Monson Center, Massachusetts Population 2024

1,673

Monson Center is a city located in Hampden County Massachusetts. Monson Center has a 2024 population of 1,673. Monson Center is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,688 in 2020.

The average household income in Monson Center is $73,404 with a poverty rate of 28.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Monson Center is 51.4 years, 45.8 years for males, and 51.6 years for females.

Monson Center Demographics

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

  • White: 94.32%
  • Asian: 2.81%
  • Black or African American: 1.85%
  • Other race: 0.54%
  • Two or more races: 0.48%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
498.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.89% (-15)
The current population of Monson Center, Massachusetts is 1,673 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,688.

Monson Center, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,57894.32%
Asian472.81%
Black or African American311.85%
Other race90.54%
Two or more races80.48%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Monson Center Population by Race

Monson Center Population Pyramid 2024

Monson Center Median Age

51.4

Total

45.8

Male

51.6

Female

Monson Center Adults

There are 1,436 adults, (439 of whom are seniors) in Monson Center.

Monson Center Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

44

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Monson Center Sex Ratio

Female83349.79%
Male84050.21%

Monson Center Population by Age

Monson Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8272.0161.938.1
Non Family4031.0933.766.3
Married3202.8392.27.8
Female683.0766.233.8
Male362.941000
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2.8

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Monson Center 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

Monson Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monson Center 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 2+ races people with a rate of 75%.

Monson Center Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,438

Average Earnings

$43,706

Average Male

$51,111

Average Female

Monson Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monson Center Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Monson Center Language

93.47% of Monson Center residents speak only English, while 6.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.76% of the population.

Monson Center Language

Monson Center Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,57843227.38%
Asian472757.45%
Black31929.03%
Hispanic11327.27%
Multiple8225%
Other9111.11%
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28.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.81%

Male Poverty Rate

32.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monson Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monson Center is Asian, with 57.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monson Center is Other, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.79%.

Monson Center Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.87%
High School26.95%
Some College17.87%
Bachelors or Greater14.1%
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Monson Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed78.48%
Male Unemployed37.31%
Male Employed11.39%
Female Employed2.16%
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Monson Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monson Center Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Monson Center Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Monson Center Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Monson Center 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 45-54.

Monson Center Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Monson Center Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

105

Number of Veterans

105

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Monson Center Veterans by War

count

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Monson Center Veterans by Age

count

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Monson Center Veterans by Race

Monson Center Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monson Center Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

16.6%

Unemployment Rate

Monson Center Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Monson Center Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Monson Center 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

73.94%

Born in Monson Center

96.35%

Native Born

3.65%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

2.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.35% of Monson Center residents were born in the United States, with 73.94% having been born in Massachusetts. 1.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Monson Center Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,673
20231,673
20221,673573.53%
20211,616-72-4.27%
20201,688-193-10.26%
20191,881703.87%
20181,811-110-5.73%
20171,921-110-5.42%
20162,03135421.11%
20151,677-258-13.33%
20141,935-252-11.52%
20132,18725513.2%
20121,932522.77%
20111,880-227-10.77%
20102,107
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Monson Center Population by Year