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Marshfield Hills, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Marshfield Hills Census Designated Place had a population of 2,466 as of July 1, 2017. Marshfield Hills ranks in the lower 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 Marshfield Hills is located at latitude 42.1433 and longitude -70.7291 in Plymouth County. The formal boundaries for the Marshfield Hills Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.36 sq. miles. Plymouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 128 feet.

The Marshfield Hills Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378161) 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 Marshfield Hills Census Designated Place is located within Town of Marshfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Plymouth County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Marshfield Hills 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 Marshfield Hills: East Marshfield.

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


Total Population 2,466
Daytime Population: Workers 154
Daytime Population: Residents 1,001
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,155
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.47
Population in Households 2,466
Population in Familes 2,210
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 539
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $101,839
Average Household Income $138,208
Per Capita Income $49,544


Total Housing Units 932 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 831 (89.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 ( 5.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $694,149
Average Home Value $719,434


Total Households 884
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 711
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 0.63% 0.69%
Households 0.51% 0.6%
Families 0.49% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.84%

Marshfield Hills, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marshfield Hills 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 # 173 30th
Population Density # 222 10th
Diversity Index # 224 9th
Median Household Income # 36 86th
Per Capita Income # 53 79th

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