North Reading, MA 01864 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01864: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
North Reading, MA 01864

Not Acceptable, USPS
N Reading, MA 01864

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.578, Longitude -71.094
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 615
  • PO Box Addresses: 133
  • Residential Addresses: 5,632
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 535
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,097

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

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North Reading, MA 01864 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 15,488
Population in Households 15,350
Population in Familes 13,421
Population in Group Qrtrs 138
Population Density2 1,144
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $110,993
Average Household Income $137,573
Per Capita Income $49,758


Total Housing Units 5,785 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,676 (80.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 905 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 204 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $525,184
Average Home Value $561,554


Total Households 5,581
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 4,094
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 0.48% 0.52%
Households 0.31% 0.41%
Families 0.27% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

North Reading, MA 01864 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01864 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 # 175 67th
Population Density # 209 60th
Diversity Index # 345 34th
Median Household Income # 89 83rd
Per Capita Income # 145 72nd

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