Duxbury, MA Profile: Facts & Data


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Duxbury, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Duxbury Census Designated Place had a population of 1,892 as of July 1, 2018. Duxbury ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Duxbury is located at latitude 42.0444 and longitude -70.6792 in Plymouth County. The formal boundaries for the Duxbury Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.45 sq. miles. Plymouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Duxbury Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378008) 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 Duxbury Census Designated Place is located within Town of Duxbury, a minor civil division (MCD) of Plymouth County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Duxbury: Mattakesett.

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


Total Population 1,892
Population in Households 1,892
Population in Familes 1,708
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 857
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $181,007
Average Household Income $252,369
Per Capita Income $91,114


Total Housing Units 768 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 554 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $1,352,113
Average Home Value $1,412,004


Total Households 671
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 528
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 0.59% 0.65%
Households 0.5% 0.56%
Families 0.33% 0.56%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   1.39%

Duxbury, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Duxbury 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 # 194 22nd
Population Density # 179 28th
Diversity Index # 245 1st
Median Household Income # 3 99th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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