Woburn, Massachusetts Population 2020

40,463

Woburn is a city located in Massachusetts. With a 2020 population of 40,463, it is the 34th largest city in Massachusetts and the 969th largest city in the United States. Woburn is currently growing at a rate of 0.08% annually and its population has increased by 6.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,120 in 2010. Spanning over 13 miles, Woburn has a population density of 3,199 people per square mile.

The average household income in Woburn is $104,195 with a poverty rate of 5.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,518 per month, and the median house value is $421,200. The median age in Woburn is 40.6 years, 39.4 years for males, and 42.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.8 males.

Woburn Demographics

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

  • White: 79.82%
  • Asian: 7.93%
  • Black or African American: 7.13%
  • Other race: 3.10%
  • Two or more races: 2.02%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Woburn, Massachusetts is 40,463, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 40,397.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 38,120.

Woburn, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,16779.82%
Asian3,1967.93%
Black or African American2,8747.13%
Some Other Race1,2483.10%
Two or More Races8132.02%

Woburn Population Pyramid 2020

Woburn Median Age

40.6


Total

39.4


Male

42.4


Female

Woburn Adults

There are 32,467 adults, (6,624 of whom are seniors) in Woburn.

Woburn Age Dependency

55.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Woburn Sex Ratio

Female

20,171

50.05%

Male

20,127

49.95%

Woburn Households and Families

Woburn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Woburn Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.9%25.1%
All62.1%37.9%
Female53.3%46.7%
Non Family49.8%50.2%
Male48%52%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,7412.5462.1
Married7,5593.2274.9
Non Family5,5891.2949.8
Female1,5983.253.3
Male9953.3648

3.18

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Woburn Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8402.88%
9th to 12th Grade8813.02%
High School Graduate7,42325.46%
Some College4,61915.85%
Associates Degree2,3388.02%
Bachelors Degree7,92027.17%
Graduate Degree5,13017.60%

Woburn Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,64922,47310,311
Asian2,2162,0371,608
Black1,5341,367474
Hispanic1,183989394
Other Race703629226
Multiple Races383383224

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.56%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,546$63,827$46,957
Less Than High School$30,262$37,500$27,500
High School Grad$40,730$51,351$28,059
Some College$47,162$62,762$37,217
Bachelors Degree$63,959$69,986$58,600
Graduate Degree$78,156$84,667$69,159

$54,546

Average Earnings

$63,827

Average Male

$46,957

Average Female

Woburn Language

Woburn Language by Age

Woburn Language

77.27% of Woburn residents speak only English, while 22.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.56% of the population.

Woburn Poverty

Woburn Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,9071,3404.34%
Black2,87451717.99%
Hispanic1,94633817.37%
Other1,24127322.00%
Multiple8139812.05%
Asian3,192381.19%

5.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.37%

Male Poverty Rate

7.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Woburn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Woburn is Other, with 22.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Woburn is Asian, with 1.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.77%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.30%
Some College7.72%
High School6.92%
Bachelors or Greater1.77%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed10.57%
Male Unemployed8.35%
Female Employed4.05%
Male Employed2.42%

Woburn Income

Woburn Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$88,745$104,195
Families$105,485$121,023
Married Families$117,264-
Non Families$56,026$71,402

Woburn Marital Status

Woburn Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Woburn Married by Age and Sex

Woburn 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 55-64.

Woburn Marital Status by Race

Woburn Veterans

1,932

Number of Veterans

1,824

Male Veterans

108

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam603
Second Gulf War284
Korea279
First Gulf War150
World War II140
Age Group Veterans
75+684
65 to 74474
35 to 54396
55 to 64247
18 to 34131
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8456.96%
Hispanic483.47%
Black351.84%
Asian311.19%
2 or More214.43%

$Woburn Veterans by Education

4.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Woburn Employment Status

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

67.9%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Woburn 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

67.09%

Born in Massachusetts

80.39%

Native Born

19.61%

Foreign Born

11.62%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

80.39% of Woburn residents were born in the United States, with 67.09% having been born in Massachusetts. 11.62% 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
202040,463330.08%
201940,430330.08%
201840,397210.05%
201740,376330.08%
201640,343670.17%
201540,2761760.44%
201440,1001950.49%
201339,9052290.58%
201239,6762410.61%
201139,4353720.95%
201039,0631,8050.47%
200037,2581,3150.36%
199035,943-683-0.19%
198036,626-780-0.21%
197037,4066,1921.83%
196031,21410,7224.30%
195020,4927410.37%
194019,7513170.16%
193019,4342,8601.60%
192016,5741,2660.80%
191015,3081,0540.72%
190014,2547550.55%
189013,4992,5682.13%
188010,9312,3712.48%
18708,5602,2733.13%
18606,2870.00%