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Westborough, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Westborough Census Designated Place had a population of 4,197 as of July 1, 2019. Westborough 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 Westborough is located at latitude 42.2695 and longitude -71.6162 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Westborough Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 305 feet.

The Westborough Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378033) 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 Westborough Census Designated Place is located within Town of Westborough, a minor civil division (MCD) of Worcester County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Westborough: Westboro, Westborough Centre.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Westborough, MA Housing Affordability Index is 94
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

Westborough, MA Wealth Index is 128
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 4,197
Population in Households 4,057
Population in Families 3,010
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density 2,223
Diversity Index1 45
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $89,187
Average Household Income $120,503
Per Capita Income $51,947
Wealth Index3 128

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,889 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 914 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 893 (47.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $405,788
Housing Affordability Index2 94
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,807
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,011
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 0.4% 0.4%
Households 0.33% 0.35%
Families 0.24% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Westborough, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westborough 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 # 131 47th
Population Density # 68 73rd
Diversity Index # 50 80th
Median Household Income # 85 66th
Per Capita Income # 63 75th

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