Quincy, MA 02170 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02170: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Quincy, MA 02170

Acceptable Alternative
Wollaston, MA 02170

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Norfolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.269, Longitude -71.02
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 344
  • PO Box Addresses: 65
  • Residential Addresses: 7,875
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,069
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,806

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

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Quincy, MA 02170 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,544
Daytime Population: Workers 3,121
Daytime Population: Residents 9,052
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,173
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 19,088
Population in Familes 14,269
Population in Group Qrtrs 456
Population Density2 10,050
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $67,606
Average Household Income $87,398
Per Capita Income $34,656


Total Housing Units 7,923 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,998 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,644 (46.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 281 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $391,053
Average Home Value $413,563


Total Households 7,642
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 4,337
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 0.55% 0.54%
Households 0.37% 0.49%
Families 0.26% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Quincy, MA 02170 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02170 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 # 129 75th
Population Density # 44 92nd
Diversity Index # 78 85th
Median Household Income # 328 37th
Per Capita Income # 345 34th

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