The City of Taunton had a population of 57,136 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Taunton is located at latitude 41.9033 and longitude -71.095 in Bristol County. The formal boundaries for the City of Taunton (see map below) encompass a land area of 46.7 sq. miles and a water area of 1.71 sq. miles. Bristol County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.
The City of Taunton (GNIS ID: 619440) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Taunton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Taunton: Taunton Green.
|Population in Households||56,329|
|Population in Familes||44,422|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||807|
|Average Household Size||2.47|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||24,194 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||13,782 (57.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||9,033 (37.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,379 ( 5.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$262,277|
|Average Home Value||$275,963|
|Median Household Income||$53,024|
|Average Household Income||$69,104|
|Per Capita Income||$27,866|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.13%|
|Per Capita Income||1.36%|
The table below compares Taunton to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 20||92nd|
|Population Density1||# 140||43rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 63||74th|
|Median Household Income||# 190||23rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 199||20th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.