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Wilmington, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Wilmington Census Designated Place had a population of 23,904 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Wilmington is located at latitude 42.5465 and longitude -71.1737 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the Wilmington Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 16.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 102 feet.

The Wilmington Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378047) 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 Wilmington Census Designated Place is located within Town of Wilmington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Middlesex County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wilmington: Wilmington Center.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Wilmington, MA Housing Affordability Index is 114
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

Wilmington, MA Wealth Index is 215
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 23,904 (100%)
Population in Households 23,640 (98.9%)
Population in Families 21,227 (88.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 264 ( 1.1%)
Population Density 1,408
Diversity Index2 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $116,435
Average Household Income $142,651
Per Capita Income $47,510
Wealth Index4 215

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,907 (84.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,051 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 221 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $475,633
Housing Affordability Index3 114
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,958
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 6,350
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 0.74% 0.71%
Households 0.6% 0.65%
Families 0.58% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

Wilmington, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilmington 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 # 62 75th
Population Density # 124 50th
Diversity Index # 138 44th
Median Household Income # 29 89th
Per Capita Income # 83 67th

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