Townsend, MA 01469 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01469: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Townsend, MA 01469

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.654, Longitude -71.692
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 199
  • PO Box Addresses: 303
  • Residential Addresses: 2,575
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 178
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,397

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

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Townsend, MA 01469 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,440
Daytime Population: Workers 2,340
Daytime Population: Residents 3,071
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,411
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 7,439
Population in Familes 6,485
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 351
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $86,560
Average Household Income $99,342
Per Capita Income $35,801


Total Housing Units 2,796 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,211 (79.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 470 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $280,523
Average Home Value $315,106


Total Households 2,681
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 2,037
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 1.33% 1.23%
Households 1.24% 1.21%
Families 1.16% 1.16%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

Townsend, MA 01469 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01469 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 # 294 44th
Population Density # 360 31st
Diversity Index # 401 23rd
Median Household Income # 179 66th
Per Capita Income # 320 39th

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