Athol, MA 01331 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01331: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Athol, MA 01331

Acceptable Alternative
Phillipston, MA 01331

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.589, Longitude -72.224
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 373
  • PO Box Addresses: 249
  • Residential Addresses: 5,585
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 190
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,395

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

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Athol, MA 01331 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,962
Population in Households 13,826
Population in Familes 10,971
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density2 242
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $55,501
Average Household Income $68,325
Per Capita Income $27,229


Total Housing Units 6,227 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,001 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,522 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 704 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $183,445
Average Home Value $233,460


Total Households 5,523
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 3,602
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 0.62% 0.59%
Households 0.52% 0.52%
Families 0.46% 0.49%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   3.26%

Athol, MA 01331 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01331 to the other 521 ZIP Codes 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 # 202 61st
Population Density # 409 22nd
Diversity Index # 289 45th
Median Household Income # 439 16th
Per Capita Income # 456 13th

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