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Cochituate, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Cochituate Census Designated Place had a population of 6,914 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Cochituate is located at latitude 42.3277 and longitude -71.3523 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the Cochituate Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.35 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 174 feet.

The Cochituate Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378001) 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 Cochituate Census Designated Place is located within Town of Wayland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Middlesex County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cochituate population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cochituate: Cohituate Village.

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Cochituate, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,914
Daytime Population: Workers 1,798
Daytime Population: Residents 3,284
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,082
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 6,870
Population in Familes 5,954
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density2 1,815
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $137,661
Average Household Income $186,937
Per Capita Income $69,265


Total Housing Units 2,668 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,145 (80.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 413 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 110 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $612,770
Average Home Value $642,925


Total Households 2,558
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,865
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.71% 0.78%
Households 0.52% 0.73%
Families 0.53% 0.71%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Cochituate, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cochituate to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 99 60th
Population Density # 97 61st
Diversity Index # 67 73rd
Median Household Income # 10 96th
Per Capita Income # 12 96th

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