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ZIP Code 01524

Primary City:Leicester, MA (View All Cities)
County: Worcester County
Timezone: Eastern (7:07pm)
Coordinates:42.24, -71.92
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01524

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01524. 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 01524. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01524, 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:
Leicester, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 01524 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01524 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 01524 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 families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01524 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,696
Population Density 419 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,594
Median Home Value $239,200
Land Area 15.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.97 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,462
Median Household Income $68,899

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male17419924527123014616420324026829926418013091605935
Female128202222301252149174222237306284245201145112898980
Total302401467572482295338425477574583509381275203149148115

Gender

 Male 3,258 49%
 Female 3,438 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,283 93.8%
 Black Or African American 97 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.3%
 Asian 127 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 60 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 109 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1517836954345123613547
Renter2491707970566434
Total3926943962252129219981

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,419 58%
 Single Guardian 333 14%
 Singles 596 24%
 Singles With Roommate 114 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,669 68%
 Households with Kids 793 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3233314038453337465541466241496342546351
Female2424283639472843453953384349455053846965
Total565759767792618091949484105909411395138132116

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01524 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01524 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 01524 real estate data, the median home value of $239,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01524 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01524 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01524 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,409 95.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 31 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 224 3.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 32 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,529 59%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 445 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 488 19%
 Households Vacant 132 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 25 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 38 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 299 52%
 2 Bedroom 260 45%
 3+ Bedroom 14 2%
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 $68,899 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01524 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. However, that is not the case in 01524. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,240 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,922 34%
 No Earnings 1,533 27%
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 2,240 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,922 34%
 No Earnings 1,533 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,373 90.4%
 Public transportation 35 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 112 3.0%
 Worked at Home 202 5.4%
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 293 14%
 High School Graduate 1,124 53%
 Associate's degree 190 9%
 Bachelor's degree 388 18%
 Master's degree 70 3%
 Professional school degree 44 2%
 Doctorate degree 19 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,109 90.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 82 6.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 41 3.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01524

ZIP Code 01524 is in the Leicester School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01524.

Leicester Memorial Elementary
11 Memorial School Dr
Leicester, MA 01524
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Leicester School District
Leicester Middle School
70 Winslow Ave
Leicester, MA 01524
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Leicester School District
Leicester Primary School
170 Paxton St
Leicester, MA 01524
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Leicester School District
Leicester High School
174 Paxton St
Leicester, MA 01524
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Leicester School District
Archway
77 Mulberry St
Leicester, MA 01524
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Mcauley Nazareth Home for Boys
77 Mulberry St
Leicester, MA 01524
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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