Amesbury Town, Massachusetts Population 2024

16,981

Amesbury Town is a city located in Massachusetts. Amesbury Town has a 2024 population of 16,981. Amesbury Town is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -2.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,338 in 2020.

The average household income in Amesbury Town is $120,601 with a poverty rate of 8.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Amesbury Town is 44.7 years, 42.9 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

Amesbury Town Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Amesbury Town was:

  • White: 88.95%
  • Two or more races: 5.69%
  • Black or African American: 3.11%
  • Other race: 1.17%
  • Asian: 0.99%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
12.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,381.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.06% (-357)
The current population of Amesbury Town, Massachusetts is 16,981 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,338.

Amesbury Town, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,36988.95%
Two or more races9835.69%
Black or African American5383.11%
Other race2031.17%
Asian1710.99%
Native American150.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Amesbury Town Population by Race

Amesbury Town Population Pyramid 2024

Amesbury Town Median Age

44.7

Total

42.9

Male

46.8

Female

Amesbury Town Adults

There are 14,089 adults, (2,942 of whom are seniors) in Amesbury Town.

Amesbury Town Age Dependency

55

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Amesbury Town Sex Ratio

Female8,93451.7%
Male8,34548.3%

Amesbury Town Population by Age

Amesbury Town Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,5882.2367.432.6
Married3,2322.9588.311.7
Non Family2,9761.2254.245.8
Female9002.8353.446.6
Male4802.6434.865.2
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2.82

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Amesbury Town Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Amesbury Town Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Amesbury Town Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 66.67%.

Amesbury Town Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$59,374

Average Earnings

$72,241

Average Male

$51,239

Average Female

Amesbury Town Earnings by Educational Attainment

Amesbury Town Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Amesbury Town Language

94.02% of Amesbury Town residents speak only English, while 5.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.38% of the population.

Amesbury Town Language

Amesbury Town Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White14,9541,0687.14%
Multiple97822222.7%
Hispanic4587315.94%
Black5386512.08%
Asian16642.41%
Other20341.97%
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8.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

8%

Male Poverty Rate

8.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Amesbury Town

The race most likely to be in poverty in Amesbury Town is Multiple, with 22.7% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Amesbury Town is Other, with 1.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.27%.

Amesbury Town Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.46%
High School11.69%
Some College7.79%
Bachelors or Greater1.86%
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Amesbury Town Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed41.88%
Female Unemployed24.1%
Female Employed3.43%
Male Employed2.33%
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Amesbury Town Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Amesbury Town Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Amesbury Town Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Amesbury Town Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Amesbury Town Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Amesbury Town Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Amesbury Town Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

553

Number of Veterans

523

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

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Amesbury Town Veterans by War

count

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Amesbury Town Veterans by Age

count

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Amesbury Town Veterans by Race

Amesbury Town Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.8%

Veteran Disability Rate

Amesbury Town Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71%

Labor Force Participation

67.9%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Amesbury Town Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Amesbury Town Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Amesbury Town Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.04%

Born in Amesbury Town

92.65%

Native Born

7.35%

Foreign Born

3.66%

Non Citizen

3.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.65% of Amesbury Town residents were born in the United States, with 67.04% having been born in Massachusetts. 3.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Amesbury Town Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916,486-99-0.6%
202816,585-99-0.59%
202716,684-99-0.59%
202616,783-99-0.59%
202516,882-99-0.58%
202416,981-99-0.58%
202317,080-99-0.58%
202217,179-99-0.57%
202117,278-60-0.35%
202017,338-197-1.12%
201917,535170.1%
201817,518500.29%
201717,4681360.78%
201617,332410.24%
201517,291630.37%
201417,2284872.91%
201316,7412041.23%
201216,5371070.65%
201116,4301060.65%
201016,324-126-0.77%
200016,4501,4539.69%
199014,9971,0267.34%
198013,9712,58322.68%
197011,3886015.57%
196010,787-64-0.59%
195010,851-11-0.1%
194010,862-1,037-8.72%
193011,8991,86318.56%
192010,0361421.44%
19109,8944214.44%
19009,473-325-3.32%
18909,798
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Amesbury Town Population by Year