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Topsfield, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Topsfield Census Designated Place had a population of 2,940 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Topsfield is located at latitude 42.6394 and longitude -70.9553 in Essex County. The formal boundaries for the Topsfield Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Essex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 62 feet.

The Topsfield Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378240) 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.

The Topsfield Census Designated Place is located within Town of Topsfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Essex County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Topsfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Topsfield: New Meadows, New Meadows Village, Shenewemedy, The New Meadow.

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Topsfield, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,940
Daytime Population: Workers 1,567
Daytime Population: Residents 1,381
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,948
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 2,921
Population in Familes 2,618
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 1,083
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $126,253
Average Household Income $198,286
Per Capita Income $69,532


Total Housing Units 1,095 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 908 (82.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $588,948
Average Home Value $632,701


Total Households 1,043
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 807
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.09% 0.92%
Households 0.95% 0.89%
Families 1.45% 0.85%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Topsfield, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Topsfield to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 156 37th
Population Density # 154 38th
Diversity Index # 177 28th
Median Household Income # 12 96th
Per Capita Income # 11 96th

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