Newburyport, MA

Census Place

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Population
17,990
0.559% 1-year growth
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
Median Age
49

Poverty Rate
5.24%

Median Household Income
$103,220
14.8% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$514,700
7.43% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
9,834
4.05% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Newburyport, MA had a population of 18k people with a median age of 49 and a median household income of $103,220. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Newburyport, MA grew from 17,890 to 17,990, a 0.559% increase and its median household income grew from $89,887 to $103,220, a 14.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newburyport, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.49%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.45%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.995%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.939%). 0% of the households in Newburyport, MA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 96.1% of the residents in Newburyport, MA are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Newburyport, MA was $514,700, and the homeownership rate was 77.7%. Most people in Newburyport, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Newburyport, MA was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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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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Start Year
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-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Massachusetts. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Essex County, MA went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 58.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (35.9%), followed by Other (5.59%). The most partisan county was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton 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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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Essex County, MA
58.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Massachusetts
  1. 79.6% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 73% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 67.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Massachusetts was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton 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 replace 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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Diversity

Newburyport, MA is home to a population of 18k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of 2018, 7.97% of Newburyport, MA residents were born outside of the country (1.43k people).

In 2018, there were 26.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.5k people) in Newburyport, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 627 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 260 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Newburyport, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.5k ± 605
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    627 ± 433
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    260 ± 282
1.4%
Hispanic Population
251 people

In 2018, there were 26.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.5k people) in Newburyport, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 627 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 260 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.4% of the people in Newburyport, MA are hispanic (251 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.97%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.43k people
5.65%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
1.01k people

As of 2018, 7.97% of Newburyport, MA residents (1.43k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Newburyport, MA was 5.65%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

50
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.7
47
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 6.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Newburyport, MA was 49. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 50, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Newburyport, MA are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Newburyport, MA residents was 49.

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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

96.1%
2018 Citizenship
97.9%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 96.1% of Newburyport, MA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Newburyport, MA was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    333 ± 105
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    101 ± 66
  3. Korea
    79 ± 61

Newburyport, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Newburyport, MA is $103,220. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Newburyport, MA was Census Tract 2681 with a value of $154,653, followed by Census Tract 2684 and Census Tract 2682, with respective values of $110,510 and $104,028.

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 Newburyport, MA employs 9.83k people. The largest industries in Newburyport, MA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,580 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,487 people), and Manufacturing (1,167 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($128,295), Finance & Insurance ($125,982), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($106,250).

Wages

Median Household Income

$103,220
2018 value
± $8,830
14.8%
1 Year Growth
± 9.79%

Households in Newburyport, MA have a median annual income of $103,220, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $89,887 in 2017, which represents a 14.8% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender 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 gender-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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Massachusetts by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Newburyport, 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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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2681
  2. Census Tract 2684
  3. Census Tract 2682

In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Newburyport, MA was Census Tract 2681 with a value of $154,653, followed by Census Tract 2684 and Census Tract 2682, with respective values of $110,510 and $104,028.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.24% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Newburyport, MA (928 out of 17.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 18 - 24.

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
    676 ± 197
  2. Black
    186 ± 186
  3. Other
    43 ± 114

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Newburyport, MA is White, followed by Black and Other.

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

9.83k
2018 Value
± 680
4.05%
1 Year growth
± 9.41%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Newburyport, MA grew at a rate of 4.05%, from 9.45k employees to 9.83k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Newburyport, MA, are Management Occupations (1,848 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,113 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (857 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Newburyport, MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Newburyport, MA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,848 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,113 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (857 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Newburyport, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Architecture & Engineering Occupations (2.23 times higher than expected), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (2.2 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.06 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Newburyport, MA, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($106,799), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($104,013), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($94,554).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.83k
2018 Value
± 680
4.05%
1 Year growth
± 9.41%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Newburyport, MA grew at a rate of 4.05%, from 9.45k employees to 9.83k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Newburyport, MA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,580 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,487 people), and Manufacturing (1,167 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Newburyport, MA, though some of these residents may live in Newburyport, 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 Newburyport, MA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,580 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,487 people), and Manufacturing (1,167 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Newburyport, MA has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.13 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.4 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.35 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Newburyport, MA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($128,295), Finance & Insurance ($125,982), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($106,250).

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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. $33.2B
  2. $30.5B
  3. $29.4B

In 2018, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $33.2B, followed by Mixed freight ($30.5B) and Electronics ($29.4B).

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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$277B
2018 Value in Massachusetts
$573B
Projected 2045 Value in Massachusetts
107% growth

In 2018, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $277B. This is expected to increase 107% to $573B by 2045.

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. $23.6B
  2. $17.6B
  3. $13B

In 2018, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $23.6B, followed by New Hampshire with $17.6B and Connecticut and $13B.

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

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Newburyport, MA was $514,700 in 2018, which is 2.24 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $479,100 to $514,700, a 7.43% increase. The homeownership rate in Newburyport, MA is 77.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Newburyport, MA have an average commute time of 28.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Newburyport, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$514,700
2018 Median
± $27,694
$479,100
2017 Median
± $16,330

In 2018, the median property value in Newburyport, MA grew to to $514,700 from the previous year's value of $479,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Newburyport, 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 Newburyport, MA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

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$103,220
Median Household Income
± $8,830
7.92k
Number of Households
± 613

In 2018, the median household income of the 7.92k households in Newburyport, MA grew to $103,220 from the previous year's value of $89,887.

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

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Rent vs Own

77.7%
2018 Homeownership
75.6%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 77.7% of the housing units in Newburyport, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Newburyport, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Newburyport, MA have a longer commute time (28.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 6.53% of the workforce in Newburyport, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (70.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.2%)
  3. Walked (6.07%)

In 2018, 70.7% of workers in Newburyport, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.2%) and those who walked to work (6.07%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Newburyport, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Newburyport, MA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

97.9% of the population of Newburyport, MA has health coverage, with 61.3% on employee plans, 8.5% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 0.395% 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

2.1%
Uninsured
61.3%
Employer Coverage
8.5%
Medicaid
15.4%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
0.395%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Newburyport, MA grew by 70.1% from 1.24% to 2.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Newburyport, 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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