Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA

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2020 Population
112,468
0.304% 1-year growth
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
42.6
0.234% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
3.66%
1.12% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$191,165
4.93% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$920,400
2.87% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
47,769
1.33% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA had a population of 112k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $191,165. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA grew from 112,127 to 112,468, a 0.304% increase and its median household income grew from $182,186 to $191,165, a 4.93% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (11.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.88%), White (Hispanic) (2.68%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.84%).

18.5% of the households in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.7% of the residents in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA are Babson College (1,237 degrees awarded in 2020), Regis College (1,061 degrees), and Wellesley College (713 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was $920,400, and the homeownership rate was 86.4%. Most people in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA is home to a population of 112k people, from which 94.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 15.5% of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA residents were born outside of the country (17.4k people).

In 2020, there were 7.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89.7k people) in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.24k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA are Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (5,879 households), Spanish (2,775 households), and Russian (1,656 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    89.7k ± 1.37k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    12.6k ± 999
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.24k ± 600
3.93%
Hispanic Population
4.42k people

In 2020, there were 7.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89.7k people) in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.24k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.93% of the people in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA are hispanic (4.42k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    5,879 households (5.51%)
  2. Spanish
    2,775 households (2.6%)
  3. Russian
    1,656 households (1.55%)

18.5% of the households in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese). 5.51% of the households in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA reported speaking Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

15.5%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
17.4k people
15.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
17k people

As of 2020, 15.5% of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA residents (17.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was 15.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 1
49
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.1

In 2020, the median age of all people in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was 42.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA residents was 43.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    3,626 ± 1,454 people
  2. India
    1,193 ± 843 people
  3. United Kingdom, not specified
    748 ± 669 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was China, the natal country of 3,626 Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA residents, followed by India with 1,193 and United Kingdom, not specified with 748.

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Citizenship

94.7%
2020 Citizenship
94.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 94.7% of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,030 ± 161
  2. Korea
    583 ± 162
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    304 ± 103

Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.77 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

Median household income in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA is $191,165. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA with a value of $191,165, followed by Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA and Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA, with respective values of $139,554 and $135,332.

Males in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA have an average income that is 1.64 times higher than the average income of females, which is $130,750. The income inequality in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.518, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA employs 47.8k people. The largest industries in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,712 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,397 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,183 people), and the highest paying industries are Business, professional, political, & similar organizations ($320,823), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($313,639), and Legal services ($291,089).

Wages

Median Household Income

$191,165
2020 value
± $6,514
4.93%
1 Year Growth
± 4.32%

Households in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA have a median annual income of $191,165, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $182,186 in 2019, which represents a 4.93% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$214,030
Average Male Salary in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA
± $31,637
$130,750
Average Female Salary in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA
± $27,123

In 2020, full-time male employees in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA made 1.64 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA
  1. White
    $148,788 ± $20,915
  2. Asian
    $136,477 ± $43,756
  3. Black
    $124,034 ± $177,851

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA.

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Wage Distribution

0.518
2020 Wage GINI in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA
0.516
2019 Wage GINI in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA

In 2020, the income inequality in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was 0.518 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.247% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA with a value of $191,165, followed by Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA and Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA, with respective values of $139,554 and $135,332.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.66% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA (3.88k out of 106k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

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
    2,917 ± 389
  2. Asian
    418 ± 193
  3. Black
    374 ± 166

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA is White, followed by Asian and Black.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

47.8k
2020 Value
−1.33%
1 Year decline
± −1.33%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA declined at a rate of −1.33%, from 48.4k employees to 47.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA, are Other managers (2,731 people), Physicians (2,234 people), and Chief executives & legislators (1,946 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA, by number of employees, are Other managers (2,731 people), Physicians (2,234 people), and Chief executives & legislators (1,946 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Actuaries (13.2 times higher than expected), Medical scientists, & life scientists, all other (10.4 times), and Physicians (8.02 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents ($399,066), Other financial specialists ($368,349), and Physicians ($338,739).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

47.8k
2020 Value
−1.33%
1 Year decline
± −1.33%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA declined at a rate of −1.33%, from 48.4k employees to 47.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,712 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,397 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,183 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA, though some of these residents may live in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, 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 Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA, by number of employees, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,712 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,397 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,183 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA has an unusually high number of Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (6.93 times higher than expected), Recreational vehicle parks & camps and rooming & boarding houses (6.8 times), and Software publishing (6.24 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA, by average salary, are Business, professional, political, & similar organizations ($320,823), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($313,639), and Legal services ($291,089).

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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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Education

In 2020, universities in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA awarded 3,774 degrees. The student population of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA is skewed towards women, with 4,249 male students and 8,957 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA are White (1,570 and 49%), followed by Unknown (446 and 13.9%), Hispanic or Latino (410 and 12.8%), and Asian (344 and 10.7%).

The largest universities in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA by number of degrees awarded are Babson College (1,237 and 32.8%), Regis College (1,061 and 28.1%), and Wellesley College (713 and 18.9%).

The most popular majors in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA are General Business Administration & Management (1,199 and 31.8%), Registered Nursing (786 and 20.8%), and General Studies (95 and 2.52%).

The median tuition cost in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA for private four year colleges is $54,067.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 82 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 654 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 232 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was Econometrics & Quantitative Economics with 82 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,237 degrees awarded
  2. 1,061 degrees awarded
  3. 713 degrees awarded
$54,067
Median Private

In 2020, the Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Babson College with 1,237 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

1,254
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,520
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 1,254 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA, which is 0.498 times less than the 2,520 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,570 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    446 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    410 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was White students. These 1,570 degrees mean that there were 3.52 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 446 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was $920,400 in 2020, which is 4.01 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $894,700 to $920,400, a 2.87% increase. The homeownership rate in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA is 86.4%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA have an average commute time of 32.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$920,400
2020 Median
± $11,366
$894,700
2019 Median
± $10,608

In 2020, the median property value in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA grew to to $920,400 from the previous year's value of $894,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, 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 Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA the largest share of households have a property value in the $750k - $1000k 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.
$191,165
Median Household Income
± $6,514
36.4k
Number of Households
± 1,102

In 2020, the median household income of the 36.4k households in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA grew to $191,165 from the previous year's value of $182,186.

The following chart displays the households in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, 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 Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

86.4%
2020 Homeownership
85.6%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 86.4% of the housing units in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 85.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

32.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA have a longer commute time (32.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.66% of the workforce in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (64.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.1%)
  3. Public Transit (9.74%)

In 2020, 64.3% of workers in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.1%) and those who used public transit to get to work (9.74%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

98.8% of the population of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA has health coverage, with 67.2% on employee plans, 3.95% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 14.8% on non-group plans, and 0.198% 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 Massachusetts see 968 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (968 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 930 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 153 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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968 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Massachusetts

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see an average of 968 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (968 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Massachusetts 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

1.25%
Uninsured
67.2%
Employer Coverage
3.95%
Medicaid
12.5%
Medicare
14.8%
Non-Group
0.198%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA grew by 34.5% from 0.929% to 1.25%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, 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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