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, 2016)


Total Population 13,149
Population in Households 11,990
Population in Familes 9,214
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,159
Population Density1 869
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 5,267
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 3,214
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,869 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,942 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,325 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,602 (23.3%)
Median Home Value $341,447
Average Home Value $399,639


Median Household Income $58,591
Average Household Income $79,124
Per Capita Income $33,517
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 0.58%
Households 0.64% 0.6%
Families 0.58% 0.56%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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 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 # 205 60th
Population Density1 # 235 55th
Diversity Index2 # 276 46th
Median Household Income # 385 25th
Per Capita Income # 346 33rd

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