Palmer, MA 01069 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01069: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Palmer, MA 01069

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hampden County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.165, Longitude -72.314
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 438
  • PO Box Addresses: 236
  • Residential Addresses: 3,527
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 169
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,358

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Palmer, MA 01069 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,430
Daytime Population: Workers 4,839
Daytime Population: Residents 5,165
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,004
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 10,354
Population in Familes 8,074
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density2 343
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $57,994
Average Household Income $75,282
Per Capita Income $31,355


Total Housing Units 4,611 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,799 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,524 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 288 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $204,680
Average Home Value $231,449


Total Households 4,323
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,725
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.37% 0.35%
Households 0.24% 0.26%
Families 0.15% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Palmer, MA 01069 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01069 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 248 53rd
Population Density # 365 30th
Diversity Index # 324 38th
Median Household Income # 404 23rd
Per Capita Income # 408 22nd

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