Stoneham, MA Profile: Facts & Data


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Stoneham, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Stoneham Census Designated Place had a population of 22,611 as of July 1, 2018. Stoneham 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 Stoneham is located at latitude 42.4801 and longitude -71.0995 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the Stoneham Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.63 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 154 feet.

The Stoneham Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378235) 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 Stoneham Census Designated Place is located within Town of Stoneham, a minor civil division (MCD) of Middlesex County.

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


Total Population 22,611
Population in Households 22,362
Population in Familes 18,019
Population in Group Qrtrs 249
Population Density2 3,757
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $87,628
Average Household Income $109,969
Per Capita Income $45,707


Total Housing Units 9,717 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,261 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,090 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 366 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $459,630
Average Home Value $493,228


Total Households 9,351
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 5,819
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.65% 0.96%
Households 0.47% 0.88%
Families 0.43% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Stoneham, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stoneham 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 # 63 75th
Population Density # 33 87th
Diversity Index # 105 58th
Median Household Income # 76 70th
Per Capita Income # 84 66th

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