Marshfield, MA 02050 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02050: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Marshfield, MA 02050

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 724
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,442
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 740
  • County: Plymouth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.127, Longitude -70.736
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Marshfield, MA 02050 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,018
Population in Households 26,948
Population in Familes 22,992
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density1 919
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 10,302
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 7,370
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,125 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,272 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,030 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,823 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $455,057
Average Home Value $509,593


Median Household Income $96,762
Average Household Income $126,385
Per Capita Income $48,244
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 0.9%
Households 0.91% 0.91%
Families 0.84% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Marshfield, MA 02050 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02050 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 # 76 85th
Population Density1 # 231 55th
Diversity Index2 # 436 16th
Median Household Income # 103 80th
Per Capita Income # 121 77th

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