Newburyport, Massachusetts Population 2024

18,872

Newburyport is a city located in Essex County Massachusetts. Newburyport has a 2024 population of 18,872. Newburyport is currently growing at a rate of 0.75% annually and its population has increased by 3.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,307 in 2020.

The average household income in Newburyport is $176,211 with a poverty rate of 5.85%. The median age in Newburyport is 46.5 years: 46.2 years for males, and 47 years for females.

Newburyport Demographics

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

  • White: 93.69%
  • Two or more races: 3.96%
  • Asian: 1.51%
  • Black or African American: 0.56%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
8.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,260.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.09% (565)
The current population of Newburyport, Massachusetts is 18,872 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 18,307.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,19893.69%
Two or more races7273.96%
Asian2771.51%
Black or African American1030.56%
Other race510.28%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Newburyport Population by Race

Newburyport Population Pyramid 2024

Newburyport Median Age

46.5

Total

46.2

Male

47

Female

Newburyport Adults

There are 14,283 adults, (3,977 of whom are seniors) in Newburyport.

Newburyport Age Dependency

78.1

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Newburyport Sex Ratio

Female10,14555.27%
Male8,21144.73%

Newburyport Population by Age

Newburyport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,5912.387723
Married4,2573.028911
Non Family2,5561.1959.440.6
Female6712.7468.431.6
Male1072.9172.927.1

2.94

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Newburyport Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2501.88%
Associates Degree7365.52%
Bachelors Degree4,90836.83%
Graduate Degree3,70227.78%
High School Graduate1,73112.99%
Less Than 9th Grade1220.92%
Some College1,87614.08%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Newburyport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newburyport Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White12,38412,0857,994
2+ Races426407310
Hispanic310307206
Asian198154104
Black958841
Other Race454535

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 77.78%.

Newburyport Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$95,250$118,666$69,309
Graduate Degree$103,096$133,688$87,448
High School Graduate$36,645$55,486$24,083
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$22,807
Overall$85,772$104,571$64,224
Some College$66,077$71,414$51,000

$85,772

Average Earnings

$104,571

Average Male

$64,224

Average Female

Newburyport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newburyport Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Newburyport Language

93.46% of Newburyport residents speak only English, while 6.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.86% of the population.

Newburyport Language

Newburyport Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,6738365.01%
Hispanic51312724.76%
Multiple7278411.55%
Asian27772.53%
Black9555.26%

5.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.88%

Male Poverty Rate

5.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newburyport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newburyport is Hispanic, with 24.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newburyport is Asian, with 2.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.81%.

Newburyport Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.18%
High School15.64%
Some College8.78%
Bachelors or Greater2.95%

Newburyport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed30.17%
Male Unemployed27.5%
Male Employed3.16%
Female Employed2.63%

Newburyport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newburyport Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$169,347$212,446
Households$127,306$176,211
Married Families$185,040$-999,999,999
Non Families$69,536$102,471

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Newburyport Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Newburyport Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Newburyport Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

832

Number of Veterans

762

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam283
Second Gulf War131
Korea78
First Gulf War50
World War II15

Newburyport Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+330
65 to 74191
55 to 64163
18 to 34112
35 to 5436

Newburyport Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8256.13%
Asian73.54%

Newburyport Veterans by Race

Newburyport Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newburyport Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Newburyport Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Newburyport Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Newburyport 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

60.38%

Born in Newburyport

92.35%

Native Born

7.65%

Foreign Born

4.13%

Non Citizen

3.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.35% of Newburyport residents were born in the United States, with 60.38% having been born in Massachusetts. 4.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Newburyport Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202919,5781410.73%
202819,4371410.73%
202719,2961420.74%
202619,1541410.74%
202519,0131410.75%
202418,8721410.75%
202318,731730.39%
202218,6583601.97%
202118,298-9-0.05%
202018,30720.01%
201918,3051040.57%
201818,2011240.69%
201718,0771430.8%
201617,934560.31%
201517,878270.15%
201417,8511340.76%
201317,7171380.79%
201217,579560.32%
201117,523830.48%
201017,44000%
200017,1898725.34%
199016,3174172.62%
198015,900930.59%
197015,8071,80312.87%
196014,004-107-0.76%
195014,1111951.4%
194013,916-1,168-7.74%
193015,084-534-3.42%
192015,6186694.48%
191014,9494713.25%
190014,4785313.81%
189013,9474093.02%
188013,5389437.49%
187012,595-806-6.01%
186013,4013,82940%
18509,5722,41133.67%
18407,16178612.33%
18306,375-477-6.96%
18206,852-782-10.24%
18107,6341,68828.39%
18005,9461,10922.93%
17904,837-14,741-75.29%
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Newburyport Population by Year