The Northborough Census Designated Place had a population of 6,557 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Northborough is located at latitude 42.3195 and longitude -71.6412 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Northborough Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 302 feet.
The Northborough Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378180) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Northborough: Northboro.
|Total Population||6,557 (100%)|
|Population in Households||6,386 (97.4%)|
|Population in Families||5,387 (82.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||171 ( 2.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$107,851|
|Average Household Income||$142,772|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||17%|
|Per Capita Income||$54,146|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,589 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,886 (72.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||599 (23.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||104 ( 4.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$439,377|
|Average Home Value||$477,108|
|Housing Affordability Index3||121|
|Average Household Size||2.57|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.51%|
|Per Capita Income||2.82%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.56%|
The table below compares Northborough to the other 245 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 101||59th|
|Population Density||# 84||66th|
|Median Household Income||# 44||82nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 162||66th|
|Per Capita Income||# 60||76th|
|Diversity Index||# 77||69th|
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