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Devens, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Devens Census Designated Place had a population of 1,855 as of July 1, 2018. Devens ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Devens is located at latitude 42.5434 and longitude -71.614 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Devens Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 266 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Devens Census Designated Place are located in Worcester County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Middlesex County.

The Devens Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629772) 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 Devens Census Designated Place is located within Town of Harvard, a minor civil division (MCD) of Worcester County.

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


Total Population 1,855
Population in Households 498
Population in Familes 382
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,357
Population Density2 275
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $83,839
Average Household Income $101,323
Per Capita Income $25,085


Total Housing Units 151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 88 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $726,563
Average Home Value $669,101


Total Households 131
Average Household Size 3.8
Family Households 86
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.1% 0.01%
Households -0.09% 0.0%
Families -0.94% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   0.6%

Devens, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Devens 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 # 195 21st
Population Density # 240 3rd
Diversity Index # 32 87th
Median Household Income # 90 64th
Per Capita Income # 230 7th

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