Poverty rate for school-aged children in Massachusetts 2007-2009

The table below shows the computed poverty rate for the school-aged population in school districts in Massachusetts 2007 through 2009. The districts are listed in alphabetical order. The list does not include Lee/Berkshire Hills in Farmington River Regional which did not report school-aged population below the poverty line in 2007 and 2008.

District 2007 2008 2009
Abington 4.43% 4.94% 5.35%
Acton 2.58% 2.18% 2.56%
Acton-Boxborough 2.6% 2.34% 2.62%
Acushnet 6.59% 7.12% 7.1%
Adams-Cheshire 13.55% 13.38% 15.86%
Agawam 10.95% 8.46% 9.2%
Amesbury 7.85% 6.04% 7.74%
Amherst 10.22% 9.1% 10.54%
Amherst-Pelham 9.98% 8.81% 11.01%
Andover 4.23% 3.3% 3.77%
Arlington 4.08% 3.67% 3.59%
Ashburnham-Westminster 5% 4.25% 5.32%
Ashland 4.09% 4.51% 4.12%
Athol-Royalston 13.16% 10.66% 11.61%
Attleboro 8.21% 9.43% 9.86%
Auburn 6.19% 4.46% 6.27%
Avon 10.46% 9.75% 11.81%
Ayer 7.55% 9.08% 8.51%
Ayer-Lundenburg In Shirley (9-12) 6.58% 6.61% 7.52%
Barnstable 12.09% 12.32% 14.73%
Bedford 2.62% 2.73% 2.77%
Belchertown 7.13% 6.41% 6.96%
Bellingham 4.44% 4.3% 5.18%
Belmont 3.96% 3.8% 4.84%
Berkley 4.28% 4.8% 4.83%
Berkshire Hills 5.58% 5.4% 6.69%
Berlin 4.92% 4.17% 6.17%
Berlin-Boylston 4.24% 2.95% 4.22%
Beverly 7.79% 6.77% 7.83%
Billerica 4.77% 4.56% 4.59%
Blackstone-Millville 6.33% 5.08% 7%
Boston 28.21% 23.39% 24.48%
Bourne 10.56% 10.76% 12.84%
Boxborough 4.07% 4.37% 4.38%
Boxford 3.3% 2.08% 3.36%
Boylston 4.35% 2.1% 2.71%
Braintree 5.06% 5.03% 5.46%
Brewster 4.38% 4.56% 4.89%
Bridgewater-Raynham 4.22% 4.76% 5.41%
Brimfield 8.43% 7.16% 7.02%
Brockton 13.81% 14.18% 15.23%
Brookfield 6.31% 6.73% 6.25%
Brookline 5.03% 4.7% 5.6%
Burlington 3.74% 4.51% 3.93%
Cambridge 10.38% 11.01% 11.18%
Canton 4.25% 4.51% 4.26%
Carlisle 2.41% 2.79% 2.56%
Carver 4.8% 5.21% 4.86%
Central Berkshire 6.45% 6.77% 7.63%
Chatham 7.38% 6.99% 7.76%
Chelmsford 3.14% 3.51% 4.01%
Chelsea 32.22% 26.7% 28.01%
Chesterfield-Goshen 5.06% 4.05% 4.79%
Chicopee 22.28% 19.39% 20.12%
Clarksburg 10.47% 10.87% 12.04%
Clinton 11.39% 8.68% 10.73%
Cohasset 3.36% 2.98% 3.52%
Concord 3.02% 3.2% 3.22%
Concord-Carlisle 2.49% 2.41% 2.79%
Conway 3.8% 3.92% 4.49%
Danvers 5.51% 4.59% 6.39%
Dartmouth 6.58% 7.46% 8.62%
Dedham 5.88% 5.12% 6.33%
Deerfield 7.12% 7.65% 7.78%
Dennis-Yarmouth 10.34% 10.82% 13.26%
Dighton-Rehoboth 5.76% 6.55% 6.71%
Douglas 4.64% 3.76% 5.24%
Dover 2.65% 2.52% 2.88%
Dover-Sherborn 2.9% 3.11% 3.16%
Dracut 5.92% 5.97% 5.93%
Dudley-Charlton Reg 5.11% 3.87% 5.54%
Duxbury 2.43% 2.47% 3.22%
East Bridgewater 3.94% 5.16% 5.62%
East Longmeadow 6.28% 6.23% 6.16%
Eastham 5.61% 5.84% 6.57%
Easthampton 15.48% 13.82% 15.27%
Easton 3.98% 4.11% 4.86%
Edgartown 2.12% 2.74% 2.68%
Erving 10.08% 10.43% 12.07%
Everett 16.98% 17.29% 17.38%
Fairhaven 9.96% 11.28% 11.8%
Fairhaven-New Bedford In Acushnet (9-12) 6.47% 7.2% 7.03%
Fall River 18.46% 20.87% 22.21%
Falmouth 9.75% 9.95% 11.86%
Farmington River Regional 7.79% 7.41% 10.37%
Fitchburg 17.45% 14.09% 17.73%
Florida 14.13% 12.36% 15.91%
Foxborough 4.1% 4.17% 4.61%
Framingham 9.68% 10.22% 10.32%
Franklin 2.84% 2.4% 3.06%
Freetown 5.06% 5.87% 6.95%
Freetown-Lakeville 4.92% 5.51% 5.89%
Frontier 5.86% 6.51% 6.53%
Gardner 13.07% 10.36% 11.7%
Gateway 9.28% 7.65% 7.03%
Georgetown 4.41% 3.54% 3.76%
Gill-Montague 14.86% 15.44% 16.53%
Gloucester 12.39% 9.65% 11.63%
Gosnold 12.5% 12.5% 12.5%
Grafton 4.11% 3.38% 4.67%
Granby 5.66% 4.71% 5.53%
Granville 3.7% 5.19% 4.63%
Greenfield 18.32% 19.09% 20.57%
Groton-Dunstable 2.63% 2.82% 2.8%
Hadley 7.58% 7.46% 11.53%
Halifax 4.49% 4.05% 5%
Hamilton-Wenham 4.36% 3.39% 4.82%
Hampden-Wilbraham 5.67% 5.22% 5.58%
Hampshire 5.7% 5.08% 7.29%
Hancock 5.88% 6.06% 9.23%
Hanover 3.51% 2.95% 3.23%
Harvard 3.46% 2.01% 4.24%
Harwich 9.35% 9.54% 11.33%
Hatfield 5.26% 4.93% 6.47%
Haverhill 13.75% 11.37% 13.83%
Hawlemont 10.53% 11.56% 12.58%
Hingham 2.84% 2.89% 2.9%
Holbrook 6.89% 6.77% 6.74%
Holland 12.85% 10.99% 11.11%
Holliston 2.6% 2.81% 3.1%
Holyoke 43.25% 37.32% 39.17%
Hopedale 4.5% 2.8% 3.22%
Hopkinton 2.06% 1.75% 2.84%
Hudson 5.75% 7.4% 7.91%
Hull 9.14% 9.36% 10.17%
Ipswich 9.51% 7.57% 8.66%
King Philip 3.13% 2.74% 3.04%
Kingston 6.4% 6.6% 7.05%
Lakeville 4.45% 4.41% 4.69%
Lanesborough 4.3% 3.35% 7.3%
Lawrence 32.42% 25.02% 30.25%
Lee 6.49% 5.34% 8.16%
Leicester 5.96% 4.73% 5.72%
Lenox 9.95% 9.9% 11.72%
Leominster 10.74% 9.02% 10.92%
Leverett 5.19% 6.15% 9.85%
Lexington 2.92% 2.63% 3.3%
Lincoln 2.85% 2.79% 3.77%
Lincoln-Sudbury 2.53% 2.54% 3.03%
Littleton 3.21% 3.09% 3.03%
Longmeadow 3.07% 2.68% 3.44%
Lowell 16.38% 17.37% 17.58%
Ludlow 10.54% 8.48% 9.31%
Lunenburg 6.69% 4.13% 4.85%
Lynn 24.93% 19.44% 23.49%
Lynnfield 4.29% 3.12% 4.79%
Malden 15.61% 15.59% 15.82%
Manchester Essex Regional School District 6.15% 3.74% 5.15%
Mansfield 3.8% 4.18% 4.28%
Marblehead 6.03% 4.78% 5.47%
Marion 6.13% 6.24% 6.78%
Marlborough 9.78% 10.13% 10.28%
Marshfield 5.35% 5.5% 5.89%
Martha’s Vineyard School District 12.75% 10.4% 12.61%
Masconomet 3.66% 2.61% 4.14%
Mashpee 7.25% 7.75% 9.03%
Mattapoisett 3.81% 3.56% 4.73%
Maynard 5.88% 6.34% 6.24%
Medfield 1.99% 1.51% 2.35%
Medford 9.13% 9.8% 9.15%
Medway 3.05% 2.79% 3.9%
Melrose 4.63% 4.39% 3.77%
Mendon-Upton 3.8% 3.03% 4.03%
Methuen 11.71% 9.53% 11.31%
Middleborough 7.21% 7.24% 8.65%
Middleton 4.94% 4.08% 6.08%
Milford 8.52% 6.79% 9.29%
Millbury 7.61% 6.04% 7.86%
Millis 4.23% 3.58% 4.12%
Milton 4.03% 3.82% 4.75%
Mohawk Trail 10.16% 9.13% 10.98%
Monson 9.13% 9.15% 8.22%
Mount Greylock 6.38% 6.45% 9.32%
Mount Greylock-New Lebanon Ny In Hancock (9-12) 13.89% 14.71% 17.65%
Nahant 7.27% 6.27% 7.41%
Nantucket 4.23% 4.98% 6.16%
Narragansett 8.52% 7.02% 8.72%
Nashoba 3.26% 2.68% 4.29%
Natick 3.79% 3.81% 4%
Nauset 4.83% 4.66% 5.56%
Nauset-Providencetown In Truro (7-12) 2.78% 2.91% 3.88%
Needham 2.09% 1.87% 2.34%
New Bedford 21.34% 24.12% 25.64%
New Salem-Wendell 11.61% 12% 12.99%
Newburyport 7.05% 5.6% 6.52%
Newton 4.26% 3.88% 4.28%
Norfolk 2.34% 1.57% 1.46%
North Adams 25.91% 25.49% 30.72%
North Andover 5.29% 4.27% 5.81%
North Attleborough 4.62% 5.45% 5.82%
North Brookfield 9.3% 5.35% 6.98%
North Middlesex 4.52% 4.53% 4.15%
North Reading 2.96% 3.75% 3.54%
Northampton 9.64% 8.69% 9.3%
Northboro-Southboro 3.01% 2.01% 3.15%
Northborough 2.07% 2.57% 2.6%
Northbridge 7.09% 5.76% 6.51%
Norton 5.76% 6.6% 7.47%
Norwell 2.89% 2.74% 2.58%
Norwood 6.6% 6.44% 7.2%
Oak Bluffs 12.4% 14.93% 15.58%
Old Rochester 4.54% 4.3% 4.82%
Orange 13.4% 14.71% 17.04%
Orleans 8.97% 8.96% 10.87%
Oxford 11.15% 9.01% 11.31%
Palmer 15.82% 13.41% 12.07%
Peabody 9.16% 6.81% 9.36%
Pelham 3.36% 3.45% 3.13%
Pembroke 5.22% 5.41% 5.64%
Pentucket 4.84% 3.53% 4.8%
Petersham 4.55% 3.7% 5.56%
Pioneer Valley 7.03% 8.43% 8.36%
Pittsfield 14.7% 14.47% 17.1%
Plainville 4.26% 3.48% 4.66%
Plymouth 5.79% 5.81% 7.84%
Plympton 3.09% 3.46% 3.96%
Provincetown 15.14% 15.17% 19.89%
Quabbin 4.55% 3.58% 4.81%
Quaboag Regional 7.26% 5.9% 7.3%
Quincy 12.79% 12% 13.53%
Ralph C Mahar 14.52% 14.62% 17.15%
Randolph 9.39% 8.48% 9.94%
Reading 2.37% 2.7% 3.07%
Revere 25.88% 21.21% 23.46%
Richmond 2.45% 1.91% 1.83%
Rochester 3.99% 4.07% 4.72%
Rockland 6.79% 7.67% 8.42%
Rockport 7.42% 6.13% 7.39%
Rowe 9.09% 14.29% 14.29%
Salem 17.61% 13.11% 17.18%
Sandwich 4.62% 4.95% 5.97%
Saugus 9.46% 7.06% 9.24%
Savoy 10.34% 7.14% 8.47%
Scituate 3.01% 3.22% 3.77%
Seekonk 4.58% 5.36% 6.72%
Sharon 3.68% 3.43% 4.02%
Sherborn 2.33% 2.34% 3.13%
Shirley 5.64% 5.41% 6.75%
Shrewsbury 3.74% 3.05% 3.66%
Shutesbury 8.84% 5.71% 6.18%
Silver Lake 4.77% 5.29% 5.92%
Somerset 5.03% 5.85% 6.05%
Somerville 11.64% 11.45% 12.9%
South Hadley 7.56% 6.87% 6.98%
Southampton 3.98% 3.7% 6.05%
Southborough 2.21% 1.65% 2.37%
Southbridge 19.14% 15.45% 19.59%
Southern Berkshire 6.7% 5.81% 7.99%
Southwick-Tolland 7.03% 5.4% 6.67%
Spencer-E Brookfield 7.47% 6.46% 8.24%
Springfield 35.72% 30.52% 32.29%
Stoneham 5.38% 5.26% 5.9%
Stoughton 7.58% 7.35% 8.26%
Sturbridge 8% 6.33% 7.67%
Sudbury 2.22% 2.4% 2.6%
Sunderland 6.91% 7.98% 7.41%
Sutton 4.39% 3.49% 4.21%
Swampscott 5.35% 4.47% 4.72%
Swansea 6.21% 7.37% 7.95%
Tantasqua 8.56% 6.96% 7.79%
Taunton 12.47% 14.16% 14.33%
Tewksbury 4.33% 3.92% 3.74%
Tisbury 14.25% 17.06% 18.13%
Topsfield 2.91% 2.18% 2.45%
Triton 8.87% 6.76% 7.85%
Truro 10.27% 10% 12.23%
Tyngsborough 4.78% 5.32% 5.27%
Up-Island Regional 3.27% 3.86% 3.73%
Uxbridge 5.68% 4.81% 5.88%
Wachusett 3.28% 2.94% 3.42%
Wakefield 3.43% 3.73% 4.7%
Wales 9.26% 7.55% 8.02%
Walpole 3.11% 3.27% 3.77%
Waltham 7.94% 8.52% 8.77%
Ware 15.37% 13.77% 15.58%
Wareham 10.85% 11.16% 12.08%
Watertown 9.96% 8.51% 9%
Wayland 1.83% 2.06% 2.36%
Webster 13.63% 11.66% 13.46%
Wellesley 2.51% 2.25% 2.5%
Wellfleet 12.1% 12.61% 15.25%
West Boylston 4.11% 3.94% 5.2%
West Bridgewater 4% 5.31% 5.54%
West Springfield 19.65% 17.1% 17.48%
Westborough 3.37% 2.88% 3.95%
Westfield 15.43% 13.56% 13.82%
Westford 2.02% 1.76% 1.8%
Westhampton 4.32% 4.44% 4.76%
Weston 3.06% 2.86% 3.89%
Westport 6.66% 7.06% 9.76%
Westwood 1.81% 2.01% 2.11%
Weymouth 6.97% 6.52% 7.63%
Whately 4.13% 3.42% 5.88%
Whitman-Hanson 4.95% 5.36% 6.18%
Williamsburg 6.03% 5.15% 6.98%
Williamstown 5.11% 5.99% 7.66%
Wilmington 3.66% 3.7% 3.39%
Winchendon 9.5% 7.55% 9.16%
Winchester 3.06% 2.81% 3.24%
Winthrop 13.13% 11.38% 10.96%
Woburn 7.41% 7.52% 7.9%
Worcester 20.16% 16.28% 20.43%
Wrentham 5.74% 5.33% 6.26%