Peabody, MA 01960 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01960: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Peabody, MA 01960

Not Acceptable, USPS
West Peabody, MA 01960

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,881
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,458
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,337
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.533, Longitude -70.973
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Peabody, MA 01960 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 52,582
Population in Households 52,008
Population in Familes 41,334
Population in Group Qrtrs 574
Population Density1 3,144
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 21,901
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 13,683
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,728 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,974 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,927 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 827 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $355,964
Average Home Value $366,191


Median Household Income $68,772
Average Household Income $87,356
Per Capita Income $36,610
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.71%
Households 0.43% 0.73%
Families 0.34% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.

Peabody, MA 01960 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01960 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 # 7 99th
Population Density1 # 118 77th
Diversity Index2 # 156 70th
Median Household Income # 299 42nd
Per Capita Income # 285 45th

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