North Chelmsford, MA 01863 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01863: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
North Chelmsford, MA 01863

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N Chelmsford, MA 01863

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.633, Longitude -71.384
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 403
  • PO Box Addresses: 104
  • Residential Addresses: 3,968
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,359
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,609

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

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North Chelmsford, MA 01863 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,591
Daytime Population: Workers 4,053
Daytime Population: Residents 4,344
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,397
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 9,558
Population in Familes 7,638
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 1,980
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $91,934
Average Household Income $106,410
Per Capita Income $44,617


Total Housing Units 4,143 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,989 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,026 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 128 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $324,560
Average Home Value $346,571


Total Households 4,015
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 2,536
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 0.72% 0.85%
Households 0.54% 0.77%
Families 0.48% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

North Chelmsford, MA 01863 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01863 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 258 51st
Population Density # 156 70th
Diversity Index # 165 69th
Median Household Income # 151 71st
Per Capita Income # 179 66th

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