Ashby, MA 01431 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01431: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ashby, MA 01431

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 81
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,045
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.678, Longitude -71.811
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ashby, MA 01431 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,373
Population in Households 3,373
Population in Familes 2,941
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 136
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 1,211
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 938
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,302 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,093 (83.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 ( 9.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $271,970
Average Home Value $317,521


Median Household Income $82,173
Average Household Income $88,817
Per Capita Income $31,888
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.98%
Households 0.62% 0.96%
Families 0.57% 0.92%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Ashby, MA 01431 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01431 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 # 381 26th
Population Density1 # 439 15th
Diversity Index2 # 395 24th
Median Household Income # 190 63rd
Per Capita Income # 369 29th

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