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Lunenburg, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Lunenburg Census Designated Place had a population of 1,830 as of July 1, 2019. Lunenburg ranks in the lower 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 Lunenburg is located at latitude 42.5945 and longitude -71.7245 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Lunenburg Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 571 feet.

The Lunenburg Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378155) 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 Lunenburg Census Designated Place is located within Town of Lunenburg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Worcester County.


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Lunenburg, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lunenburg, MA Housing Affordability Index is 142
State of Massachusetts Housing Affordability Index is 87
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Lunenburg, MA Wealth Index is 168
State of Massachusetts Wealth Index is 139
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,830
Population in Households 1,827
Population in Families 1,564
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density 482
Diversity Index1 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $98,239
Average Household Income $115,152
Per Capita Income $43,861
Wealth Index3 168

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 704 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 586 (83.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $358,333
Housing Affordability Index2 142
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 677
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 504
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.42% 1.24%
Households 0.1% 1.18%
Families -0.04% 1.16%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   3.47%

Lunenburg, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lunenburg to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 197 20th
Population Density # 228 8th
Diversity Index # 154 37th
Median Household Income # 69 72nd
Per Capita Income # 106 57th

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