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Randolph, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

Randolph is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Randolph Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Norfolk County at latitude 42.1626 and longitude -71.0412. Norfolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 217 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Randolph Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 9.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.58 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Randolph: Randolph Centre.

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


Total Population 32,378
Population in Households 32,032
Population in Familes 26,713
Population in Group Qrtrs 346
Population Density1 3,293
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 11,683
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 8,102
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,253 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,430 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 599 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $292,540
Average Home Value $324,949


Median Household Income $70,104
Average Household Income $84,585
Per Capita Income $30,550
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.19% 0.51%
Households 0.27% 0.54%
Families 0.22% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.


Randolph, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Randolph 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 # 43 83rd
Population Density1 # 39 84th
Diversity Index2 # 10 96th
Median Household Income # 105 57th
Per Capita Income # 166 32nd

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