Who lives in Cohasset?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 169 6.2%
5-9 years 111 4.1%
10-14 years 176 6.5%
15-17 years 171 6.3%
18-24 years 153 5.6%
25-34 years 280 10.3%
35-44 years 347 12.7%
45-54 years 290 10.6%
55-64 years 497 18.2%
65-74 years 351 12.9%
75-84 years 126 4.6%
85 years and older 53 1.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 1,391 51.1%
Female 1,333 48.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 2,508 92.1%
Of Color 216 7.9%
Black or African American suppressed
American Indian and Alaskan Native 50 1.8%
Asian or Pacific Islander suppressed
Other suppressed
Two or more races suppressed
Hispanic or Latino suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 2,555 100.0%
English only 2,534 99.2%
Language other than English suppressed
Speaks English less than "very well" suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total population for whom disability status is determined 2,724 100.0%
Population with a disability 360 13.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Foreign-born residents suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 2,682 100.0%
Same residence 2,496 93.1%
Different residence in the U.S. 186 6.9%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Cohasset's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 1,091 100.0%
Less than $35,000 292 26.8%
$35,000-$49,999 134 12.3%
$50,000-$74,999 211 19.3%
$75,000-$99,999 120 11.0%
$100,000 or more 334 30.6%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $61,740 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 2,724 100.0%
Less than $35,000 292 26.8%
With income below poverty 214 7.9%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 248 9.1%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 315 11.6%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 1,947 71.5%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) suppressed
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) suppressed
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 516 18.9%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) suppressed
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) suppressed
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 159 5.8%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 290 10.7%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 2,724 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 149 5.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 1,333 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 242 18.2%
Occupied housing units 1,091 81.8%
Average household size 2.5
Owner-occupied 1,011 75.8%
Average household size 2.5
Renter-occupied 80 6.0%
Average household size 1.9
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 306 23.0%
1970-1999 670 50.3%
1940-1969 273 20.5%
1939 or earlier 84 6.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households (2014-2018)
Total households 1,091 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 751 68.8%
With children under 18 years 326 29.9%
Married-couple family households 663 60.8%
With children under 18 years 275 25.2%
Single-person family households 88 8.1%
With children under 18 years 51 4.7%
Nonfamily households 340 31.2%
Householder living alone 272 24.9%
65 years and over 172 15.8%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 326 29.9%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 400 36.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 381 34.9%
Moved in 2000-2009 246 22.5%
Moved in 1990-1999 205 18.8%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 205 18.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 1,073 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 235 21.9%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 1,011 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 215 21.3%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 62 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 75
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $748
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles suppressed
1 vehicle available 235 21.5%
2 vehicles available 492 45.1%
3 or more vehicles available 364 33.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 1,361 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 1,305 95.9%
Public transportation suppressed
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 55 4.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 1,331 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 259 19.5%
10-19 minutes 753 56.6%
20-29 minutes 153 11.5%
30 minutes or longer 166 12.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 1,944 100.0%
Less than high school 86 4.4%
High school diploma or GED 439 22.6%
Some college or associate’s degree 779 40.1%
Bachelor’s Degree 487 25.1%
Graduate or professional Degree 153 7.9%
High school graduate or higher 1,858 95.6%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 640 32.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 1,567 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 1,236 78.9%
Civilian labor force 1,296 100.0%
Unemployed 60 4.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 9,784 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 2,215 22.6%
Age 30 to 54 5,041 51.5%
Age 55 or older 2,528 25.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 2,849 29.1%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 3,258 33.3%
$40,000 or more per year 3,677 37.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 865 8.8%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 129 1.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 580 5.9%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 153 1.6%
Construction 467 4.8%
Educational services 980 10.0%
Finance and insurance 258 2.6%
Health care and social assistance 2,057 21.0%
Information 110 1.1%
Management of companies and enterprises 51 0.5%
Manufacturing 657 6.7%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 129 1.3%
Other services (excluding public administration) 376 3.8%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 234 2.4%
Public administration 674 6.9%
Real estate and rental and leasing 76 0.8%
Retail trade 1,330 13.6%
Transportation and warehousing 235 2.4%
Utilities 242 2.5%
Wholesale trade 252 2.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 9,344 95.5%
Black or African American alone 65 0.7%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 160 1.6%
Asian alone 48 0.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 161 1.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 601 6.1%
High school or equivalent, no college 2,193 22.4%
Some college or associate degree 3,005 30.7%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 1,770 18.1%