Upton, MA 01568 ZIP Code Profile

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Upton, MA | West Upton, MA

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ZIP Code 01568: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Upton, MA 01568

Not Acceptable, USPS
W Upton, MA 01568
West Upton, MA 01568

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 185
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,336
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 127
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.171, Longitude -71.604
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Upton, MA 01568 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,818
Population in Households 7,810
Population in Familes 6,886
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 360
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 2,822
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 2,141
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,923 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,331 (79.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 491 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $451,904
Average Home Value $494,777


Median Household Income $117,370
Average Household Income $143,775
Per Capita Income $51,919
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.75%
Households 0.62% 0.69%
Families 0.56% 0.65%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.

Upton, MA 01568 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01568 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 # 285 45th
Population Density1 # 352 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 349 32nd
Median Household Income # 43 92nd
Per Capita Income # 90 83rd

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