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Plymouth County, Massachusetts Facts

Facts
State Massachusetts
Land area 659.1 square miles
Population Density 750.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 501,915
Population change 1.4%
Under 5 years of age 5.3%
Under 18 22.9%
65 and over 15.8%
Females 51.4%
White 86.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.5
Asian 1.4%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 9.6%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 92%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 33.5%
Veterans 35,024
Households and Housing
Households 179,617
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 90.3%
Median household income $75,092
The per capita income $35,220
Live below the poverty line. 7.6%
housing units 201,131
Multi-unit structures 23%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $332,100
Residents owning their homes. 77.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 45,079
Women-owned firms 29.2%
Asian-owned firms 2.2%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.1%
Black-owned firms 2.8%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $6,615,087
Retail sales per capita $13,463
Manufacturers shipments $2,577,234
Merchant wholesaler sales $5,253,568