Newburyport, Massachusetts

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Population in 2017: 18,060 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.1%
 
Males: 8,261  (45.7%)
Females: 9,799  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

49.0 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 01950, 01951.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $85,696 (it was $58,557 in 2000)
Newburyport:

$85,696
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $51,061 (it was $34,187 in 2000)

Newburyport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $476,482 (it was $243,000 in 2000)
Newburyport:

$476,482
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $558,091; detached houses: $612,797; townhouses or other attached units: $447,219; in 2-unit structures: $715,375; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $297,398; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $332,506

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,202.

March 2019 cost of living index in Newburyport: 138.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.8%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.5% for Black residents, 3.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Newburyport, MA (2010)
    • 16,57495.2%White alone
    • 2911.7%Hispanic
    • 1941.1%Asian alone
    • 1961.1%Two or more races
    • 950.5%Black alone
    • 480.3%Other race alone
    • 170.10%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Newburyport, Massachusetts as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Newburyport is 9,030 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Newburyport by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(22.8)
1
(5.8)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.7)
1
(5.7)
1
(5.6)
3
(16.9)
3
(16.7)
6
(33.2)
5
(27.8)
4
(22.1)
8
(44.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(34.3)
2
(11.4)
2
(11.5)
1
(5.8)
3
(17.3)
5
(28.7)
3
(17.1)
2
(11.3)
3
(16.9)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
2
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(57.1)
17
(97.0)
9
(52.0)
17
(99.2)
12
(69.2)
15
(86.0)
24
(137.0)
18
(101.6)
25
(140.7)
23
(128.2)
21
(116.3)
11
(61.1)
20
(110.5)
10
(55.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
71
(405.6)
43
(245.4)
34
(196.3)
31
(180.9)
45
(259.5)
25
(143.3)
21
(119.8)
35
(197.7)
15
(84.4)
14
(78.0)
40
(221.6)
23
(127.7)
25
(138.2)
9
(49.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
133
(759.9)
149
(850.5)
152
(877.8)
202
(1,179)
207
(1,194)
198
(1,135)
177
(1,010)
188
(1,062)
154
(866.5)
140
(780.3)
148
(819.8)
165
(916.1)
184
(1,017)
105
(578.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(40.0)
11
(62.8)
12
(69.3)
16
(93.4)
22
(126.9)
9
(51.6)
8
(45.7)
12
(67.8)
8
(45.0)
8
(44.6)
5
(27.7)
4
(22.2)
10
(55.3)
7
(38.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.5)
2
(11.5)
1
(5.7)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)83.797.372.993.695.189.989.590.090.980.9100.483.497.976.0

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City-data.com crime index in Newburyport, MA

Crime rate in Newburyport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 35 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Massachusetts average:

2.53
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Newburyport, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (20.2%), English (13.9%), American (11.8%), Italian (9.5%), French Canadian (3.5%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 37 feet

Land area: 8.38 square miles.

Population density: 2,154 people per square mile   (low).

Newburyport, Massachusetts map

1,092 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 2.2% Europe, 0.6% North America).

This city:

6.0%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,758 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,031 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haverhill, MA (10.8 miles , pop. 58,969).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (35.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (205.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Newbury, MA (1.6 miles ),
Salisbury, MA (1.7 miles ),
Amesbury, MA (2.0 miles ),
Amesbury Town, MA (2.2 miles ),
West Newbury, MA (2.3 miles ),
Seabrook, NH (2.3 miles ),
Seabrook Beach, NH (2.5 miles ),
South Hampton, NH (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.81 N, Longitude: 70.88 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Clipper City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,982 (+10.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,236 (33.4%)

Area code: 978

Distribution of median household income in Newburyport, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Newburyport, MA in 2017
Newburyport satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 1998: 58 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 1999: 121 buildings, average cost: $66,200
  • 2000: 43 buildings, average cost: $200,400
  • 2001: 90 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $273,300
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $279,900
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $234,400
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $263,200
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $364,700
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $377,800
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $338,000
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $346,400
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $235,200
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $229,000
  • 2013: 18 buildings, average cost: $307,000
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $326,100
  • 2015: 24 buildings, average cost: $426,700
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $314,900
  • 2017: 21 buildings, average cost: $434,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Newburyport, MA residents
Average permit cost in Newburyport, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.4%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Newburyport, MA
Historical housing units in Newburyport, MA

Population change in the 1990s: +851 (+5.2%).
Most common industries in Newburyport, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.9%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.9%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Newburyport, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Top executives (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
  • Computer specialists (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.2%)
  • Top executives (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Engineers (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Computer specialists (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.4%)

Average climate in Newburyport, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Newburyport, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.9. This is about average.

City:

63.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.148. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.148
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.778. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.778
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.96. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.96
U.S.:

19.64
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.49. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.49
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Newburyport-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Newburyport city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 tornado 21.1 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newburyport-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 191.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 183.4 miles away from Newburyport center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 258.0 miles away from Newburyport center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 173.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Essex County (33) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 13

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newburyport topographic map

Hospitals in Newburyport:

  • ANNA JAQUES HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 25 HIGHLAND AVENUE)

Nursing Homes in Newburyport:

  • ANNA JAQUES HOSPITAL SUBACUTE UNIT (25 HIGHLAND AVENUE)
  • BRIGHAM MANOR CONV HOME (77 HIGH ST)
  • COUNTRY MANOR CONVALESCENT CENTER (180 LOW ST)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-BRIGHAM (77 HIGH STREET)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-NEWBURYPORT (180 LOW STREET)
  • PORT HEALTHCARE CENTER (HALE & LOW STREETS)
  • PORT REHABILITATION AND SKILLED NSG (HALE LOW ST)

Dialysis Facilities in Newburyport:

  • FMC OF NEWBURYPORT (260 MERRIMAC STREET)

Home Health Centers in Newburyport:

  • ANGELS AT HOME HEALTHCARE (6D WINTER STREET)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE OF GT NEWBURYPORT (15 GREEN STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Newburyport:

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Amtrak stations near Newburyport:

  • 11 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE) . Services: ticket office.
  • 13 miles: EXETER (60 LINCOLN ST.) . Services: ticket office.

Operable nuclear power plant near Newburyport:

  • 6 miles: Seabrook in Seabrook, NH.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newburyport:

  • Northern Essex Community College (about 9 miles; Haverhill, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,737)
  • North Shore Community College (about 16 miles; Danvers, MA; FT enrollment: 5,195)
  • Merrimack College (about 17 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • Endicott College (about 18 miles; Beverly, MA; FT enrollment: 4,064)
  • Salem State University (about 22 miles; Salem, MA; FT enrollment: 8,027)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 23 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 26 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)

Public high school in Newburyport:

Public elementary/middle schools in Newburyport:

Private elementary/middle schools in Newburyport:

  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 263, Location: 1 WASHINGTON ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • INN STREET MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 41, Location: 52 INN ST, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Newburyport

Library in Newburyport:

  • NEWBURYPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,247,475; Location: 94 STATE ST.; 106,384 books; 6,987 audio materials; 4,322 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 176 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Newburyport: Curzon Mill (A), Dexter Industrial Green (B), Newburyport Station (C), Arrowhead Farm (D), Port Plaza (E), Newburyport Harbor Light (F), Joppan House (G), Isley House (H), Healy House (I), Newburyport City Hall (J), Newburyport Fire Department (K), Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce (L), Rogers Medical Library (M), Newburyport Public Library (N), Newburyport High School Library (O), Dalton House (P), Cushing House (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Newburyport include: First Religious Society Church (A), First Church of Christ Scientist (B), Central Congregational Church (C), Assembly of God Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sawyer Hill Burying Ground (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2), Belleville Cemetery (3), Highland Cemetery (4), Oak Hill Cemetery (5), First Parish Burying Ground (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Frog Pond (A), Upper Artichoke Reservoir (B), Frog Pond (C), Lower Artichoke Reservoir (D), Artichoke River Reservoir (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Artichoke River (A), Black Rock Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Newburyport include: Atkinson Common (1), Brown Square (2), Bartlett Mall (3), Cashman Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Custom House Maritime Museum (25 Water Street) (1), Cushing House Museum (98 High Street) (2), Historical Society of Old Newbury (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 98 High Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Garrison Inn (11 Brown Square) (1), Essex Street Inn (7 Essex Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Juvenile Court (188 State Street) (1), Essex County - Courts- Ipswich District Court Located At Newburyport (188 State Street) (2), Essex County - Courts- Superior Court (145 High Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Robert S. Mulliken, William Lloyd Garrison - Journalist, Adolphus Greely - Polar explorer, George Whitefield - (1714-1770), Church of England minister, Methodist leader, Aaron A. Sargent - Politician, Angelo Dagres - Baseball Player, Judith Hoag - Actress, Kyle Abbott - Former Major League Baseball pitcher, Benjamin Perley Poore - Newspaper editor, Moses Kimball - Politician.

Essex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Newburyport and their reported violations in the past:

NEWBURYPORT WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 20,335, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-19-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 39 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.2%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Newburyport in 2010:

  • 263 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 56 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Newburyport in 2000:

  • 275 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Banks with branches in Newburyport (2011 data):

  • Institution for Savings in Newburyport and Its Vicinity: Storey Avenue Branch, Institution For Savings In Newburypo, Newburyport High School Branch. Info updated 2007/07/16: Bank assets: $1,303.4 mil, Deposits: $1,053.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Low Street Branch, Newburyport Branch, State Street Branch. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank: Newburyport Branch, Merrimack Place Branch, at 63 State Street. Info updated 2012/02/07: Bank assets: $634.6 mil, Deposits: $460.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Newburyport Five Cents Bancorp Mhc
  • The First National Bank of Ipswich: Newburyport Branch at 155 State Street, branch established on 1996/10/03. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $282.6 mil, Deposits: $223.7 mil, headquarters in Ipswich, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Brookline Bancorp, Inc.
  • Eastern Bank: Storey Avenue Branch at 17 Storey Avenue, branch established on 1978/02/08. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Newburyport Branch at 45 Storey Avenue, branch established on 1968/06/05. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • The Provident Bank: Storey Avenue Branch at 66 Storey Avenue, branch established on 2002/09/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $530.8 mil, Deposits: $404.6 mil, headquarters in Amesbury, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Newburyport Branch at 2 State Street, branch established on 1987/06/22. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Newburyport:

Marital status in Newburyport, MA
  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Newburyport:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 61.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Newburyport
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Newburyport:

(Newburyport, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Newburyport, MA (based on Essex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic341,97055
Mainline Protestant33,710140
Evangelical Protestant20,925160
Other15,88263
Orthodox11,59013
Black Protestant3763
None318,706-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 145
Essex County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Essex County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 144
Essex County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Essex County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 557
This county:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Essex County:

8.4%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

23.7%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Essex County:

20.7%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

57.8%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Newburyport:

58.9%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Newburyport:

27.8
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Newburyport:

18.7%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Newburyport:

6.8%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Newburyport:

34.6%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

63.9%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Newburyport:

81.6%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Newburyport, MA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 245$1,262,704$61,84763$131,332
Police Protection - Officers 49$292,590$71,6550$0
Firefighters 35$219,535$75,26920$6,515
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 32$118,039$44,26556$29,245
Streets and Highways 26$107,414$49,5760$0
Water Supply 20$105,760$63,4560$0
Local Libraries 18$69,488$46,32518$42,729
Sewerage 14$86,360$74,0230$0
Financial Administration 13$68,946$63,6421$2,294
Welfare 11$29,079$31,7230$0
Police - Other 8$25,142$37,7130$0
Other and Unallocable 6$42,124$84,2480$0
Other Government Administration 6$37,428$74,85627$17,533
Health 5$20,882$50,1170$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,369$52,4284$1,221
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 6$15,649
Higher Education - Instructional 0$0 0$0
Higher Education - Other 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 489$2,489,860$61,101195$246,518

Newburyport government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,271,000 ($347.23)
    General Public Buildings: $3,879,000 ($214.78)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $36,245,000 ($2006.92)
    General - Other: $13,886,000 ($768.88)
    Sewerage: $3,717,000 ($205.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,592,000 ($198.89)
    Police Protection: $3,447,000 ($190.86)
    Water Utilities: $2,849,000 ($157.75)
    Regular Highways: $2,555,000 ($141.47)
    Financial Administration: $1,331,000 ($73.70)
    Libraries: $1,229,000 ($68.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,072,000 ($59.36)
    Central Staff Services: $695,000 ($38.48)
    Health - Other: $359,000 ($19.88)
    Public Welfare - Other: $291,000 ($16.11)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $289,000 ($16.00)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $280,000 ($15.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $181,000 ($10.02)
    Housing and Community Development: $74,000 ($4.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $56,000 ($3.10)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $64,556,000 ($3574.53)
    Benefit Payments: $5,051,000 ($279.68)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $100,000 ($5.54)
    Withdrawals: $28,000 ($1.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,096,000 ($116.06)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $741,000 ($41.03)
    Other - Health - Other: $45,000 ($2.49)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $117,000 ($6.48)
    General - Other: $45,000 ($2.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,720,000 ($95.24)
    General - Other: $1,312,000 ($72.65)
    Sewerage: $579,000 ($32.06)
    Regular Highways: $223,000 ($12.35)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $50,000 ($2.77)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,396,000 ($1793.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $635,000 ($35.16)

Newburyport government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,447,000 ($356.98)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $708,000 ($39.20)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $434,000 ($24.03)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $327,000 ($18.11)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $327,000 ($18.11)
    Other: $211,000 ($11.68)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $1,662,000 ($92.03)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-977,000 ($-54.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $77,000 ($4.26)
    Other: $67,000 ($3.71)
    Education: $13,000 ($0.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $642,000 ($35.55)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,291,000 ($126.85)
    Donations From Private Sources: $205,000 ($11.35)
    Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($2.71)
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($0.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,278,000 ($292.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $6,553,000 ($362.85)
    General Local Government Support: $2,533,000 ($140.25)
    Other: $800,000 ($44.30)
    Highways: $522,000 ($28.90)
    Public Welfare: $146,000 ($8.08)
    Water Utilities: $125,000 ($6.92)
    Sewerage: $103,000 ($5.70)
  • Tax - Property: $53,316,000 ($2952.16)
    Other License: $1,072,000 ($59.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $717,000 ($39.70)

Newburyport government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $101,690,000 ($5630.68)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $97,552,000 ($5401.55)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,510,000 ($692.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,372,000 ($463.57)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $14,290,000 ($791.25)
    End of Fiscal Year: $8,133,000 ($450.33)

Newburyport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,524,000 ($748.84)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,216,000 ($1230.12)

4.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,981 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($629 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.58% ($88,059 average AGI)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.77% ($91,101)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.31% ($57,814)


5.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,979 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,049 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  1.25% ($66,782 average AGI)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.58% ($74,166)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($81,995)
Businesses in Newburyport, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Nike1
Circle K1RadioShack1
DHL1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Shaw's1
Dunkin Donuts4Starbucks1
FedEx7Subway1
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Jones New York2Talbots1
Kmart1True Value1
Marshalls1UPS7
MasterBrand Cabinets1Vans1
McDonald's1Walgreens1
New Balance3Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Newburyport:

  • WNBP (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURYPORT, MA; Owner: RADIO NEWBURYPORT, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGIP (1540 AM; 5 kW; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCEC (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALEM, NH; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES LTD PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newburyport:

  • WNEF (91.7 FM; NEWBURYPORT, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WSAK (102.1 FM; HAMPTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHEB (100.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOQ (104.9 FM; GLOUCESTER, MA; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WERZ (107.1 FM; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Newburyport:

  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Newburyport: Adolphus W. Greely, Benjamin H. Jellison.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Newburyport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 262ft / 79.7mTotal length
  • $116,861,000Total costs
  • 221,742Total average daily traffic
  • 7,812Total average daily truck traffic
  • 198,960Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Newburyport, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 21930-1939
  • 91970-1979
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Newburyport, MA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED48$338,021160$277,481763$281,40555$202,2731$450,00046$239,065
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$378,00012$331,33353$313,6607$181,1430$02$274,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$356,50021$247,190137$304,48211$137,2731$5,00017$233,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$382,50013$345,538106$314,9253$50,0001$950,00010$328,900
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$258,50029$287,6550$00$02$372,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2681.00 , 2682.00, 2683.00, 2684.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$281,23512$312,6671$398,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$330,3334$263,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$239,4003$322,6671$243,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$225,5000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$417,0000$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2681.00 , 2682.00, 2683.00, 2684.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Newburyport, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Newburyport, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 18. The highest number of fires - 34 took place in 2015, and the least - 8 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Newburyport, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (65.2%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (19.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Newburyport, MA
    • 20465.2%Structure Fires
    • 6219.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 319.9%Other
    • 165.1%Outside Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newburyport, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Newburyport, MA
  • 66.9%Utility gas
  • 23.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.9%Electricity
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Newburyport, MA
  • 53.1%Utility gas
  • 23.7%Electricity
  • 17.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used


Newburyport compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Newburyport on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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