population is 57,296 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Taunton, Massachusetts is the 20th largest city in Massachusetts based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1226.82 people/mi² (473.68 people/km²).

The overall median age is 40.2 years, 38.5 years for males, and 41.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 23,698 households in the city, with an average size of 2.52 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.5%, with a median rent of $964/month. The median house has 5.3 rooms, and has a value of $246,500.

The median income for households in Taunton, Massachusetts is $56,797, while the mean household income is $73,566.

Taunton Ma Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Taunton Ma was:

  • White: 84.73%
  • Black or African American: 7.10%
  • Other race: 3.69%
  • Two or more races: 3.40%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
LatLng(41.9001, -71.0898)
Rank in State20th
StateMassachusetts
CountyBristol County
Time ZoneEastern Time Zone
Land Area (km²)120.96 (46.70 mi²)
Water Area (km²)4.43 (1.71 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID2569170
Density (km²)473.68
Density (mi²)1,226.82
Area Code(s)508 / 774
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201857,2963260.57%
201756,970120.02%
201656,958790.14%
201556,8791610.28%
201456,7185540.99%
201356,1641220.22%
201256,0421210.22%
201155,921220.04%
201055,899-77-0.01%
200055,9766,1441.17%
199049,8324,8311.02%
198045,0011,2450.28%
197043,7562,6240.62%
196041,1321,0230.25%
195040,1092,7140.70%
194037,395400.01%
193037,3552180.06%
192037,1372,8780.81%
191034,2593,2230.99%
190031,0365,5882.00%
189025,4484,2351.84%
188021,2132,5841.31%
187018,6293,2531.94%
186015,3764,9353.95%
185010,4412,7963.17%
18407,6451,6032.38%
18306,0421,5222.94%
18204,5200.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White48,151
Black or African American4,035
Some Other Race2,099
Two or More Races1,930
Asian597
American Indian and Alaska Native14

Taunton Ma Population Pyramid 2019

Taunton Ma Median Age

40.2


Total

38.5


Male

41.6


Female

Taunton Ma Adults

There are 44,460 adults, (8,905 of whom are seniors) in Taunton Ma.

Taunton Ma Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Taunton Ma Sex Ratio

Female

29,548

52.00%

Male

27,278

48.00%

Taunton Ma Households and Families

Taunton Ma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Taunton Ma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
All63.6%36.4%
Male55.4%44.6%
Non Family51.6%48.4%
Female40.5%59.5%

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,2732.5263.6
Married9,3843.2683.7
Non Family8,0851.2251.6
Female3,3913.3340.5
Male1,4133.0755.4

3.13

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Taunton Ma Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0187.52%
9th to 12th Grade3,4318.55%
High School Graduate13,26933.05%
Some College8,22720.49%
Associates Degree3,9539.85%
Bachelors Degree5,73414.28%
Graduate Degree2,5196.27%

Taunton Ma Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White34,53529,2257,346
Black2,3211,963309
Hispanic1,7971,262176
Other Race1,29486399
Multiple Races66562798
Asian477429293
Native American1414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.43%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,287$45,874$35,344
Less Than High School$31,482$40,527$22,983
High School Grad$36,098$41,682$31,229
Some College$40,981$50,945$33,899
Bachelors Degree$54,626$62,566$52,955
Graduate Degree$69,839$79,653$64,737

$41,287

Average Earnings

$45,874

Average Male

$35,344

Average Female

Taunton Ma Language

Taunton Ma Language by Age

Taunton Ma Language

80.55% of Taunton Ma residents speak only English, while 19.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 14.63% of the population.

Taunton Ma Poverty

Taunton Ma Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White45,8224,86210.61%
Hispanic3,6661,63644.63%
Multiple1,89576540.37%
Other2,05871034.50%
Black4,02464516.03%
Asian59710417.42%
Native1414100.00%

13.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.50%

Male Poverty Rate

14.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Taunton Ma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Taunton Ma is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Taunton Ma is White, with 10.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.28%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.47%
High School12.60%
Some College10.59%
Bachelors or Greater4.91%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.03%
Male Unemployed33.30%
Female Employed4.62%
Male Employed4.52%

Taunton Ma Income

Taunton Ma Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,797$73,566
Families$74,613$85,573
Married Families$90,112-
Non Families$30,849$47,429

Taunton Ma Marital Status

Taunton Ma Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Taunton Ma Married by Age and Sex

Taunton Ma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Taunton Ma Marital Status by Race

Taunton Ma Veterans

2,428

Number of Veterans

2,298

Male Veterans

130

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam951
First Gulf War321
Second Gulf War313
Korea218
World War II131

Taunton Ma Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2675.83%
Black913.24%
Hispanic763.61%
Other543.78%
2 or More162.02%

Taunton Ma Veterans by Education

10.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Taunton Ma Employment Status

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Taunton Ma Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.54%

Born in Massachusetts

87.81%

Native Born

12.19%

Foreign Born

4.06%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.81% of Taunton Ma residents were born in the United States, with 74.54% having been born in Massachusetts. 4.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.