Norwell, Massachusetts Population by Age

The median age in Norwell, Massachusetts is 39.0, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 23.16% were under the age of 15, 16.89% aged 15 to 29, 45.03% aged 30 to 64, 12.82% aged 65 to 84, and 2.10% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Norwell, Massachusetts population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Norwell town's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 921 8.18%
5 to 9 years 875 7.77%
10 to 14 years 811 7.2%
15 to 19 years 984 8.74%
20 to 24 years 413 3.67%
25 to 29 years 505 4.49%
30 to 34 years 545 4.84%
35 to 39 years 754 6.7%
40 to 44 years 699 6.21%
45 to 49 years 933 8.29%
50 to 54 years 924 8.21%
55 to 59 years 821 7.29%
60 to 64 years 394 3.5%
65 to 69 years 509 4.52%
70 to 74 years 388 3.45%
75 to 79 years 364 3.23%
80 to 84 years 182 1.62%
85 years and over 236 2.1%
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Norwell, Massachusetts population by age group

Key stats
4,004
Population under 25 years
2,503
Population aged 25-44
3,072
Population aged 45-64
1,679
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Norwell town's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Norwell, Massachusetts population by age group. The largest age group was 15-19 years with a poulation of 984 (8.74% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Norwell, Massachusetts was for the group of age 15-19 years with a population of 984 (8.74%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Norwell, Massachusetts was the 80-84 years with a population of 182 (1.62%).

Norwell, Massachusetts population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Norwell, Massachusetts's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Norwell town's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Norwell, Massachusetts population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 6,274 (55.73% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 3,305 29.36%
18 to 64 years 6,274 55.73%
85 years and over 1,679 14.91%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Norwell town's population under 18 was 29.36%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Norwell town's working population (between 18 and 64) was 55.73%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Norwell town's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 14.91% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Norwell, Massachusetts population pyramid

Population pyramid for Norwell, Massachusetts is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Norwell town's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Norwell, Massachusetts, is 37.4.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Norwell, Massachusetts, is 24.1.
  • Total dependency ratio for Norwell, Massachusetts is 61.5.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Norwell, Massachusetts is 4.2.
The graph shows Norwell town's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Norwell, Massachusetts population pyramid i.e. Norwell town population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Norwell, Massachusetts's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 515 406 921
5 to 9 years 545 330 875
10 to 14 years 397 414 811
15 to 19 years 591 393 984
20 to 24 years 174 239 413
25 to 29 years 264 241 505
30 to 34 years 232 313 545
35 to 39 years 351 403 754
40 to 44 years 350 349 699
45 to 49 years 379 554 933
50 to 54 years 502 422 924
55 to 59 years 375 446 821
60 to 64 years 243 151 394
65 to 69 years 192 317 509
70 to 74 years 200 188 388
75 to 79 years 146 218 364
80 to 84 years 61 121 182
85 years and over 130 106 236
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Things to know

What is the population of Norwell, Massachusetts under 18?

Norwell town's population under the age of 18 is 3,305, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 29.36% of the total resident population of Norwell, Massachusetts.

What is the aging population in Norwell, Massachusetts?

Norwell town's population aged 65 years and above was 1,679. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 14.91% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

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2023
Norwell, Massachusetts Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Norwell town age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Norwell town population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Norwell town. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Norwell town by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Norwell town.

Key observations

The largest age group in Norwell, Massachusetts was for the group of age 15-19 years with a population of 984 (8.74%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Norwell, Massachusetts was the 80-84 years with a population of 182 (1.62%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Norwell town population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Norwell town is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Norwell town total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

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Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Norwell town Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Norwell, Massachusetts Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Norwell town - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Norwell town population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Norwell town. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Norwell town population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Norwell town population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Norwell town is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Norwell town is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Norwell town Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Norwell, Massachusetts Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Norwell, Massachusetts population pyramid, which represents the Norwell town population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Norwell, Massachusetts, is 37.4.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Norwell, Massachusetts, is 24.1.
  • Total dependency ratio for Norwell, Massachusetts is 61.5.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Norwell, Massachusetts is 4.2.

Norwell town population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Norwell town population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Norwell town for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Norwell town for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Norwell town for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Norwell town Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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