Eastham, MA 02642 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02642: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Eastham, MA 02642

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 154
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,748
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Barnstable County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.823, Longitude -69.988
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Eastham, MA 02642 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,581
Daytime Population: Workers 1,643
Daytime Population: Residents 2,499
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,142
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 5,581
Population in Familes 4,230
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 397
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $61,052
Average Household Income $83,614
Per Capita Income $40,271


Total Housing Units 6,601 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,271 (34.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 417 ( 6.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,913 (59.3%)
Median Home Value $529,875
Average Home Value $622,534


Total Households 2,688
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 1,663
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 1.65% 1.13%
Households 1.65% 1.13%
Families 1.55% 1.08%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Eastham, MA 02642 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02642 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 # 324 38th
Population Density # 346 34th
Diversity Index # 451 14th
Median Household Income # 374 28th
Per Capita Income # 236 55th

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