Northborough, MA 01532 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01532: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Northborough, MA 01532

Not Acceptable, USPS
Northboro, MA 01532

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 699
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,163
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 560
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.316, Longitude -71.648
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Northborough, MA 01532 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,195
Daytime Population: Workers 9,186
Daytime Population: Residents 7,179
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,365
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 14,999
Population in Familes 13,186
Population in Group Qrtrs 196
Population Density2 813
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $115,290
Average Household Income $146,347
Per Capita Income $52,641


Total Housing Units 5,666 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,501 (79.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 937 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 228 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $444,491
Average Home Value $497,056


Total Households 5,438
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 4,121
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 0.98% 0.89%
Households 0.86% 0.83%
Families 0.79% 0.78%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Northborough, MA 01532 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01532 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 # 181 65th
Population Density # 252 52nd
Diversity Index # 179 66th
Median Household Income # 58 89th
Per Capita Income # 99 81st

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