Plymouth is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Plymouth Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Plymouth County at latitude 41.9584 and longitude -70.6673. Plymouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Plymouth Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.24 sq. miles and a water area of 1.64 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Plymouth: Accomack, New Plimouth, Patuxit, Plimoth Plantation, Plimouth, Port Saint-Louis.Photos of the local Plymouth, MA area
Also See: Plymouth, MA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||7,318|
|Population in Familes||4,866|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||277|
|Average Household Size||2.1|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,702 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,557 (42.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,921 (51.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||224 ( 6.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$291,534|
|Average Home Value||$314,627|
|Median Household Income||$51,233|
|Average Household Income||$69,420|
|Per Capita Income||$31,887|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.36%|
|Per Capita Income||2.76%|
The table below compares Plymouth 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.
|Total Population||# 90||64th|
|Population Density1||# 37||85th|
|Diversity Index2||# 109||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 185||25th|
|Per Capita Income||# 153||38th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.