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: 30
  • Residential Addresses: 737
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 737

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

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  2. Growth Rates for 01474 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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West Townsend, MA 01474 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,443
Population in Households 2,443
Population in Familes 2,128
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 211
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $87,774
Average Household Income $100,293
Per Capita Income $35,798


Total Housing Units 917 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 776 (84.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $296,703
Average Home Value $317,622


Total Households 872
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 671
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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.95% 0.94%
Households 0.78% 0.79%
Families 0.73% 0.76%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

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

The table below compares 01474 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 409 22nd
Population Density # 426 18th
Diversity Index # 380 27th
Median Household Income # 209 60th
Per Capita Income # 351 33rd

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