Quincy, MA 02171 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 02171: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Quincy, MA 02171

Acceptable Alternative
North Quincy, MA 02171
Squantum, MA 02171

Not Acceptable, USPS
Marina Bay, MA 02171
N Quincy, MA 02171
No Quincy, MA 02171
Norfolk Downs, MA 02171

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 487
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,944
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,355
  • County: Norfolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.285, Longitude -71.025
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Quincy, MA 02171 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,898
Population in Households 18,780
Population in Familes 13,397
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density1 7,415
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 8,360
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 4,353
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,835 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,504 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,856 (43.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 475 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $375,676
Average Home Value $413,949


Median Household Income $70,966
Average Household Income $91,240
Per Capita Income $40,492
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.66%
Households 0.47% 0.57%
Families 0.46% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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 02171 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02171 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 # 129 75th
Population Density1 # 66 87th
Diversity Index2 # 77 85th
Median Household Income # 282 45th
Per Capita Income # 211 59th

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