Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

Add Comparison
2022 Population
139,069
0.48% 1-year growth
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.3
4.51% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
6.56%
36.8% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$104,808
5.29% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$497,000
0.832% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA had a population of 139k people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $104,808. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA grew from 138,405 to 139,069, a 0.48% increase and its median household income declined from $110,665 to $104,808, a −5.29% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (12.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.55%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.98%).

24.7% of the households in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA 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.

93.4% of the residents in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are University of Phoenix-Massachusetts (19 degrees awarded in 2018).

In 2022, the median property value in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA was $497,000, and the homeownership rate was 71.3%.

Most people in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA is home to a population of 139k people, from which 93.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 20.5% of Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA residents were born outside of the country (28.5k people).

In 2022, there were 5.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (90.5k people) in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 16.8k Asian (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 Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA are Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (6,037 households), Haitian (5,146 households), and Vietnamese (5,037 households).

Citizenship

93.4%
2022 Citizenship
95.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.4% of Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA was 95.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    90.5k ± 2.06k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    17.9k ± 1.61k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    16.8k ± 1.42k
5.59%
Hispanic Population
7.77k people

In 2022, there were 5.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (90.5k people) in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 16.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.59% of the people in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA are hispanic (7.77k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Foreign-Born Population

20.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
28.5k people
12.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
17.5k people

As of 2022, 20.5% of Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA residents (28.5k 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 Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA was 12.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    6,037 households (4.55%)
  2. Haitian
    5,146 households (3.88%)
  3. Vietnamese
    5,037 households (3.79%)

24.7% of the households in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA 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 Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA was Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese). 4.55% of the households in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA reported speaking Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,897 ± 274
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,036 ± 253
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    616 ± 184

Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.83 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Economy

The economy of Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA employs 71.9k people. The largest industries in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,478 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,826 people), and Construction (4,544 people), and the highest paying industries are Electronic shopping and mail-order houses ($193,574), Legal services ($184,264), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($183,283).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
34,453
Women
49.3%
35,380
Men
50.7%

The workforce of Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA in 2020 was 69,833 people, with 49.3% woman, and 50.7% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA.

With the upper buttons you can see the distribution of the average salary and add a filter by race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

71.9k
2022 Value
1.02%
1 Year growth
± 1.02%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA grew at a rate of 1.02%, from 71.2k employees to 71.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA, are Registered nurses (2,414 people), Other managers (2,293 people), and Customer service representatives (1,606 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Unemployment Insurance Claims

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for false.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Massachusetts (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industries

71.9k
2022 Value
1.02%
1 Year growth
± 1.02%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA grew at a rate of 1.02%, from 71.2k employees to 71.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,478 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,826 people), and Construction (4,544 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA, though some of these residents may live in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Median Earnings by Industry

$67,762
Median earning men ± $2,986
$53,424
Median earning women ± $3,185

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($93,299), Public Administration ($87,656), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($84,630).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($82,606), Construction ($81,544), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,531).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industry Sector

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Massachusetts.
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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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%).

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.

US Senators from Massachusetts

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for 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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Massachusetts over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

In 2018, universities in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA awarded 19 degrees. The student population of Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA in 2018 is skewed towards men, with 3 male students and 1 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA are White (8 and 42.1%), followed by Black or African American (5 and 26.3%), Two or More Races (2 and 10.5%), and Unknown (2 and 10.5%).

The largest universities in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA by number of degrees awarded are University of Phoenix-Massachusetts (19 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

The graph shows the evolution of awarded degrees by degrees. Under the paragraphs, the average number of awarded degrees by university in each degree is shown.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.945% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.43% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (30.3k), High School or Equivalent (26k), and Graduate Degree (19.4k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA was $497,000 in 2022, which is 1.76 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $492,900 to $497,000, a 0.832% increase. The homeownership rate in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA is 71.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA have an average commute time of 34.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA is $104,808. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA was Norfolk County (Northwest)--Needham, Wellesley & Westwood PUMA, MA with a value of $198,790, followed by Middlesex County--Lexington, Burlington & Wilmington PUMA, MA and Middlesex County (West Central) PUMA, MA, with respective values of $172,007 and $157,236.

Property

$497,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,197
$38,973
Median Property Taxes
±$1,386

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

71.3%
Homeownership
2022
61.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.3% of the housing units in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.1%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.
Race/Ethnicity

In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA was Norfolk County (Northwest)--Needham, Wellesley & Westwood PUMA, MA with a value of $198,790, followed by Middlesex County--Lexington, Burlington & Wilmington PUMA, MA and Middlesex County (West Central) PUMA, MA, with respective values of $172,007 and $157,236.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$104,808
Median Household Income
± $4,000
54.7k
Number of Households
± 1,970

In 2022, the median household income of the 54.7k households in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA declined from $104,808 from the previous year's value of $110,665.

The following chart displays the households in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

0.464
2022 Wage GINI in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA
0.472
2021 Wage GINI in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA

In 2022, the income inequality in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.6% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (67.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.4%)
  3. Public Transit (10.4%)

In 2022, 67.5% of workers in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.4%) and those who used public transit to get to work (10.4%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

34.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA have a longer commute time (34.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.79% of the workforce in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA have 2 cars.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty & Diversity

6.56% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA (9.03k out of 138k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA is White, followed by Black and Asian.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

97.5% of the population of Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA has health coverage, with 59% on employee plans, 14.5% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 0.505% 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Massachusetts.
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).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Massachusetts in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20% under 18 years, 20.5% between 18 and 34 years, 42.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Uninsured People

2.55%
Uninsured
59%
Employer Coverage
14.5%
Medicaid
12.1%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
0.505%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA grew by 34.5% from 1.9% to 2.55%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Norfolk County (Northeast)--Weymouth, Braintree, Randolph & Cohasset PUMA, MA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart