Fitchburg, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Fitchburg, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
40,702
Unemployment
8.3%
Poverty
15.7%
Median Home
$196,600
Median Income
$57,207
Median Rent
$1,016

Fitchburg SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
6

Fitchburg, MA Crime Report

755
Total Crimes
1,858.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-24.95%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Fitchburg
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 755 1,858.6 1,507.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 217 534.2 327.6 366.7
Murder 1 2.5 2.2 5.0
Robbery 36 88.6 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 154 379.1 241.0 250.2
Property Crime 538 1,324.4 1,179.8 2,109.9
Burglary 94 231.4 179.0 340.5
Larceny 399 982.3 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 45 110.8 89.0 219.9

Fitchburg, MA Cost Of Living

109
Fitchburg's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Fitchburg Massachusetts National Average
Overall 109 131 100
Services 120 122 100
Groceries 100 109 100
Health 118 121 100
Housing 97 165 100
Transportation 98 107 100
Utilities 127 114 100

Fitchburg, MA Photos

Nixey Callahan Baseball Card
Source: Public Domain
Fitchburg State College Hammond Building
Source: Wikipedia

Rankings for Fitchburg in Massachusetts

Map Of Fitchburg, MA

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Population over time in Fitchburg

Year Population % Change
2019 40,702 -0.1%
2018 40,737 0.2%
2017 40,666 0.6%
2016 40,441 -0.1%
2015 40,462 0.1%
2014 40,419 0.2%
2013 40,358 0.1%
2012 40,314 0.1%
2011 40,286 0.2%
2010 40,214 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fitchburg

White
62.3% (25,366)
African American
3.6% (1,482)
American Indian
0.3% (121)
Asian
2.3% (942)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (45)
Two Or More
2.5% (1,034)
Hispanic
28.8% (11,712)
Race Fitchburg MA USA
White 62.3% 71.6% 60.7%
African American 3.6% 6.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.3% 6.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.5% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 28.8% 11.8% 18.0%

Gender in Fitchburg

Female
50.1% (20,385)
Male
49.9% (20,317)
Gender Fitchburg MA USA
Female 50.1% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 49.9% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fitchburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (2,442)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (3,663)
High School / GED
35.0% (14,245)
Some College
20.0% (8,140)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (3,663)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (5,698)
Master's Degree
5.0% (2,035)
Professional Degree
1.0% (407)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (407)
Education Fitchburg MA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
5.8% (236,623)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.3% (254,846)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.3% (338,344)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (409,059)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.7% (516,220)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.5% (836,342)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.8% (563,273)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.9% (565,177)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.0% (201,810)
$200,000 or more
3.6% (148,501)
Income Fitchburg MA USA
Less than $10,000 5.8% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.3% 4.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.3% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 6.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.7% 9.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.5% 14.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.8% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.9% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.0% 10.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.6% 13.2% 7.7%

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