West Boylston, MA 01583 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01583: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Boylston, MA 01583

Not Acceptable, USPS
Oakdale, MA 01583
Westboylston, MA 01583

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.361, Longitude -71.788
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 395
  • PO Box Addresses: 122
  • Residential Addresses: 2,917
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 141
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,776

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: January 1, 2021, Maps updated: May 5, 2021.


West Boylston, MA 01583 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 8,334 (100%)
Population in Households 6,966 (83.6%)
Population in Families 5,807 (69.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,368 (16.4%)
Population Density 604
Diversity Index2 30


Median Household Income $77,947
Average Household Income $110,178
% of Income for Mortgage4 17%
Per Capita Income $37,920
Wealth Index5 147


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,989 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,303 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 564 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $319,212
Average Home Value $364,709
Housing Affordability Index3 134


Total Households 2,867
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,974
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.81% 0.53%
Households 0.89% 0.65%
Families 0.81% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
Owner Occupied HU   0.74%

West Boylston, MA 01583 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01583 to the other 518 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 275 47th
Population Density # 304 42nd
Median Household Income # 300 42nd
Housing Affordability Index # 339 65th
Per Capita Income # 352 32nd
Diversity Index # 219 58th

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