New Salem, MA 01355 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01355: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Salem, MA 01355

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.486, Longitude -72.341
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 27
  • PO Box Addresses: 24
  • Residential Addresses: 373
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 373

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

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New Salem, MA 01355 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 846
Daytime Population: Workers 172
Daytime Population: Residents 363
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 535
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 846
Population in Familes 694
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $71,044
Average Household Income $79,256
Per Capita Income $32,696


Total Housing Units 423 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 315 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 ( 8.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $269,068
Average Home Value $291,349


Total Households 349
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 241
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 -0.9% -0.77%
Households -0.88% -0.82%
Families -0.94% -0.84%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

New Salem, MA 01355 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01355 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 # 470 10th
Population Density # 510 2nd
Diversity Index # 435 17th
Median Household Income # 297 43rd
Per Capita Income # 373 29th

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