Lawrence, MA 01840 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01840: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lawrence, MA 01840

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.71, Longitude -71.164
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 828
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 2,282
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,701
    • Single Family Addresses: 581

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

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Lawrence, MA 01840 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,311
Population in Households 5,235
Population in Familes 3,518
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density2 10,563
Diversity Index3 91


Median Household Income $17,948
Average Household Income $35,943
Per Capita Income $16,676


Total Housing Units 2,616 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 ( 4.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,313 (88.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $171,795
Average Home Value $178,935


Total Households 2,421
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 1,094
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 0.27% 0.28%
Households 0.07% 0.2%
Families 0.02% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Lawrence, MA 01840 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01840 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 # 337 36th
Population Density # 39 93rd
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 516 1st
Per Capita Income # 508 3rd

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