South Duxbury, Massachusetts Population 2024

3,465

South Duxbury is a city located in Plymouth County Massachusetts. South Duxbury has a 2024 population of 3,465. South Duxbury is currently growing at a rate of 0.81% annually and its population has increased by 3.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,338 in 2020.

The average household income in South Duxbury is $259,597 with a poverty rate of 1.97%. The median age in South Duxbury is 48 years: 49.2 years for males, and 47.4 years for females.

South Duxbury Demographics

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

  • White: 92.81%
  • Two or more races: 4.4%
  • Asian: 2.08%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Black or African American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,180.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.8% (127)
The current population of South Duxbury, Massachusetts is 3,465 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,338.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,16492.81%
Two or more races1504.4%
Asian712.08%
Native American120.35%
Other race90.26%
Black or African American30.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

South Duxbury Population by Race

South Duxbury Population Pyramid 2024

South Duxbury Median Age

48

Total

49.2

Male

47.4

Female

South Duxbury Adults

There are 2,553 adults, (698 of whom are seniors) in South Duxbury.

South Duxbury Age Dependency

83.8

Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

South Duxbury Sex Ratio

Female1,79852.74%
Male1,61147.26%

South Duxbury Population by Age

South Duxbury Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2682.6888.511.5
Married9053.0895.54.5
Non Family2801.1762.537.5
Female833.351000
Male0000

3.04

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

88.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Duxbury Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade271.14%
Associates Degree411.74%
Bachelors Degree1,07445.49%
Graduate Degree83735.45%
High School Graduate1345.68%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College24810.5%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

South Duxbury Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Duxbury Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,2472,2301,839
2+ Races655524
Asian252525
Hispanic242421
Native American121212
Other Race999
Black332

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

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

South Duxbury Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$108,300$125,813$82,150
Graduate Degree$141,141$250,001$112,150
High School Graduate$62,073$62,073$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$91,538$113,438$82,100
Some College$49,330$48,482$55,642

$91,538

Average Earnings

$113,438

Average Male

$82,100

Average Female

South Duxbury Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Duxbury Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Duxbury Language

95.94% of South Duxbury residents speak only English, while 4.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.15% of the population.

South Duxbury Language

South Duxbury Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,164571.8%
Other99100%
Hispanic86910.47%
Black3133.33%

1.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.74%

Male Poverty Rate

2.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Duxbury

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Duxbury is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Duxbury is White, with 1.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.65%.

South Duxbury Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College6.57%
Bachelors or Greater1.15%
High School0.75%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

South Duxbury Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed23.53%
Male Unemployed21.79%
Female Employed1.1%
Male Employed0%

South Duxbury Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Duxbury Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$221,250$305,857
Households$197,632$259,597
Married Families$235,156$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,592$83,345

mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Duxbury Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.4%

Male Marriage Rate

65.5%

Female Marriage Rate

South Duxbury Married by Age and Sex

male

female

South Duxbury 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 55-64.

South Duxbury Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Duxbury Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

136

Number of Veterans

136

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam98
First Gulf War16
Second Gulf War6
Korea0
World War II0

South Duxbury Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+72
65 to 7445
35 to 5416
55 to 643
18 to 340

South Duxbury Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1245.14%
Native American12100%

South Duxbury Veterans by Race

South Duxbury Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Duxbury Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

South Duxbury Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Duxbury Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South Duxbury 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

56.44%

Born in South Duxbury

94.6%

Native Born

5.4%

Foreign Born

2.35%

Non Citizen

3.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.6% of South Duxbury residents were born in the United States, with 56.44% having been born in Massachusetts. 2.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

South Duxbury Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,465280.81%
20233,437280.82%
20223,409280.83%
20213,381431.29%
20203,338-291-8.02%
20193,629160.44%
20183,613-31-0.85%
20173,644-40-1.09%
20163,684902.5%
20153,594-158-4.21%
20143,7522386.77%
20133,514-208-5.59%
20123,7222878.36%
20113,435752.23%
20103,36000%

South Duxbury Population by Year