Burlington, MA 01803 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01803: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Burlington, MA 01803

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,654
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,091
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,577
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.509, Longitude -71.201
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Burlington, MA 01803 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 24,790
Population in Households 24,768
Population in Familes 21,227
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 2,183
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 9,309
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 6,673
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,869 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,630 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,679 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 560 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $449,763
Average Home Value $464,661


Median Household Income $101,016
Average Household Income $116,375
Per Capita Income $43,719
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.57%
Households 0.07% 0.49%
Families 0.05% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Burlington, MA 01803 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01803 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 # 94 82nd
Population Density1 # 142 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 130 75th
Median Household Income # 97 81st
Per Capita Income # 171 67th

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