Merrimac, MA 01860 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01860: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Merrimac, MA 01860

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 162
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,427
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 178
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.837, Longitude -71.006
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Merrimac, MA 01860 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,770
Daytime Population: Workers 1,099
Daytime Population: Residents 3,156
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,255
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 6,743
Population in Familes 5,720
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 743
Diversity Index3 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $88,253
Average Household Income $107,037
Per Capita Income $40,589

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,627 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,079 (79.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 483 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $372,955
Average Home Value $401,720
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,562
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 1,836
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.92% 0.98%
Households 0.81% 0.93%
Families 0.74% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Merrimac, MA 01860 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01860 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 # 306 41st
Population Density # 267 49th
Diversity Index # 388 26th
Median Household Income # 168 68th
Per Capita Income # 228 56th

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