Rockport, MA 01966 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01966: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rockport, MA 01966

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pigeon Cove, MA 01966

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 368
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,638
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 195
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.659, Longitude -70.619
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rockport, MA 01966 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,397
Daytime Population: Workers 2,152
Daytime Population: Residents 3,580
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,732
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 7,318
Population in Familes 5,595
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density2 1,031
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $80,972
Average Household Income $103,575
Per Capita Income $47,731


Total Housing Units 4,362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,188 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,205 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 969 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $612,360
Average Home Value $683,558


Total Households 3,393
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 1,968
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.86% 0.96%
Households 0.75% 0.89%
Families 0.65% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Rockport, MA 01966 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01966 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 295 44th
Population Density # 225 57th
Diversity Index # 397 24th
Median Household Income # 220 58th
Per Capita Income # 142 73rd

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