Townsend, Massachusetts Population 2020

1,372

Townsend is a city located in Massachusetts. Townsend has a 2020 population of 1,372. Townsend is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 21.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,128 in 2010. Townsend reached it's highest population of 1,459 in 2017.

The average household income in Townsend is $69,140 with a poverty rate of 6.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $829 per month, and the median house value is $210,500. The median age in Townsend is 37.5 years, 39.2 years for males, and 37.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 73.7 males.

Townsend Demographics

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

  • White: 88.78%
  • Other race: 8.16%
  • Asian: 2.92%
  • Black or African American: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Townsend, Massachusetts is 1,372, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,372.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,128.

Townsend, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,21888.78%
Some Other Race1128.16%
Asian402.92%
Black or African American20.15%

Townsend Population Pyramid 2020

Townsend Median Age

37.5


Total

39.2


Male

37.3


Female

Townsend Adults

There are 1,001 adults, (118 of whom are seniors) in Townsend.

Townsend Age Dependency

55.4

Age Dependency Ratio

13.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Townsend Sex Ratio

Female

790

57.58%

Male

582

42.42%

Townsend Households and Families

Townsend Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Townsend Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married87.7%12.3%
Female82.8%17.2%
All69.2%30.8%
Non Family34.9%65.1%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5682.4169.2
Married2283.3187.7
Non Family2091.1134.9
Male673.24100
Female642.5682.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

11.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Townsend Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade111.21%
9th to 12th Grade818.88%
High School Graduate33837.06%
Some College19621.49%
Associates Degree11913.05%
Bachelors Degree9510.42%
Graduate Degree727.89%

Townsend Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White835761146
Other Race3737
Hispanic212121
Asian171
Black2

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 hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,394$45,950$35,214
Less Than High School$43,214$43,616$
High School Grad$29,718$$21,343
Some College$45,250$$39,567
Bachelors Degree$44,271$$
Graduate Degree$85,938$85,938$

$41,394

Average Earnings

$45,950

Average Male

$35,214

Average Female

Townsend Language

Townsend Language by Age

Townsend Language

89.05% of Townsend residents speak only English, while 10.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.62% of the population.

Townsend Poverty

Townsend Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,164474.04%
Other753749.33%
Asian4012.50%
Black2150.00%

6.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.59%

Male Poverty Rate

7.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Townsend

The race most likely to be in poverty in Townsend is Black, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Townsend is Asian, with 2.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.06%.

Name Poverty
High School17.46%
Bachelors or Greater7.19%
Some College4.13%
Less Than High School2.17%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed2.70%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Townsend Income

Townsend Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,250$69,140
Families$71,661$86,467
Married Families$95,980-
Non Families$28,750$38,074

Townsend Marital Status

Townsend Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Townsend Married by Age and Sex

Townsend 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 45-54.

Townsend Marital Status by Race

Townsend Veterans

30

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War16
First Gulf War7
Vietnam1
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
75+12
18 to 349
35 to 547
65 to 741
55 to 641
Name Veterans % of Total
White293.15%
Black150.00%

$Townsend Veterans by Education

43.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

3.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Townsend Employment Status

71.8%

Labor Force Participation

69.6%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Townsend Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.24%

Born in Massachusetts

93.66%

Native Born

6.34%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.66% of Townsend residents were born in the United States, with 76.24% having been born in Massachusetts. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,3720.00%
20191,3720.00%
20181,372-87-5.96%
20171,459463.26%
20161,4131199.20%
20151,294675.46%
20141,227463.90%
20131,18117717.63%
20121,004363.72%
2011968-160-14.18%
20101,1280.00%