Wakefield, MA 01880 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01880: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wakefield, MA 01880

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.502, Longitude -71.07
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,407
  • PO Box Addresses: 311
  • Residential Addresses: 10,817
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,961
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,856

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

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  1. 01880 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 01880 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Wakefield, MA 01880 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 26,656
Population in Households 26,396
Population in Familes 21,565
Population in Group Qrtrs 260
Population Density2 3,359
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $103,334
Average Household Income $122,548
Per Capita Income $48,700


Total Housing Units 11,090 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,497 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,052 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 541 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $467,035
Average Home Value $497,682


Total Households 10,549
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 6,892
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.82% 0.77%
Households 0.66% 0.66%
Families 0.63% 0.66%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Wakefield, MA 01880 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01880 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 # 81 85th
Population Density # 116 78th
Diversity Index # 291 45th
Median Household Income # 116 78th
Per Capita Income # 160 69th

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