Marblehead, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Marblehead, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Marblehead Census Designated Place had a population of 20,205 as of July 1, 2015. Marblehead ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Marblehead is located at latitude 42.4956 and longitude -70.8358 in Essex County. The formal boundaries for the Marblehead Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.39 sq. miles and a water area of 15.2 sq. miles. Essex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.

The Marblehead Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Marblehead population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Marblehead: Marble Harbor.

Marblehead Census Designated Place, MA Boundary Map

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Marblehead, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 20,205
Population in Households 20,086
Population in Familes 16,704
Population in Group Qrtrs 119
Population Density1 4,606
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,322
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 5,540
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,012 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,492 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,830 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 690 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $545,260
Average Home Value $622,035
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $103,627
Average Household Income $147,527
Per Capita Income $60,779
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.58%
Households 0.41% 0.59%
Families 0.25% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Marblehead, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marblehead to the other 244 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 65 74th
Population Density1 # 27 89th
Diversity Index2 # 166 32nd
Median Household Income # 28 89th
Per Capita Income # 12 95th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.