Somerset, MA 02726 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02726: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Somerset, MA 02726

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 404
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,053
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 222
  • County: Bristol County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.754, Longitude -71.147
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Somerset, MA 02726 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,614
Population in Households 15,474
Population in Familes 13,188
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density1 2,673
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 6,123
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 4,453
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,425 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,957 (77.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,166 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 302 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $295,807
Average Home Value $318,575


Median Household Income $75,408
Average Household Income $86,326
Per Capita Income $34,038
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.17%
Households 0.06% 0.16%
Families 0.0% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

Somerset, MA 02726 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02726 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 # 169 67th
Population Density1 # 129 75th
Diversity Index2 # 482 7th
Median Household Income # 255 51st
Per Capita Income # 332 36th

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