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ZIP Code 01540

Primary City:Oxford, MA (View All Cities)
County: Worcester County
Timezone: Eastern (6:18pm)
Coordinates:42.12, -71.85
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01540

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01540. 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 01540. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01540, 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:
Oxford, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 01540 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01540 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 01540 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01540 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,291
Population Density 583 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,395
Median Home Value $245,700
Land Area 19.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.79 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,207
Median Household Income $68,986

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male321410444445294259276355467484510408329199145747756
Female317369355392275275339396499513530422332214159131120100
Total6387797998375695346157519669971,040830661413304205197156

Gender

 Male 5,553 49%
 Female 5,738 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,743 95.1%
 Black Or African American 121 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.2%
 Asian 121 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 133 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 153 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2728370691873934818670
Renter671491721821431087435
Total944328781,100882456260105

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,318 55%
 Single Guardian 681 16%
 Singles 983 23%
 Singles With Roommate 225 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,682 64%
 Households with Kids 1,525 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5762766677678880986810297928510381107757976
Female6350637960777870845779717276808589766258
Total120112139145137144166150182125181168164161183166196151141134

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01540 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 01540 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01540 real estate data, the median home value of $245,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01540 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01540 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01540 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,223 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 68 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,630 60%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 647 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 930 21%
 Households Vacant 188 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 54 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 5%
 For Sale Only 35 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 68 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 407 42%
 2 Bedroom 281 29%
 3+ Bedroom 273 28%
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 $68,986 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01540 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 01540 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 4,315 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,544 29%
 No Earnings 1,960 22%
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 4,315 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,544 29%
 No Earnings 1,960 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,034 95.8%
 Public transportation 10 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 77 1.2%
 Worked at Home 178 2.8%
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 288 8.0%
 High School Graduate 1,902 53.0%
 Associate's degree 413 11.5%
 Bachelor's degree 749 20.9%
 Master's degree 176 4.9%
 Professional school degree 33 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 26 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,766 79.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 208 9.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 236 10.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01540

ZIP Code 01540 is in the Oxford School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01540.

Alfred M Chaffee
9 Clover St
Oxford, MA 01540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oxford School District
Clara Barton
25 Depot Rd
Oxford, MA 01540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oxford School District
Oxford Middle School
497 Main St
Oxford, MA 01540
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Oxford School District
Oxford High School
495 Main St
Oxford, MA 01540
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Oxford School District
Oak Hill Christian School
40 Sacarrappa Rd
Oxford, MA 01540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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