Wenham, MA 01984 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01984: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wenham, MA 01984

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 111
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,214
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 159
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.604, Longitude -70.889
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wenham, MA 01984 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,119
Population in Households 3,741
Population in Familes 3,251
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,378
Population Density1 630
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 1,401
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 1,022
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,482 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,175 (79.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 226 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $642,139
Average Home Value $684,043


Median Household Income $155,392
Average Household Income $220,283
Per Capita Income $65,855
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 0.56%
Households 0.56% 0.81%
Families 0.49% 0.75%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.

Wenham, MA 01984 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01984 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 # 339 34th
Population Density1 # 292 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 338 35th
Median Household Income # 12 98th
Per Capita Income # 37 93rd

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