Massachusetts

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2022 Population
6.98M
0.109% 1-year decline
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39.8
0.505% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.93%
0.297% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$96,505
8.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$483,900
13.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
3.46M
0.323% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Massachusetts had a population of 6.98M people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $96,505. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Massachusetts declined from 6.99M to 6.98M, a −0.109% decrease and its median household income grew from $89,026 to $96,505, a 8.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Massachusetts are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.93%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.58%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.1%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.96%).

24.5% of the households in Massachusetts 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.

92% of the residents in Massachusetts are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Massachusetts are Boston University (12,366 degrees awarded in 2022), Harvard University (11,075 degrees), and University of Massachusetts-Amherst (9,752 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Massachusetts was $483,900, and the homeownership rate was 62.4%.

Most people in Massachusetts drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Massachusetts was 2 cars per household.

Massachusetts borders Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Population & Diversity

Massachusetts is home to a population of 6.98M people, from which 92% are citizens. As of 2022, 17.6% of Massachusetts residents were born outside of the country (1.23M people).

In 2022, there were 9.93 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.81M people) in Massachusetts than any other race or ethnicity. There were 484k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 460k Black or African American (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 Massachusetts are Spanish (627,748 households), Portuguese (211,156 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (141,112 households).

Population by Location

Sex
RACE/ETHNICITY

In 2022 there were 6,932,411 residents in Massachusetts.

The Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMA) with the highest resident population were Lauderdale, Colbert & Franklin Counties PUMA, AL (180,852 people), Limestone County PUMA, AL (107,704 people), and Morgan & Lawrence Counties--Decatur City PUMA, AL (156,100 people).

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Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
3,537,198
Women
51%
3,395,213
Men
49%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 6,932,411 inhabitants, with 49% men, and 51% women.

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Citizenship

92%
2022 Citizenship
92.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92% of Massachusetts residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Massachusetts was 92.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Massachusetts
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.81M ± 5.13k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    484k ± 2.82k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    460k ± 3.99k
12.6%
Hispanic Population
879k people

In 2022, there were 9.93 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.81M people) in Massachusetts than any other race or ethnicity. There were 484k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 460k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.6% of the people in Massachusetts are hispanic (879k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    102,973 ± 7,820 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    99,956 ± 7,706 people
  3. Brazil
    93,519 ± 7,457 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Massachusetts was China, the natal country of 102,973 Massachusetts residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 99,956 and Brazil with 93,519.

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Foreign-Born Population

17.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.23M people
17.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.22M people

As of 2022, 17.6% of Massachusetts residents (1.23M people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Massachusetts was 17.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    627,748 households (9.46%)
  2. Portuguese
    211,156 households (3.18%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    141,112 households (2.13%)

24.5% of the households in Massachusetts reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Massachusetts was Spanish. 9.46% of the households in Massachusetts reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    91,984 ± 2,347
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    46,168 ± 1,707
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    30,647 ± 1,480

Massachusetts has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.99 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Massachusetts employs 3.46M people. The largest industries in Massachusetts are Elementary & secondary schools (221,273 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (209,491 people), and Construction (186,836 people), and the highest paying industries are Prefabricated wood buildings & mobile homes ($270,716), Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($222,083), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($200,972).

Males in Massachusetts have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $81,902. The income inequality in Massachusetts (measured using the Gini index) is 0.48, which is higher than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
1,691,450
Women
49.4%
1,729,448
Men
50.6%

The workforce of Massachusetts in 2020 was 3,420,898 people, with 49.4% woman, and 50.6% men.

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Workforce and Wage by Location

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RACE/ETHNICITY

In 2022 there were 3,464,293 people working in Massachusetts. The Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMA) that concentrated the largest workforce were Lauderdale, Colbert & Franklin Counties PUMA, AL (76,240 people), Limestone County PUMA, AL (50,166 people), and Morgan & Lawrence Counties--Decatur City PUMA, AL (63,996 people).

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Occupations

3.46M
2022 Value
−0.323%
1 Year decline
± −0.323%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Massachusetts declined at a rate of −0.323%, from 3.48M employees to 3.46M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Massachusetts, are Other managers (115,596 people), Registered nurses (82,995 people), and Software developers (71,059 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Massachusetts.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.46M
2022 Value
−0.323%
1 Year decline
± −0.323%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Massachusetts declined at a rate of −0.323%, from 3.48M employees to 3.46M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Massachusetts, are Elementary & secondary schools (221,273 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (209,491 people), and Construction (186,836 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Massachusetts, though some of these residents may live in Massachusetts and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$67,538
Median earning men ± $375
$48,855
Median earning women ± $421

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($103,044), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($95,399), and Information ($93,994).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($73,733), Public Administration ($69,946), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($68,225).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.61%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.67M people employed in Massachusetts. This represents a 2.61% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 17.5%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Massachusetts.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 141,772
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 94,016
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 74,898
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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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. $41.2B
  2. $32B
  3. $31.7B

In 2023, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $41.2B, followed by Electronics ($32B) and Mixed freight ($31.7B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$339B
2023 Value in Massachusetts
$627B
Projected 2050 Value in Massachusetts
84.8% growth

In 2023, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $339B. This is expected to increase 84.8% to $627B by 2050.

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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. $33.8B
  2. $24.4B
  3. $16.1B

In 2023, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $33.8B, followed by New Hampshire with $24.4B and Connecticut and $16.1B.

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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

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.

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US Senators from Massachusetts

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.

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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 2022, universities in Massachusetts awarded 143,862 degrees. The student population of Massachusetts in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 199,509 male students and 274,275 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Massachusetts are White (72,677 and 59.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (14,169 and 11.6%), Asian (12,782 and 10.5%), and Black or African American (9,760 and 8%).

The largest universities in Massachusetts by number of degrees awarded are Boston University (12,366 and 8.6%), Harvard University (11,075 and 7.7%), and University of Massachusetts-Amherst (9,752 and 6.78%).

The most popular majors in Massachusetts are General Business Administration & Management (9,736 and 6.77%), Registered Nursing (5,239 and 3.64%), and General Psychology (3,881 and 2.7%).

The median tuition costs in Massachusetts are $45,815 for private four year colleges, and $1,030 and $8,513 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Massachusetts, the percentage of applicants admitted was 36.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 20.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 473,784 (42.1% men and 57.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 473,784 students enrolled in Massachusetts, 42.1% men and 57.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 221,542 records, of which 58.4% were women and 41.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 4,125 degrees awarded
  2. 3,489 degrees awarded
  3. 2,727 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Massachusetts was General Business Administration & Management with 4,125 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 12,366 degrees awarded
  2. 11,075 degrees awarded
  3. 9,752 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Boston University with 12,366 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 58,633 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Massachusetts, which is 0.688 times less than the 85,229 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 72,677 degrees mean that there were 5.13 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 14,169 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($45,815) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($9,884) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, less-than 2-year ($2,325) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.17% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.24% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Massachusetts in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (1.35M), High School or Equivalent (1.34M), and Graduate Degree (1.03M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Massachusetts was $483,900 in 2022, which is 1.72 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $424,700 to $483,900, a 13.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Massachusetts is 62.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Massachusetts have an average commute time of 29.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Massachusetts is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Massachusetts is $96,505. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Massachusetts was Nantucket County, MA with a value of $135,590, followed by Middlesex County, MA and Norfolk County, MA, with respective values of $121,304 and $120,621.

In 2022, 17.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Massachusetts. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.54%.

Property

$483,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$1,329
$1.71M
Median Property Taxes
±$9,030

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Rent vs Own

62.4%
Homeownership
2022
62.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62.4% of the housing units in Massachusetts were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Massachusetts was Nantucket County, MA with a value of $135,590, followed by Middlesex County, MA and Norfolk County, MA, with respective values of $121,304 and $120,621.

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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.
$96,505
Median Household Income
± $551
2.74M
Number of Households
± 12,851

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.74M households in Massachusetts grew to $96,505 from the previous year's value of $89,026.

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Wage Distribution

0.48
2022 Wage GINI in Massachusetts
0.48
2021 Wage GINI in Massachusetts

In 2022, the income inequality in Massachusetts was 0.48 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.047% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Massachusetts was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Massachusetts in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (64.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.6%)
  3. Public Transit (7.56%)

In 2022, 64.2% of workers in Massachusetts drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.6%) and those who used public transit to get to work (7.56%).

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Commute Time

29.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Massachusetts have a longer commute time (29.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.2% of the workforce in Massachusetts have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 17.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Massachusetts. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.54%.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.93% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Massachusetts (672k out of 6.77M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Massachusetts is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 10.9% of the children was living in poverty in Massachusetts. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 384 in Massachusetts. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 67.3 per 100,000 population.

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Health

97.3% of the population of Massachusetts has health coverage, with 54.1% on employee plans, 18.3% on Medicaid, 11.5% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 0.681% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see 960 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.826% decrease from the previous year (968 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 930 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 145 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

960 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Massachusetts

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see an average of 960 patients per year. This represents a 0.826% decrease from the previous year (968 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.3% under 18 years, 22.6% between 18 and 34 years, 39.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.69%
Uninsured
54.1%
Employer Coverage
18.3%
Medicaid
11.5%
Medicare
12.7%
Non-Group
0.681%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Massachusetts declined by 3.29% from 2.78% to 2.69%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 31.1 in Massachusetts.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 25.4% in Massachusetts.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 3.54% in Massachusetts.

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