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: 1,256
  • PO Box Addresses: 352
  • Residential Addresses: 16,001
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,105
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,896

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

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Fitchburg, MA 01420 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 42,353
Daytime Population: Workers 15,146
Daytime Population: Residents 23,025
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,171
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 39,629
Population in Familes 30,237
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,724
Population Density2 1,338
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $49,027
Average Household Income $63,035
Per Capita Income $24,712


Total Housing Units 17,831 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,151 (45.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,591 (42.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,089 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $204,938
Average Home Value $241,651


Total Households 15,742
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 9,657
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 0.64% 0.62%
Households 0.48% 0.57%
Families 0.38% 0.51%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

Fitchburg, MA 01420 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01420 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 # 21 96th
Population Density # 196 63rd
Diversity Index # 59 89th
Median Household Income # 459 12th
Per Capita Income # 464 11th

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