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Pepperell, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Pepperell Census Designated Place had a population of 2,703 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Pepperell is located at latitude 42.6659 and longitude -71.5884 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the Pepperell Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 246 feet.

The Pepperell Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378201) 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 Pepperell Census Designated Place is located within Town of Pepperell, a minor civil division (MCD) of Middlesex County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pepperell: Pepperell Centre.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Pepperell, MA Housing Affordability Index is 92
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

Pepperell, MA Wealth Index is 94
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 2,703 (100%)
Population in Households 2,694 (99.7%)
Population in Families 2,149 (79.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 9 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 1,305
Diversity Index2 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $73,609
Average Household Income $98,372
Per Capita Income $38,473
Wealth Index4 94

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,096 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 610 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 447 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $354,286
Housing Affordability Index3 92
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,057
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 659
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 0.83% 0.78%
Households 0.72% 0.78%
Families 0.63% 0.75%
Median Household Income   4.33%
Per Capita Income   4.2%

Pepperell, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pepperell 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 # 168 32nd
Population Density # 131 47th
Diversity Index # 163 34th
Median Household Income # 138 44th
Per Capita Income # 148 40th

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