North Plymouth, MA Profile: Facts & Data


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North Plymouth, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The North Plymouth Census Designated Place had a population of 3,760 as of July 1, 2018. North Plymouth ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Plymouth is located at latitude 41.9753 and longitude -70.6806 in Plymouth County. The formal boundaries for the North Plymouth Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.25 sq. miles and a water area of 2.23 sq. miles. Plymouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 62 feet.

The North Plymouth Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378187) 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 North Plymouth Census Designated Place is located within Town of Plymouth, a minor civil division (MCD) of Plymouth County.

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


Total Population 3,760
Population in Households 3,718
Population in Familes 2,596
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density2 3,013
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $55,343
Average Household Income $74,489
Per Capita Income $31,968


Total Housing Units 1,756 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 616 (35.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 986 (56.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 154 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $327,826
Average Home Value $351,745


Total Households 1,602
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 882
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 0.53% 0.6%
Households 0.42% 0.56%
Families 0.35% 0.52%
Median Household Income   5.22%
Per Capita Income   3.51%

North Plymouth, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Plymouth 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 # 142 43rd
Population Density # 44 83rd
Diversity Index # 67 74th
Median Household Income # 202 18th
Per Capita Income # 187 24th

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