Fitchburg, MA 01420 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01420: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fitchburg, MA 01420

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.576, Longitude -71.802
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,263
  • PO Box Addresses: 346
  • Residential Addresses: 16,091
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,178
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,913

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Fitchburg, MA 01420 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fitchburg, MA 01420 Housing Affordability Index is 104
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

Fitchburg, MA 01420 Wealth Index is 61
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 42,278
Population in Households 39,600
Population in Familes 30,228
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,678
Population Density 1,341
Diversity Index1 69
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,093
Average Household Income $66,593
Per Capita Income $24,977
Wealth Index3 61

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 17,874 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,823 (43.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,975 (44.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,076 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $213,139
Housing Affordability Index2 104
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 15,798
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 9,696
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 0.51% 0.45%
Households 0.44% 0.42%
Families 0.37% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Fitchburg, MA 01420 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01420 to the other 523 ZIP Codes 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 # 21 96th
Population Density # 194 63rd
Diversity Index # 55 90th
Median Household Income # 466 11th
Per Capita Income # 480 8th

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