Marblehead, Massachusetts Population 2024

20,350

Marblehead is a city located in Essex County Massachusetts. Marblehead has a 2024 population of 20,350. Marblehead is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,530 in 2020.

The average household income in Marblehead is $226,566 with a poverty rate of 2.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Marblehead is 49.6 years, 48.8 years for males, and 49.9 years for females.

Marblehead Demographics

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

  • White: 95.4%
  • Two or more races: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 1.12%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,647.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.88% (-180)
The current population of Marblehead, Massachusetts is 20,350 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,530.

Marblehead, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White19,41495.4%
Two or more races3051.5%
Black or African American2281.12%
Asian2041%
Native American1110.55%
Other race880.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Marblehead Population by Race

Marblehead Population Pyramid 2024

Marblehead Median Age

49.6

Total

48.8

Male

49.9

Female

Marblehead Adults

There are 15,967 adults, (4,522 of whom are seniors) in Marblehead.

Marblehead Age Dependency

77.8

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Marblehead Sex Ratio

Female10,61052.14%
Male9,74047.86%

Marblehead Population by Age

Marblehead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,1722.4881.518.5
Married5,1352.9694.95.1
Non Family2,1661.161.438.6
Female6483.0841.558.5
Male2233.0282.117.9
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2.95

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Marblehead Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Marblehead Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marblehead Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 88.24%.

Marblehead Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$88,700

Average Earnings

$121,797

Average Male

$65,612

Average Female

Marblehead Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marblehead Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Marblehead Language

89.79% of Marblehead residents speak only English, while 10.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.23% of the population.

Marblehead Language

Marblehead Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White18,7655763.07%
Asian2042612.75%
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2.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.2%

Male Poverty Rate

3.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marblehead

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marblehead is Asian, with 12.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marblehead is White, with 3.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.23%.

Marblehead Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.79%
Some College4.71%
High School4.14%
Bachelors or Greater2.81%
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Marblehead Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.07%
Male Unemployed4.28%
Female Employed1.44%
Male Employed0.27%
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Marblehead Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marblehead Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Marblehead Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.7%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Marblehead Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Marblehead 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 35-44.

Marblehead Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marblehead Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

707

Number of Veterans

698

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Marblehead Veterans by War

count

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Marblehead Veterans by Age

count

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Marblehead Veterans by Race

Marblehead Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marblehead Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Marblehead Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Marblehead Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Marblehead 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

61.86%

Born in Marblehead

92.38%

Native Born

7.62%

Foreign Born

1.84%

Non Citizen

5.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.38% of Marblehead residents were born in the United States, with 61.86% having been born in Massachusetts. 1.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Marblehead Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202420,350
202320,350
202220,350-47-0.23%
202120,397-133-0.65%
202020,530300.15%
201920,500120.06%
201820,488950.47%
201720,393300.15%
201620,363930.46%
201520,2701070.53%
201420,1632051.03%
201319,958790.4%
201219,879680.34%
201119,81130.02%
201019,808
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Marblehead Population by Year