Also See: Amesbury, MA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Amesbury Town had a population of 17,862 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Amesbury Town city is located at latitude 42.8529 and longitude -70.9446 in Essex County. The formal boundaries for the City of Amesbury Town encompass a land area of 12.26 sq. miles and a water area of 1.46 sq. miles.
The City of Amesbury Town (GNIS ID: 618292) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Amesbury Town city: Emesbury, Little Salisbury, New Salisbury, Salisbury New Town, Salisbury-new-toune, Town of Amesbury, Town of Salisbury-New-Town.
|Total Population||17,862 (100%)|
|Population in Households||17,505 (98.0%)|
|Population in Families||13,700 (76.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||357 ( 2.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$84,235|
|Average Household Income||$109,738|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||18%|
|Per Capita Income||$44,151|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||7,622 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,682 (61.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,499 (32.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||441 ( 5.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$369,299|
|Average Home Value||$398,644|
|Housing Affordability Index3||107|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.32%|
|Per Capita Income||2.54%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.83%|
The table below compares Amesbury Town city to the other 245 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 72||71st|
|Population Density||# 120||51st|
|Median Household Income||# 99||60th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 120||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 108||56th|
|Diversity Index||# 163||34th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.