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ZIP Code 01069

Primary City:Palmer, MA (View All Cities)
County: Hampden County
Timezone: Eastern (1:44pm)
Area code: 413 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.19, -72.31
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01069

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01069. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 01069. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01069, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Palmer, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 01069 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01069 is located in west Massachusetts and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 01069 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01069 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,469
Population Density 302 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,779
Median Home Value $198,700
Land Area 28.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,519
Median Household Income $53,417

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male200245266314279242187234348389431307273156126917664
Female197214230270236215206248327385397290267190137130123179
Total397459496584515457393482675774828597540346263221199243

Gender

 Male 4,228 50%
 Female 4,241 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,097 95.6%
 Black Or African American 105 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.2%
 Asian 78 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 41 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 134 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner27186458675496283185117
Renter80201184232161968256
Total107387642907657379267173

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,673 48%
 Single Guardian 559 16%
 Singles 1,046 30%
 Singles With Roommate 241 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,508 71%
 Households with Kids 1,011 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3540374343436144544358525657617081614159
Female4427484434394743513044504759464767605052
Total796785877782108871057310210210311610711714812191111

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01069 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01069 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 01069 real estate data, the median home value of $198,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 01069. Rentals in 01069 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01069 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,309 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 156 1.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,768 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 659 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,092 29%
 Households Vacant 260 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 73 28.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 51 19.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 12.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 99 38.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 71 7%
 1 Bedroom 298 29%
 2 Bedroom 405 39%
 3+ Bedroom 259 25%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $53,417 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 01069 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 01069 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,676 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,943 27%
 No Earnings 2,679 37%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,676 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,943 27%
 No Earnings 2,679 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,735 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 46 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 98 2%
 Worked at Home 219 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 337 11.3%
 High School Graduate 1,797 60.0%
 Associate's degree 264 8.8%
 Bachelor's degree 379 12.7%
 Master's degree 183 6.1%
 Professional school degree 21 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,410 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 95 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 163 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01069

ZIP Code 01069 is in the Palmer School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01069.

Old Mill Pond
4107 Main St
Palmer, MA 01069
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmer School District
Converse Middle School
24 Converse St
Palmer, MA 01069
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Palmer School District
Palmer High School
4105 Main St
Palmer, MA 01069
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Palmer School District
Pathfinder Vocational Technical
240 Sykes St
Palmer, MA 01069
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District
Faith Baptist Christian Academy
251 Shearer St
Palmer, MA 01069
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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