Billerica

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


Billerica Legal Resources

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Billerica Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 32,040
  • Land Area (2000): 57.157 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.272 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 978
  • Alias(es) (2003): BILLERICA

Billerica Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
2001 39,166 2003 39,488 2005 39,840
2002 39,465 2004 39,489 2006 40,203

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Houses (2000): 10,806

Billerica Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 31,684 98.98%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 325 1.02%

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Billerica Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 16,016
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $863,252,000 / $207,533,000

Billerica Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 22,722 21,287 1,435 6.32% 63
1991 22,534 20,558 1,977 8.77% 88
1992 22,692 20,514 2,178 9.60% 96
1993 22,494 20,663 1,831 8.14% 81
1994 22,288 20,820 1,467 6.58% 66
1995 22,015 20,807 1,208 5.49% 55
1996 22,614 21,577 1,036 4.58% 46
1997 23,407 22,518 889 3.80% 38
1998 23,964 23,221 744 3.10% 31
1999 24,759 23,977 781 3.16% 32
2000 22,084 21,528 557 2.52% 25
2001 22,437 21,620 816 3.64% 36
2002 22,638 21,307 1,331 5.88% 59
2003 22,400 20,993 1,406 6.28% 63
2004 22,341 21,139 1,202 5.38% 54
2005 22,271 21,242 1,028 4.62% 46
2006 22,952 21,943 1,008 4.39% 44
2007 23,033 22,072 962 4.17% 42
2008 23,026 21,984 1,042 4.52% 45
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 23,032 21,954 1,078 4.68% 47
Feb 2008 22,989 21,925 1,064 4.63% 46
Mar 2008 23,044 22,002 1,042 4.52% 45
Apr 2008 22,897 22,036 861 3.76% 38
May 2008 22,803 21,813 990 4.34% 43
Jun 2008 23,187 22,070 1,117 4.82% 48
Jul 2008 23,240 22,155 1,085 4.67% 47
Aug 2008 23,185 22,113 1,072 4.62% 46
Sep 2008 22,855 21,787 1,068 4.67% 47
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Billerica Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 1,225 13.59%
2. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 780 8.65%
3. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 503 5.58%
4. Public Administration 420 4.66%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 367 4.07%
6. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 310 3.44%
7. Educational Services 289 3.21%
8. Finance and Insurance 276 3.06%
9. Repair and Maintenance 267 2.96%
10. Truck Transportation 238 2.64%
11. Health Care 225 2.50%
12. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 224 2.48%
13. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 219 2.43%
14. Machinery Manufacturing 205 2.27%
15. Printing and Related Manufacturing 186 2.06%
16. Food and Beverage Stores 170 1.89%
17. Metal Manufactuing 166 1.84%
18. Other Transportation 166 1.84%
19. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 148 1.64%
20. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 140 1.55%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 1,222 15.36%
2. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 795 9.99%
3. Educational Services 625 7.86%
4. Finance and Insurance 526 6.61%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 494 6.21%
6. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 430 5.41%
7. Social Assistance 306 3.85%
8. Public Administration 258 3.24%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 238 2.99%
10. Personal and Laundry Services 225 2.83%
11. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 159 2.00%
12. Food and Beverage Stores 149 1.87%
13. Department and Other General Stores 147 1.85%
14. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 144 1.81%
15. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 127 1.60%
16. Info Services and Data Processing 119 1.50%
17. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 113 1.42%
18. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 111 1.40%
19. Other Transportation 93 1.17%
20. Construction 91 1.14%

Billerica Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Computer Specialists 697 7.73%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 530 5.88%
3. Other Management Occupations 463 5.14%
4. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 399 4.43%
5. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 353 3.92%
6. Engineers 290 3.22%
7. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 282 3.13%
8. Other Office and Admin Support 279 3.09%
9. Other Sales and Related Occupations 276 3.06%
10. Top Executives 271 3.01%
11. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 254 2.82%
12. Other Production Occupations 254 2.82%
13. Vehicle Mechanics 249 2.76%
14. Carpenters 236 2.62%
15. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 204 2.26%
16. Operations Managers Non Finance 193 2.14%
17. Business Operations Specialists 190 2.11%
18. Drafters / Engineering / Mappers 181 2.01%
19. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 177 1.96%
20. Electricians 171 1.90%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 656 8.25%
2. Secretaries and Admins 476 5.98%
3. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 353 4.44%
4. Registered Nurses 349 4.39%
5. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 319 4.01%
6. Customer Service Representatives 288 3.62%
7. Other Management Occupations 281 3.53%
8. Accountants and Auditors 251 3.16%
9. Business Operations Specialists 247 3.11%
10. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 242 3.04%
11. Other Sales and Related Occupations 240 3.02%
12. Waiters and Waitresses 232 2.92%
13. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 215 2.70%
14. Other Production Occupations 211 2.65%
15. Computer Specialists 206 2.59%
16. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 189 2.38%
17. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 188 2.36%
18. Health Technologists and Technicians 186 2.34%
19. Cashiers 176 2.21%
20. Other Healthcare Support 163 2.05%

Billerica Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 15,068 61.09%
15-35 hours 3,185 12.91%
1-14 hours 863 3.50%
No regular hours 5,548 22.49%

Billerica Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 455 2.77%
5 AM-5:29 AM 361 2.20%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 660 4.02%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,666 10.16%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 2,046 12.48%
7 AM-7:29 AM 2,511 15.31%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,614 15.94%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,769 10.79%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 864 5.27%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 908 5.54%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 217 1.32%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 175 1.07%
Noon-3:59 PM 1,030 6.28%
4 PM-11:59 PM 1,123 6.85%

Billerica Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 223 1.36%
5-9 1,229 7.49%
10-14 2,036 12.42%
15-19 2,521 15.37%
20-24 2,509 15.30%
25-29 1,202 7.33%
30-34 2,825 17.23%
35-39 503 3.07%
40-44 657 4.01%
45-59 1,607 9.80%
60-89 912 5.56%
At least 90 175 1.07%

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


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 46 0.28% 9,674 58.99%
30-44 27 0.16% 3,958 24.14%
45-59 14 0.09% 1,593 9.71%
At least 60 284 1.73% 803 4.90%

Billerica Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 0 0.00%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,191 7.13%
 Car / truck / van, solo 14,650 87.68%
 Motorcycle 16 0.10%
 Other 78 0.47%
 Public transportation 371 2.22%
 Walked 93 0.56%
 Worked at home 310 1.86%

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Billerica Family Information

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Households (2000): 10,670 (30,789 people)
Families (2000): 8,388 (27,497 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 4,282
People at same address in 1995: 19,835

Billerica Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 296 2.77%
$10,000-$14,999 294 2.76%
$15,000-$19,999 334 3.13%
$20,000-$24,999 355 3.33%
$25,000-$29,999 385 3.61%
$30,000-$34,999 354 3.32%
$35,000-$39,999 572 5.36%
$40,000-$44,999 489 4.58%
$45,000-$49,999 404 3.79%
$50,000-$59,999 1,092 10.23%
$60,000-$74,999 1,751 16.41%
$75,000-$99,999 2,064 19.34%
$100,000-$124,999 1,179 11.05%
$125,000-$149,999 533 5.00%
$150,000-$199,999 361 3.38%
$200,000 or more 207 1.94%

Billerica Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,828 17.13%
 Family, 2 people 2,863 26.82%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 402 3.77%
 Family, 3 people 1,969 18.45%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 57 0.53%
 Family, 4 people 2,091 19.59%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 10 0.09%
 Family, 5 people 961 9.00%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 4 0.04%
 Family, 6 people 335 3.14%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 1 0.01%
 Family, 7 or more people 152 1.42%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 1 0.01%

Billerica Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 9,469 30.80%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 4,437 14.43%
Public Assistance 102 0.33%
Retirement 2,040 6.64%
Self Employment 1,224 3.98%
Social Security 2,393 7.78%
Supplemental Security 284 0.92%
Wage / Salary 9,311 30.29%
Other 1,483 4.82%

Billerica Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 3,579 51.65%
 With children under 18 3,350 48.35%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 888 6.99%
 Married 7,508 59.14%
 Never Married 4,083 32.16%
 Widowed 217 1.71%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,093 8.85%
 Married 7,450 60.33%
 Never Married 2,671 21.63%
 Widowed 1,134 9.18%

Billerica 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.


Billerica Education Information

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Billerica Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 551 2.32%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 2,336 9.83%
 High school diploma or equivalent 8,495 35.75%
 Some college, no degree 4,947 20.82%
 Associate degree 2,072 8.72%
 Bachelors degree 3,641 15.32%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,718 7.23%

Billerica Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 254 0.79% 308 0.96% 562 1.75%
Kindergarten 374 1.17% 50 0.16% 424 1.32%
Grades 1-4 1,953 6.10% 62 0.19% 2,015 6.29%
Grades 5-8 1,941 6.06% 55 0.17% 1,996 6.23%
Grades 9-12 1,719 5.37% 100 0.31% 1,819 5.68%
Undergrad college 877 2.74% 474 1.48% 1,351 4.22%
Graduate or professional school 162 0.51% 169 0.53% 331 1.03%
Total 7,280 22.72% 1,218 3.80% 8,498 26.52%

Billerica 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.


Billerica Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 723
Billerica Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Billerica Public Benefits Information

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Billerica Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 29,628 96.25%
 Below Poverty Level 1,154 3.75%

Billerica 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.


Billerica Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 973

Billerica 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 0.102 0.026 0.000 0.102 0.230 0.077 1.200 8.094 1.047 10.417
2002 0.405 0.051 0.000 0.076 0.532 0.152 1.166 10.389 1.191 12.898
2003 0.532 0.101 0.000 0.152 0.785 0.101 1.570 8.560 0.684 10.813
2004 0.582 0.025 0.025 0.177 0.810 0.076 2.026 8.914 0.937 11.877
2005 0.853 0.000 0.000 0.075 0.929 0.025 1.381 8.710 0.828 10.919
2006 0.647 0.050 0.000 0.099 0.796 0.000 2.164 12.437 1.169 15.770
2007 0.698 0.096 0.000 0.168 0.962 0.024 1.780 11.499 0.890 14.170

Billerica Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 19 62
2005 22 63
2006 20 65
2007 21 64

Billerica Crime Index

Year  Index
2001 417
2002 530

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Billerica Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Billerica Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 4,512 14.08%
10-19 Years 4,353 13.59%
20-29 Years 3,771 11.77%
30-39 Years 6,055 18.90%
40-49 Years 5,295 16.53%
50-59 Years 3,988 12.45%
60-69 Years 2,221 6.93%
70-79 Years 1,281 4.00%
80-89 Years 476 1.49%
90+ Years 88 0.27%

Billerica Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 16,370 51.09%
 Female 15,670 48.91%

Billerica Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 29,950 93.48%
 Asian 907 2.83%
 Hispanic/Latino 510 1.59%
 African-American 353 1.10%
 Multiracial 249 0.78%
 Other Race 36 0.11%
 Amerindian 25 0.08%
 Pacific Islander 10 0.03%

Billerica Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 10,428 27.64%
2. Italian 7,812 20.71%
3. English 4,334 11.49%
4. French Non-Basque 2,588 6.86%
5. German 2,035 5.39%
6. French Canadian 1,794 4.76%
7. Polish 1,186 3.14%
8. Portuguese 1,122 2.97%
9. Scottish 1,048 2.78%
10. United States Or American 1,029 2.73%

Billerica Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 27,000 90.07%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 741 2.47%
3. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 407 1.36%
4. French 267 0.89%
5. Italian 267 0.89%
6. Chinese 175 0.58%
7. Mon Khmer / Cambodian 167 0.56%
8. Hindi 115 0.38%
9. German 110 0.37%
10. Polish 74 0.25%

Billerica Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 29,906 93.43%
 Naturalized immigrant 1,092 3.41%
 Not a citizen 1,011 3.16%

Billerica 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.
Billerica 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.


Billerica Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

01821 01822