Tyngsboro, MA 01879 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01879: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tyngsboro, MA 01879

Not Acceptable, USPS
Tyngsborough, MA 01879

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.673, Longitude -71.417
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 440
  • PO Box Addresses: 232
  • Residential Addresses: 4,407
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 716
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,691

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

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Tyngsboro, MA 01879 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 12,062
Population in Households 12,049
Population in Familes 10,588
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 686
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $112,905
Average Household Income $141,564
Per Capita Income $49,690


Total Housing Units 4,355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,602 (82.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 630 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $409,838
Average Home Value $415,693


Total Households 4,232
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 3,228
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 0.79% 0.77%
Households 0.67% 0.68%
Families 0.65% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Tyngsboro, MA 01879 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01879 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 # 220 58th
Population Density # 280 46th
Diversity Index # 230 56th
Median Household Income # 81 85th
Per Capita Income # 147 72nd

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