Rowley, Massachusetts Population 2024

1,481

Rowley is a city located in Essex County Massachusetts. Rowley has a 2024 population of 1,481. Rowley is currently declining at a rate of -5.12% annually and its population has decreased by -17.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,803 in 2020.

The average household income in Rowley is $166,159 with a poverty rate of 0.97%. The median age in Rowley is 52.3 years: 42.5 years for males, and 56.4 years for females.

Rowley Demographics

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

  • White: 85.69%
  • Two or more races: 12.91%
  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
863.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-17.86% (-322)
The current population of Rowley, Massachusetts is 1,481 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,803.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,40785.69%
Two or more races21212.91%
Asian231.4%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Rowley Population by Race

Rowley Population Pyramid 2024

Rowley Median Age

52.3

Total

42.5

Male

56.4

Female

Rowley Adults

There are 1,323 adults, (395 of whom are seniors) in Rowley.

Rowley Age Dependency

76.9

Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rowley Sex Ratio

Female91355.6%
Male72944.4%

Rowley Population by Age

Rowley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6752.4377.622.4
Married3422.8689.510.5
Non Family2061.0951.948.1
Female1273.4687.412.6
Male0000

3.02

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rowley Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree16813.17%
Bachelors Degree26520.77%
Graduate Degree46836.68%
High School Graduate20716.22%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College16813.17%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rowley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rowley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2111,211720
2+ Races52520
Asian131313

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Rowley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$60,030$0$60,327
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$50,526$0$44,632
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$43,382$0$44,706
Some College$0$0$0

$43,382

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$44,706

Average Female

Rowley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rowley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rowley Language

99.17% of Rowley residents speak only English, while 0.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.83% of the population.

Rowley Language

Rowley Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,407161.14%

0.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

1.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rowley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rowley is White, with 1.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rowley is White, with 1.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.48%.

Rowley Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater2.18%
High School0%
Some College0%

Rowley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Rowley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rowley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$104,316$162,463
Households$101,995$166,159
Married Families$153,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,824$174,576

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rowley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Rowley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rowley 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 45-54.

Rowley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rowley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

41

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Rowley Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+28
55 to 6413
18 to 340
35 to 540
65 to 740

Rowley Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White413.26%

Rowley Veterans by Race

Rowley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

68.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rowley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

76.9%

Labor Force Participation

76.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Rowley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rowley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rowley 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

59.14%

Born in Rowley

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.39% of Rowley residents were born in the United States, with 59.14% having been born in Massachusetts. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Rowley Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,481-80-5.12%
20231,561-81-4.93%
20221,6421338.81%
20211,509-294-16.31%
20201,80317410.68%
20191,62910.06%
20181,628-74-4.35%
20171,7021267.99%
20161,576654.3%
20151,511674.64%
20141,444181.26%
20131,42615912.55%
20121,267-103-7.52%
20111,370-46-3.25%
20101,41600%

Rowley Population by Year