Manchester, MA 01944 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Manchester, MA 01944

Acceptable Alternative
Manchester by the Sea, MA 01944

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 291
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,159
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 132
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.581, Longitude -70.767
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Manchester, MA 01944 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01944 to the other 500 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 330 34th
Population Density1 # 268 47th
Diversity Index2 # 453 10th
Median Household Income # 51 90th
Per Capita Income # 26 95th

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Manchester, MA 01944 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,339
Population in Households 5,329
Population in Familes 4,426
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 674
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 2,245
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,505
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,503 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,636 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 609 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 258 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $658,670
Average Home Value $732,518


Median Household Income $117,536
Average Household Income $152,951
Per Capita Income $64,319
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.92% 1.1%
Households 1.06% 1.16%
Families 0.98% 1.12%
Median Household Income   5.04%
Per Capita Income   4.46%
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.

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