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Woburn, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of Woburn had a population of 40,769 as of July 1, 2017. Woburn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Woburn is located at latitude 42.4888 and longitude -71.1544 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the City of Woburn (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The City of Woburn (GNIS ID: 619411) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Woburn 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 Woburn: Central Village, Woburn Centre, Woburn Highland, Wooborne.

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


Total Population 40,769
Daytime Population: Workers 43,011
Daytime Population: Residents 18,284
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 61,295
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.50
Population in Households 40,440
Population in Familes 32,023
Population in Group Qrtrs 329
Population Density2 3,226
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $79,924
Average Household Income $98,137
Per Capita Income $39,755


Total Housing Units 17,159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,499 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,947 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 713 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $396,236
Average Home Value $422,960


Total Households 16,446
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 10,364
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 0.93% 0.94%
Households 0.8% 0.91%
Families 0.74% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Woburn, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woburn 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 # 36 86th
Population Density # 43 83rd
Diversity Index # 48 81st
Median Household Income # 85 66th
Per Capita Income # 116 53rd

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