North Westport, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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North Westport, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The North Westport Census Designated Place had a population of 4,713 as of July 1, 2015. North Westport ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Westport is located at latitude 41.6731 and longitude -71.1111 in Bristol County. 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. Bristol County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 138 feet.

The North Westport Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378191) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Westport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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North Westport, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 4,713
Population in Households 4,712
Population in Familes 3,959
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 914
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 1,943
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,376
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,028 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,531 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 412 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $256,804
Average Home Value $291,737


Median Household Income $64,295
Average Household Income $75,492
Per Capita Income $30,390
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.45%
Households 0.8% 0.55%
Families 1.42% 0.49%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 123 50th
Population Density1 # 164 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 231 6th
Median Household Income # 141 43rd
Per Capita Income # 169 31st

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