Auburn, MA 01501 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01501: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Auburn, MA 01501

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 797
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,215
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 489
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.205, Longitude -71.84
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Auburn, MA 01501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,525
Population in Households 16,371
Population in Familes 13,326
Population in Group Qrtrs 154
Population Density1 1,015
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 6,659
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 4,402
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,987 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,406 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,253 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 328 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $249,649
Average Home Value $264,882


Median Household Income $71,326
Average Household Income $83,519
Per Capita Income $33,848
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.5%
Households 0.29% 0.45%
Families 0.22% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

Auburn, MA 01501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01501 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 # 160 69th
Population Density1 # 221 57th
Diversity Index2 # 296 43rd
Median Household Income # 280 46th
Per Capita Income # 336 35th

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