Haciendo negocios con massachusetts

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III. Demographics

The population of Massachusetts in 2005[1], had a household population of 6.2 million - 3.2 million (52 percent) females and 3.0 million (48 percent) males. The median age was 38.2 years. Twenty-three percent of the population were under 18 years and 13 percent were 65 years and older.

For people reporting one race alone, 85 percent[2] were White; 6 percent were Black orAfrican American; less than 0.5 percent were American Indian and Alaska Native; 5 percent were Asian; less than 0.5 percent were Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and 4 percent were Some other race. One percent reported Two or more races. Eight percent of the people in Massachusetts were Hispanic. Eighty percent of the people in Massachusetts were White non-Hispanic. People of Hispanicorigin may be of any race.

|General Characteristics |Estimate |Percent |U.S. |
|Total population |6,182,860 | | |
|Male |2,998,038 |48.5|49.0% |
|Female |3,184,822 |51.5 |51.0% |
|Median age (years) |38.2 |(X) |36.4 |
|Under 5 years |395,070 |6.4 |7.0%|
|18 years and over |4,732,189 |76.5 |74.6% |
|65 years and over |796,788 |12.9 |12.1% |
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|One race |6,095,956 |98.6 |98.1% |
|White |5,156,426 |83.4 |74.7% |
|Black or African American |363,095 |5.9 |12.1% ||American Indian and Alaska Native |13,708 |0.2 |0.8% |
|Asian |292,537 |4.7 |4.3% |
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander |626 |0.0 |0.1% |
|Some otherrace |269,564 |4.4 |6.0% |
|Two or more races |86,904 |1.4 |1.9% |
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|Hispanic or Latino (ofany race) |490,839 |7.9 |14.5% |
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Households and families in 2005 there were 2.4 million households in Massachusetts. The average household size was 2.5 people.
Families made up 64 percent ofthe households in Massachusetts. This figure includes both married-couple families (48 percent) and other families (16 percent). Nonfamily households made up 36 percent of all households in Massachusetts. Most of the nonfamily households were people living alone, but some were comprised of people living in households in which no one was related to the householder.

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