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Winchendon, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Winchendon Census Designated Place had a population of 4,262 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Winchendon is located at latitude 42.6804 and longitude -72.042 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Winchendon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 991 feet.

The Winchendon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378048) 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 Winchendon Census Designated Place is located within Town of Winchendon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Worcester County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Winchendon 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 Winchendon: North Village.

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


Total Population 4,262
Population in Households 4,182
Population in Familes 3,279
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density1 1,882
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 1,631
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,044
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,815 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 917 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 714 (39.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 184 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $180,806
Average Home Value $199,318


Median Household Income $42,633
Average Household Income $58,200
Per Capita Income $23,356
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.33%
Households 0.06% 0.28%
Families 0.68% 0.17%
Median Household Income   0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.14%
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.

Winchendon, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winchendon 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 # 130 48th
Population Density1 # 93 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 103 59th
Median Household Income # 228 8th
Per Capita Income # 230 7th

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