Quincy, MA 02170 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02170: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Quincy, MA 02170

Acceptable Alternative
Wollaston, MA 02170

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 349
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,803
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,049
  • County: Norfolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.269, Longitude -71.02
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Quincy, MA 02170 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 19,527
Population in Households 19,060
Population in Familes 14,199
Population in Group Qrtrs 467
Population Density1 9,945
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 7,771
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 4,366
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,277 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,494 (43.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 334 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $419,468
Average Home Value $436,363


Median Household Income $71,514
Average Household Income $83,850
Per Capita Income $33,433
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.45%
Households 0.19% 0.43%
Families 0.0% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.


Quincy, MA 02170 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02170 to the other 510 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 124 76th
Population Density1 # 45 91st
Diversity Index2 # 73 86th
Median Household Income # 270 47th
Per Capita Income # 312 39th

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