Plymouth County, Massachusetts Population 2019

Plymouth County, Massachusetts's estimated population is 515,142 with a growth rate of 0.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Plymouth County, Massachusetts is the 7th largest county in Massachusetts.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017515,1423,3220.65%
2016511,8202,6270.52%
2015509,1932,6970.53%
2014506,4963,5750.71%
2013502,9213,4260.69%
2012499,4951,2970.26%
2011498,1982,3030.46%
2010495,89560,61913.93%
1990435,27629,8397.36%
1980405,43772,12321.64%
1970333,31484,86534.16%
1960248,44958,98131.13%
1950189,46820,64412.23%
1940168,8246,5134.01%
1930162,3115,3433.40%
1920156,96812,6318.75%
1910144,33730,35226.63%
1900113,98521,28522.96%
189092,70018,68225.24%
188074,0188,65313.24%
187065,3655970.92%
186064,7689,07116.29%
185055,6978,32417.57%
184047,3734,32910.06%
183043,0444,90812.87%
182038,1362,9678.44%
181035,1695,09616.95%
180030,0735381.82%
179029,5350.00%

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White427,383
Black or African American46,890
Some Other Race15,823
Two or More Races11,812
Asian6,320
American Indian and Alaska Native726
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Population Pyramid 2019

5,00010,00015,00020,000 Male Population5,00010,00015,00020,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Median Age

42.6


Total

41


Male

44


Female

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Adults

There are 396,000 adults, (84,804 of whom are seniors) in Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Sex Ratio

Female

261,326

51.33%

Male

247,788

48.67%

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Households and Families

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
All75.9%24.1%
Male64.3%35.7%
Non Family60%40%
Female56.5%43.5%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All184,1952.775.9
Married100,4583.389.6
Non Family53,1231.2360
Female23,0123.356.5
Male7,6023.2464.3

3.22

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Households

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Education

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,8942.81%
9th to 12th Grade15,8554.50%
High School Graduate99,50928.27%
Some College66,53818.90%
Associates Degree34,6889.85%
Bachelors Degree79,83322.68%
Graduate Degree45,71812.99%

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White298,593284,028114,403
Black28,11822,2055,140
Hispanic10,1367,8062,003
Other Race9,3026,372977
Multiple Races4,8054,2471,205
Asian4,6114,0522,277
Native American43439486
Islander919191

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,885$58,188$39,613
Less Than High School$27,028$31,905$21,413
High School Grad$36,806$46,409$27,226
Some College$42,318$52,491$35,515
Bachelors Degree$63,164$80,570$50,575
Graduate Degree$78,534$102,978$69,433

$48,885

Average Earnings

$58,188

Average Male

$39,613

Average Female

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Language

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Language by Age

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Language

87.29% of Plymouth County, Massachusetts residents speak only English, while 12.71% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 8.99% of the population.

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Poverty

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White408,96123,4205.73%
Black44,8918,52618.99%
Other15,2523,39322.25%
Hispanic17,4223,29518.91%
Multiple11,3881,83716.13%
Asian6,22881313.05%
Native707689.62%

7.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.67%

Male Poverty Rate

9.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plymouth County, Massachusetts

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plymouth County, Massachusetts is Other, with 22.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plymouth County, Massachusetts is White, with 5.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.36%.

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.52%
High School8.98%
Some College6.40%
Bachelors or Greater2.85%

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.29%
Male Unemployed15.85%
Female Employed4.23%
Male Employed2.31%

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Income

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$82,081$105,005
Families$100,207$121,819
Married Families$115,054$138,642
Non Families$41,024$58,885

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Married by Age and Sex

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Veterans

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Veterans by War

30,402

Number of Veterans

28,793

Male Veterans

1,609

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam12,331
First Gulf War3,979
Korea3,767
Second Gulf War2,782
World War II2,051

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 749,236
75+8,713
35 to 545,842
55 to 645,379
18 to 341,232

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White28,3208.35%
Black8842.66%
2 or More5438.91%
Other4013.50%
Hispanic3342.70%
Asian1843.56%
Indian7014.61%

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Veterans by Education

3.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Employment Status

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Employment by Age

67.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Employment by Race

Plymouth County, Massachusetts Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Plymouth County, Massachusetts

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Brockton937639563018671.99%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990