Five Year Population & Demographic Percent Change
2011-2015

//Five Year Population & Demographic Percent Change, 2013-2017
Five Year Population & Demographic Percent Change, 2013-20172019-07-01T04:59:09-04:00

The North Shore population grew by 12,439, from 413,745 in 2013 to 426,184 in 2017, which is a growth of 3.0% During this period, the Massachusetts population grew by 184,261 from 6,605,058 in 2013 to 6,789,319 in 2017, which is a growth of 2.8%. The table below shows the five year percent change in population and racial demographics from 2013 to 2017 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 2013-2017 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 2.8% -1.0% 9.6% 11.6% 15.9% 8.7% 20.2% -88.5% 15.9%
North Shore 3.0% -0.5% 4.8% 44.8% 13.2% 54.8% 8.7% 35.2% 19.9%
Beverly 3.5% 3.7% -49.4% -21.6% -15.8% -100.0% 61.0% 6.6% 40.1%
Danvers 2.3% -0.2% 1.0% -16.7% -7.6% -88.8% 272.2% 70.4%
Essex 4.0% 6.9% -100.0% -51.2% -54.5%
Gloucester 2.8% 2.8% 106.0% -100.0% 108.0% -9.7% -11.8% -28.3%
Hamilton -0.1% 1.8% -70.4% 69.0% 145.5% -44.6% -50.0%
Ipswich 3.4% 1.3% 87.5% -100.0% 8.0% -100.0% -0.8% 141.3%
Lynn 2.5% -15.5% 2.9% 98.1% 22.2% 100.0% 5.0% 22.7% 21.8%
Lynnfield 7.8% 5.9% 5.9% 51.8% 56.8% 2.3%
Manchester-by-the-sea 2.7% 3.0% -100.0% 100.0% -32.5%
Marblehead 2.2% -0.8% 68.3% -100.0% 169.7% -4.0% 64.0%
Middleton 5.7% 11.3% -45.5% -100.0% -78.8% 50.0% 700.0% 215.4% 8.5%
Nahant 1.6% 5.6% -47.8% 5.0% -68.2%
Peabody 2.1% -0.3% 44.3% -47.1% -100.0% -15.6% 149.1% 22.9%
Rockport 2.0% 2.2% -90.7% 27.3% -90.0% -17.6% 51.5%
Salem 2.9% -1.6% 6.0% 102.0% 22.9% 161.2% 47.4% 13.3%
Saugus 3.6% 0.3% 91.8% 132.3% -100.0% 3.4% -15.5%
Swampscott 5.1% 4.8% 26.4% -51.9% -100.0% 72.3% -0.8%
Topsfield 4.6% 6.2% -100.0% 35.1% -100.0% -42.3% 1,540.0% 35.2%
Wenham 4.3% -0.7% 2.1% 65.9% -46.0% 551.4%