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ZIP Code 01523

Primary City:Lancaster, MA (View All Cities)
County: Worcester County
Timezone: Eastern (3:30pm)
Coordinates:42.47, -71.67
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01523

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01523. 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 01523. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01523, 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:
Lancaster, MA
Unacceptable:
North Lancaster

Stats and Demographics for the 01523 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01523 is located in north 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 01523 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 large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01523 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,582
Population Density 301 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,462
Median Home Value $295,600
Land Area 25.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,272
Median Household Income $78,283

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male17120926933239741137131327648129223819814094725131
Female157177219238140138145194266299268249216154110957893
Total328386488570537549516507542780560487414294204167129124

Gender

 Male 4,346 57%
 Female 3,236 43%
Gender

Race

 White 6,644 87.6%
 Black Or African American 514 6.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 133 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 173 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 113 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner611634553241825813442
Renter2486698864453411
Total3020241462048230316853

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,370 60%
 Single Guardian 283 12%
 Singles 502 22%
 Singles With Roommate 117 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,515 67%
 Households with Kids 757 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3529314627474345475052506354737764655368
Female2327364734353734374649335239426554512634
Total58566793618280798496101831159311514211811679102

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01523 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01523 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01523 real estate data, the median home value of $295,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01523 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01523 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01523 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,027 79.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,259 16.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 134 1.8%
 Nursing Facilities 80 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 74 1.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,402 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 449 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 421 17%
 Households Vacant 190 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 47 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 28 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 66 35%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 95 27%
 2 Bedroom 147 41%
 3+ Bedroom 116 32%
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 $78,283 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01523 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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 01523 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,386 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,553 24%
 No Earnings 2,562 39%
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 2,386 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,553 24%
 No Earnings 2,562 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,174 92%
 Public transportation 31 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 77 2%
 Worked at Home 150 4%
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 494 16%
 High School Graduate 1,480 49%
 Associate's degree 179 6%
 Bachelor's degree 587 19%
 Master's degree 211 7%
 Professional school degree 46 2%
 Doctorate degree 30 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,115 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 223 16%
 Not Enrolled in School 81 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01523

ZIP Code 01523 is in the Nashoba School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01523.

Luther Burbank Middle School
1 Hollywood Dr
Lancaster, MA 01523
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Nashoba School District
Mary Rowlandson Elementary
103 Hollywood Dr
Lancaster, MA 01523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nashoba School District
Rfk Lancaster School
220 Old Common Rd
Lancaster, MA 01523
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Doctor Franklin Perkins School
971 Main St
Lancaster, MA 01523
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Nashoba Montessori School
94 Main St
Lancaster, MA 01523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New River Academy
220 Old Common Rd Campbell Building
Lancaster, MA 01523
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Trivium School
471 Langen Rd
Lancaster, MA 01523
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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