Bedford, MA 01730 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01730: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bedford, MA 01730

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 694
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,473
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 989
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.493, Longitude -71.279
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Bedford, MA 01730 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,898
Daytime Population: Workers 21,317
Daytime Population: Residents 6,855
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,172
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.03
Population in Households 13,393
Population in Familes 11,360
Population in Group Qrtrs 505
Population Density2 1,039
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $119,967
Average Household Income $162,166
Per Capita Income $63,142


Total Housing Units 5,533 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,724 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,623 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $611,812
Average Home Value $662,332


Total Households 5,347
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 3,750
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 0.7% 0.78%
Households 0.57% 0.76%
Families 0.5% 0.72%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Bedford, MA 01730 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01730 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 # 201 62nd
Population Density # 223 57th
Diversity Index # 161 69th
Median Household Income # 47 91st
Per Capita Income # 54 90th

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