This page shows the top 25 Counties in Massachusetts ranked by Percent Of People In A Husband And Wife Family.
This data series is taken from the diagram ,"Husband and Wife Families as Percent of All Families" with the more complete definition of: The percent of families that are headed by both a Husband and Wife. Includes a person married to and living with a householder who is of the opposite sex of the householder. The category, husband and wife, includes people in formal marriages, as well as people in common-law marriages. Note: unless otherwise specified, Spouse, does not include same-sex married couples even if the marriage was performed in a state issuing marriage certificates for same-sex couples.
The top chart is a Histogram and shows the data depicted in a bar graph with the length of each bar in proportion to the frequency of the number of Counties with a value for Married-couple family falling between the range shown on the horizontal axis.
The second diagram is a table which shows the Counties sorted by Married-couple family. You can click on any column in the table to resort the table in ascending or descending order. Also, you can Click on any location name in the table to get the full web page profile.
Note: Counties shown include only those with more than 2,499 population and at least 25 housing units.
Source: 2019 American Community Survey
Top 25 Massachusetts Counties Ranked by Percent Of People In A Husband And Wife Family
Cities marked with an asterisk ("*") should resemble a city or town but do not have their own government (i.e. Mayor, City Council, etc.) These places should be recognizable by the local community but their boundaries have no legal status. Technically these include both Census Designated Places (CDP) and Census County Divisions (CCD) which are defined by the Census Bureau along with local authorities. (For more information, see:
Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
Data sources - Mouse over icon in upper right corner of each chart for information.