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 39.5 years, with 79.8% of the population 18 year and over.
According to Homefacts' records there are currently 5,500 criminal and sex offenders in Massachusetts (approximately 8.28 offenders per 10,000 people), which is 56.58% lower than the national average. The unemployment rate in Massachusetts is 2.9% .