Hanscom AFB CDP, MA Profile: Facts & Data


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Hanscom AFB CDP, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Hanscom Air Force Base Census Designated Place had a population of 1,690 as of July 1, 2018. Hanscom AFB CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hanscom AFB CDP is located at latitude 42.4581 and longitude -71.2793 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the Hanscom Air Force Base Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Hanscom Air Force Base Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2727442) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of ""

The Hanscom Air Force Base Census Designated Place is located within Town of Lincoln, a minor civil division (MCD) of Middlesex County.

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Hanscom AFB CDP, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,690
Population in Households 1,677
Population in Familes 1,612
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 1,874
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $89,837
Average Household Income $99,151
Per Capita Income $30,732


Total Housing Units 570 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 0
Renter Occupied HU 436 (76.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 134 (23.5%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Total Households 436
Average Household Size 3.85
Family Households 390
Average Family Size 4
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.36% 1.77%
Households 2.21% 1.69%
Families 2.16% 1.69%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Hanscom AFB CDP, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hanscom AFB CDP 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 # 202 18th
Population Density # 95 62nd
Diversity Index # 23 91st
Median Household Income # 68 73rd
Per Capita Income # 193 22nd

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