Marblehead, Massachusetts Population 2021

20,519
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Marblehead is a city located in Essex County Massachusetts. Marblehead has a 2020 population of 20,519. Marblehead is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually but its population has increased by 3.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,853 in 2010. Marblehead reached it's highest population of 20,573 in 2018.

The average household income in Marblehead is $172,829 with a poverty rate of 4.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,578 per month, and the median house value is $675,400. The median age in Marblehead is 47.9 years, 46.5 years for males, and 48.9 years for females.

Marblehead Demographics

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

  • White: 95.60%
  • Black or African American: 1.63%
  • Asian: 1.40%
  • Two or more races: 0.94%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Marblehead, Massachusetts is 20,519 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,573.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,853.

Marblehead, Massachusetts Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,59795.60%
Black or African American3351.63%
Asian2871.40%
Two or More Races1920.94%
Some Other Race890.43%
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Marblehead Population by Race

Marblehead Population Pyramid $2021

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Marblehead Median Age

47.9


Total

46.5


Male

48.9


Female

Marblehead Adults

There are 15,754 adults, (4,479 of whom are seniors) in Marblehead.

Marblehead Age Dependency

81.8

Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Marblehead Sex Ratio

Female

10,850

52.93%

Male

9,650

47.07%

Marblehead Population by Age

Marblehead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marblehead Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
All77.8%22.2%
Male62.7%37.3%
Non Family61.4%38.6%
Female49%51%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marblehead Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1222.5177.8
Married4,9342.9890.3
Non Family2,1531.1661.4
Female7723.1449
Male2632.8862.7

2.96

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Marblehead Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade490.33%
9th to 12th Grade1601.09%
High School Graduate1,4469.83%
Some College1,84912.57%
Associates Degree7204.89%
Bachelors Degree5,80339.44%
Graduate Degree4,68831.86%
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Marblehead Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marblehead Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,73213,5329,890
Hispanic478478260
Asian239230159
Black189189145
2+ Races555515
Other Race353535

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Marblehead Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$70,190$92,938$52,947
Less Than 9th Grade$$$12,500
High School Graduate$40,278$49,750$25,526
Some College$31,094$59,602$28,635
Bachelors Degree$76,814$107,278$54,302
Graduate Degree$83,987$109,750$74,307

$70,190

Average Earnings

$92,938

Average Male

$52,947

Average Female

Marblehead Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marblehead Language by Age

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Marblehead Language

86.93% of Marblehead residents speak only English, while 13.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.80% of the population.

Marblehead Language

Marblehead Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,5608314.48%
Asian2873211.15%
Hispanic1,017313.05%
Other891112.36%
Multiple192105.21%

4.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.02%

Male Poverty Rate

4.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marblehead

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marblehead is Other, with 12.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marblehead is Hispanic, with 3.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.45%.

Marblehead Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College6.86%
High School6.72%
Less Than 9th Grade5.08%
Bachelors or Greater3.31%

Marblehead Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed14.38%
Male Unemployed4.13%
Female Employed2.06%
Male Employed1.67%

Marblehead Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marblehead Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$123,333$172,829
Families$149,990$207,125
Married Families$173,314-
Non Families$56,083$74,729
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Income by Household Type

Marblehead Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Marblehead Married by Age and Sex

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Marblehead 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 45-54.

Marblehead Marital Status by Race

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Marblehead Marital Status

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910

Number of Veterans

855

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam318
Korea133
First Gulf War106
World War II66
Second Gulf War30

Marblehead Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+502
65 to 74198
55 to 64123
35 to 5487
18 to 34

Marblehead Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9106.00%
Hispanic101.93%

Marblehead Veterans by Race

Marblehead Veterans by Education

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1.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marblehead Veterans by Education

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66.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.1%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Marblehead Employment by Age

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Marblehead Employment by Race

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Marblehead Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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58.67%

Born in Marblehead

89.46%

Native Born

10.54%

Foreign Born

4.72%

Non Citizen

5.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.46% of Marblehead residents were born in the United States, with 58.67% having been born in Massachusetts. 4.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Marblehead Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202120,519-18-0.09%
202020,537-18-0.09%
201920,555-18-0.09%
201820,573310.15%
201720,542870.43%
201620,455330.16%
201520,422640.31%
201420,3581050.52%
201320,2531360.68%
201220,1171370.69%
201119,9801270.64%
201019,8530.00%

Marblehead Population by Year