Everett, MA Profile: Facts & Data


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Everett, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of Everett had a population of 45,411 as of July 1, 2018. Everett ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Everett is located at latitude 42.4059 and longitude -71.0546 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the City of Everett (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 66 feet.

The City of Everett (GNIS ID: 618223) 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.

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


Total Population 45,411
Population in Households 45,215
Population in Familes 35,851
Population in Group Qrtrs 196
Population Density2 13,258
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $58,794
Average Household Income $74,509
Per Capita Income $27,088


Total Housing Units 17,447 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,086 (34.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,369 (59.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 992 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $370,762
Average Home Value $427,921


Total Households 16,455
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 10,612
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 1.05% 0.87%
Households 0.69% 0.68%
Families 0.65% 0.66%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

Everett, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Everett 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 # 29 89th
Population Density # 5 98th
Diversity Index # 6 98th
Median Household Income # 185 25th
Per Capita Income # 218 12th

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