New Salem, MA 01355 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01355: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Salem, MA 01355

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 26
  • Single Family Addresses: 369
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.486, Longitude -72.341
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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New Salem, MA 01355 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 907
Population in Households 907
Population in Familes 744
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 375
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 259
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 426 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 339 (79.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 ( 8.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $267,453
Average Home Value $302,286


Median Household Income $70,921
Average Household Income $74,099
Per Capita Income $30,636
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% -0.24%
Households 0.0% -0.16%
Families -0.06% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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.

New Salem, MA 01355 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01355 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 # 464 10th
Population Density1 # 505 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 425 18th
Median Household Income # 283 45th
Per Capita Income # 398 23rd

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