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Walpole, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Walpole Census Designated Place had a population of 6,198 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Walpole is located at latitude 42.1339 and longitude -71.2403 in Norfolk County. The formal boundaries for the Walpole Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Norfolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 148 feet.

The Walpole Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378246) 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 Walpole Census Designated Place is located within Town of Walpole, a minor civil division (MCD) of Norfolk County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Walpole: Walpole Junction.

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


Total Population 6,198
Population in Households 6,198
Population in Familes 5,149
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,210
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $97,862
Average Household Income $122,891
Per Capita Income $49,049


Total Housing Units 2,652 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,055 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 490 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $437,153
Average Home Value $490,985


Total Households 2,545
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,687
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 0.56% 0.47%
Households 0.43% 0.4%
Families 0.81% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Walpole, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walpole 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 # 103 59th
Population Density # 72 71st
Diversity Index # 139 43rd
Median Household Income # 55 78th
Per Capita Income # 66 74th

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