Five Year Population & Demographic Percent Change
2011-2015

//Five Year Population & Demographic Percent Change, 2011-2015
Five Year Population & Demographic Percent Change, 2011-2015 2018-09-12T02:07:16+00:00

The North Shore population grew by 11,889, from 408,050 in 2011 to 419,939 in 2015, which is a growth of 2.9% During this period, the Massachusetts population grew by 206,886, from 6,587,536 in 2011 to 6,794,422 in 2015, which is a growth of 3.1%. The table below shows the five year percent change in population and racial demographics from 2011 to 2015 for the cities and towns that are a part of the North Shore.

Additional population data can be found on the US Census Bureau’s web site.

Population & Demographics Percent Change 2011-2015 Total Population White Black or African American American Indian And Alaska Native Asian Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Some Other Race Two or More Races Hispanic or Latino
Massachusetts 3.1% -0.7% 13.2% -17.8% 17.6% -14.9% 4.1% 13.1% 16.7%
North Shore 2.9% -0.6% 10.2% 36.8% 11.9% 29.9% -8.8% 47.8% 20.3%
Beverly 3.1% 4% -45.0% -51.6% 8.7% -68.4% 52.3% 2.3% 12.1%
Danvers 4.2% 0.9% 245.5% -12.5% 63.7% -100.0% 329.5% 43.4%
Essex 4.0% 2.6% 193.8% -42.9%
Gloucester 1.8% 1.5% 51.2% 0.0% 17.2% 810.5% -8.3% -17.6%
Hamilton 3.8% 6.4% 18.3% 0.6% -65.6% -100.0% -22.2% -36.2%
Ipswich 3.7% 2.4% 175.8% -7.1% -55.1% 95.2% 151.6%
Lynn 1.8% -15.9% 6.0% 65.7% 21.7% 79.6% 64.4% 19.7%
Lynnfield 6.3% 4.9% -100.0% 23.9% -100.0% -100.0% -8.3% -36.2%
Machester-by-the-sea 2.9% 1.7% 100.0% 43.1%
Marblehead 2.3% 0.1% 127.6% -100.0% -15.1% -100.0% 59.7% 102.7%
Middleton 6.8% 2.3% 646.2% -100.0% -9.4% -86.5% 4.7% 44.2%
Nahant 1.0% 1.3% -51.2% 35.3% -100.0% 30.3%
Peabody 2.4% -0.5% 10.4% -100.0% -28.1% -31.6% 88.1% 55.3%
Rockport 1.3% -0.7% -11.8% -100.0% -15.0% 61%
Salem 3.2% 0.9% 10.4% 129.9% -1.9% -38.8% 30.2% 10.9%
Saugus 4.2% 3.7% 20.6% 1750.0% 19.5% -64.9% 7.9% -5.2%
Swampscott 1.5% 0.6% -72.8% 10.3% -96.1% 309.3% 31.0%
Topsfield 5.0% 3.8% -100.0% -7.1% 477.8% 17.9%
Wenham 5.4% 4.7% -21.2% 7.6% -25.4% 166.7%