Norwell, MA 02061 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02061: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Norwell, MA 02061

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 849
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,432
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 124
  • County: Plymouth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.157, Longitude -70.821
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Norwell, MA 02061 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,118
Daytime Population: Workers 12,191
Daytime Population: Residents 5,628
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,819
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.60
Population in Households 10,860
Population in Familes 9,894
Population in Group Qrtrs 258
Population Density2 524
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $121,166
Average Household Income $176,264
Per Capita Income $59,615


Total Housing Units 3,821 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,362 (88.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 368 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $704,322
Average Home Value $746,133


Total Households 3,730
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 2,982
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 0.78% 0.76%
Households 0.67% 0.69%
Families 0.65% 0.67%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Norwell, MA 02061 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02061 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 # 237 55th
Population Density # 324 38th
Diversity Index # 415 21st
Median Household Income # 45 92nd
Per Capita Income # 64 88th

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