Topsfield, Massachusetts Population 2024

2,552

Topsfield is a city located in Essex County Massachusetts. Topsfield has a 2024 population of 2,552. Topsfield is currently declining at a rate of -4.6% annually and its population has decreased by -16.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,046 in 2020.

The average household income in Topsfield is $152,257 with a poverty rate of 8.45%. The median age in Topsfield is 39.8 years: 40.9 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

Topsfield Demographics

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

  • White: 81.74%
  • Two or more races: 13.18%
  • Asian: 2.97%
  • Black or African American: 1.75%
  • Other race: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
942.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-16.22% (-494)
The current population of Topsfield, Massachusetts is 2,552 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,046.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,28881.74%
Two or more races36913.18%
Asian832.97%
Black or African American491.75%
Other race100.36%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Topsfield Population by Race

Topsfield Population Pyramid 2024

Topsfield Median Age

39.8

Total

40.9

Male

38.5

Female

Topsfield Adults

There are 2,004 adults, (604 of whom are seniors) in Topsfield.

Topsfield Age Dependency

99.9

Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Topsfield Sex Ratio

Female1,45551.98%
Male1,34448.02%

Topsfield Population by Age

Topsfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9472.8575.624.4
Married5693.681000
Non Family282032.667.4
Male783.4647.452.6
Female182.941000

3.49

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Topsfield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade382.01%
Associates Degree1246.55%
Bachelors Degree64333.97%
Graduate Degree60632.01%
High School Graduate22511.89%
Less Than 9th Grade452.38%
Some College21211.2%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Topsfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Topsfield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,5971,5681,061
2+ Races174174120
Hispanic1047862
Black492121
Asian474747
Other Race1000

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

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

Topsfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$65,855$121,118$55,873
Graduate Degree$99,375$151,875$82,284
High School Graduate$50,660$0$51,944
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$79,596$99,844$56,528
Some College$0$45,913$0

$79,596

Average Earnings

$99,844

Average Male

$56,528

Average Female

Topsfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Topsfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Topsfield Language

92.33% of Topsfield residents speak only English, while 7.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.1% of the population.

Topsfield Language

Topsfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,19222810.4%

8.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.05%

Male Poverty Rate

6.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Topsfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Topsfield is White, with 10.4% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Topsfield is White, with 10.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.95%.

Topsfield Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Some College17.98%
High School6.9%
Bachelors or Greater2.51%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Topsfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed46.59%
Male Employed2.51%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Topsfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Topsfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$165,815$184,600
Households$156,250$152,257
Married Families$174,514$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,024$65,084

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Topsfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Topsfield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Topsfield Marriage

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

Topsfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Topsfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

94

Number of Veterans

67

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War64
First Gulf War19
Korea11
Vietnam0
World War II0

Topsfield Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3452
35 to 5431
75+11
55 to 640
65 to 740

Topsfield Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White784.68%
2+ Races166.87%

Topsfield Veterans by Race

Topsfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.3%

Veteran Disability Rate

Topsfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Topsfield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Topsfield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Topsfield 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

61.66%

Born in Topsfield

92.32%

Native Born

7.68%

Foreign Born

2.86%

Non Citizen

4.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.32% of Topsfield residents were born in the United States, with 61.66% having been born in Massachusetts. 2.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Topsfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,552-123-4.6%
20232,675-124-4.43%
20222,7991455.46%
20212,654-392-12.87%
20203,046-170-5.29%
20193,216-146-4.34%
20183,362-45-1.32%
20173,407-28-0.82%
20163,43540613.4%
20153,029461.54%
20142,9831274.45%
20132,856562%
20122,800120.43%
20112,788712.61%
20102,71700%

Topsfield Population by Year