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Whitinsville, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Whitinsville Census Designated Place had a population of 6,955 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Whitinsville is located at latitude 42.1112 and longitude -71.6662 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Whitinsville Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.39 sq. miles. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 318 feet.

The Whitinsville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378044) 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 Whitinsville Census Designated Place is located within Town of Northbridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Worcester County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Whitinsville: Whitinville.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Whitinsville, MA Housing Affordability Index is 99
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

Whitinsville, MA Wealth Index is 83
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 6,955
Population in Households 6,830
Population in Familes 5,564
Population in Group Qrtrs 125
Population Density 1,910
Diversity Index1 23
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $68,757
Average Household Income $90,768
Per Capita Income $33,422
Wealth Index3 83

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,714 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,315 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,232 (45.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $341,555
Housing Affordability Index2 99
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,548
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 1,708
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 0.31% 0.35%
Families 0.17% 0.33%
Median Household Income   3.37%
Per Capita Income   3.67%

Whitinsville, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitinsville 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 # 98 61st
Population Density # 93 63rd
Diversity Index # 128 48th
Median Household Income # 159 36th
Per Capita Income # 183 26th

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