South Hamilton, MA 01982 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
South Hamilton, MA 01982

Acceptable Alternative
S Hamilton, MA 01982

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 215
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,506
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 251
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.62, Longitude -70.862
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

South Hamilton, MA 01982 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01982 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 # 282 44th
Population Density1 # 304 39th
Diversity Index2 # 240 52nd
Median Household Income # 75 85th
Per Capita Income # 101 80th

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South Hamilton, MA 01982 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 7,931
Population in Households 7,775
Population in Familes 7,017
Population in Group Qrtrs 156
Population Density1 527
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 2,765
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 2,226
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,967 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,255 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 510 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 202 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $439,308
Average Home Value $523,936


Median Household Income $106,056
Average Household Income $138,185
Per Capita Income $48,228
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.5% 0.83%
Households 0.62% 0.9%
Families 0.61% 0.88%
Median Household Income   6.25%
Per Capita Income   4.66%
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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