Wilmington, MA 01887 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01887: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wilmington, MA 01887

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.56, Longitude -71.17
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,045
  • PO Box Addresses: 220
  • Residential Addresses: 8,037
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 689
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,348

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

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Wilmington, MA 01887 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,782
Daytime Population: Workers 23,135
Daytime Population: Residents 10,657
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,792
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.42
Population in Households 23,519
Population in Familes 21,103
Population in Group Qrtrs 263
Population Density2 1,389
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $108,519
Average Household Income $128,042
Per Capita Income $42,918


Total Housing Units 8,152 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,892 (84.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,037 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 223 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $422,829
Average Home Value $450,490


Total Households 7,929
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 6,320
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 0.88% 0.93%
Households 0.71% 0.87%
Families 0.67% 0.84%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Wilmington, MA 01887 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01887 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 # 101 81st
Population Density # 191 64th
Diversity Index # 269 49th
Median Household Income # 78 85th
Per Capita Income # 203 61st

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