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Boxford, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Boxford Census Designated Place had a population of 2,269 as of July 1, 2019. Boxford ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Boxford is located at latitude 42.6612 and longitude -70.9967 in Essex County. The formal boundaries for the Boxford Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 5.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Essex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 105 feet.

The Boxford Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377992) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Boxford Census Designated Place is located within Town of Boxford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Essex County.


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Boxford, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Boxford, MA Housing Affordability Index is 107
State of Massachusetts Housing Affordability Index is 87
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Boxford, MA Wealth Index is 310
State of Massachusetts Wealth Index is 139
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,269
Population in Households 2,269
Population in Familes 2,099
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 423
Diversity Index1 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $142,132
Average Household Income $187,677
Per Capita Income $62,628
Wealth Index3 310

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 729 (90.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 ( 3.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $641,562
Housing Affordability Index2 107
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 754
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 636
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.33% -0.11%
Households -0.39% -0.16%
Families -0.46% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.29%

Boxford, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boxford to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 179 28th
Population Density # 230 7th
Diversity Index # 176 29th
Median Household Income # 15 94th
Per Capita Income # 31 88th

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