Newburyport, Massachusetts Population 2020

18,480

Newburyport is a city located in Massachusetts. With a 2020 population of 18,480, it is the 48th largest city in Massachusetts and the 1966th largest city in the United States. Newburyport is currently growing at a rate of 0.76% annually and its population has increased by 6.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,416 in 2010. Spanning over 11 miles, Newburyport has a population density of 2,213 people per square mile.

The average household income in Newburyport is $137,592 with a poverty rate of 5.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,274 per month, and the median house value is $514,700. The median age in Newburyport is 49 years, 45.9 years for males, and 50.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.4 males.

Newburyport Demographics

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

  • White: 92.35%
  • Asian: 3.49%
  • Black or African American: 1.53%
  • Two or more races: 1.37%
  • Other race: 1.27%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Newburyport, Massachusetts is 18,480, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,202.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,416.

Newburyport, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,61392.35%
Asian6273.49%
Black or African American2761.53%
Two or More Races2461.37%
Some Other Race2281.27%

Newburyport Population Pyramid 2020

Newburyport Median Age

49


Total

45.9


Male

50.6


Female

Newburyport Adults

There are 14,441 adults, (3,681 of whom are seniors) in Newburyport.

Newburyport Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Newburyport Sex Ratio

Female

9,652

53.65%

Male

8,338

46.35%

Newburyport Households and Families

Newburyport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Newburyport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93%7%
All77.7%22.3%
Male72.8%27.2%
Female63.7%36.3%
Non Family62.2%37.8%

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9182.2377.7
Married3,9102.9493
Non Family3,1901.1662.2
Female6452.8763.7
Male1733.4972.8

2.88

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Newburyport Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1591.17%
9th to 12th Grade2281.68%
High School Graduate2,00714.78%
Some College1,78813.17%
Associates Degree9787.20%
Bachelors Degree4,61433.99%
Graduate Degree3,80128.00%

Newburyport Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,86712,5398,036
Asian349294174
Black13313368
Other Race11511447
Hispanic787734
Multiple Races777456

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 multiple races people with a rate of 72.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,389$84,181$46,434
Less Than High School$$32,404$
High School Grad$31,982$51,458$22,287
Some College$53,406$68,750$43,636
Bachelors Degree$72,723$99,412$51,417
Graduate Degree$80,726$104,250$66,489

$62,389

Average Earnings

$84,181

Average Male

$46,434

Average Female

Newburyport Language

Newburyport Language by Age

Newburyport Language

92.25% of Newburyport residents speak only English, while 7.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.68% of the population.

Newburyport Poverty

Newburyport Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,2416754.16%
Black27618667.39%
Other2284318.86%
Hispanic2312510.82%
Multiple243239.47%

5.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.58%

Male Poverty Rate

5.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newburyport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newburyport is Black, with 67.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newburyport is White, with 4.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.97%.

Name Poverty
High School15.84%
Less Than High School12.19%
Some College3.33%
Bachelors or Greater1.75%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.59%
Male Unemployed6.83%
Female Employed3.16%
Male Employed2.51%

Newburyport Income

Newburyport Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$103,220$137,592
Families$138,860$170,704
Married Families$155,684-
Non Families$57,500$85,425

Newburyport Marital Status

Newburyport Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Newburyport Married by Age and Sex

Newburyport 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.

Newburyport Marital Status by Race

Newburyport Veterans

864

Number of Veterans

847

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam333
First Gulf War101
Korea79
World War II53
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+331
65 to 74197
55 to 64181
35 to 54155
18 to 34

$Newburyport Veterans by Education

3.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newburyport Employment Status

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Newburyport Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

60.08%

Born in Massachusetts

92.03%

Native Born

7.97%

Foreign Born

3.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.03% of Newburyport residents were born in the United States, with 60.08% having been born in Massachusetts. 3.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202018,4801390.76%
201918,3411390.76%
201818,2021240.69%
201718,0781390.77%
201617,939610.34%
201517,878250.14%
201417,8531350.76%
201317,7181370.78%
201217,581600.34%
201117,521790.45%
201017,4422530.15%
200017,1898720.52%
199016,3174170.26%
198015,900930.06%
197015,8071,8031.22%
196014,004-107-0.08%
195014,1111950.14%
194013,916-1,168-0.80%
193015,084-534-0.35%
192015,6186690.44%
191014,9494710.32%
190014,4785310.37%
189013,9474090.30%
188013,5389430.72%
187012,595-806-0.62%
186013,4013,8293.42%
18509,5722,4112.94%
18407,1617861.17%
18306,375-477-0.72%
18206,852-782-1.07%
18107,6341,6882.53%
18005,9461,1092.09%
17904,8370.00%