Petersham, Massachusetts Population 2020

249

Petersham is a city located in Massachusetts. Petersham has a 2020 population of 249. Petersham is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 2.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 243 in 2010. Petersham reached it's highest population of 311 in 2011.

The average household income in Petersham is $92,054 with a poverty rate of 6.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,214 per month, and the median house value is $309,100. The median age in Petersham is 51.6 years, 47.8 years for males, and 54.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.4 males.

Petersham Demographics

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

  • White: 95.18%
  • Two or more races: 4.02%
  • Black or African American: 0.80%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Petersham, Massachusetts is 249, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 249.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 243.

Petersham, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23795.18%
Two or More Races104.02%
Black or African American20.80%

Petersham Population Pyramid 2020

Petersham Median Age

51.6


Total

47.8


Male

54.5


Female

Petersham Adults

There are 216 adults, (80 of whom are seniors) in Petersham.

Petersham Age Dependency

83.1

Age Dependency Ratio

58.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Petersham Sex Ratio

Female

138

55.42%

Male

111

44.58%

Petersham Households and Families

Petersham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Petersham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.4%28.6%
Non Family67.2%32.8%
All67.2%32.8%
Female33.3%66.7%
Male0%0%

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1162.1567.2
Non Family611.1167.2
Married493.3371.4
Female6333.3
Male00

3.09

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Petersham Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade0.00%
High School Graduate5226.00%
Some College4221.00%
Associates Degree2010.00%
Bachelors Degree3015.00%
Graduate Degree5628.00%

Petersham Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19219283
Hispanic55
Multiple Races333
Black22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,750$$37,656
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$61,875$75,909$
Some College$31,000$30,500$36,667
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$53,393$29,063$77,500

$33,750

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$37,656

Average Female

Petersham Language

Petersham Language by Age

Petersham Language

87.40% of Petersham residents speak only English, while 12.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.57% of the population.

Petersham Poverty

Petersham Poverty by Race

6.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.26%

Male Poverty Rate

3.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Petersham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Petersham is White, with 6.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Petersham is White, with 6.49% 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 18.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.86%.

Name Poverty
Some College16.13%
High School9.62%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than High SchoolNaN%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed4.76%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed10.13%

Petersham Income

Petersham Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,813$92,054
Families$98,977$127,893
Married Families$99,659-
Non Families$47,292$58,530

Petersham Marital Status

Petersham Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Petersham Married by Age and Sex

Petersham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Petersham Marital Status by Race

Petersham Veterans

8

Number of Veterans

6

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II3
Second Gulf War2
Korea
Vietnam
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+3
65 to 743
35 to 542
55 to 64
18 to 34

$Petersham Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Petersham Employment Status

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Petersham 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

67.07%

Born in Massachusetts

96.79%

Native Born

3.21%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.79% of Petersham residents were born in the United States, with 67.07% having been born in Massachusetts. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202490.00%
20192490.00%
20182492712.16%
201722220.91%
2016220-32-12.70%
2015252-17-6.32%
201426920.75%
2013267-36-11.88%
2012303-8-2.57%
20113116827.98%
20102430.00%