West Newbury, MA 01985 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01985: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Newbury, MA 01985

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.791, Longitude -70.975
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 101
  • PO Box Addresses: 210
  • Residential Addresses: 1,524
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 14
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,510

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

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West Newbury, MA 01985 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,737
Daytime Population: Workers 1,180
Daytime Population: Residents 2,228
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,408
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 4,728
Population in Familes 4,290
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 341
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $128,658
Average Household Income $160,841
Per Capita Income $56,946


Total Housing Units 1,756 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,508 (85.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 168 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $585,878
Average Home Value $647,414


Total Households 1,676
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 1,375
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 1.56% 1.39%
Households 1.47% 1.32%
Families 1.42% 1.3%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.79%

West Newbury, MA 01985 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01985 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 # 347 34th
Population Density # 367 30th
Diversity Index # 429 18th
Median Household Income # 38 93rd
Per Capita Income # 76 86th

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