Ludlow, Massachusetts Population 2024

20,897

Ludlow is a city located in Hampden County Massachusetts. Ludlow has a 2024 population of 20,897. Ludlow is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually and its population has increased by 0.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,762 in 2020.

The average household income in Ludlow is $96,672 with a poverty rate of 9.74%. The median age in Ludlow is 44.6 years: 43.7 years for males, and 46.9 years for females.

Ludlow Demographics

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

  • White: 88.46%
  • Two or more races: 6.97%
  • Other race: 2.29%
  • Black or African American: 1.22%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
27.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
768.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.65% (135)
The current population of Ludlow, Massachusetts is 20,897 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,762.

Population by Race

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18,47488.46%
Two or more races1,4566.97%
Other race4792.29%
Black or African American2551.22%
Asian2191.05%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ludlow Population by Race

Ludlow Population Pyramid 2024

Ludlow Median Age

44.6

Total

43.7

Male

46.9

Female

Ludlow Adults

There are 17,656 adults, (4,472 of whom are seniors) in Ludlow.

Ludlow Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ludlow Sex Ratio

Female10,20648.87%
Male10,67751.13%

Ludlow Population by Age

Ludlow Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,5022.387426
Married4,3962.8389.110.9
Non Family2,5371.2357.942.1
Female1,0913.166040
Male4782.6852.347.7

2.8

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ludlow Households and Families

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade8335.38%
Associates Degree1,87412.11%
Bachelors Degree2,78317.99%
Graduate Degree1,0816.99%
High School Graduate4,96132.07%
Less Than 9th Grade1,0766.96%
Some College2,86218.5%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ludlow Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ludlow Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White13,63011,9973,528
Hispanic1,2541,002152
2+ Races67361798
Other Race24123453
Asian206206117
Black14812735

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.8%.

Ludlow Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$70,806$85,865$69,196
Graduate Degree$85,507$97,188$79,207
High School Graduate$40,903$52,264$26,515
Less Than 9th Grade$40,571$41,964$33,750
Overall$54,566$58,194$52,413
Some College$54,315$65,505$53,511

$54,566

Average Earnings

$58,194

Average Male

$52,413

Average Female

Ludlow Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ludlow Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ludlow Language

74.43% of Ludlow residents speak only English, while 25.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 15.49% of the population.

Ludlow Language

Ludlow Poverty by Race

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White17,6101,6779.52%
Multiple1,25522217.69%
Hispanic1,7221659.58%
Other4795210.86%
Black1721810.47%

9.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.98%

Male Poverty Rate

8.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ludlow

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ludlow is Multiple, with 17.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ludlow is White, with 9.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.08%.

Ludlow Poverty

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Some College12.94%
High School12.8%
Less Than 9th Grade11.34%
Bachelors or Greater3.29%

Ludlow Poverty Rate by Education

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed6.45%
Male Employed5.31%
Female Employed4.3%
Male Unemployed0%

Ludlow Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ludlow Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Median
Mean
Families$89,403$114,433
Households$76,395$96,672
Married Families$106,875$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,365$51,255

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ludlow Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ludlow Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ludlow Marriage

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

Ludlow Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ludlow Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,482

Number of Veterans

1,390

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

War
Veterans
Vietnam492
First Gulf War318
Second Gulf War204
Korea89
World War II0

Ludlow Veterans by War

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Age Group
Veterans
75+376
65 to 74364
35 to 54316
55 to 64301
18 to 34125

Ludlow Veterans by Age

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,4098.83%
2+ Races707.06%
Hispanic583.6%
Asian31.46%

Ludlow Veterans by Race

Ludlow Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.7%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ludlow Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.4%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Ludlow Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ludlow Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ludlow 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

70.41%

Born in Ludlow

83.96%

Native Born

16.04%

Foreign Born

3.71%

Non Citizen

12.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.96% of Ludlow residents were born in the United States, with 70.41% having been born in Massachusetts. 3.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ludlow Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202920,962130.06%
202820,949130.06%
202720,936130.06%
202620,923130.06%
202520,910130.06%
202420,897130.06%
202320,884130.06%
202220,871130.06%
202120,858960.46%
202020,762-361-1.71%
201921,123-155-0.73%
201821,278-36-0.17%
201721,314-41-0.19%
201621,355950.45%
201521,260-9-0.04%
201421,269470.22%
201321,222-22-0.1%
201221,244-10%
201121,2451090.52%
201021,13600%

Ludlow Population by Year