Reading, MA 01867 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01867: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Reading, MA 01867

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.53, Longitude -71.109
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 758
  • PO Box Addresses: 155
  • Residential Addresses: 9,564
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,544
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,020

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

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Reading, MA 01867 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,234
Daytime Population: Workers 7,674
Daytime Population: Residents 12,076
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,750
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 26,049
Population in Familes 22,461
Population in Group Qrtrs 185
Population Density2 2,621
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $109,301
Average Household Income $138,270
Per Capita Income $51,582


Total Housing Units 10,052 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,446 (74.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,313 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 293 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $482,810
Average Home Value $524,114


Total Households 9,759
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 6,972
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 0.81% 0.87%
Households 0.66% 0.83%
Families 0.58% 0.77%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Reading, MA 01867 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01867 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 # 85 84th
Population Density # 133 75th
Diversity Index # 285 45th
Median Household Income # 75 86th
Per Capita Income # 110 79th

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