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West Concord, Massachusetts
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West Concord 5&10
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Middlesex
 • Total 3.6 sq mi (9.3 km2)
 • Land 3.4 sq mi (8.8 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation 118 ft (36 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,028
 • Density 1,674/sq mi (648/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 01742
Area code(s) 978
FIPS code 25-75680
GNIS feature ID 0611517

West Concord is an unincorporated village and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Concord in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 6,028 at the 2010 census.


West Concord is located at 42°27′17″N 71°24′2″W / 42.45472°N 71.40056°W / 42.45472; -71.40056 (42.454747, -71.400495).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.3 km² (3.6 mi²). 8.8 km² (3.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it (5.01%) is water.


See also: List of Massachusetts locations by per capita income

As of the census of 2000, there were 5,632 people, 1,844 households, and 1,296 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 637.7/km² (1,651.6/mi²). There were 1,914 housing units at an average density of 216.7/km² (561.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 83.59% White, 5.82% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 3.50% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 5.61% from other races, and 1.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.18% of the population.

There were 1,844 households out of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.7% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 20.3% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 35.3% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 131.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 142.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $86,096, and the median income for a family was $102,210. Males had a median income of $56,053 versus $50,774 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $43,271. About 1.9% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.

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