Nahant, MA

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2019 Population
3,502
0.2% 1-year growth
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
52.3
1.69% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
2.37%
25.6% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$97,778
7.76% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$625,400
0.446% 1-year decline
2019 Employed Population
2,081
5.21% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Nahant, MA had a population of 3.5k people with a median age of 52.3 and a median household income of $97,778. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Nahant, MA grew from 3,495 to 3,502, a 0.2% increase and its median household income grew from $90,741 to $97,778, a 7.76% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Nahant, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.23%), Other (Hispanic) (0.942%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.857%), and White (Hispanic) (0.485%). 0% of the households in Nahant, MA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

98.1% of the residents in Nahant, MA are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Nahant, MA was $625,400, and the homeownership rate was 70.5%. Most people in Nahant, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 39.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Nahant, MA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Nahant, MA is home to a population of 3.5k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2019, 8.28% of Nahant, MA residents were born outside of the country (290 people).

In 2019, there were 42.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.34k people) in Nahant, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 78 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 33 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Nahant, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.34k ± 77
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    78 ± 55
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    33 ± 37
1.51%
Hispanic Population
53 people

In 2019, there were 42.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.34k people) in Nahant, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 78 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 33 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.51% of the people in Nahant, MA are hispanic (53 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Nahant, MA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.28%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
290 people
7.98%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
279 people

As of 2019, 8.28% of Nahant, MA residents (290 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Nahant, MA was 7.98%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

52
Median Native-Born Age
± 3.8
62
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 10.8

In 2019, the median age of all people in Nahant, MA was 52.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 52, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 62. But people in Nahant, MA are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Nahant, MA residents was 53.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. China
    96,127 ± 7,558 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    89,373 ± 7,292 people
  3. Brazil
    77,815 ± 6,810 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Massachusetts was China, the natal country of 96,127 Massachusetts residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 89,373 and Brazil with 77,815.

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Citizenship

98.1%
2019 Citizenship
97.5%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98.1% of Nahant, MA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Nahant, MA was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    57 ± 41
  2. World War II
    22 ± 18
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    10 ± 23

Nahant, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.59 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Massachusetts, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Massachusetts (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Massachusetts. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Massachusetts.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Massachusetts across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Males in Massachusetts have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,290. The income inequality in Massachusetts (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Nahant, MA employs 2.08k people. The largest industries in Nahant, MA are Health Care & Social Assistance (464 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (313 people), and Educational Services (201 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($158,125), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($140,521), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($120,078).

Wages

Median Household Income

$97,778
2019 value
± $16,778
7.76%
1 Year Growth
± 21.4%

Households in Nahant, MA have a median annual income of $97,778, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $90,741 in 2018, which represents a 7.76% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$89,585
Average Male Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,887
$67,290
Average Female Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,359

In 2019, full-time male employees in Massachusetts made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Massachusetts by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Massachusetts
  1. Asian
    $75,473 ± $4,254
  2. White
    $69,510 ± $1,187
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $57,778 ± $35,604

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Massachusetts workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Massachusetts.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Nahant, MA is from Massachusetts.
0.483
2019 Wage GINI in Massachusetts
0.485
2018 Wage GINI in Massachusetts

In 2019, the income inequality in Massachusetts was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.424% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Massachusetts was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Massachusetts in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Massachusetts across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 2011
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the places in Nahant, MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 75+
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

2.37% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Nahant, MA (82 out of 3.45k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    81 ± 75
  2. Hispanic
    11 ± 62
  3. Two Or More
    1 ± 60

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Nahant, MA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.08k
2019 Value
± 279
5.21%
1 Year growth
± 17.5%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Nahant, MA grew at a rate of 5.21%, from 1.98k employees to 2.08k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Nahant, MA, are Management Occupations (318 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (268 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (192 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Nahant, MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Nahant, MA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (318 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (268 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (192 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Nahant, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (4.84 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (2.69 times), and Legal Occupations (2.35 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Nahant, MA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($135,100), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($116,389), and Protective Service Occupations ($98,846).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.08k
2019 Value
± 279
5.21%
1 Year growth
± 17.5%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Nahant, MA grew at a rate of 5.21%, from 1.98k employees to 2.08k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Nahant, MA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (464 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (313 people), and Educational Services (201 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Nahant, MA, though some of these residents may live in Nahant, MA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Nahant, MA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (464 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (313 people), and Educational Services (201 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Nahant, MA has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.07 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (1.61 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.44 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Nahant, MA, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($158,125), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($140,521), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($120,078).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $37.4B
  2. $29.6B
  3. $28.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $37.4B, followed by Electronics ($29.6B) and Mixed freight ($28.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Massachusetts products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$314B
2020 Value in Massachusetts
$627B
Projected 2050 Value in Massachusetts
99.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $314B. This is expected to increase 99.9% to $627B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Massachusetts trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $31B
  2. $23.4B
  3. $14.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $31B, followed by New Hampshire with $23.4B and Connecticut and $14.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Massachusetts shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Massachusetts went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (31.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.29%). The most partisan county was Suffolk County, MA with 80.2% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing the state of Massachusetts. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Massachusetts
65.1% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Massachusetts
  1. 80.2% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 77% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 72% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Massachusetts was Suffolk County, MA with 80.2% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Massachusetts colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Massachusetts

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Elizabeth Warren
Senator from Massachusetts1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ed Markey
Senator from Massachusetts2
Assumed office on July 16, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Mo Cowan, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of John Kerry, who had become Secretary of State.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing Massachusetts.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Massachusetts over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Massachusetts

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Massachusetts have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Nahant, MA was $625,400 in 2019, which is 2.6 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $628,200 to $625,400, a 0.446% decrease. The homeownership rate in Nahant, MA is 70.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Nahant, MA have an average commute time of 39.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Nahant, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$625,400
2019 Median
± $64,314
$628,200
2018 Median
± $60,120

In 2019, the median property value in Nahant, MA declined from to $625,400 from the previous year's value of $628,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Nahant, MA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Nahant, MA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$97,778
Median Household Income
± $16,778
1.6k
Number of Households
± 226

In 2019, the median household income of the 1.6k households in Nahant, MA grew to $97,778 from the previous year's value of $90,741.

The following chart displays the households in Nahant, MA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Nahant, MA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Nahant, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

70.5%
2019 Homeownership
68.4%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 70.5% of the housing units in Nahant, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Nahant, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

39.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Nahant, MA have a longer commute time (39.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 6.45% of the workforce in Nahant, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (71.9%)
  2. Public Transit (10.7%)
  3. Carpooled (9.24%)

In 2019, 71.9% of workers in Nahant, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (10.7%) and those who carpooled to work (9.24%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Nahant, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Nahant, MA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

99% of the population of Nahant, MA has health coverage, with 63.8% on employee plans, 7.7% on Medicaid, 16.8% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Massachusetts was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Primary care physicians in Essex County, MA see 1354 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.28% increase from the previous year (1311 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1087 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 168 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.1%). Additionally, Hampden County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,354 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Essex County, MA

Primary care physicians in Essex County, MA see an average of 1,354 patients per year. This represents a 3.28% increase from the previous year (1,311 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Essex County, MA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$10,559
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Massachusetts
$5,302
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,922
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,899
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Massachusetts (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.78%, from $10,273 to $10,559.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

1.01%
Uninsured
63.8%
Employer Coverage
7.7%
Medicaid
16.8%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Nahant, MA grew by 29.4% from 0.783% to 1.01%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Nahant, MA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 11.1% prevalence
  2. 10.7% prevalence
  3. 10.6% prevalence

Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts, at 11.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts by county over multiple years.

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