Newburyport, MA 01950 ZIP Code Profile

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Newburyport, MA | Plum Island, MA

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ZIP Code 01950: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newburyport, MA 01950

Not Acceptable, USPS
Plum Island, MA 01950

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,304
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,092
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,160
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.811, Longitude -70.877
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Newburyport, MA 01950 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,977
Population in Households 17,550
Population in Familes 13,289
Population in Group Qrtrs 427
Population Density1 2,168
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 7,865
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 4,544
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,602 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,465 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,400 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 737 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $485,811
Average Home Value $537,059


Median Household Income $85,251
Average Household Income $117,997
Per Capita Income $52,116
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.75%
Households 0.5% 0.78%
Families 0.38% 0.69%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

Newburyport, MA 01950 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01950 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 # 139 73rd
Population Density1 # 143 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 370 29th
Median Household Income # 168 68th
Per Capita Income # 88 83rd

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