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

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Population

110,981

0.847% growth

Poverty Rate

3.29%


Median Age

42.7


Median Household Income

$160,125

2.37% growth

Number of Employees

48,882

2.45% growth

Median Property Value

$827,600

4.56% growth

About

In 2017, Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA had a population of 111k people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $160,125. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA grew from 110,049 to 110,981, a 0.847% increase and its median household income grew from $156,421 to $160,125, a 2.37% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.32%), White (Hispanic) (2.8%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.08%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.74%). 17.7% of the people in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA speak a non-English language, and 95% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA are Babson College (1,071 degrees awarded in 2017), Regis College (743 degrees), and Massachusetts Bay Community College (738 degrees).

The median property value in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA is $827,600, and the homeownership rate is 85.5%. Most people in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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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.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA employs 48.9k people. The largest industries in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,995 people), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (2,947 people), and Hospitals (2,902 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($275,694), Offices of physicians ($260,212), and Navigational, measuring, electromedical, & control instruments manufacturing ($243,038).

Median household income in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA is $160,125. Males in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA have an average income that is 1.72 times higher than the average income of females, which is $113,543. The income inequality in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.529, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$160,125

2017 value

± $4,873

2.37%

1 Year Growth

± 3.94%

Households in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA have a median annual income of $160,125, 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 $156,421 in 2016, which represents a 2.37% annual growth.

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

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$195,127

Average Male Salary

± $28,278

$113,543

Average Female Salary

± $23,030

In 2017, full-time male employees in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA made 1.72 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-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

  1. White

    $132,008 ± $18,017

  2. Asian

    $120,593 ± $45,583

  3. Two or More Races

    $90,337 ± $134,255

In 2017 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.

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Wage Distribution

0.529

2017 Wage GINI

0.524

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was 0.529 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.02% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was higher than than the national average of 0.479. 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, 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 $181,737, followed by Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA and Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA, with respective values of $125,976 and $125,183.

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 Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.29% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA (3.45k out of 105k 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 Females 75+.

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

    2,463 ± 311

  2. Black

    425 ± 194

  3. Asian

    418 ± 191

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 Black and Asian.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

48.9k

2017 Value

2.45%

1 Year growth

± 2.45%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA grew at a rate of 2.45%, from 47.7k employees to 48.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA, are Miscellaneous managers (2,367 people), Physicians & surgeons (2,032 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (1,843 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 Miscellaneous managers (2,367 people), Physicians & surgeons (2,032 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (1,843 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 Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents (10.2 times higher than expected), Actuaries (10.2 times), and Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians (8.64 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 Physicians & surgeons ($297,595), Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers ($276,840), and Chief executives & legislators ($271,054).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

48.9k

2017 Value

2.45%

1 Year growth

± 2.45%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA grew at a rate of 2.45%, from 47.7k employees to 48.9k 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 (3,995 people), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (2,947 people), and Hospitals (2,902 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 (3,995 people), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (2,947 people), and Hospitals (2,902 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 (8.19 times higher than expected), Software publishing (7.74 times), and Other information services, except libraries & archives, & internet publishing & broadcasting & web search portals (5.86 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 Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($275,694), Offices of physicians ($260,212), and Navigational, measuring, electromedical, & control instruments manufacturing ($243,038).

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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. $30.9B

  2. $29.2B

  3. $27.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $30.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($29.2B) and Electronics ($27.7B).

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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$260B

2020 Value

$364B

Projected 2045 Value

40% growth

In 2020, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $260B. This is expected to increase 40% to $364B 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. $14.6B

  2. $13.9B

  3. $13.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $14.6B, followed by Connecticut with $13.9B and New Hampshire and $13.9B.

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

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Health

99% of the population of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA has health coverage, with 69.6% on employee plans, 3.46% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 0.292% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Primary care physicians in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA see 954 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.421% increase from the previous year (950 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1010 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 185 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.4%). Additionally, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (29.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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954 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see an average of 954 patients per year. This represents a 0.421% increase from the previous year (950 patients).

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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%).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$10,559

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

1.03%

Uninsured

69.6%

Employer Coverage

3.46%

Medicaid

12%

Medicare

13.6%

Non-Group

0.292%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 1.03%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 11.4% prevalence

  2. 11.1% prevalence

  3. 10.8% prevalence

Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts, at 11.4%.

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

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Diversity

Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA is home to a population of 111k people, from which 95% are citizens. As of 2016, 14.5% of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA residents were born outside of the country (15.9k people).

In 2017, there were 8.88 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.8k people) in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.11k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA are Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (4,510 speakers), Spanish (2,754 speakers), and Russian (1,573 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was 42.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

14.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

15.9k people

13.8%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

15.1k people

As of 2016, 14.5% of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA residents (15.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was 13.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. China

    2,534 ± 1,222 people

  2. India

    958 ± 757 people

  3. Russia

    920 ± 742 people

In 2017, 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 2,534 Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA residents, followed by India with 958 and Russia with 920.

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Citizenship

95%

2017 Citizenship

95.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95% of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    91.8k ± 967

  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    10.3k ± 601

  3. White (Hispanic)

    3.11k ± 519

In 2017, there were 8.88 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.8k people) in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.11k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar 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 Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    4,510 speakers (4.29%)

  2. Spanish

    2,754 speakers (2.62%)

  3. Russian

    1,573 speakers (1.5%)

17.7% of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese). 4.29% of the overall population of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA are native Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) speakers. 2.62% speak Spanish and 1.5% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese), the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,365 ± 231

  2. Korea

    755 ± 178

  3. World War II

    613 ± 134

Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.81 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA awarded 3,360 degrees. The student population of Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA is skewed towards women, with 4,721 male students and 8,394 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA are White (1,548 and 53.2%), followed by Asian (369 and 12.7%), Unknown (336 and 11.5%), and Hispanic or Latino (293 and 10.1%).

The largest universities in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA by number of degrees awarded are Babson College (1,071 and 31.9%), Regis College (743 and 22.1%), and Massachusetts Bay Community College (738 and 22%).

The most popular majors in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA are General Business Administration & Management (1,074 and 32%), Registered Nursing (525 and 15.6%), and General Economics (103 and 3.07%).

The median tuition costs in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA are $49,132 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 103 degrees awarded

  2. 541 degrees awarded

  3. 247 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was General Economics with 103 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. 1,071 degrees awarded

  2. 743 degrees awarded

  3. 738 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$49,132

Median Private

In 2017, the Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Babson College with 1,071 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,147

Degrees Awarded to Men

2,213

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,147 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA, which is 0.518 times less than the 2,213 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,548 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    369 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    336 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA were to White students. These 1,548 degrees mean that there were 4.2 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 369 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 $827,600 in 2017, which is 3.6 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $791,500 to $827,600, a 4.56% increase. The homeownership rate in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA is 85.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA have an average commute time of 28.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. 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

$827,600

2017 Median

± $13,564

$791,500

2016 Median

± $12,278

In 2017, the median property value in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA grew to to $827,600 from the previous year's value of $791,500.

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 $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.

$160,125

Median Household Income

± $4,873

37.1k

Number of Households

± 1,028

In 2017, the median household income of the 37.1k households in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA grew to $160,125 from the previous year's value of $156,421.

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

85.5%

2017 Homeownership

85.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 85.5% 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 85.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. 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

28.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA have a longer commute time (28.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.13% 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 Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    67.9%

  2. Worked At Home

    10.6%

  3. Public Transit

    10.3%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA was Drove Alone (67.9%), followed by those who Worked At Home (10.6%) and those who Public Transit (10.3%).

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 3 cars.

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