Lynn, MA 01905 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01905: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lynn, MA 01905

Acceptable Alternative
West Lynn, MA 01905

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.465, Longitude -70.974
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 503
  • PO Box Addresses: 275
  • Residential Addresses: 8,818
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,968
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,850

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

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Lynn, MA 01905 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,961
Daytime Population: Workers 9,491
Daytime Population: Residents 14,162
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,653
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 26,890
Population in Familes 22,070
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density2 5,727
Diversity Index3 88


Median Household Income $45,710
Average Household Income $59,766
Per Capita Income $20,140


Total Housing Units 9,654 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,152 (43.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,909 (50.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 593 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $263,294
Average Home Value $283,996


Total Households 9,061
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 6,263
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.73% 0.74%
Households 0.51% 0.62%
Families 0.45% 0.59%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Lynn, MA 01905 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01905 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 # 76 86th
Population Density # 80 85th
Diversity Index # 9 98th
Median Household Income # 472 10th
Per Capita Income # 495 5th

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