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North Westport, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The North Westport Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Bristol County at latitude 41.6731 and longitude -71.1111. Bristol County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 138 feet.

The formal official name is the North Westport Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as North Westport, Massachusetts.

The U5 Census Class Code for North Westport indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the North Westport Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.99 sq. miles.

North Westport Census Designated Place, MA Boundary Map


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North Westport, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,698
Population in Households 4,696
Population in Familes 3,949
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 911
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 1,934
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,375
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,016 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,522 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 412 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $254,438
Average Home Value $286,844


Median Household Income $63,266
Average Household Income $74,551
Per Capita Income $30,002
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.65% 0.51%
Households 0.88% 0.61%
Families 1.74% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


North Westport, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Westport to the other 244 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 124 50th
Population Density1 # 163 34th
Diversity Index2 # 231 6th
Median Household Income # 130 47th
Per Capita Income # 172 30th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.