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Weymouth Town city, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of Weymouth Town had a population of 54,894 as of July 1, 2016. Weymouth Town city 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 Weymouth Town city is located at latitude 42.2067 and longitude -70.9458 in Norfolk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Weymouth Town (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.79 sq. miles and a water area of 4.81 sq. miles.

The City of Weymouth Town (GNIS ID: 619462) 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 Weymouth Town city 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 Weymouth Town city: Town of Weymouth, Waymothe, Wessaguscus, Wessaguscus Plantation.

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Weymouth Town city, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 54,894
Population in Households 54,419
Population in Familes 42,420
Population in Group Qrtrs 475
Population Density1 3,269
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 22,765
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 13,736
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,983 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,973 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,792 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,218 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $342,230
Average Home Value $363,142


Median Household Income $69,196
Average Household Income $86,792
Per Capita Income $36,161
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.48%
Households 0.23% 0.41%
Families 0.17% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Weymouth Town city, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weymouth Town city 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 22 91st
Population Density1 # 40 84th
Diversity Index2 # 92 63rd
Median Household Income # 126 49th
Per Capita Income # 134 46th

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