Harwich, MA 02645 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02645: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Harwich, MA 02645

Acceptable Alternative
E Harwich, MA 02645
East Harwich, MA 02645

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hardwich, MA 02645

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 297
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,528
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 173
  • County: Barnstable County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.703, Longitude -70.062
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Harwich, MA 02645 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,977
Population in Households 9,816
Population in Familes 7,758
Population in Group Qrtrs 161
Population Density1 568
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 4,373
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 2,808
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,470 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,557 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 816 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,097 (32.4%)
Median Home Value $416,922
Average Home Value $476,701


Median Household Income $61,822
Average Household Income $81,352
Per Capita Income $35,991
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.48%
Households 0.48% 0.47%
Families 0.44% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Harwich, MA 02645 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02645 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 # 251 51st
Population Density1 # 301 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 282 45th
Median Household Income # 350 32nd
Per Capita Income # 292 43rd

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