Whitinsville, MA Profile: Facts & Data


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Whitinsville, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Whitinsville Census Designated Place had a population of 6,960 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Whitinsville is located at latitude 42.1188 and longitude -71.6725 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Whitinsville Census Designated Place (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 6,960
Population in Households 6,833
Population in Familes 5,596
Population in Group Qrtrs 127
Population Density2 1,908
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $66,739
Average Household Income $86,589
Per Capita Income $32,192


Total Housing Units 2,682 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,377 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,165 (43.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $345,328
Average Home Value $362,127


Total Households 2,542
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,704
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 0.46% 0.46%
Households 0.32% 0.39%
Families 0.16% 0.35%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

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, 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 # 98 61st
Population Density # 91 63rd
Diversity Index # 130 47th
Median Household Income # 159 36th
Per Capita Income # 186 25th

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