Westport, MA 02790 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 02790: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Westport, MA 02790

Not Acceptable, USPS
Horseneck Beach, MA 02790

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 591
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,316
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 170
  • County: Bristol County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.608, Longitude -71.084
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Westport, MA 02790 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,855
Population in Households 16,819
Population in Familes 14,225
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 300
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 6,655
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 4,794
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,543 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,291 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,364 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 888 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $374,917
Average Home Value $449,145


Median Household Income $76,013
Average Household Income $91,903
Per Capita Income $36,331
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.4%
Households 0.39% 0.41%
Families 0.34% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Westport, MA 02790 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02790 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 # 154 70th
Population Density1 # 377 27th
Diversity Index2 # 478 7th
Median Household Income # 242 53rd
Per Capita Income # 289 44th

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