Ayer by the Numbers

Town of Ayer by the Numbers

Town of Ayer MA/Middlesex County
Selected Demographic Data
Source: US Census (2020)
Source: US Census (2022 Estimates)
Prepared by Ayer Office of Community & Economic Development (AOCED)

Population:

8,424 (July 2022)

Total # of Households:

3,694

Persons Per Household:

2.25

Median Household Income:

$101,688

Per Capita Income:

$51,578

Population Per Sq. Mile:

947.5

Householders Living Alone:

36.50%

Owner-Occupied Housing Units:

69.00%

Renter-Occupied Housing Units:

31.00%

Persons Living in Poverty:

5.90%

Total in Civilian Workforce:

76.00%

Persons Aged 65 & Over:

14.80%

(Race) White alone:

82.20%

(Race) Hispanic or Latino:

9.80%

(Race) Asian alone:

4.90%

(Race) Black alone:

2.50%

(Race) Two or more races:

5.30%

High School Graduate:

92.90%

Bachelor’s Degree or Higher:

45.50%

Persons with Disabilities:

11.10%

Military Veterans:

7.20%

Town of Ayer Daily Inflow/Outflow of Workers 

4,920 persons work daily/are employed by companies in the Town of Ayer
4,571 of the persons working daily in the Town of Ayer live outside of Ayer (92.9%)
349 of the persons working daily in the Town of Ayer are residents of Ayer (7.1%)
3,579 of the total 8,400 residents of the Town of Ayer are working/employed  
3,230 of the total 3,579 residents leave Ayer each day to work in another community (90.2%)
349 residents of Ayer work/employed by companies in the Town of Ayer (9.8%)

Daily Workplace Destination for Ayer Resident

Boston7.30%
Devens3.90%
Waltham3.30%
Cambridge3.10%
Ayer 2.90%
Lowell2.70%
Burlington2.40%
Worcester 2.30%
Marlborough2.20%
Leominster2.00%
Other Locations67.90%