Paxton, MA 01612 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01612: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Paxton, MA 01612

Acceptable Alternative
Worcester, MA 01612

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 55
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,606
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.302, Longitude -71.91
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Paxton, MA 01612 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,889
Daytime Population: Workers 815
Daytime Population: Residents 2,198
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,013
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 4,337
Population in Familes 3,905
Population in Group Qrtrs 552
Population Density2 315
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $111,175
Average Household Income $132,948
Per Capita Income $44,321


Total Housing Units 1,648 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,450 (88.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 ( 5.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $343,396
Average Home Value $403,983


Total Households 1,544
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 1,232
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 0.24% 0.29%
Households -0.02% 0.23%
Families -0.08% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Paxton, MA 01612 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01612 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 # 343 34th
Population Density # 375 28th
Diversity Index # 274 48th
Median Household Income # 69 87th
Per Capita Income # 187 64th

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