Beverly, MA Profile: Facts & Data


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Beverly, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of Beverly had a population of 42,189 as of July 1, 2018. Beverly 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 Beverly is located at latitude 42.5571 and longitude -70.8431 in Essex County. The formal boundaries for the City of Beverly (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.09 sq. miles and a water area of 7.5 sq. miles. Essex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The City of Beverly (GNIS ID: 618293) 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 Beverly: Bass River.

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Beverly, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 42,189
Population in Households 39,171
Population in Familes 30,020
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,018
Population Density2 2,795
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $80,858
Average Household Income $104,713
Per Capita Income $42,906


Total Housing Units 17,336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,962 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,729 (38.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 645 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $429,780
Average Home Value $519,592


Total Households 16,691
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 10,005
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.8% 0.72%
Households 0.63% 0.74%
Families 0.55% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Beverly, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beverly to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 34 87th
Population Density # 50 80th
Diversity Index # 97 61st
Median Household Income # 103 59th
Per Capita Income # 103 59th

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