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ZIP Code 01079

Primary City:Thorndike, MA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Neighborhood: Palmer
County: Hampden County
Timezone: Eastern (4:44am)
Area code: 413 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.19, -72.31
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01079

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01079. 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 01079. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01079, 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:
Thorndike, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 01079 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01079 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 01079 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01079 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 692
Population Density 613 people per sq mi
Housing Units 325
Median Home Value $179,600
Land Area 1.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 280
Median Household Income $34,906

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male232824331724172325302524211010943
Female141523272014242025273028161991489
Total374347603738414350575552372919231212

Gender

 Male 350 51%
 Female 342 49%
Gender

Race

 White 659 95.2%
 Black Or African American 3 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.6%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 25 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner112234839221810
Renter1122331910840
Total1234566749302210

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 117 42%
 Single Guardian 61 22%
 Singles 82 29%
 Singles With Roommate 20 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 194 69%
 Households with Kids 86 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male323831234625449477873
Female43312632246274517593
Total756951866861161113981413166

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01079 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01079 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01079 real estate data, the median home value of $179,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 01079 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01079 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 692 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 119 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 54 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 107 33%
 Households Vacant 45 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 10%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 101 90%
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 $34,906 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 01079 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 185 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 142 31%
 No Earnings 130 28%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 185 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 142 31%
 No Earnings 130 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 269 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 7 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 10 6%
 High School Graduate 111 63%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 15 8%
 Master's degree 41 23%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 47 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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