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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.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #4

Massachusetts
36,441 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Massachusetts
37,436 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Massachusetts
44,611 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Massachusetts
31,498 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #7
Massachusetts
67,846 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Massachusetts
92,850 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #14
Massachusetts
34.34%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 MassachusettsU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income25.58%$18,740, see rank21.11%$16,919
Social Security Income28.46%$17,313, see rank29.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income3.04%$4,688, see rank2.82%$3,720
Retirement Income15.99%$25,440, see rank17.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Massachusetts
86,132 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Massachusetts
111,411 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 MassachusettsU.S.
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

 MassachusettsU.S.
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.

Employment Status

 Massachusetts%U.S.
Population 16 Years and Over5,427,407 see rank248,775,628
Male12,596,30747.84%, see rank48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:21,874,09772.18%, see rank69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces23,8870.15%, see rank0.73%
Male, Civilian21,870,21072.03%, see rank68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed31,698,62190.83%, see rank90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3171,5899.17%, see rank9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2722,21027.82%, see rank30.72%
Female12,831,10052.16%, see rank51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:21,793,51563.35%, see rank58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces26390.02%, see rank0.11%
Female, Civilian21,792,87663.33%, see rank58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed31,655,41592.33%, see rank91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3137,4617.67%, see rank8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force21,037,58536.65%, see rank41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
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

 Massachusetts%U.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over3,284,998100%141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone2,364,33271.97%, see rank76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled254,4797.75%, see rank9.59%
Public Transportation311,0729.47%, see rank5.06%
Walked155,5464.74%, see rank2.78%
Other Means53,5891.63%, see rank1.79%
Worked at Home145,9804.44%, see rank4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Massachusetts
28.8 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Massachusetts%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over3,354,036-143,435,233
Male11,698,62150.64%, see rank52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2693,22640.81%, see rank33.12%
Service Occupations2261,31715.38%, see rank15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2297,85717.54%, see rank17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations25,4210.32%, see rank1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2139,5328.21%, see rank9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2222,93113.12%, see rank17.94%
Female11,655,41549.36%, see rank47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2779,17647.07%, see rank40.04%
Service Occupations2326,95119.75%, see rank21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2469,36428.35%, see rank31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations22,3640.14%, see rank0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations23,0010.18%, see rank0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations271,0804.29%, see rank5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Massachusetts%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over3,354,036100%143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining13,6080.41%, see rank1.96%
Construction180,9685.40%, see rank6.17%
Manufacturing309,9729.24%, see rank10.43%
Wholesale Trade81,0782.42%, see rank2.75%
Retail Trade363,51510.84%, see rank11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities120,9423.61%, see rank4.93%
Information79,0282.36%, see rank2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing255,7627.63%, see rank6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
440,80313.14%, see rank10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance934,74027.87%, see rank23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
288,6748.61%, see rank9.49%
Public Administration136,1574.06%, see rank4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration148,7894.44%, see rank4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Massachusetts%U.S.
Population in Poverty742,78411.56%, see rank15.59%
Family in Poverty133,4658.26%, see rank11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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