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Winthrop Town city, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of Winthrop Town had a population of 17,925 as of July 1, 2016. Winthrop Town city 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 Winthrop Town city is located at latitude 42.3755 and longitude -70.9706 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Winthrop Town (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 6.33 sq. miles.

The City of Winthrop Town (GNIS ID: 618335) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Winthrop Town city: Pullen Point, Town of Winthrop.

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Winthrop Town city, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,925
Population in Households 17,872
Population in Familes 13,231
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density1 9,006
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 7,912
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 4,473
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,451 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,212 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,700 (43.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 539 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $400,289
Average Home Value $417,842


Median Household Income $67,989
Average Household Income $90,118
Per Capita Income $39,839
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.66%
Households 0.26% 0.59%
Families 0.15% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

Winthrop Town city, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winthrop Town city 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 # 70 72nd
Population Density1 # 10 96th
Diversity Index2 # 86 65th
Median Household Income # 129 48th
Per Capita Income # 101 59th

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