Billerica, MA 01821 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Billerica, MA
Advertisement

ZIP Code 01821: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Billerica, MA 01821

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.549, Longitude -71.248
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 744
  • PO Box Addresses: 198
  • Residential Addresses: 11,082
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,825
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,257

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: April 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. 01821 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 01821 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Massachusetts Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Massachusetts Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

Popular Places Near ZIP Code 01821

Use HTL Address Research for a Massachusetts Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2019, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.



Advertisement

Billerica, MA 01821 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Billerica, MA 01821 Housing Affordability Index is 122
State of Massachusetts Housing Affordability Index is 87
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Billerica, MA 01821 Wealth Index is 170
State of Massachusetts Wealth Index is 139
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.

These new demographic attributes are availiable for Neighborhoods, Cities, Counties, and ZIP Codes.

More Tools and Resources:

  1. For information about schools and school attendance zones, use the HTL Address Tool
  2. Our new HTL Neighborhood Explorer provides lots of detail about any neighborhood.
  3. The new 2-Minute Introduction and Concise Guide to Big Data which will help you make the most effective use of HomeTownLocator Tools.
  4. See the References & Data Sources page for more information about methodology and sources of data.
  5. See the Massachusetts COVID-19 Data and US COVID-19 Data for more information on the spread of the novel coronavirus.

POPULATION

Total Population 31,887
Population in Households 31,829
Population in Families 27,635
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density 1,859
Diversity Index1 29
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $106,013
Average Household Income $124,418
Per Capita Income $44,087
Wealth Index3 170

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,634 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,183 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,115 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 336 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $413,757
Housing Affordability Index2 122
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,298
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 8,445
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.42% 0.46%
Households 0.26% 0.38%
Families 0.24% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Billerica, MA 01821 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01821 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 # 48 91st
Population Density # 163 69th
Diversity Index # 219 58th
Median Household Income # 123 77th
Per Capita Income # 233 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.


Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features

Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Massachusetts July 1, 2019 Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results:

Advertisement