Leominster, MA Profile: Facts & Data


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Leominster, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of Leominster had a population of 41,934 as of July 1, 2018. Leominster ranks in 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 Leominster is located at latitude 42.5208 and longitude -71.7705 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the City of Leominster (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.86 sq. miles. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 390 feet.

The City of Leominster (GNIS ID: 618369) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Leominster: Leominster Centre.

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


Total Population 41,934
Population in Households 41,582
Population in Familes 32,761
Population in Group Qrtrs 352
Population Density2 1,455
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $65,164
Average Household Income $79,823
Per Capita Income $32,760


Total Housing Units 18,130 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,731 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,388 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,011 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $263,157
Average Home Value $305,411


Total Households 17,119
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 10,724
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 0.35% 0.39%
Households 0.25% 0.33%
Families 0.19% 0.3%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

Leominster, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leominster 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 # 35 86th
Population Density # 120 52nd
Diversity Index # 31 88th
Median Household Income # 168 32nd
Per Capita Income # 178 28th

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