Ayer

  1. Ayer Legal Resources
  2. Ayer Statistics
  3. Ayer Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Ayer Employment Information
  5. Ayer Family Information
  6. Ayer Education Information
  7. Ayer Business Information
  8. Ayer Public Benefits Information
  9. Ayer Criminal Information
  10. Ayer Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Ayer Zip Codes


Ayer Legal Resources

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Ayer Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 7,021
  • Land Area (2000): 18.889 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.372 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 978
  • Alias(es) (2003): AYER, DEVENS, FORT DEVENS, FT DEVENS

Ayer Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
2001 7,322 2003 7,310 2005 7,192
2002 7,378 2004 Not Available 2006 7,271

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Houses (2000): 3,152

Ayer Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 6,932 98.61%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 98 1.39%

Ayer Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Ayer Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 22,712
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $891,336,000 / $216,760,000

Ayer Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 3,566 3,325 241 6.75% 67
1991 3,587 3,249 338 9.41% 94
1992 3,568 3,243 325 9.10% 91
1993 3,595 3,295 300 8.34% 83
1994 3,640 3,367 273 7.50% 75
1995 3,707 3,480 227 6.12% 61
1996 3,761 3,587 174 4.63% 46
1997 3,838 3,706 133 3.46% 35
1998 3,887 3,761 126 3.25% 33
1999 3,989 3,856 133 3.33% 33
2000 4,189 4,090 99 2.36% 24
2001 4,245 4,083 163 3.83% 38
2002 4,230 3,993 237 5.60% 56
2003 4,173 3,913 260 6.23% 62
2004 4,110 3,895 216 5.25% 52
2005 4,148 3,934 213 5.14% 51
2006 4,166 3,975 191 4.58% 46
2007 4,203 4,019 184 4.37% 44
2008 4,236 4,024 212 5.00% 50
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 4,228 4,014 214 5.06% 51
Feb 2008 4,206 4,005 201 4.78% 48
Mar 2008 4,235 4,021 214 5.05% 51
Apr 2008 4,206 4,029 177 4.21% 42
May 2008 4,186 3,981 205 4.90% 49
Jun 2008 4,277 4,042 235 5.49% 55
Jul 2008 4,303 4,076 227 5.28% 53
Aug 2008 4,284 4,065 219 5.11% 51
Sep 2008 4,201 3,987 214 5.09% 51
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Ayer Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 222 11.13%
2. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 171 8.57%
3. Construction 164 8.22%
4. Public Administration 137 6.87%
5. Metal Manufactuing 93 4.66%
6. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 74 3.71%
7. Repair and Maintenance 74 3.71%
8. Machinery Manufacturing 55 2.76%
9. Truck Transportation 55 2.76%
10. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 53 2.66%
11. Accommodation and Food Services 50 2.51%
12. Educational Services 49 2.46%
13. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 46 2.31%
14. Utilities 46 2.31%
15. Chemical Manufacturing 39 1.95%
16. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 39 1.95%
17. Paper Manufacturing 38 1.90%
18. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 37 1.85%
19. Food and Beverage Stores 37 1.85%
20. Department and Other General Stores 35 1.75%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 262 13.73%
2. Educational Services 258 13.52%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 129 6.76%
4. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 113 5.92%
5. Social Assistance 113 5.92%
6. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 97 5.08%
7. Public Administration 89 4.66%
8. Finance and Insurance 79 4.14%
9. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 61 3.20%
10. Personal and Laundry Services 49 2.57%
11. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 45 2.36%
12. Food Manufacturing 37 1.94%
13. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 36 1.89%
14. Printing and Related Manufacturing 35 1.83%
15. Metal Manufactuing 33 1.73%
16. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 33 1.73%
17. Construction 28 1.47%
18. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 28 1.47%
19. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 27 1.42%
20. Department and Other General Stores 26 1.36%

Ayer Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Computer Specialists 187 9.37%
2. Other Production Occupations 153 7.67%
3. Other Installation / Maintenance 111 5.56%
4. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 99 4.96%
5. Engineers 87 4.36%
6. Vehicle Mechanics 83 4.16%
7. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 73 3.66%
8. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 69 3.46%
9. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 69 3.46%
10. Other Management Occupations 59 2.96%
11. Other Sales and Related Occupations 59 2.96%
12. Business Operations Specialists 55 2.76%
13. Law Enforcement Workers 55 2.76%
14. Accountants and Auditors 54 2.71%
15. Carpenters 54 2.71%
16. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 53 2.66%
17. Operations Managers Non Finance 49 2.46%
18. Drafters / Engineering / Mappers 38 1.90%
19. Customer Service Representatives 36 1.80%
20. Top Executives 35 1.75%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 144 7.55%
2. Other Office and Admin Support 133 6.97%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 109 5.71%
4. Child Care Workers 83 4.35%
5. Registered Nurses 70 3.67%
6. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 69 3.62%
7. Customer Service Representatives 59 3.09%
8. Business Operations Specialists 58 3.04%
9. Other Food Preparation and Servers 49 2.57%
10. Computer Specialists 46 2.41%
11. Health Technologists and Technicians 45 2.36%
12. Drafters / Engineering / Mappers 44 2.31%
13. Media and Communications Workers 42 2.20%
14. Other Production Occupations 41 2.15%
15. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 39 2.04%
16. Other Sales and Related Occupations 39 2.04%
17. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 38 1.99%
18. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 36 1.89%
19. Other Healthcare Support 36 1.89%
20. Personal Appearance Workers 35 1.83%

Ayer Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 3,444 61.63%
15-35 hours 752 13.46%
1-14 hours 105 1.88%
No regular hours 1,287 23.03%

Ayer Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 144 3.83%
5 AM-5:29 AM 82 2.18%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 111 2.96%
6 AM-6:29 AM 548 14.59%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 294 7.83%
7 AM-7:29 AM 586 15.60%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 570 15.18%
8 AM-8:29 AM 485 12.91%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 218 5.80%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 287 7.64%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 57 1.52%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 12 0.32%
Noon-3:59 PM 185 4.93%
4 PM-11:59 PM 177 4.71%

Ayer Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 136 3.62%
5-9 390 10.38%
10-14 498 13.26%
15-19 330 8.79%
20-24 451 12.01%
25-29 255 6.79%
30-34 622 16.56%
35-39 140 3.73%
40-44 171 4.55%
45-59 310 8.25%
60-89 377 10.04%
At least 90 76 2.02%

Ayer Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 7 0.19% 2,053 54.66%
30-44 0 0.00% 933 24.84%
45-59 13 0.35% 297 7.91%
At least 60 58 1.54% 395 10.52%

Ayer Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 8 0.21%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 301 7.91%
 Car / truck / van, solo 3,248 85.36%
 Motorcycle 14 0.37%
 Other 19 0.50%
 Public transportation 78 2.05%
 Walked 88 2.31%
 Worked at home 49 1.29%

Ayer Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Ayer Family Information

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Households (2000): 2,983 (6,833 people)
Families (2000): 1,797 (5,239 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 828
People at same address in 1995: 3,145

Ayer Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 215 7.21%
$10,000-$14,999 221 7.41%
$15,000-$19,999 116 3.89%
$20,000-$24,999 218 7.31%
$25,000-$29,999 111 3.72%
$30,000-$34,999 169 5.67%
$35,000-$39,999 170 5.70%
$40,000-$44,999 232 7.78%
$45,000-$49,999 143 4.79%
$50,000-$59,999 208 6.97%
$60,000-$74,999 345 11.57%
$75,000-$99,999 413 13.85%
$100,000-$124,999 173 5.80%
$125,000-$149,999 138 4.63%
$150,000-$199,999 56 1.88%
$200,000 or more 55 1.84%

Ayer Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 977 32.79%
 Family, 2 people 771 25.87%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 202 6.78%
 Family, 3 people 462 15.50%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 20 0.67%
 Family, 4 people 358 12.01%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 3 0.10%
 Family, 5 people 129 4.33%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 3 0.10%
 Family, 6 people 37 1.24%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 2 0.07%
 Family, 7 or more people 16 0.54%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Ayer Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 2,539 32.04%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 1,111 14.02%
Public Assistance 71 0.90%
Retirement 393 4.96%
Self Employment 202 2.55%
Social Security 645 8.14%
Supplemental Security 86 1.09%
Wage / Salary 2,479 31.28%
Other 399 5.03%

Ayer Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 695 51.71%
 With children under 18 649 48.29%

Ayer Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 295 11.51%
 Married 1,579 61.58%
 Never Married 647 25.23%
 Widowed 43 1.68%

Ayer Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 399 12.74%
 Married 1,538 49.11%
 Never Married 812 25.93%
 Widowed 383 12.23%

Ayer Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Ayer Education Information

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Ayer Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 191 3.49%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 463 8.47%
 High school diploma or equivalent 1,756 32.13%
 Some college, no degree 1,187 21.72%
 Associate degree 506 9.26%
 Bachelors degree 856 15.66%
 Graduate or professional degree 507 9.28%

Ayer Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 112 1.60% 91 1.30% 203 2.89%
Kindergarten 86 1.22% 0 0.00% 86 1.22%
Grades 1-4 325 4.63% 0 0.00% 325 4.63%
Grades 5-8 294 4.19% 0 0.00% 294 4.19%
Grades 9-12 270 3.85% 19 0.27% 289 4.12%
Undergrad college 214 3.05% 27 0.38% 241 3.43%
Graduate or professional school 48 0.68% 32 0.46% 80 1.14%
Total 1,349 19.21% 169 2.41% 1,518 21.62%

Ayer Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Ayer Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 1,152
Ayer Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Ayer Public Benefits Information

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Ayer Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 6,251 91.74%
 Below Poverty Level 563 8.26%

Ayer Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Ayer Criminal Information

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Ayer Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
2001 2.322 0.410 0.000 0.273 3.005 0.410 5.736 10.516 1.093 17.755
2002 2.711 0.136 0.000 0.000 2.846 0.271 4.608 12.741 0.813 18.433
2003 3.146 0.547 0.000 0.137 3.830 0.000 8.345 12.859 1.094 22.298
2004 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2005 2.503 0.556 0.139 0.278 3.476 0.278 7.091 8.621 0.695 16.407
2006 2.751 0.825 0.000 0.000 3.576 0.413 4.264 8.252 0.825 13.341
2007 2.737 0.411 0.000 0.274 3.422 1.095 9.034 11.087 0.547 20.668

Ayer Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 5 16
2005 5 17
2006 5 17
2007 5 17

Ayer Crime Index

Year  Index
2001 152
2002 157

Ayer Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Ayer Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Ayer Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 995 14.17%
10-19 Years 789 11.24%
20-29 Years 931 13.26%
30-39 Years 1,436 20.45%
40-49 Years 1,105 15.74%
50-59 Years 687 9.78%
60-69 Years 419 5.97%
70-79 Years 402 5.73%
80-89 Years 206 2.93%
90+ Years 51 0.73%

Ayer Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 3,422 48.74%
 Female 3,599 51.26%

Ayer Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 6,015 85.67%
 African-American 319 4.54%
 Hispanic/Latino 283 4.03%
 Asian 198 2.82%
 Multiracial 171 2.44%
 Amerindian 14 0.20%
 Other Race 11 0.16%
 Pacific Islander 10 0.14%

Ayer Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 1,661 21.25%
2. English 1,008 12.90%
3. French Non-Basque 905 11.58%
4. Italian 869 11.12%
5. German 552 7.06%
6. United States Or American 519 6.64%
7. French Canadian 442 5.66%
8. Scottish 313 4.01%
9. Polish 273 3.49%
10. Scotch Irish 230 2.94%

Ayer Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 5,687 87.56%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 234 3.60%
3. French 164 2.53%
4. Korean 83 1.28%
5. German 71 1.09%
6. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 59 0.91%
7. Arabic 38 0.59%
8. Other Asian 33 0.51%
9. Mon Khmer / Cambodian 28 0.43%
10. Vietnamese 26 0.40%

Ayer Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 6,369 90.60%
 Naturalized immigrant 371 5.28%
 Not a citizen 290 4.13%

Ayer Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Ayer Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Ayer Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

01432