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ZIP Code 01516

Primary City:Douglas, MA (View All Cities)
County: Worcester County
Timezone: Eastern (4:43am)
Coordinates:42.05, -71.75
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01516

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01516. 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 01516. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01516, 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:
Douglas, MA
Acceptable:
East Douglas

Stats and Demographics for the 01516 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01516 is located in central 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 01516 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01516 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,500
Population Density 231 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,306
Median Home Value $298,700
Land Area 36.76 sq mi
Water Area 1.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,012
Median Household Income $82,831

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male26035834031317518922132441440841727221415867582716
Female27332035727318720721137443340737530418012374764253
Total5336786975863623964326988478157925763942811411346969

Gender

 Male 4,231 50%
 Female 4,269 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,210 96.6%
 Black Or African American 45 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.2%
 Asian 76 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 19 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 132 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1022466581647820110227
Renter1395889486643613
Total2331975391056426513840

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,960 65%
 Single Guardian 401 13%
 Singles 508 17%
 Singles With Roommate 143 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,756 58%
 Households with Kids 1,256 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3751536771676682725875756369658262535140
Female4355665949697371586575667774596470532742
Total801061191261201361391531301231501411401431241461321067882

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01516 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01516 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 01516 real estate data, the median home value of $298,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 01516. Rentals in 01516 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01516 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,500 100%
 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 2,146 65%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 377 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 489 15%
 Households Vacant 294 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 52 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 26 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 146 50%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 59 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 202 42%
 2 Bedroom 170 35%
 3+ Bedroom 109 23%
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 $82,831 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 01516 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. However, that is not the case in 01516. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,300 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,991 31%
 No Earnings 1,234 19%
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 3,300 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,991 31%
 No Earnings 1,234 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,443 94.1%
 Public transportation 28 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 80 1.7%
 Worked at Home 171 3.6%
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 194 7%
 High School Graduate 1,474 52%
 Associate's degree 271 10%
 Bachelor's degree 639 23%
 Master's degree 214 8%
 Professional school degree 29 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,744 85.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 193 9.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 94 4.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01516

ZIP Code 01516 is in the Douglas School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01516.

Douglas Elementary School
17 Gleason Court
Douglas, MA 01516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Douglas School District
Douglas Early Childhood Center
29 Depot St
Douglas, MA 01516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Douglas School District
Douglas Intermediate School
21 Davis St
Douglas, MA 01516
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Douglas School District
Douglas High School
33 Davis St
Douglas, MA 01516
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Douglas School District

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