Holden, MA 01520 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Holden, MA 01520

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 379
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,215
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 440
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.346, Longitude -71.846
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Holden, MA 01520 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01520 to the other 500 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 184 63rd
Population Density1 # 258 49th
Diversity Index2 # 271 46th
Median Household Income # 98 81st
Per Capita Income # 149 70th

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Holden, MA 01520 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 14,287
Population in Households 14,142
Population in Familes 12,501
Population in Group Qrtrs 145
Population Density1 708
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 5,260
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 4,018
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,477 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,723 (86.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 537 ( 9.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 217 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $248,196
Average Home Value $278,483


Median Household Income $100,340
Average Household Income $114,547
Per Capita Income $42,199
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.34% 0.49%
Households 0.37% 0.48%
Families 0.31% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   2.9%
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.

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