Peabody

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


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Peabody Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 48,129
  • Land Area (2000): 42.464 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.233 square kilometers
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In January (1961-1990): 24.5186 (-4.2) / (-17.8)
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In July (1961-1990): 71.0186 (21.7) / 82.7186 (28.2)
  • Average Annual Heating Degree Days (1961-1990): 6,573
  • Average Annual Cooling Degree Days (1961-1990): 425
  • Average Annual Precipitation (1961-1990): 47 inches
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 978
  • Alias(es) (2003): PEABODY, WEST PEABODY

Peabody Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 49,428 2002 48,726 2005 50,231
2000 50,598 2003 49,711 2006 51,547
2001 48,358 2004 49,628 2007 52,194

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Houses (2000): 18,898
Very Low Income (VLI) Owner Households (2000): 1,963
Very Low Income (VLI) Renter Households (2000): 2,439
Peabody 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.


Peabody Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 50,189
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $1,987,432,000 / $475,656,000

Peabody Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 26,502 24,859 1,643 6.20% 62
1991 26,499 24,159 2,340 8.83% 88
1992 26,315 24,075 2,241 8.51% 85
1993 26,119 24,373 1,746 6.68% 67
1994 26,237 24,732 1,506 5.74% 57
1995 26,330 25,032 1,297 4.93% 49
1996 26,612 25,578 1,034 3.89% 39
1997 27,338 26,392 946 3.46% 35
1998 27,746 26,875 871 3.14% 31
1999 27,958 27,145 814 2.91% 29
2000 25,870 25,235 635 2.45% 25
2001 26,441 25,525 917 3.47% 35
2002 26,811 25,493 1,318 4.92% 49
2003 26,688 25,237 1,451 5.44% 54
2004 26,757 25,403 1,354 5.06% 51
2005 27,116 25,822 1,294 4.77% 48
2006 27,688 26,344 1,344 4.85% 49
2007 27,505 26,311 1,194 4.34% 43
2008 27,471 26,192 1,279 4.66% 47
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 27,492 26,144 1,348 4.90% 49
Feb 2008 27,245 26,015 1,230 4.51% 45
Mar 2008 27,300 26,088 1,212 4.44% 44
Apr 2008 27,147 26,145 1,002 3.69% 37
May 2008 27,175 25,937 1,238 4.56% 46
Jun 2008 27,789 26,365 1,424 5.12% 51
Jul 2008 27,892 26,556 1,336 4.79% 48
Aug 2008 27,829 26,507 1,322 4.75% 48
Sep 2008 27,374 25,971 1,403 5.13% 51
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Peabody Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 1,213 9.59%
2. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 839 6.63%
3. Public Administration 691 5.46%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 622 4.92%
5. Educational Services 503 3.98%
6. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 498 3.94%
7. Food and Beverage Stores 453 3.58%
8. Finance and Insurance 448 3.54%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 428 3.38%
10. Health Care 415 3.28%
11. Metal Manufactuing 363 2.87%
12. Repair and Maintenance 361 2.85%
13. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 324 2.56%
14. Other Transportation 304 2.40%
15. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 277 2.19%
16. U.S. Postal Service 264 2.09%
17. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 257 2.03%
18. Chemical Manufacturing 208 1.64%
19. Utilities 194 1.53%
20. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 186 1.47%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 2,233 19.10%
2. Educational Services 1,256 10.75%
3. Finance and Insurance 812 6.95%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 728 6.23%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 660 5.65%
6. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 424 3.63%
7. Social Assistance 409 3.50%
8. Department and Other General Stores 407 3.48%
9. Personal and Laundry Services 357 3.05%
10. Public Administration 356 3.05%
11. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 350 2.99%
12. Food and Beverage Stores 342 2.93%
13. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 217 1.86%
14. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 211 1.81%
15. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 205 1.75%
16. Air Transportation 154 1.32%
17. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 153 1.31%
18. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 144 1.23%
19. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 117 1.00%
20. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 114 0.98%

Peabody Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Management Occupations 672 5.31%
2. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 654 5.17%
3. Other Sales and Related Occupations 568 4.49%
4. Other Installation / Maintenance 487 3.85%
5. Other Production Occupations 476 3.76%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 475 3.75%
7. Computer Specialists 472 3.73%
8. Engineers 463 3.66%
9. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 431 3.41%
10. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 387 3.06%
11. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 385 3.04%
12. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 380 3.00%
13. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 357 2.82%
14. Vehicle Mechanics 338 2.67%
15. Top Executives 332 2.62%
16. Accountants and Auditors 310 2.45%
17. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 241 1.90%
18. Other Office and Admin Support 235 1.86%
19. Operations Managers Non Finance 228 1.80%
20. Business Operations Specialists 210 1.66%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 780 6.67%
2. Secretaries and Admins 760 6.50%
3. Registered Nurses 701 6.00%
4. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 585 5.00%
5. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 460 3.94%
6. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 426 3.64%
7. Cashiers 394 3.37%
8. Business Operations Specialists 379 3.24%
9. Health Technologists and Technicians 364 3.11%
10. Other Management Occupations 355 3.04%
11. Other Sales and Related Occupations 333 2.85%
12. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 318 2.72%
13. Customer Service Representatives 315 2.69%
14. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 313 2.68%
15. Waiters and Waitresses 290 2.48%
16. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 286 2.45%
17. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 261 2.23%
18. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 250 2.14%
19. Computer Specialists 228 1.95%
20. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 214 1.83%

Peabody Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 20,029 52.07%
15-35 hours 5,755 14.96%
1-14 hours 1,126 2.93%
No regular hours 11,555 30.04%

Peabody Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 491 2.09%
5 AM-5:29 AM 408 1.74%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 854 3.64%
6 AM-6:29 AM 2,056 8.77%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 2,814 12.00%
7 AM-7:29 AM 3,734 15.92%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 3,111 13.27%
8 AM-8:29 AM 3,077 13.12%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,680 7.16%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 1,086 4.63%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 631 2.69%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 288 1.23%
Noon-3:59 PM 1,711 7.30%
4 PM-11:59 PM 1,510 6.44%

Peabody Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 552 2.35%
5-9 2,416 10.30%
10-14 3,998 17.05%
15-19 4,204 17.93%
20-24 3,311 14.12%
25-29 1,250 5.33%
30-34 3,074 13.11%
35-39 511 2.18%
40-44 631 2.69%
45-59 1,674 7.14%
60-89 1,505 6.42%
At least 90 325 1.39%

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


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 45 0.19% 15,686 66.89%
30-44 68 0.29% 4,148 17.69%
45-59 73 0.31% 1,601 6.83%
At least 60 350 1.49% 1,480 6.31%

Peabody Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 30 0.13%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,938 8.11%
 Car / truck / van, solo 20,518 85.91%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 126 0.53%
 Public transportation 536 2.24%
 Walked 303 1.27%
 Worked at home 431 1.80%

Peabody 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.


Peabody Family Information

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Households (2000): 18,578 (47,407 people)
Families (2000): 12,997 (40,361 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 5,755
People at same address in 1995: 30,468

Peabody Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,280 6.89%
$10,000-$14,999 922 4.96%
$15,000-$19,999 805 4.33%
$20,000-$24,999 881 4.74%
$25,000-$29,999 1,037 5.58%
$30,000-$34,999 1,024 5.51%
$35,000-$39,999 866 4.66%
$40,000-$44,999 681 3.67%
$45,000-$49,999 862 4.64%
$50,000-$59,999 1,773 9.54%
$60,000-$74,999 2,250 12.11%
$75,000-$99,999 2,939 15.82%
$100,000-$124,999 1,651 8.89%
$125,000-$149,999 740 3.98%
$150,000-$199,999 535 2.88%
$200,000 or more 332 1.79%

Peabody Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 4,722 25.41%
 Family, 2 people 5,247 28.24%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 752 4.05%
 Family, 3 people 3,104 16.71%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 68 0.37%
 Family, 4 people 2,972 15.99%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 40 0.22%
 Family, 5 people 1,179 6.35%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 8 0.04%
 Family, 6 people 347 1.87%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 3 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 132 0.71%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 7 0.04%

Peabody Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 14,666 28.01%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 8,035 15.34%
Public Assistance 274 0.52%
Retirement 3,872 7.39%
Self Employment 1,766 3.37%
Social Security 5,977 11.41%
Supplemental Security 757 1.45%
Wage / Salary 14,319 27.34%
Other 2,702 5.16%

Peabody Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 6,021 57.24%
 With children under 18 4,498 42.76%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,403 7.63%
 Married 11,329 61.58%
 Never Married 5,016 27.27%
 Widowed 649 3.53%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,942 9.34%
 Married 11,465 55.13%
 Never Married 4,635 22.29%
 Widowed 2,756 13.25%

Peabody 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.


Peabody Education Information

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Peabody Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 2,439 6.52%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 3,343 8.94%
 High school diploma or equivalent 12,833 34.30%
 Some college, no degree 7,466 19.96%
 Associate degree 2,973 7.95%
 Bachelors degree 5,814 15.54%
 Graduate or professional degree 2,543 6.80%

Peabody Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 504 1.05% 572 1.19% 1,076 2.24%
Kindergarten 527 1.09% 154 0.32% 681 1.41%
Grades 1-4 2,308 4.80% 296 0.62% 2,604 5.41%
Grades 5-8 2,031 4.22% 273 0.57% 2,304 4.79%
Grades 9-12 2,138 4.44% 395 0.82% 2,533 5.26%
Undergrad college 1,331 2.77% 572 1.19% 1,903 3.95%
Graduate or professional school 247 0.51% 354 0.74% 601 1.25%
Total 9,086 18.88% 2,616 5.44% 11,702 24.31%

Peabody 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.


Peabody Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 2,963
Wholesale trade sales (2002): $3,940,891,000
Retail sales (2002): $1,133,850,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $118,741,000
Peabody Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Peabody Public Benefits Information

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Peabody Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 44,950 94.67%
 Below Poverty Level 2,531 5.33%

Peabody 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.


Peabody Criminal Information

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Peabody 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 1.841 0.061 0.000 0.344 2.246 0.000 3.095 20.859 3.075 27.029
2000 2.530 0.138 0.000 0.257 2.925 0.059 5.356 13.676 2.945 22.036
2001 2.006 0.145 0.000 0.331 2.481 0.103 6.307 15.344 2.833 24.587
2002 1.539 0.103 0.000 0.452 2.093 0.021 7.409 17.752 2.853 28.034
2003 1.609 0.080 0.000 0.382 2.072 0.121 5.472 18.909 2.635 27.016
2004 2.035 0.121 0.000 0.604 2.761 0.201 3.949 17.651 2.599 24.200
2005 2.628 0.159 0.020 0.478 3.285 0.080 3.962 16.504 2.270 22.735
2006 1.707 0.078 0.039 0.524 2.347 0.058 3.608 17.052 1.959 22.620
2007 2.012 0.134 0.000 0.307 2.452 0.077 2.414 19.198 2.050 23.662

Peabody Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 15 90
2005 17 94
2006 16 97
2007 15 96

Peabody Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 1,447
2000 1,263
2001 1,309
2002 1,468

Peabody 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.


Peabody Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Peabody Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 5,881 12.22%
10-19 Years 5,734 11.91%
20-29 Years 4,627 9.61%
30-39 Years 7,569 15.73%
40-49 Years 7,669 15.93%
50-59 Years 6,024 12.52%
60-69 Years 4,424 9.19%
70-79 Years 3,942 8.19%
80-89 Years 1,910 3.97%
90+ Years 349 0.73%

Peabody Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 23,047 47.89%
 Female 25,082 52.11%

Peabody Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 44,466 92.39%
 Hispanic/Latino 1,651 3.43%
 Multiracial 736 1.53%
 Asian 660 1.37%
 African-American 396 0.82%
 Other Race 174 0.36%
 Amerindian 44 0.09%
 Pacific Islander 2 0.00%

Peabody Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 11,807 22.78%
2. Italian 10,283 19.84%
3. English 4,762 9.19%
4. Portuguese 3,816 7.36%
5. French Non-Basque 3,323 6.41%
6. Polish 2,668 5.15%
7. Greek 2,391 4.61%
8. United States Or American 2,248 4.34%
9. French Canadian 2,153 4.15%
10. German 1,450 2.80%

Peabody Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 37,755 83.24%
2. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 2,652 5.85%
3. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 1,623 3.58%
4. Greek 1,159 2.56%
5. Italian 424 0.93%
6. French 402 0.89%
7. Russian 236 0.52%
8. Polish 198 0.44%
9. Other Indo European 186 0.41%
10. Vietnamese 136 0.30%

Peabody Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 42,718 88.76%
 Naturalized immigrant 3,001 6.24%
 Not a citizen 2,410 5.01%

Peabody 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.
Peabody 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.


Peabody Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

01960 01961