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South Duxbury, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Plymouth County at latitude 42.0232 and longitude -70.6828. Plymouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The formal boundaries for the South Duxbury Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.95 sq. miles and a water area of 1.46 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for South Duxbury: Halls Corner.

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


Total Population 3,436
Population in Households 3,436
Population in Familes 3,078
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,165
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,222
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 950
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,046 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 176 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 156 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $604,740
Average Home Value $671,152


Median Household Income $148,466
Average Household Income $187,236
Per Capita Income $66,590
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.53% 0.57%
Households 0.63% 0.6%
Families 0.58% 0.56%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   3.68%
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.


South Duxbury, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Duxbury 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 # 144 41st
Population Density1 # 143 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 216 12th
Median Household Income # 3 99th
Per Capita Income # 4 99th

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