Southbridge Town, Massachusetts Population 2021

16,820
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Southbridge Town is a city located in Massachusetts. With a 2020 population of 16,820, it is the 53rd largest city in Massachusetts and the 2142nd largest city in the United States . Southbridge Town is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually but its population has increased by 0.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,719 in 2010. Southbridge Town reached it's highest population of 17,816 in 1990. Spanning over 21 miles, Southbridge Town has a population density of 831 people per square mile.

The average household income in Southbridge Town is $64,448 with a poverty rate of 20.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $895 per month, and the median house value is $198,400. The median age in Southbridge Town is 39.3 years, 38.8 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Southbridge Town Demographics

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

  • White: 82.15%
  • Other race: 9.59%
  • Two or more races: 4.14%
  • Black or African American: 3.40%
  • Asian: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Southbridge Town, Massachusetts is 16,820 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,907.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,719.

Southbridge Town, Massachusetts Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,87382.15%
Some Other Race1,6199.59%
Two or More Races6994.14%
Black or African American5753.40%
Asian720.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native490.29%
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Southbridge Town Population by Race

Southbridge Town Population Pyramid $2021

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Southbridge Town Median Age

39.3


Total

38.8


Male

39.8


Female

Southbridge Town Adults

There are 13,087 adults, (2,530 of whom are seniors) in Southbridge Town.

Southbridge Town Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Southbridge Town Sex Ratio

Female

8,636

51.14%

Male

8,251

48.86%

Southbridge Town Population by Age

Southbridge Town Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Southbridge Town Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.4%32.6%
All44.2%55.8%
Male35.5%64.5%
Non Family31.5%68.5%
Female25.7%74.3%

44.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Southbridge Town Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,8132.4544.2
Non Family2,6071.2131.5
Married2,5423.2467.4
Female1,1513.225.7
Male5133.0835.5

3.07

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Southbridge Town Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6896.02%
9th to 12th Grade1,30211.38%
High School Graduate4,04435.35%
Some College2,43221.26%
Associates Degree1,0018.75%
Bachelors Degree1,31511.50%
Graduate Degree6565.73%
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Southbridge Town Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Southbridge Town Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,2627,2121,622
Hispanic2,8351,928293
Other Race8345987
2+ Races28517921
Black27820647
Asian636334
Native American4937

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.97%.

Southbridge Town Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,987$43,428$31,360
Less Than 9th Grade$26,629$33,656$19,250
High School Graduate$30,753$38,125$23,861
Some College$39,520$47,426$32,303
Bachelors Degree$54,850$71,763$50,603
Graduate Degree$60,107$60,875$57,083

$35,987

Average Earnings

$43,428

Average Male

$31,360

Average Female

Southbridge Town Earnings by Educational Attainment

Southbridge Town Language by Age

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Southbridge Town Language

71.37% of Southbridge Town residents speak only English, while 28.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.00% of the population.

Southbridge Town Language

Southbridge Town Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,5411,80932.65%
White10,4561,39113.30%
Other1,61943927.12%
Black56119033.87%
Multiple69916423.46%
Asian72912.50%

20.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.62%

Male Poverty Rate

25.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Southbridge Town

The race most likely to be in poverty in Southbridge Town is Black, with 33.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Southbridge Town is Asian, with 12.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.35%.

Southbridge Town Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.15%
High School18.78%
Some College16.19%
Bachelors or Greater5.13%

Southbridge Town Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.26%
Male Unemployed33.17%
Female Employed8.81%
Male Employed4.52%

Southbridge Town Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Southbridge Town Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,270$64,448
Families$56,538$73,737
Married Families$84,524-
Non Families$32,002$44,141
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Income by Household Type

Southbridge Town Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Southbridge Town Married by Age and Sex

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Southbridge Town 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 35-44.

Southbridge Town Marital Status by Race

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Southbridge Town Marital Status

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1,187

Number of Veterans

1,157

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War339
Vietnam314
First Gulf War276
Korea75
World War II41

Southbridge Town Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54357
65 to 74255
55 to 64225
18 to 34181
75+169

Southbridge Town Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,13310.19%
Hispanic1895.35%
Other Race302.60%
Black184.97%
2+ Races61.90%

Southbridge Town Veterans by Race

Southbridge Town Veterans by Education

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7.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Southbridge Town Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Southbridge Town Employment by Age

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Southbridge Town Employment by Race

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Southbridge Town Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.85%

Born in Southbridge Town

95.97%

Native Born

4.03%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

2.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.97% of Southbridge Town residents were born in the United States, with 67.85% having been born in Massachusetts. 1.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Southbridge Town Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,820-29-0.17%
202016,849-29-0.17%
201916,878-29-0.17%
201816,907100.06%
201716,897310.18%
201616,86670.04%
201516,859240.14%
201416,835370.22%
201316,79870.04%
201216,791420.25%
201116,749260.16%
201016,723-491-0.29%
200017,214-602-0.34%
199017,8164,9343.30%
198012,882-4,175-2.77%
197017,0575340.32%
196016,523-996-0.58%
195017,5196940.41%
194016,8252,5611.66%
193014,264190.01%
192014,2451,6531.24%
191012,5922,5672.31%
190010,0252,3702.73%
18907,6551,1911.71%
18806,4641,2562.18%
18705,2080.00%

Southbridge Town Population by Year