Lawrence, MA 01843 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01843: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lawrence, MA 01843

Not Acceptable, USPS
S Lawrence, MA 01843
South Lawrence, MA 01843

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 719
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,075
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,870
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.692, Longitude -71.165
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lawrence, MA 01843 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,050
Daytime Population: Workers 14,568
Daytime Population: Residents 13,851
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,419
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 24,997
Population in Familes 20,345
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 7,774
Diversity Index3 90


Median Household Income $39,655
Average Household Income $55,640
Per Capita Income $19,248


Total Housing Units 9,307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,233 (34.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,413 (58.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 661 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $230,077
Average Home Value $259,519


Total Households 8,646
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 5,962
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 0.72% 0.75%
Households 0.56% 0.65%
Families 0.51% 0.62%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Lawrence, MA 01843 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01843 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 # 94 82nd
Population Density # 65 88th
Diversity Index # 4 99th
Median Household Income # 489 6th
Per Capita Income # 500 4th

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