Wilmington, MA 01887 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01887: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wilmington, MA 01887

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 971
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,231
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 665
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.56, Longitude -71.17
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wilmington, MA 01887 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 22,933
Population in Households 22,671
Population in Familes 20,326
Population in Group Qrtrs 262
Population Density1 1,337
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 7,790
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 6,194
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,069 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,877 (85.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 913 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 279 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $428,423
Average Home Value $453,370


Median Household Income $101,942
Average Household Income $115,780
Per Capita Income $39,359
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.75%
Households 0.61% 0.8%
Families 0.52% 0.75%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.


Wilmington, MA 01887 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01887 to the other 510 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 102 80th
Population Density1 # 187 64th
Diversity Index2 # 273 47th
Median Household Income # 84 84th
Per Capita Income # 195 62nd

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