The City of Peabody had a population of 52,178 as of July 1, 2015. Peabody 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 Peabody is located at latitude 42.5343 and longitude -70.9698 in Essex County. The formal boundaries for the City of Peabody (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.58 sq. miles. Essex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.
The City of Peabody 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 Peabody 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 Peabody: South Danvers.
|Population in Households||51,619|
|Population in Familes||40,943|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||559|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||22,699 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||14,423 (63.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||7,458 (32.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||818 ( 3.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$342,979|
|Average Home Value||$364,799|
|Median Household Income||$67,581|
|Average Household Income||$83,199|
|Per Capita Income||$34,918|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.08%|
|Per Capita Income||2.48%|
The table below compares Peabody 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.
|Total Population||# 24||91st|
|Population Density1||# 42||83rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 64||74th|
|Median Household Income||# 125||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 127||48th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.