Ayer, Massachusetts Population 2020

2,604

Ayer is a city located in Massachusetts. Ayer has a 2020 population of 2,604. Ayer is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -9.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,868 in 2010. Ayer reached it's highest population of 3,103 in 2015.

The average household income in Ayer is $81,570 with a poverty rate of 9.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $870 per month, and the median house value is $289,600. The median age in Ayer is 40 years, 43.1 years for males, and 39.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.7 males.

Ayer Demographics

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

  • White: 87.75%
  • Asian: 5.11%
  • Black or African American: 3.80%
  • Two or more races: 2.38%
  • Other race: 0.96%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ayer, Massachusetts is 2,604, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,604.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,868.

Ayer, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,28587.75%
Asian1335.11%
Black or African American993.80%
Two or More Races622.38%
Some Other Race250.96%

Ayer Population Pyramid 2020

Ayer Median Age

40


Total

43.1


Male

39.8


Female

Ayer Adults

There are 2,070 adults, (354 of whom are seniors) in Ayer.

Ayer Age Dependency

51.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ayer Sex Ratio

Female

1,254

48.16%

Male

1,350

51.84%

Ayer Households and Families

Ayer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ayer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married72.4%27.6%
All43.5%56.5%
Male39.3%60.7%
Non Family26.1%73.9%

43.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3151.9843.5
Non Family7611.1126.1
Married4103.0172.4
Male1123.9639.3
Female322.63100

2.97

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

10.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ayer Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade180.91%
High School Graduate43021.84%
Some College36918.74%
Associates Degree1256.35%
Bachelors Degree67334.18%
Graduate Degree35417.98%

Ayer Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6431,643867
Asian13313380
Black9981
Hispanic575757
Multiple Races373723

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,885$61,068$50,815
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$41,912$$78,247
Some College$39,205$53,561$36,528
Bachelors Degree$60,981$69,464$36,750
Graduate Degree$76,507$98,125$73,011

$54,885

Average Earnings

$61,068

Average Male

$50,815

Average Female

Ayer Language

Ayer Language by Age

Ayer Language

84.58% of Ayer residents speak only English, while 15.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.64% of the population.

Ayer Poverty

Ayer Poverty by Race

9.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.15%

Male Poverty Rate

8.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ayer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ayer is White, with 10.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ayer is White, with 10.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.92%.

Name Poverty
High School24.19%
Some College6.68%
Bachelors or Greater5.45%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed4.76%
Male Employed2.79%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Ayer Income

Ayer Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,411$81,570
Families$104,706$110,050
Married Families$129,423-
Non Families$52,831$57,304

Ayer Marital Status

Ayer Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ayer Married by Age and Sex

Ayer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ayer Marital Status by Race

Ayer Veterans

241

Number of Veterans

212

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam110
Second Gulf War73
Korea35
First Gulf War9
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7488
18 to 3462
55 to 6436
75+35
35 to 5420
Name Veterans % of Total
White21412.05%
Black2727.27%

$Ayer Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ayer Employment Status

78.4%

Labor Force Participation

74.4%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ayer 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

60.75%

Born in Massachusetts

84.29%

Native Born

15.71%

Foreign Born

4.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

84.29% of Ayer residents were born in the United States, with 60.75% having been born in Massachusetts. 4.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,6040.00%
20192,6040.00%
20182,604-75-2.80%
20172,679-200-6.95%
20162,879-224-7.22%
20153,1031735.90%
20142,93030.10%
20132,9272348.69%
20122,6931204.66%
20112,573-295-10.29%
20102,8680.00%