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, 2016)


Total Population 15,105
Population in Households 14,916
Population in Familes 13,124
Population in Group Qrtrs 189
Population Density1 808
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 5,439
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 4,126
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,669 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,518 (79.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 921 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 230 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $425,031
Average Home Value $463,834


Median Household Income $109,272
Average Household Income $140,231
Per Capita Income $50,753
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.04% 0.97%
Households 1.0% 0.95%
Families 0.94% 0.9%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Northborough, MA 01532 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01532 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 # 177 66th
Population Density1 # 246 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 180 65th
Median Household Income # 65 88th
Per Capita Income # 95 82nd

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