Georgetown, Massachusetts Population 2024

8,356

Georgetown is a city located in Essex County Massachusetts. Georgetown has a 2024 population of 8,356. Georgetown is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually and its population has decreased by -1.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,463 in 2020.

The average household income in Georgetown is $163,230 with a poverty rate of 3.02%. The median age in Georgetown is 42 years: 42.6 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Georgetown Demographics

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

  • White: 91.47%
  • Two or more races: 6.09%
  • Black or African American: 1.18%
  • Asian: 1.02%
  • Other race: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
12.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
649.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.26% (-107)
The current population of Georgetown, Massachusetts is 8,356 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,463.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,73491.47%
Two or more races5156.09%
Black or African American1001.18%
Asian861.02%
Other race130.15%
Native American70.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Georgetown Population by Race

Georgetown Population Pyramid 2024

Georgetown Median Age

42

Total

42.6

Male

41.6

Female

Georgetown Adults

There are 6,455 adults, (1,532 of whom are seniors) in Georgetown.

Georgetown Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Georgetown Sex Ratio

Female4,31251%
Male4,14349%

Georgetown Population by Age

Georgetown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,1752.6582.217.8
Married2,0773.2696.83.2
Non Family8421.1856.343.7
Female1732.6356.643.4
Male832.4932.567.5

3.15

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Georgetown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1061.79%
Associates Degree4487.59%
Bachelors Degree2,01434.1%
Graduate Degree1,27621.61%
High School Graduate98316.64%
Less Than 9th Grade470.8%
Some College1,03217.47%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Georgetown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Georgetown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,5375,4103,003
2+ Races142133130
Black10010090
Hispanic967027
Asian474747
Other Race131313
Native American777

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Georgetown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$81,905$118,947$63,949
Graduate Degree$96,742$112,000$84,125
High School Graduate$63,611$67,288$31,094
Less Than 9th Grade$0$138,295$0
Overall$81,488$104,948$63,539
Some College$59,236$80,083$50,357

$81,488

Average Earnings

$104,948

Average Male

$63,539

Average Female

Georgetown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Georgetown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Georgetown Language

96.68% of Georgetown residents speak only English, while 3.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.01% of the population.

Georgetown Language

Georgetown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,6302423.17%
Asian8678.14%
Hispanic20962.87%
Multiple51561.17%

3.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.51%

Male Poverty Rate

3.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Georgetown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is Asian, with 8.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is Multiple, with 1.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.9%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.68%.

Georgetown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School8.75%
Less Than 9th Grade7.19%
Bachelors or Greater2.58%
Some College1.49%

Georgetown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed1.85%
Male Employed0.81%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Georgetown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Georgetown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$164,471$182,922
Households$147,156$163,230
Married Families$169,831$-999,999,999
Non Families$66,563$103,392

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Georgetown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.8%

Male Marriage Rate

59.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Georgetown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Georgetown 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.

Georgetown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Georgetown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

647

Number of Veterans

617

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam204
Second Gulf War196
Korea31
First Gulf War7
World War II0

Georgetown Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74185
18 to 34148
55 to 64134
75+126
35 to 5454

Georgetown Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White64710.63%

Georgetown Veterans by Race

Georgetown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Georgetown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Georgetown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Georgetown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Georgetown 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

77.95%

Born in Georgetown

96.82%

Native Born

3.18%

Foreign Born

0.8%

Non Citizen

2.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.82% of Georgetown residents were born in the United States, with 77.95% having been born in Massachusetts. 0.8% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Georgetown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,226-26-0.32%
20288,252-26-0.31%
20278,278-26-0.31%
20268,304-26-0.31%
20258,330-26-0.31%
20248,356-26-0.31%
20238,382-26-0.31%
20228,408-26-0.31%
20218,434-29-0.34%
20208,463-309-3.52%
20198,772100.11%
20188,762530.61%
20178,709610.71%
20168,648450.52%
20158,603600.7%
20148,543490.58%
20138,494881.05%
20128,406831%
20118,323921.12%
20108,23100%

Georgetown Population by Year