Ipswich, MA Profile: Facts & Data

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Ipswich, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Ipswich Census Designated Place had a population of 4,295 as of July 1, 2018. Ipswich ranks in the upper 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 Ipswich is located at latitude 42.6757 and longitude -70.822 in Essex County. The formal boundaries for the Ipswich Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Essex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Ipswich Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378148) 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 Ipswich Census Designated Place is located within Town of Ipswich, a minor civil division (MCD) of Essex County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ipswich: Agawam.

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Ipswich, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,295
Population in Households 4,214
Population in Familes 3,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 81
Population Density2 2,615
Diversity Index3 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,412
Average Household Income $98,094
Per Capita Income $42,306

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,012 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,132 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 717 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $460,165
Average Home Value $576,127
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,849
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,048
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.21% 0.36%
Households 0.07% 0.32%
Families 0.13% 0.3%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   3.47%

Ipswich, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ipswich to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 130 48th
Population Density # 55 78th
Diversity Index # 151 39th
Median Household Income # 115 54th
Per Capita Income # 106 57th

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