Ludlow, MA 01056 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01056: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ludlow, MA 01056

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 600
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,600
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 793
  • County: Hampden County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.171, Longitude -72.473
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ludlow, MA 01056 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,738
Population in Households 20,465
Population in Familes 17,012
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,273
Population Density1 768
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 8,308
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 5,706
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,496 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,264 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,044 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 188 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $226,326
Average Home Value $256,525


Median Household Income $63,230
Average Household Income $77,529
Per Capita Income $30,842
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.41%
Households 0.45% 0.44%
Families 0.39% 0.4%
Median Household Income   3.61%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

Ludlow, MA 01056 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01056 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 # 114 78th
Population Density1 # 251 51st
Diversity Index2 # 217 58th
Median Household Income # 339 34th
Per Capita Income # 394 24th

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