Methuen Town, Massachusetts Population 2020

51,426
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Methuen Town is a city located in Massachusetts. Methuen Town has a 2020 population of 51,426. Methuen Town is currently growing at a rate of 0.71% annually and its population has increased by 8.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 47,438 in 2010.

The average household income in Methuen Town is $94,101 with a poverty rate of 9.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,202 per month, and the median house value is $324,300. The median age in Methuen Town is 39.7 years, 38.2 years for males, and 41.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.3 males.

Methuen Town Demographics

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

  • White: 76.48%
  • Other race: 11.09%
  • Black or African American: 3.93%
  • Asian: 3.84%
  • Two or more races: 3.82%
  • Native American: 0.84%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Methuen Town, Massachusetts is 51,426, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 50,698.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 47,438.

Methuen Town, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,25576.48%
Some Other Race5,54811.09%
Black or African American1,9673.93%
Asian1,9213.84%
Two or More Races1,9093.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native4190.84%
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Methuen Town Population Pyramid 2020

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Methuen Town Median Age

39.7


Total

38.2


Male

41.2


Female

Methuen Town Adults

There are 39,338 adults, (7,550 of whom are seniors) in Methuen Town.

Methuen Town Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Methuen Town Sex Ratio

Female

25,744

51.47%

Male

24,275

48.53%

Methuen Town Households and Families

Methuen Town Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Methuen Town Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All72.1%27.9%
Male69.6%30.4%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
Female56.6%43.4%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,6922.872.1
Married9,0553.3685
Non Family4,7691.2157.1
Female2,7883.5156.6
Male1,0803.3169.6

3.3

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Methuen Town Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2446.59%
9th to 12th Grade1,9605.76%
High School Graduate10,16229.86%
Some College6,55619.26%
Associates Degree3,3859.95%
Bachelors Degree6,00017.63%
Graduate Degree3,73010.96%
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Methuen Town Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,23721,4357,259
Hispanic7,9125,9411,364
Other Race3,2972,530559
Asian1,3991,223704
Black1,3961,162351
Multiple Races830700229
Native American1618612

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.32%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,116$53,426$38,255
Less Than High School$27,778$39,444$22,035
High School Grad$37,495$45,899$29,766
Some College$42,561$55,541$36,765
Bachelors Degree$56,449$72,296$51,849
Graduate Degree$63,908$92,763$56,333

$45,116

Average Earnings

$53,426

Average Male

$38,255

Average Female

Methuen Town Language

Methuen Town Language by Age

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Methuen Town Language

64.84% of Methuen Town residents speak only English, while 35.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.83% of the population.

Methuen Town Poverty

Methuen Town Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic14,4222,10414.59%
White31,0031,7325.59%
Other5,54491616.52%
Black1,94534117.53%
Asian1,91631916.65%
Multiple1,89129715.71%

9.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.52%

Male Poverty Rate

9.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Methuen Town

The race most likely to be in poverty in Methuen Town is Black, with 17.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Methuen Town is White, with 5.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.40%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.40%
High School10.81%
Some College5.49%
Bachelors or Greater3.91%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed11.83%
Male Unemployed6.17%
Female Employed3.83%
Male Employed3.63%

Methuen Town Income

Methuen Town Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,912$94,101
Families$89,836$106,163
Married Families$107,056-
Non Families$39,139$52,842
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Methuen Town Marital Status

Methuen Town Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Methuen Town Married by Age and Sex

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Methuen Town 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.

Methuen Town Marital Status by Race

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Methuen Town Veterans

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2,075

Number of Veterans

1,922

Male Veterans

153

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam667
First Gulf War346
Korea345
Second Gulf War242
World War II91
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Age Group Veterans
75+656
65 to 74483
55 to 64407
35 to 54396
18 to 34133
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8986.18%
Black1187.34%
Hispanic890.89%
Asian302.01%
2 or More212.04%
Other80.19%

Methuen Town Veterans by Education

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6.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Methuen Town Employment Status

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71.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202051,4263640.71%
201951,0623640.72%
201850,6983640.72%
201750,3343620.72%
201649,9721700.34%
201549,8024140.84%
201449,3886821.40%
201348,7065831.21%
201248,1233340.70%
201147,7893510.74%
201047,4380.00%