Wales, MA 01081 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01081: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wales, MA 01081

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 29
  • Single Family Addresses: 504
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 19
  • County: Hampden County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.061, Longitude -72.228
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
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Wales, MA 01081 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,888
Population in Households 1,888
Population in Familes 1,527
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 117
Diversity Index2 12
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 763
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 513
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 883 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 630 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $176,757
Average Home Value $181,746
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $67,835
Average Household Income $74,334
Per Capita Income $30,041
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.37%
Households 0.66% 0.49%
Families 0.53% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.

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Wales, MA 01081 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01081 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 # 427 16th
Population Density1 # 446 13th
Diversity Index2 # 393 23rd
Median Household Income # 301 41st
Per Capita Income # 382 25th

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