Stoneham, Massachusetts Population 2021

24,004
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Stoneham is a city located in Middlesex County Massachusetts. Stoneham has a 2020 population of 24,004. Stoneham is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually but its population has increased by 12.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,337 in 2010. Stoneham reached it's highest population of 24,187 in 2018.

The average household income in Stoneham is $120,525 with a poverty rate of 5.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,483 per month, and the median house value is $494,600. The median age in Stoneham is 43.8 years, 42 years for males, and 46.1 years for females.

Stoneham Demographics

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

  • White: 90.36%
  • Asian: 4.48%
  • Black or African American: 3.00%
  • Two or more races: 1.14%
  • Other race: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Stoneham, Massachusetts is 24,004 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,187.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,337.

Stoneham, Massachusetts Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,98590.36%
Asian1,0404.48%
Black or African American6963.00%
Two or More Races2641.14%
Some Other Race2381.02%
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Stoneham Population by Race

Stoneham Population Pyramid $2021

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Stoneham Median Age

43.8


Total

42


Male

46.1


Female

Stoneham Adults

There are 19,241 adults, (4,693 of whom are seniors) in Stoneham.

Stoneham Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Stoneham Sex Ratio

Female

11,594

49.92%

Male

11,629

50.08%

Stoneham Population by Age

Stoneham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Stoneham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.5%17.5%
All65.4%34.6%
Female56.6%43.4%
Non Family44.6%55.4%
Male43%57%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stoneham Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6662.3965.4
Married5,083382.5
Non Family3,5381.2744.6
Female7153.2256.6
Male3303.1543

2.99

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Stoneham Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3261.84%
9th to 12th Grade4932.79%
High School Graduate4,48125.35%
Some College2,76115.62%
Associates Degree1,4258.06%
Bachelors Degree4,97428.14%
Graduate Degree3,21518.19%
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Stoneham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stoneham Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,59814,8797,231
Asian780754537
Hispanic644589174
Black448429191
Other Race23723767
2+ Races11311334

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.85%.

Stoneham Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$63,242$65,433$61,536
Less Than 9th Grade$41,563$$41,750
High School Graduate$42,044$46,729$35,833
Some College$53,000$59,716$46,713
Bachelors Degree$76,025$81,335$74,031
Graduate Degree$82,442$99,743$77,472

$63,242

Average Earnings

$65,433

Average Male

$61,536

Average Female

Stoneham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stoneham Language by Age

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Stoneham Language

83.48% of Stoneham residents speak only English, while 16.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.06% of the population.

Stoneham Language

Stoneham Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,2719654.76%
Asian1,03411511.12%
Hispanic774719.17%
Other2382610.92%
Multiple252103.97%
Black65410.15%

5.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.84%

Male Poverty Rate

4.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stoneham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stoneham is Asian, with 11.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stoneham is Black, with 0.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.67%.

Stoneham Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.06%
High School8.55%
Some College5.34%
Bachelors or Greater2.22%

Stoneham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed29.94%
Female Unemployed17.50%
Male Employed1.57%
Female Employed1.36%

Stoneham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stoneham Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$101,549$120,525
Families$133,401$149,507
Married Families$144,435-
Non Families$46,799$67,226
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Income by Household Type

Stoneham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Stoneham Married by Age and Sex

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Stoneham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Stoneham Marital Status by Race

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Stoneham Marital Status

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1,308

Number of Veterans

1,254

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam352
World War II266
Korea240
Second Gulf War144
First Gulf War71

Stoneham Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+691
65 to 74271
35 to 54141
55 to 64136
18 to 3469

Stoneham Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2647.19%
Black449.82%
Hispanic202.89%

Stoneham Veterans by Race

Stoneham Veterans by Education

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3.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stoneham Veterans by Education

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70.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Stoneham Employment by Age

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Stoneham Employment by Race

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Stoneham 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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72.87%

Born in Stoneham

86.51%

Native Born

13.49%

Foreign Born

4.23%

Non Citizen

9.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.51% of Stoneham residents were born in the United States, with 72.87% having been born in Massachusetts. 4.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Stoneham Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202124,004-61-0.25%
202024,065-61-0.25%
201924,126-61-0.25%
201824,1871,2985.67%
201722,889970.43%
201622,7926923.13%
201522,100700.32%
201422,0301290.59%
201321,9012000.92%
201221,7011900.88%
201121,5111740.82%
201021,3370.00%

Stoneham Population by Year