West Townsend, MA 01474 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01474: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Townsend, MA 01474

Acceptable Alternative
Townsend, MA 01474
W Townsend, MA 01474

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.671, Longitude -71.713
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 20
  • PO Box Addresses: 28
  • Residential Addresses: 742
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 742

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

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  1. 01474 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 01474 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Massachusetts Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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West Townsend, MA 01474 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 2,460
Population in Households 2,460
Population in Familes 2,134
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 212
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $94,033
Average Household Income $120,768
Per Capita Income $43,202


Total Housing Units 916 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 787 (85.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (10.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $334,848
Average Home Value $380,146


Total Households 880
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 677
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.88% 0.83%
Households 0.73% 0.78%
Families 0.69% 0.76%
Median Household Income   3.93%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

West Townsend, MA 01474 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01474 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 # 414 21st
Population Density # 427 19th
Diversity Index # 388 25th
Median Household Income # 201 62nd
Per Capita Income # 250 52nd

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