Northborough, Massachusetts Population 2020

6,171

Northborough is a city located in Massachusetts. Northborough has a 2020 population of 6,171. Northborough is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 0.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,167 in 2010. Northborough reached it's highest population of 6,629 in 2013.

The average household income in Northborough is $147,597 with a poverty rate of 2.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,146 per month, and the median house value is $386,500. The median age in Northborough is 44.7 years, 41.7 years for males, and 46.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.3 males.

Northborough Demographics

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

  • White: 89.09%
  • Asian: 5.25%
  • Two or more races: 3.73%
  • Other race: 1.17%
  • Black or African American: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Northborough, Massachusetts is 6,171, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,171.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,167.

Northborough, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,49889.09%
Asian3245.25%
Two or More Races2303.73%
Some Other Race721.17%
Black or African American470.76%

Northborough Population Pyramid 2020

Northborough Median Age

44.7


Total

41.7


Male

46.9


Female

Northborough Adults

There are 4,821 adults, (1,114 of whom are seniors) in Northborough.

Northborough Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Northborough Sex Ratio

Female

3,081

49.93%

Male

3,090

50.07%

Northborough Households and Families

Northborough Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Northborough Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89.2%10.8%
All75%25%
Female58.4%41.6%
Non Family46.2%53.8%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2922.6275
Married1,4043.1589.2
Non Family5761.3246.2
Female2672.658.4
Male452.82100

3.04

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Northborough Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1222.81%
9th to 12th Grade1192.74%
High School Graduate69015.89%
Some College63614.64%
Associates Degree3688.47%
Bachelors Degree1,34731.02%
Graduate Degree1,06124.43%

Northborough Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,7833,5822,122
Asian250244157
Hispanic16114347
Multiple Races786235
Other Race6255
Black474747

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$65,513$81,699$51,645
Less Than High School$31,941$54,792$
High School Grad$26,435$53,750$23,750
Some College$42,326$64,215$40,087
Bachelors Degree$75,833$92,125$41,829
Graduate Degree$96,953$108,162$92,083

$65,513

Average Earnings

$81,699

Average Male

$51,645

Average Female

Northborough Language

Northborough Language by Age

Northborough Language

85.69% of Northborough residents speak only English, while 14.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.33% of the population.

Northborough Poverty

Northborough Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,0791011.99%
Asian3245918.21%
Hispanic29220.68%
Multiple23010.43%

2.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.76%

Male Poverty Rate

3.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northborough

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northborough is Asian, with 18.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northborough is Multiple, with 0.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.70%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.90%
Some College7.71%
Bachelors or Greater1.52%
High School0.31%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed8.16%
Male Employed0.62%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%

Northborough Income

Northborough Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$105,909$147,597
Families$125,743$171,987
Married Families$153,913-
Non Families$51,400$72,032

Northborough Marital Status

Northborough Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Northborough Married by Age and Sex

Northborough 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 35-44.

Northborough Marital Status by Race

Northborough Veterans

381

Number of Veterans

359

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam179
Second Gulf War56
Korea49
First Gulf War22
World War II15
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74139
75+124
55 to 6456
35 to 5437
18 to 3425
Name Veterans % of Total
White3548.17%
Black2757.45%

$Northborough Veterans by Education

6.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northborough Employment Status

71.3%

Labor Force Participation

69.7%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Northborough 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

64.77%

Born in Massachusetts

90.13%

Native Born

9.87%

Foreign Born

4.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.13% of Northborough residents were born in the United States, with 64.77% having been born in Massachusetts. 4.91% 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
20206,1710.00%
20196,1710.00%
20186,171-145-2.30%
20176,31620.03%
20166,314-214-3.28%
20156,528-85-1.29%
20146,613-16-0.24%
20136,6292123.30%
20126,4171913.07%
20116,226590.96%
20106,1670.00%