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Bristol County, Massachusetts Facts

Facts
State Massachusetts
Land area 553.1 square miles
Population Density 991.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 552,780
Population change 0.8%
Under 5 years of age 5.3%
Under 18 21.4%
65 and over 15.4%
Females 51.5%
White 90.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 6.7
Asian 2.1%
Two or more races 1.9%
Black or African American 4.4%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 82%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 25.3%
Veterans 33,409
Households and Housing
Households 210,037
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.9%
Median household income $55,298
The per capita income $28,837
Live below the poverty line. 12.4%
housing units 230,256
Multi-unit structures 42%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $278,100
Residents owning their homes. 63.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 40,792
Women-owned firms 26.7%
Asian-owned firms 1.9%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.2%
Black-owned firms 1.3%
Native American-owned firms 0.3%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $8,647,669
Retail sales per capita $15,882
Manufacturers shipments $8,878,114
Merchant wholesaler sales $7,719,769