Palmer, MA 01069 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01069: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Palmer, MA 01069

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 437
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,309
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 185
  • County: Hampden County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.165, Longitude -72.314
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Palmer, MA 01069 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 10,136
Population in Households 10,074
Population in Familes 7,820
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density1 353
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 4,297
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 2,684
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,684 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,882 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,415 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 387 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $179,109
Average Home Value $192,063


Median Household Income $55,398
Average Household Income $67,352
Per Capita Income $28,569
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.17%
Households 0.27% 0.23%
Families 0.1% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.


Palmer, MA 01069 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01069 to the other 510 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 246 52nd
Population Density1 # 352 31st
Diversity Index2 # 315 38th
Median Household Income # 400 22nd
Per Capita Income # 403 21st

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