Ashland, MA 01721 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01721: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ashland, MA 01721

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 487
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,523
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 177
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.253, Longitude -71.461
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ashland, MA 01721 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,757
Daytime Population: Workers 6,058
Daytime Population: Residents 7,948
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,006
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 17,711
Population in Familes 14,924
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density2 1,377
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $103,163
Average Household Income $134,309
Per Capita Income $50,919


Total Housing Units 6,904 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,404 (78.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,321 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $397,192
Average Home Value $449,968


Total Households 6,725
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 4,753
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 0.94% 0.98%
Households 0.72% 0.86%
Families 0.66% 0.83%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Ashland, MA 01721 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01721 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 # 145 72nd
Population Density # 194 63rd
Diversity Index # 142 73rd
Median Household Income # 102 81st
Per Capita Income # 117 78th

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