Barre, MA 01005 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01005: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Barre, MA 01005

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 141
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,372
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.433, Longitude -72.114
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Barre, MA 01005 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,604
Population in Households 5,495
Population in Familes 4,509
Population in Group Qrtrs 109
Population Density1 125
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 2,097
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 1,454
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,253 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,648 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 449 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 156 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $213,208
Average Home Value $223,908


Median Household Income $75,687
Average Household Income $89,281
Per Capita Income $33,811
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.6% 0.71%
Households 0.55% 0.67%
Families 0.47% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.

Barre, MA 01005 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01005 to the other 515 ZIP Codes 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 # 326 37th
Population Density1 # 445 14th
Diversity Index2 # 381 26th
Median Household Income # 252 51st
Per Capita Income # 337 35th

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