Haverhill, MA Profile: Facts & Data

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Haverhill, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of Haverhill had a population of 64,125 as of July 1, 2019. Haverhill ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Haverhill is located at latitude 42.7762 and longitude -71.0773 in Essex County. The formal boundaries for the City of Haverhill encompass a land area of 32.97 sq. miles and a water area of 2.66 sq. miles. Essex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

The City of Haverhill (GNIS ID: 619447) 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 Haverhill: Pentucket, Pentuckett.

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Haverhill, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Haverhill, MA Housing Affordability Index is 91
State of Massachusetts Housing Affordability Index is 87
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Haverhill, MA Wealth Index is 97
State of Massachusetts Wealth Index is 139
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 64,125
Population in Households 62,587
Population in Familes 48,819
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,538
Population Density 1,941
Diversity Index1 61
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $65,947
Average Household Income $87,669
Per Capita Income $34,473
Wealth Index3 97

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 26,653 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,359 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,821 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,473 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $326,497
Housing Affordability Index2 91
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 25,180
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 15,736
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.56% 0.52%
Households 0.45% 0.49%
Families 0.39% 0.45%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Haverhill, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Haverhill to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 17 93rd
Population Density # 88 65th
Diversity Index # 26 90th
Median Household Income # 168 32nd
Per Capita Income # 174 30th

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