Lynn, MA 01902 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01902: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lynn, MA 01902

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 529
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,452
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,178
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.472, Longitude -70.941
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lynn, MA 01902 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 45,903
Population in Households 45,240
Population in Familes 34,445
Population in Group Qrtrs 663
Population Density1 19,493
Diversity Index2 89


Total Households 16,683
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 9,880
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,091 (33.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,592 (57.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,698 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $247,525
Average Home Value $276,055


Median Household Income $38,731
Average Household Income $54,419
Per Capita Income $20,034
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.62%
Households 0.27% 0.56%
Families 0.22% 0.53%
Median Household Income   -0.05%
Per Capita Income   0.96%
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.

Lynn, MA 01902 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01902 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 # 12 98th
Population Density1 # 17 97th
Diversity Index2 # 6 99th
Median Household Income # 482 7th
Per Capita Income # 488 5th

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