Northborough, Massachusetts Population 2024

6,677

Northborough is a city located in Worcester County Massachusetts. Northborough has a 2024 population of 6,677. Northborough is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 2.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,532 in 2020.

The average household income in Northborough is $194,997 with a poverty rate of 2.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Northborough is 48.3 years, 45.9 years for males, and 48.8 years for females.

Northborough Demographics

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

  • White: 83.29%
  • Asian: 7.7%
  • Two or more races: 4.75%
  • Other race: 3.21%
  • Black or African American: 1.06%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,032.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.22% (145)
The current population of Northborough, Massachusetts is 6,677 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,532.

Northborough, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,56183.29%
Asian5147.7%
Two or more races3174.75%
Other race2143.21%
Black or African American711.06%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Northborough Population by Race

Northborough Population Pyramid 2024

Northborough Median Age

48.3

Total

45.9

Male

48.8

Female

Northborough Adults

There are 5,334 adults, (1,229 of whom are seniors) in Northborough.

Northborough Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Northborough Sex Ratio

Female3,51152.58%
Male3,16647.42%

Northborough Population by Age

Northborough Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5822.5284.815.2
Married1,5393.0696.53.5
Non Family7741.460.939.1
Female2322.5988.411.6
Male372.9278.421.6
showing: 5 rows

2.99

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

84.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Northborough 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

Northborough Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Northborough 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 asian people with a rate of 93.08%.

Northborough Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$91,593

Average Earnings

$124,158

Average Male

$56,058

Average Female

Northborough Earnings by Educational Attainment

Northborough Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Northborough Language

88.82% of Northborough residents speak only English, while 11.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.4% of the population.

Northborough Language

Northborough Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,3691322.46%
Hispanic33861.78%
Black7145.63%
Other21431.4%
Multiple31730.95%
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2.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.9%

Male Poverty Rate

3.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northborough

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northborough is Black, with 5.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northborough is Multiple, with 0.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 2.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.07%.

Northborough Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School9.35%
Less Than 9th Grade5.88%
Some College5.3%
Bachelors or Greater0.85%
showing: 4 rows

Northborough Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed10.75%
Male Unemployed6.35%
Female Employed1.69%
Male Employed
showing: 4 rows

Northborough Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Northborough Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Northborough Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Northborough Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Northborough Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

264

Number of Veterans

221

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

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Northborough Veterans by War

count

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Northborough Veterans by Age

count

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Northborough Veterans by Race

Northborough Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northborough Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.1%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Northborough Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Northborough Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Northborough 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

62.8%

Born in Northborough

90.01%

Native Born

9.99%

Foreign Born

2.98%

Non Citizen

7.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.01% of Northborough residents were born in the United States, with 62.8% having been born in Massachusetts. 2.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Northborough Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,677
20236,677
20226,677-90-1.33%
20216,7672353.6%
20206,5322343.72%
20196,2981272.06%
20186,171-145-2.3%
20176,31620.03%
20166,314-214-3.28%
20156,528-85-1.29%
20146,613-16-0.24%
20136,6292123.3%
20126,4171913.07%
20116,226590.96%
20106,167
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Northborough Population by Year