Oxford, MA 01540 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01540: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oxford, MA 01540

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 344
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,894
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 376
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.113, Longitude -71.871
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Oxford, MA 01540 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,530
Daytime Population: Workers 4,305
Daytime Population: Residents 4,918
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,223
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 11,457
Population in Familes 9,627
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density2 525
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $67,670
Average Household Income $86,824
Per Capita Income $32,210


Total Housing Units 4,484 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,208 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,059 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 217 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $262,190
Average Home Value $291,373


Total Households 4,267
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 3,012
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 0.14% 0.3%
Households 0.02% 0.21%
Families -0.02% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Oxford, MA 01540 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01540 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 # 231 56th
Population Density # 323 38th
Diversity Index # 276 48th
Median Household Income # 326 38th
Per Capita Income # 390 25th

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