Massachusetts Income and Careers
As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Massachusetts is $36,441, which is higher than the national average of $28,555. Massachusetts median household income is $67,846, which has grown by 34.34% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Massachusetts residents spend 28.8 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the national average of 25.7 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #4
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #7
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||25.58%||$18,740, see rank||21.11%||$16,919|
|Social Security Income||28.46%||$17,313, see rank||29.33%||$17,636|
|Public Assistance Income||3.04%||$4,688, see rank||2.82%||$3,720|
|Retirement Income||15.99%||$25,440, see rank||17.85%||$24,095|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$72,181, see rank||$56,900|
|Black||$42,895, see rank||$35,600|
|Hispanic||$34,870, see rank||$42,396|
|Asian||$77,889, see rank||$73,244|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$36,701, see rank||$37,170|
|Hawaiian Native||$81,103, see rank||$53,370|
|One Race, Other||$32,154, see rank||$40,300|
|Two or More Races||$48,977, see rank||$47,621|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$30,397, see rank||$25,788|
|25 to 44||$76,699, see rank||$58,398|
|45 to 64||$84,099, see rank||$65,027|
|65 or over||$39,550, see rank||$37,945|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||5,427,407||see rank||248,775,628|
|Male1||2,596,307||47.84%, see rank||48.69%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||1,874,097||72.18%, see rank||69.28%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||3,887||0.15%, see rank||0.73%|
|Male, Civilian2||1,870,210||72.03%, see rank||68.54%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||1,698,621||90.83%, see rank||90.49%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||171,589||9.17%, see rank||9.51%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||722,210||27.82%, see rank||30.72%|
|Female1||2,831,100||52.16%, see rank||51.31%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||1,793,515||63.35%, see rank||58.79%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||639||0.02%, see rank||0.11%|
|Female, Civilian2||1,792,876||63.33%, see rank||58.69%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||1,655,415||92.33%, see rank||91.18%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||137,461||7.67%, see rank||8.82%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||1,037,585||36.65%, see rank||41.21%|
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.
Commuting to Work
|Workers 16 Years and Over||3,284,998||100%||141,337,148|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||2,364,332||71.97%, see rank||76.41%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||254,479||7.75%, see rank||9.59%|
|Public Transportation||311,072||9.47%, see rank||5.06%|
|Walked||155,546||4.74%, see rank||2.78%|
|Other Means||53,589||1.63%, see rank||1.79%|
|Worked at Home||145,980||4.44%, see rank||4.37%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||3,354,036||-||143,435,233|
|Male1||1,698,621||50.64%, see rank||52.38%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||693,226||40.81%, see rank||33.12%|
|Service Occupations2||261,317||15.38%, see rank||15.12%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||297,857||17.54%, see rank||17.47%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||5,421||0.32%, see rank||1.11%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||139,532||8.21%, see rank||9.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||222,931||13.12%, see rank||17.94%|
|Female1||1,655,415||49.36%, see rank||47.62%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||779,176||47.07%, see rank||40.04%|
|Service Occupations2||326,951||19.75%, see rank||21.52%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||469,364||28.35%, see rank||31.93%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||2,364||0.14%, see rank||0.32%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||3,001||0.18%, see rank||0.28%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||71,080||4.29%, see rank||5.65%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||3,354,036||100%||143,435,233|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||13,608||0.41%, see rank||1.96%|
|Construction||180,968||5.40%, see rank||6.17%|
|Manufacturing||309,972||9.24%, see rank||10.43%|
|Wholesale Trade||81,078||2.42%, see rank||2.75%|
|Retail Trade||363,515||10.84%, see rank||11.57%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||120,942||3.61%, see rank||4.93%|
|Information||79,028||2.36%, see rank||2.14%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||255,762||7.63%, see rank||6.60%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|440,803||13.14%, see rank||10.89%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||934,740||27.87%, see rank||23.21%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|288,674||8.61%, see rank||9.49%|
|Public Administration||136,157||4.06%, see rank||4.92%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||148,789||4.44%, see rank||4.96%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||742,784||11.56%, see rank||15.59%|
|Family in Poverty||133,465||8.26%, see rank||11.47%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.