Newburyport, MA 01950 ZIP Code Profile

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Newburyport, MA | Plum Island, MA

ZIP Code 01950: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newburyport, MA 01950

Not Acceptable, USPS
Plum Island, MA 01950

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.811, Longitude -70.877
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,308
  • PO Box Addresses: 370
  • Residential Addresses: 8,293
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,157
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,136

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

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Newburyport, MA 01950 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,461
Daytime Population: Workers 12,440
Daytime Population: Residents 8,843
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,283
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 18,016
Population in Familes 13,630
Population in Group Qrtrs 445
Population Density2 2,259
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $91,124
Average Household Income $123,693
Per Capita Income $54,201


Total Housing Units 8,646 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,542 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,473 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 631 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $497,780
Average Home Value $565,288


Total Households 8,015
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 4,622
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% 0.82%
Households 0.7% 0.79%
Families 0.57% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Newburyport, MA 01950 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01950 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 # 138 74th
Population Density # 145 72nd
Diversity Index # 369 30th
Median Household Income # 154 71st
Per Capita Income # 90 83rd

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