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: 473
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,277
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 136
  • 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, 2015)


Total Population 8,153
Population in Households 7,001
Population in Familes 5,324
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,152
Population Density1 1,007
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 3,097
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,841
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,130 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,297 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 800 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,033 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $273,013
Average Home Value $316,369


Median Household Income $53,575
Average Household Income $71,017
Per Capita Income $27,354
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.42%
Households 0.58% 0.56%
Families 0.41% 0.44%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   2.86%
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.


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

The table below compares 02532 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 # 276 46th
Population Density1 # 217 58th
Diversity Index2 # 268 48th
Median Household Income # 407 20th
Per Capita Income # 414 19th

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