Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02532: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532

Acceptable Alternative
Bourne, MA 02532

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 478
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,327
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 179
  • County: Barnstable County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.741, Longitude -70.589
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 02532 has segments in 2 Counties (Barnstable, Plymouth).

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Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,261
Daytime Population: Workers 4,522
Daytime Population: Residents 5,788
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,310
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 12,110
Population in Familes 9,291
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,151
Population Density2 918
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $60,135
Average Household Income $82,796
Per Capita Income $34,941


Total Housing Units 6,965 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,955 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,354 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,656 (23.8%)
Median Home Value $364,245
Average Home Value $438,300


Total Households 5,309
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 3,233
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 0.69% 0.52%
Households 0.7% 0.53%
Families 0.61% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02532 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 # 207 60th
Population Density # 236 55th
Diversity Index # 282 46th
Median Household Income # 385 26th
Per Capita Income # 338 35th

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