Medford, MA 02155 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02155: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Medford, MA 02155

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.421, Longitude -71.113
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,648
  • PO Box Addresses: 300
  • Residential Addresses: 23,861
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,584
    • Single Family Addresses: 18,277

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

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Medford, MA 02155 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 60,014
Daytime Population: Workers 21,309
Daytime Population: Residents 26,751
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 48,060
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 57,615
Population in Familes 41,834
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,399
Population Density2 7,069
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $76,644
Average Household Income $97,403
Per Capita Income $39,507


Total Housing Units 25,104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,047 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,883 (43.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,174 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $430,020
Average Home Value $450,184


Total Households 23,930
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 13,765
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 0.74% 0.79%
Households 0.59% 0.76%
Families 0.51% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Medford, MA 02155 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02155 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 # 4 99th
Population Density # 71 87th
Diversity Index # 102 81st
Median Household Income # 255 51st
Per Capita Income # 251 52nd

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