Danvers, Massachusetts Population 2024

27,798

Danvers is a city located in Essex County Massachusetts. Danvers has a 2024 population of 27,798. Danvers is currently declining at a rate of -0.2% annually but its population has increased by 0.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,549 in 2020.

The average household income in Danvers is $137,719 with a poverty rate of 4.33%. The median age in Danvers is 44.4 years: 43.4 years for males, and 46.1 years for females.

Danvers Demographics

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

  • White: 90.97%
  • Asian: 2.43%
  • Black or African American: 2.42%
  • Two or more races: 2.33%
  • Other race: 1.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.11%
Land Area (mi²)
13.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,093.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.9% (249)
The current population of Danvers, Massachusetts is 27,798 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 27,549.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White25,38990.97%
Asian6782.43%
Black or African American6752.42%
Two or more races6502.33%
Other race4211.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander670.24%
Native American300.11%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Danvers Population by Race

Danvers Population Pyramid 2024

Danvers Median Age

44.4

Total

43.4

Male

46.1

Female

Danvers Adults

There are 23,004 adults, (5,943 of whom are seniors) in Danvers.

Danvers Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Danvers Sex Ratio

Female14,71952.74%
Male13,19147.26%

Danvers Population by Age

Danvers Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,1472.4370.129.9
Married6,0083.185.914.1
Non Family3,7721.251.948.1
Female1,1742.8146.153.9
Male1933.181.918.1

2.99

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Danvers Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade8524.07%
Associates Degree1,8498.83%
Bachelors Degree6,19029.57%
Graduate Degree3,71917.77%
High School Graduate4,58421.9%
Less Than 9th Grade3261.56%
Some College3,41016.29%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Danvers Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Danvers Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White18,89417,9568,828
Hispanic841717529
Asian429342242
2+ Races39637381
Black395366194
Other Race281272185
Native American30300

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 other race people with a rate of 65.84%.

Danvers Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$70,833$104,841$62,619
Graduate Degree$91,649$124,647$83,200
High School Graduate$52,342$75,968$34,297
Less Than 9th Grade$26,974$36,207$14,291
Overall$66,317$85,797$58,774
Some College$58,141$79,980$50,861

$66,317

Average Earnings

$85,797

Average Male

$58,774

Average Female

Danvers Earnings by Educational Attainment

Danvers Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Danvers Language

88.3% of Danvers residents speak only English, while 11.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.9% of the population.

Danvers Language

Danvers Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White24,2449974.11%
Hispanic1,1861089.11%
Black653436.58%
Asian668365.39%
Other414215.07%

4.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.5%

Male Poverty Rate

5.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Danvers

The race most likely to be in poverty in Danvers is Hispanic, with 9.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Danvers is White, with 4.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.53%.

Danvers Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.58%
High School7.24%
Some College4.57%
Bachelors or Greater2.85%

Danvers Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed10.08%
Male Unemployed3.85%
Female Employed1.52%
Male Employed1.33%

Danvers Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Danvers Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$132,926$157,690
Households$116,636$137,719
Married Families$155,763$-999,999,999
Non Families$75,127$90,934

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Danvers Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Danvers Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Danvers Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Danvers Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Danvers Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,263

Number of Veterans

1,209

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam278
First Gulf War272
Korea164
World War II110
Second Gulf War102

Danvers Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+589
35 to 54294
65 to 74183
55 to 64175
18 to 3422

Danvers Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,2075.71%
2+ Races479.87%
Hispanic424.75%
Black92.28%

Danvers Veterans by Race

Danvers Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Danvers Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Danvers Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Danvers Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Danvers 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

75.99%

Born in Danvers

90.76%

Native Born

9.24%

Foreign Born

2.91%

Non Citizen

6.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.76% of Danvers residents were born in the United States, with 75.99% having been born in Massachusetts. 2.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Danvers Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202427,798-56-0.2%
202327,854-56-0.2%
202227,910-56-0.2%
202127,9664171.51%
202027,549-37-0.13%
201927,586-45-0.16%
201827,6311040.38%
201727,527-31-0.11%
201627,5581580.58%
201527,4003251.2%
201427,0751760.65%
201326,8993311.25%
201226,5682651.01%
201126,303-190-0.72%
201026,49300%

Danvers Population by Year