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Stoneham, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Stoneham Census Designated Place had a population of 22,413 as of July 1, 2016. Stoneham ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Stoneham is located at latitude 42.4742 and longitude -71.0977 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the Stoneham Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.63 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 154 feet.

The Stoneham Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378235) 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 Stoneham Census Designated Place is located within Town of Stoneham, a minor civil division (MCD) of Middlesex County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stoneham population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Stoneham, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 22,413
Population in Households 22,165
Population in Familes 17,734
Population in Group Qrtrs 248
Population Density1 3,724
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 9,377
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 5,820
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,883 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,241 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,136 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 506 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $433,720
Average Home Value $451,907


Median Household Income $81,513
Average Household Income $101,467
Per Capita Income $42,680
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.95%
Households 0.67% 0.91%
Families 0.57% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.

Stoneham, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stoneham to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 63 75th
Population Density1 # 33 87th
Diversity Index2 # 104 58th
Median Household Income # 68 73rd
Per Capita Income # 79 68th

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