Ayer, MA 01432 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01432: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ayer, MA 01432

Not Acceptable, USPS
Devens, MA 01432
Fort Devens, MA 01432
Ft Devens, MA 01432

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 400
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,248
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 357
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.56, Longitude -71.575
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ayer, MA 01432 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,531
Population in Households 7,363
Population in Familes 5,569
Population in Group Qrtrs 168
Population Density1 933
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 3,246
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,897
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,613 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,894 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,352 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 367 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $321,616
Average Home Value $329,409


Median Household Income $64,908
Average Household Income $85,449
Per Capita Income $37,290
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.96% 1.07%
Households 0.81% 0.98%
Families 0.73% 0.91%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Ayer, MA 01432 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01432 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 # 290 44th
Population Density1 # 229 56th
Diversity Index2 # 127 76th
Median Household Income # 332 36th
Per Capita Income # 270 48th

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