Population 6,646,144

Homefacts State Report

Massachusetts is home to more than 6 million residents, making it the 14th most populous of the 50 United States. Massachusetts ranks 45th in total area (10,555.00 square miles) and 45th in population density (629.66 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 39 years, with 79.6% of the population 18 year and over.

According to Homefacts' records there are currently 4,467 criminal and sex offenders in Massachusetts (approximately 6.72 offenders per 10,000 people), which is 57.30% lower than the national average. The unemployment rate in Massachusetts is 3.7% .

Schools view a full school report for Massachusetts

1,862 Public Schools

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Crime view a full crime report for Massachusetts

Search for crime activity and registered Sex Offenders in Massachusetts by county or city by selecting one of the links. View a full report by visiting the Massachusetts crime and registered Sex Offenders report pages.

4,467 Registered Sex Offenders found in Massachusetts

A search for our database shows there are 4,467 registered Sex Offenders in Massachusetts. Massachusetts has a ratio of 6.72 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 839 incarcerated Sex Offenders in Massachusetts. As well as 470 offenders whose location is unknown in Massachusetts due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

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Massachusetts Registered Sex Offender Distribution

Registered Offenders per 10,000 population
  • > 30 per 10,000
  • 25 - 30 per 10,000
  • 20 -25 per 10,000
  • 10 - 20 per 10,000
  • < 10 per 10,000

Crime Index in Massachusetts

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.

Real Estate search Massachusetts real estate

Search for real estate in Massachusetts by selecting one of the top for sale, foreclosure or rental markets links listed. For nearby or other top Massachusetts real estate, home values or foreclosures, see our additional real estate links.

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$341,250 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
$317,500 compared to August 2016

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

8,322 Foreclosures

median foreclosure price

Popular Foreclosure Markets

Foreclosure Status Distribution

13,690 Building Permits

Massachusetts building permits average per year since 2001 is 13,607. In 2005, there was a high number of building permits with 21,359 and a low number of building permits in 2009 of 6,456. 51.55% of the building permits are for All Multifamily housing units in 2012.

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Environmental Hazards

65,441 Environmental Hazards

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Demographics view full Massachusetts demographics report

6,646,144 Population

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Unemployment view full Massachusetts unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Massachusetts has ranged from 2.1% in October 2000 to 9.6% in January 2010. The current unemployment rate for Massachusetts is 3.7% for August 2017. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

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State Representatives

  • Gov. Charlie Baker
  • Sen. Edward J. Markey
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren
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