Stoughton, MA 02072 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02072: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Stoughton, MA 02072

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,205
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,390
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,878
  • County: Norfolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.125, Longitude -71.109
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Stoughton, MA 02072 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 28,372
Population in Households 28,016
Population in Familes 23,372
Population in Group Qrtrs 356
Population Density1 1,720
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 10,763
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 7,416
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,894 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,869 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 554 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $333,207
Average Home Value $357,316


Median Household Income $78,181
Average Household Income $96,668
Per Capita Income $36,931
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.78%
Households 0.69% 0.71%
Families 0.67% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Stoughton, MA 02072 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02072 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 # 64 88th
Population Density1 # 166 68th
Diversity Index2 # 113 78th
Median Household Income # 227 56th
Per Capita Income # 277 46th

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