Wales, MA 01081 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Wales, MA 01081

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • 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

Wales, MA 01081 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01081 to the other 500 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 425 15th
Population Density1 # 440 12th
Diversity Index2 # 399 21st
Median Household Income # 338 33rd
Per Capita Income # 390 22nd

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Wales, MA 01081 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,866
Population in Households 1,866
Population in Familes 1,512
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 117
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 753
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 508
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 883 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 622 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $172,798
Average Home Value $176,166
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,736
Average Household Income $71,646
Per Capita Income $28,912
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.32% 0.37%
Households 0.51% 0.42%
Families 0.42% 0.39%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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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