Methuen Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Methuen Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
50,706

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.8%
5 - 17:
16.2%
18 - 24:
10.0%
25 - 34:
10.8%
35 - 54:
29.0%
55 - 64:
13.4%
Over 65 Years:
16.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
5.2%
5.2%
High School Graduates
88.3%
88.3%
College Graduated
28.1%
28.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Methuen
$35,387
$35,387
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Methuen
$77,484
$77,484
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
9.2%

Employment Industries in Methuen

 
Healthcare
15.7%
15.7%
Manufacturing
13.0%
13.0%
Retail
12.8%
12.8%
Education
7.8%
7.8%
Accommodation
7.7%
7.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
6.6%
6.6%
Construction
5.8%
5.8%
Public Service
5.1%
5.1%
Other
5.1%
5.1%
Administration
4.6%
4.6%
Transportation
4.3%
4.3%
Finance
3.6%
3.6%
Wholesale
2.3%
2.3%
Information Technology
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
60.9%
60.9%
Black Or African American
3.2%
3.2%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
Asian
4.1%
4.1%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.4%
2.4%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
29.5%
29.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Italian
15.4%
15.4%
Irish
14.5%
14.5%
French
8.1%
8.1%
English
7.1%
7.1%
French Canadian
4.9%
4.9%
Polish
3.9%
3.9%
German
3.7%
3.7%
Portuguese
3.0%
3.0%
Lebanese
2.4%
2.4%
Scottish
1.8%
1.8%
Greek
0.9%
0.9%
African
0.7%
0.7%
Lithuanian
0.7%
0.7%
Russian
0.7%
0.7%
Armenian
0.7%
0.7%
Swedish
0.7%
0.7%
European
0.6%
0.6%
Canadian
0.4%
0.4%
Syrian
0.4%
0.4%
Scots-Irish
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
63.9%
63.9%
Spanish
27.0%
27.0%
Arabic
2.1%
2.1%
Vietnamese
1.4%
1.4%
Langs. of India
1.0%
1.0%
Portuguese
1.0%
1.0%
French
1.0%
1.0%
Other Asian languages
0.6%
0.6%
Chinese
0.5%
0.5%
Italian
0.4%
0.4%
Korean
0.3%
0.3%
French Creole
0.2%
0.2%
Urdu
0.2%
0.2%
African languages
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Serbo-Croatian
0.2%
0.2%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
German/Yiddish
0.1%
0.1%
Persian
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Methuen Residents:
22.3%