Sturbridge, MA 01566 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01566: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sturbridge, MA 01566

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 363
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,493
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 10
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.11, Longitude -72.076
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sturbridge, MA 01566 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,633
Population in Households 6,626
Population in Familes 5,666
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 225
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 2,546
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 1,858
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,795 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,140 (76.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 406 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 249 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $311,376
Average Home Value $331,834


Median Household Income $86,544
Average Household Income $115,897
Per Capita Income $44,508
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 0.69%
Households 0.63% 0.68%
Families 0.57% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.

Sturbridge, MA 01566 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01566 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 # 304 41st
Population Density1 # 410 21st
Diversity Index2 # 316 38th
Median Household Income # 161 69th
Per Capita Income # 162 69th

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