Whitinsville, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Whitinsville, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Whitinsville Census Designated Place had a population of 6,982 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Whitinsville is located at latitude 42.1188 and longitude -71.6725 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Whitinsville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.39 sq. miles. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 318 feet.

The Whitinsville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378044) 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 Whitinsville Census Designated Place is located within Town of Northbridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Worcester County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Whitinsville 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 Whitinsville: Whitinville.


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Whitinsville Census Designated Place, MA Boundary Map



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Whitinsville, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,982
Population in Households 6,859
Population in Familes 5,591
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density1 1,914
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,566
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 1,721
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,721 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,392 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,174 (43.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $318,898
Average Home Value $332,561
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $62,379
Average Household Income $81,472
Per Capita Income $30,443
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.65% 0.69%
Households 0.58% 0.65%
Families 0.37% 0.6%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Whitinsville, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitinsville 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 # 97 61st
Population Density1 # 90 64th
Diversity Index2 # 131 47th
Median Household Income # 154 38th
Per Capita Income # 179 28th

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