Southbridge Town city, MA Profile: Facts & Data


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Southbridge Town city, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of Southbridge Town had a population of 16,792 as of July 1, 2018. Southbridge Town city 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 Southbridge Town city is located at latitude 42.0597 and longitude -72.0339 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the City of Southbridge Town (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.62 sq. miles.

The City of Southbridge Town (GNIS ID: 618383) 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 Southbridge Town city: Town of Southbridge, Town of Sturbridge.

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Southbridge Town city, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 16,792
Population in Households 16,595
Population in Familes 12,759
Population in Group Qrtrs 197
Population Density2 828
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $64,960
Per Capita Income $26,649


Total Housing Units 7,656 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,064 (40.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,762 (49.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 830 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $210,475
Average Home Value $234,155


Total Households 6,826
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 4,212
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 0.05% 0.16%
Households -0.07% 0.09%
Families -0.16% 0.05%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Southbridge Town city, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Southbridge Town city 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 # 74 70th
Population Density # 184 26th
Diversity Index # 14 95th
Median Household Income # 216 13th
Per Capita Income # 223 10th

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