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Hopkinton, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Hopkinton Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Middlesex County at latitude 42.2256 and longitude -71.5241. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 436 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Hopkinton 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 Hopkinton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hopkinton: Hopkinton Centre.

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


Total Population 2,658
Population in Households 2,577
Population in Familes 2,236
Population in Group Qrtrs 81
Population Density1 1,735
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 1,019
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 745
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,069 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 832 (77.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 187 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $408,065
Average Home Value $495,728


Median Household Income $108,865
Average Household Income $143,262
Per Capita Income $48,769
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.98% 1.12%
Households 0.97% 1.11%
Families 3.79% 1.1%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   3.02%
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.


Hopkinton, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hopkinton 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 # 166 32nd
Population Density1 # 98 60th
Diversity Index2 # 132 46th
Median Household Income # 24 91st
Per Capita Income # 37 85th

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