Marshfield Hills, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Marshfield Hills, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Marshfield Hills Census Designated Place had a population of 2,386 as of July 1, 2015. Marshfield Hills ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Marshfield Hills is located at latitude 42.1433 and longitude -70.7291 in Plymouth County. The formal boundaries for the Marshfield Hills Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.36 sq. miles. Plymouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 128 feet.

The Marshfield Hills Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378161) 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 Marshfield Hills Census Designated Place is located within Town of Marshfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Plymouth County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Marshfield Hills: East Marshfield.

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Marshfield Hills, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,386
Population in Households 2,386
Population in Familes 2,139
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 522
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 871
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 700
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 921 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 825 (89.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 ( 5.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $497,885
Average Home Value $557,879


Median Household Income $113,566
Average Household Income $134,269
Per Capita Income $49,014
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.34%
Households 0.42% 0.41%
Families 0.39% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
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.


Marshfield Hills, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marshfield Hills 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 # 175 29th
Population Density1 # 221 10th
Diversity Index2 # 224 9th
Median Household Income # 16 94th
Per Capita Income # 34 86th

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