Leominster, Massachusetts Population 2020

42,223

Leominster is a city located in Massachusetts. With a 2020 population of 42,223, it is the 30th largest city in Massachusetts and the 925th largest city in the United States. Leominster is currently growing at a rate of 0.48% annually and its population has increased by 3.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 40,759 in 2010. Spanning over 30 miles, Leominster has a population density of 1,465 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leominster is $76,754 with a poverty rate of 13.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $935 per month, and the median house value is $237,100. The median age in Leominster is 40.3 years, 39.8 years for males, and 40.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.6 males.

Leominster Demographics

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

  • White: 81.81%
  • Black or African American: 5.82%
  • Other race: 5.68%
  • Two or more races: 3.37%
  • Asian: 3.22%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Leominster, Massachusetts is 42,223, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 41,823.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 40,759.

Leominster, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,01581.81%
Black or African American2,4215.82%
Some Other Race2,3615.68%
Two or More Races1,4023.37%
Asian1,3403.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native400.10%

Leominster Population Pyramid 2020

Leominster Median Age

40.3


Total

39.8


Male

40.8


Female

Leominster Adults

There are 32,545 adults, (6,683 of whom are seniors) in Leominster.

Leominster Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Leominster Sex Ratio

Female

22,051

53.03%

Male

19,528

46.97%

Leominster Households and Families

Leominster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Leominster Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.8%23.2%
Male58.3%41.7%
All57.1%42.9%
Non Family44.2%55.8%
Female30.2%69.8%

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,9412.4357.1
Married7,3483.1776.8
Non Family6,4591.2344.2
Female2,3453.1530.2
Male7893.2558.3

3.05

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

9.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Leominster Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5275.22%
9th to 12th Grade2,5278.64%
High School Graduate8,02727.44%
Some College5,66519.37%
Associates Degree2,7689.46%
Bachelors Degree5,83819.96%
Graduate Degree2,8979.90%

Leominster Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,08820,0437,005
Hispanic4,3622,817816
Other Race1,5841,013153
Black1,4841,398501
Asian867589272
Multiple Races591523260
Native American3030

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 43.99%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,082$48,528$34,246
Less Than High School$27,240$30,513$25,110
High School Grad$34,244$39,032$23,378
Some College$40,507$51,735$35,451
Bachelors Degree$49,051$56,890$42,531
Graduate Degree$65,188$77,206$63,410

$40,082

Average Earnings

$48,528

Average Male

$34,246

Average Female

Leominster Language

Leominster Language by Age

Leominster Language

74.26% of Leominster residents speak only English, while 25.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.42% of the population.

Leominster Poverty

Leominster Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,8382,54332.44%
White28,7262,4628.57%
Other2,35941617.63%
Asian1,33528621.42%
Black2,39025510.67%
Multiple1,39617212.32%

13.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.14%

Male Poverty Rate

16.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leominster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leominster is Hispanic, with 32.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leominster is White, with 8.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.90%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.28%
High School11.16%
Some College8.87%
Bachelors or Greater4.24%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.04%
Male Unemployed20.96%
Female Employed6.52%
Male Employed3.63%

Leominster Income

Leominster Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,205$76,754
Families$72,649$88,063
Married Families$86,890-
Non Families$34,427$53,659

Leominster Marital Status

Leominster Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Leominster Married by Age and Sex

Leominster 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 45-54.

Leominster Marital Status by Race

Leominster Veterans

2,387

Number of Veterans

2,197

Male Veterans

190

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam788
First Gulf War316
Korea301
Second Gulf War216
World War II187
Age Group Veterans
75+778
65 to 74616
35 to 54464
55 to 64448
18 to 3481
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2198.06%
Black744.41%
Asian404.33%
2 or More355.15%
Indian1963.33%

$Leominster Veterans by Education

3.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leominster Employment Status

67.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Leominster 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

64.04%

Born in Massachusetts

85.33%

Native Born

14.67%

Foreign Born

5.69%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

85.33% of Leominster residents were born in the United States, with 64.04% having been born in Massachusetts. 5.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202042,2232000.48%
201942,0232000.48%
201841,8232050.49%
201741,6182000.48%
201641,418-151-0.36%
201541,569630.15%
201441,5063790.92%
201341,1271810.44%
201240,946420.10%
201140,9041220.30%
201040,782-521-0.13%
200041,3033,1580.80%
199038,1453,6371.01%
198034,5081,5690.47%
197032,9395,0101.66%
196027,9293,8541.50%
195024,0751,8490.80%
194022,2264160.19%
193021,8102,0661.00%
192019,7442,1641.17%
191017,5805,1883.56%
190012,3925,1235.48%
18907,2691,4972.33%
18805,7720.00%