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ZIP Code 01542

Primary City:Rochdale, MA (View All Cities)
County: Worcester County
Timezone: Eastern (6:16pm)
Coordinates:42.20, -71.91
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01542

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01542. 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 01542. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01542, 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:
Rochdale, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 01542 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01542 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 01542 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 single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01542 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,202
Population Density 547 people per sq mi
Housing Units 829
Median Home Value $249,400
Land Area 4.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 777
Median Household Income $74,273

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male678573756551676683918072685239181510
Female577765766565687095878068675446272929
Total12416213815113011613513617817816014013510685454439

Gender

 Male 1,077 49%
 Female 1,125 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,080 94.5%
 Black Or African American 25 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.5%
 Asian 22 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 42 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 21 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner105813215214593419
Renter7403323121651
Total17981651751571094610

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 453 58%
 Single Guardian 131 17%
 Singles 141 18%
 Singles With Roommate 52 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 502 65%
 Households with Kids 275 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1516151112241518161115122114131119201212
Female17913132013121616131111131717201614915
Total3225282432372734322426233431303135342127

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01542 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 01542 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01542 real estate data, the median home value of $249,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 01542. Rentals in 01542 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01542 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,148 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 54 2%
 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 501 60%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 139 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 137 17%
 Households Vacant 52 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 16 31%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 65 45%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 79 55%
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 $74,273 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 01542 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. 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 01542 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 702 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 268 18%
 No Earnings 482 33%
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 702 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 268 18%
 No Earnings 482 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 852 93%
 Public transportation 13 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 47 5%
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 72 11%
 High School Graduate 312 50%
 Associate's degree 61 10%
 Bachelor's degree 145 23%
 Master's degree 30 5%
 Professional school degree 9 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 311 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 27 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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