Fitchburg, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Fitchburg, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
40,576
Unemployment
8.0%
Poverty
14.5%
Median Home
$216,500
Median Income
$54,683
Median Rent
$964

Fitchburg SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
6

Fitchburg, MA Crime Report

805
Total Crimes
1,990.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-15.16%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Fitchburg
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 805 1,990.5 1,362.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 221 546.4 308.8 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 2.3 6.5
Robbery 43 106.3 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 159 393.1 235.9 279.7
Property Crime 584 1,444.0 1,053.2 1,958.2
Burglary 108 267.0 149.7 314.2
Larceny 402 994.0 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 74 183.0 99.2 246.0

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 109 132 100
Services 118 119 100
Groceries 100 112 100
Health 120 123 100
Housing 97 164 100
Transportation 96 109 100
Utilities 125 116 100

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
2020 40,576 -0.4%
2019 40,737 0.2%
2018 40,666 0.6%
2017 40,441 -0.1%
2016 40,462 0.1%
2015 40,419 0.2%
2014 40,358 0.1%
2013 40,314 0.1%
2012 40,286 0.2%
2011 40,214 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fitchburg

White
59.6% (24,173)
African American
5.8% (2,334)
American Indian
0.2% (66)
Asian
2.1% (846)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (5)
Two Or More
3.0% (1,205)
Hispanic
29.4% (11,947)
Race Fitchburg MA USA
White 59.6% 70.8% 60.1%
African American 5.8% 6.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 2.1% 6.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.8% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.0% 2.7% 2.8%
Hispanic 29.4% 12.0% 18.2%

Gender in Fitchburg

Female
51.3% (20,822)
Male
48.7% (19,754)
Gender Fitchburg MA USA
Female 51.3% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.7% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fitchburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,623)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (3,246)
High School / GED
34.0% (13,795)
Some College
23.0% (9,332)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (3,651)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (5,680)
Master's Degree
6.0% (2,434)
Professional Degree
1.0% (405)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (405)
Education Fitchburg MA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 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
6.2% (251,985)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.9% (198,510)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.5% (344,589)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.9% (523,536)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.3% (498,233)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.8% (843,083)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.4% (462,495)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.4% (544,926)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.1% (249,377)
$200,000 or more
3.5% (140,861)
Income Fitchburg MA USA
Less than $10,000 6.2% 5.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.9% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.5% 6.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.9% 6.4% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.3% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.8% 13.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.4% 12.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.4% 18.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.1% 10.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.5% 14.3% 8.3%

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