Dracut

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  5. Dracut Family Information
  6. Dracut Education Information
  7. Dracut Business Information
  8. Dracut Public Benefits Information
  9. Dracut Criminal Information
  10. Dracut Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Dracut Zip Codes


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Dracut Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 28,562
  • Land Area (2000): 54.125 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.196 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 978
  • Alias(es) (2003): DRACUT

Dracut Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 28,264 2002 28,916 2005 28,602
2000 28,990 2003 28,853 2006 29,066
2001 28,698 2004 Not Available 2007 29,444

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Houses (2000): 10,643

Dracut Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 26,763 93.70%
 Rural, Farm 22 0.08%
 Rural, Non-farm 1,777 6.22%

Dracut 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.


Dracut Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 4,268
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $140,418,000 / $30,358,000

Dracut Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 15,359 14,209 1,149 7.48% 75
1991 15,445 13,860 1,585 10.26% 103
1992 15,773 14,008 1,765 11.19% 112
1993 15,639 14,141 1,498 9.58% 96
1994 15,649 14,443 1,206 7.70% 77
1995 15,499 14,530 970 6.26% 63
1996 15,820 15,071 749 4.74% 48
1997 16,352 15,693 658 4.03% 40
1998 16,629 16,088 541 3.25% 33
1999 17,126 16,563 563 3.29% 33
2000 16,290 15,877 413 2.54% 25
2001 16,551 15,966 584 3.53% 35
2002 16,634 15,640 995 5.98% 60
2003 16,392 15,398 994 6.07% 61
2004 16,198 15,269 930 5.74% 57
2005 16,253 15,452 801 4.93% 49
2006 16,459 15,674 786 4.77% 48
2007 16,531 15,765 765 4.63% 46
2008 16,510 15,702 808 4.89% 49
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 16,518 15,681 837 5.07% 51
Feb 2008 16,438 15,660 778 4.73% 47
Mar 2008 16,499 15,715 784 4.75% 48
Apr 2008 16,402 15,740 662 4.04% 40
May 2008 16,333 15,580 753 4.61% 46
Jun 2008 16,612 15,764 848 5.10% 51
Jul 2008 16,691 15,825 866 5.19% 52
Aug 2008 16,641 15,795 846 5.08% 51
Sep 2008 16,456 15,562 894 5.43% 54
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Dracut Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 1,019 12.90%
2. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 668 8.46%
3. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 640 8.10%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 391 4.95%
5. Educational Services 383 4.85%
6. Public Administration 377 4.77%
7. Health Care 260 3.29%
8. Food and Beverage Stores 247 3.13%
9. Finance and Insurance 246 3.11%
10. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 214 2.71%
11. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 210 2.66%
12. Repair and Maintenance 178 2.25%
13. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 168 2.13%
14. Other Transportation 162 2.05%
15. Metal Manufactuing 146 1.85%
16. Machinery Manufacturing 145 1.84%
17. U.S. Postal Service 133 1.68%
18. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 132 1.67%
19. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 127 1.61%
20. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 119 1.51%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 1,336 18.09%
2. Educational Services 650 8.80%
3. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 585 7.92%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 543 7.35%
5. Finance and Insurance 529 7.16%
6. Public Administration 382 5.17%
7. Accommodation and Food Services 358 4.85%
8. Social Assistance 309 4.18%
9. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 196 2.65%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 187 2.53%
11. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 185 2.50%
12. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 166 2.25%
13. Personal and Laundry Services 148 2.00%
14. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 112 1.52%
15. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 102 1.38%
16. Department and Other General Stores 96 1.30%
17. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 96 1.30%
18. Construction 87 1.18%
19. Machinery Manufacturing 84 1.14%
20. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 82 1.11%

Dracut Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 410 5.19%
2. Computer Specialists 399 5.05%
3. Other Installation / Maintenance 389 4.93%
4. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 389 4.93%
5. Other Sales and Related Occupations 355 4.49%
6. Other Management Occupations 316 4.00%
7. Other Production Occupations 282 3.57%
8. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 252 3.19%
9. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 248 3.14%
10. Engineers 247 3.13%
11. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 242 3.06%
12. Carpenters 223 2.82%
13. Vehicle Mechanics 194 2.46%
14. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 186 2.36%
15. Law Enforcement Workers 185 2.34%
16. Drafters / Engineering / Mappers 178 2.25%
17. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 163 2.06%
18. Electricians 156 1.98%
19. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 143 1.81%
20. Top Executives 140 1.77%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 593 8.03%
2. Secretaries and Admins 566 7.66%
3. Registered Nurses 317 4.29%
4. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 255 3.45%
5. Other Management Occupations 238 3.22%
6. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 236 3.20%
7. Computer Specialists 234 3.17%
8. Health Technologists and Technicians 234 3.17%
9. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 227 3.07%
10. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 224 3.03%
11. Other Production Occupations 208 2.82%
12. Customer Service Representatives 205 2.78%
13. Cashiers 197 2.67%
14. Child Care Workers 196 2.65%
15. Business Operations Specialists 182 2.46%
16. Other Financial Specialists 163 2.21%
17. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 162 2.19%
18. Assemblers and Fabricators 161 2.18%
19. Other Sales and Related Occupations 152 2.06%
20. Accountants and Auditors 150 2.03%

Dracut Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 13,417 61.01%
15-35 hours 2,908 13.22%
1-14 hours 543 2.47%
No regular hours 5,122 23.29%

Dracut Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 384 2.61%
5 AM-5:29 AM 384 2.61%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 828 5.62%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,539 10.44%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,782 12.09%
7 AM-7:29 AM 2,227 15.11%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,459 16.68%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,489 10.10%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 643 4.36%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 673 4.57%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 241 1.64%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 199 1.35%
Noon-3:59 PM 965 6.55%
4 PM-11:59 PM 927 6.29%

Dracut Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 302 2.05%
5-9 1,072 7.27%
10-14 1,616 10.96%
15-19 2,306 15.64%
20-24 2,220 15.06%
25-29 995 6.75%
30-34 2,480 16.82%
35-39 424 2.88%
40-44 554 3.76%
45-59 1,520 10.31%
60-89 907 6.15%
At least 90 344 2.33%

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


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 14 0.09% 8,497 57.65%
30-44 45 0.31% 3,413 23.15%
45-59 42 0.28% 1,478 10.03%
At least 60 128 0.87% 1,123 7.62%

Dracut Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 10 0.07%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,152 7.66%
 Car / truck / van, solo 13,188 87.71%
 Motorcycle 9 0.06%
 Other 64 0.43%
 Public transportation 229 1.52%
 Walked 88 0.59%
 Worked at home 296 1.97%

Dracut 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.


Dracut Family Information

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Households (2000): 10,450 (28,523 people)
Families (2000): 7,756 (24,845 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 3,602
People at same address in 1995: 17,808

Dracut Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 459 4.39%
$10,000-$14,999 423 4.05%
$15,000-$19,999 381 3.65%
$20,000-$24,999 392 3.75%
$25,000-$29,999 387 3.70%
$30,000-$34,999 550 5.26%
$35,000-$39,999 493 4.72%
$40,000-$44,999 523 5.00%
$45,000-$49,999 641 6.13%
$50,000-$59,999 1,227 11.74%
$60,000-$74,999 1,662 15.90%
$75,000-$99,999 1,593 15.24%
$100,000-$124,999 919 8.79%
$125,000-$149,999 353 3.38%
$150,000-$199,999 308 2.95%
$200,000 or more 139 1.33%

Dracut Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 2,185 20.91%
 Family, 2 people 2,775 26.55%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 453 4.33%
 Family, 3 people 1,926 18.43%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 55 0.53%
 Family, 4 people 1,889 18.07%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 18 0.17%
 Family, 5 people 783 7.49%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 3 0.03%
 Family, 6 people 257 2.46%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 1 0.01%
 Family, 7 or more people 106 1.01%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Dracut Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 8,945 30.75%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 4,164 14.31%
Public Assistance 75 0.26%
Retirement 1,633 5.61%
Self Employment 1,140 3.92%
Social Security 2,546 8.75%
Supplemental Security 266 0.91%
Wage / Salary 8,738 30.04%
Other 1,583 5.44%

Dracut Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 3,053 50.03%
 With children under 18 3,049 49.97%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 723 6.70%
 Married 6,590 61.08%
 Never Married 3,238 30.01%
 Widowed 239 2.22%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,054 9.06%
 Married 6,604 56.76%
 Never Married 2,755 23.68%
 Widowed 1,222 10.50%

Dracut 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.


Dracut Education Information

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Dracut Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 1,184 5.56%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 2,151 10.09%
 High school diploma or equivalent 7,279 34.16%
 Some college, no degree 4,634 21.75%
 Associate degree 1,964 9.22%
 Bachelors degree 2,825 13.26%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,273 5.97%

Dracut Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 236 0.83% 296 1.04% 532 1.86%
Kindergarten 262 0.92% 70 0.25% 332 1.16%
Grades 1-4 1,443 5.05% 291 1.02% 1,734 6.07%
Grades 5-8 1,511 5.29% 215 0.75% 1,726 6.04%
Grades 9-12 1,230 4.31% 268 0.94% 1,498 5.24%
Undergrad college 978 3.42% 331 1.16% 1,309 4.58%
Graduate or professional school 129 0.45% 137 0.48% 266 0.93%
Total 5,789 20.27% 1,608 5.63% 7,397 25.90%

Dracut 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.


Dracut Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 549
Dracut Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Dracut Public Benefits Information

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Dracut Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 27,474 96.30%
 Below Poverty Level 1,055 3.70%

Dracut 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.


Dracut Criminal Information

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Dracut 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
1999 1.274 0.425 0.000 0.283 1.981 0.000 3.856 12.029 2.547 18.433
2000 1.000 0.552 0.000 0.345 1.897 0.000 2.967 9.865 2.242 15.074
2001 0.558 0.070 0.000 0.105 0.732 0.000 2.439 7.805 1.847 12.091
2002 0.519 0.069 0.035 0.138 0.761 0.035 3.493 7.850 2.386 13.764
2003 1.733 0.139 0.000 0.243 2.114 0.035 2.703 7.729 3.604 14.037
2004 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2005 0.944 0.245 0.000 0.070 1.259 0.070 4.021 8.111 1.294 13.426
2006 0.722 0.103 0.000 0.310 1.135 0.000 2.512 8.704 1.239 12.454
2007 0.713 0.204 0.000 0.204 1.121 0.034 3.600 5.162 0.442 9.204

Dracut Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 5 40
2005 5 38
2006 5 41
2007 5 37

Dracut Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 577
2000 492
2001 368
2002 420

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Dracut Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Dracut Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 4,089 14.32%
10-19 Years 3,829 13.41%
20-29 Years 3,331 11.66%
30-39 Years 5,221 18.28%
40-49 Years 4,594 16.08%
50-59 Years 3,172 11.11%
60-69 Years 1,970 6.90%
70-79 Years 1,690 5.92%
80-89 Years 607 2.13%
90+ Years 59 0.21%

Dracut Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 14,007 49.04%
 Female 14,555 50.96%

Dracut Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 26,864 94.06%
 Asian 735 2.57%
 Hispanic/Latino 443 1.55%
 Multiracial 251 0.88%
 African-American 213 0.75%
 Other Race 25 0.09%
 Amerindian 24 0.08%
 Pacific Islander 7 0.02%

Dracut Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 8,299 24.33%
2. French Non-Basque 5,165 15.14%
3. French Canadian 4,522 13.26%
4. Italian 3,202 9.39%
5. English 2,870 8.42%
6. Polish 2,104 6.17%
7. Greek 1,401 4.11%
8. Portuguese 1,360 3.99%
9. German 1,102 3.23%
10. United States Or American 940 2.76%

Dracut Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 23,031 86.66%
2. French 1,185 4.46%
3. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 512 1.93%
4. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 402 1.51%
5. Greek 402 1.51%
6. Polish 200 0.75%
7. Chinese 165 0.62%
8. Vietnamese 124 0.47%
9. Mon Khmer / Cambodian 116 0.44%
10. Other Asian 71 0.27%

Dracut Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 27,009 94.56%
 Naturalized immigrant 893 3.13%
 Not a citizen 660 2.31%

Dracut 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.
Dracut 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.


Dracut Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

01826