West Townsend, MA 01474 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01474: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Townsend, MA 01474

Acceptable Alternative
Townsend, MA 01474
W Townsend, MA 01474

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 23
  • Single Family Addresses: 714
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.671, Longitude -71.713
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Townsend, MA 01474 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,183
Daytime Population: Workers 188
Daytime Population: Residents 914
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,102
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.50
Population in Households 2,183
Population in Familes 1,896
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 192
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $81,993
Average Household Income $94,317
Per Capita Income $33,916


Total Housing Units 842 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 696 (82.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $285,359
Average Home Value $299,964


Total Households 785
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 606
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.13% 0.35%
Households -0.02% 0.3%
Families -0.02% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

West Townsend, MA 01474 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01474 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 418 20th
Population Density # 434 17th
Diversity Index # 389 26th
Median Household Income # 215 59th
Per Capita Income # 358 31st

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