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ZIP Code 01550

Primary City:Southbridge, MA (View All Cities)
County: Worcester County
Timezone: Eastern (3:24pm)
Coordinates:42.07, -72.04
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01550

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01550. 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 01550. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01550, 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:
Southbridge, MA
Unacceptable:
Globe Village, Sandersdale

Stats and Demographics for the 01550 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01550 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 01550 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 families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01550 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,719
Population Density 825 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,527
Median Home Value $200,000
Land Area 20.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,866
Median Household Income $42,471

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male541540535581578522528560611599595488460301195151136138
Female478549510571595573532575591630613559509325260219229342
Total1,0191,0891,0451,1521,1731,0951,0601,1351,2021,2291,2081,047969626455370365480

Gender

 Male 8,059 48%
 Female 8,660 52%
Gender

Race

 White 13,580 81.2%
 Black Or African American 431 2.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 88 0.5%
 Asian 310 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 1,823 10.9%
 Two Or More Races 484 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner35314588765710386271159
Renter308741710685548291233122
Total3431,0551,2981,4501,258677504281

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,642 38%
 Single Guardian 1,627 24%
 Singles 2,090 30%
 Singles With Roommate 507 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,696 68%
 Households with Kids 2,170 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male126105103104991101021201091049012495122115137118107104127
Female89103881051091159612210710696981011099510913513894107
Total215208191209208225198242216210186222196231210246253245198234

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01550 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 01550 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01550 real estate data, the median home value of $200,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01550 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01550 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01550 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,535 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 171 1.0%
 Other Institutional 13 0.1%
 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 2,433 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 795 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,638 48%
 Households Vacant 661 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 343 52%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 2%
 For Sale Only 65 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 215 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 20 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 829 23.1%
 2 Bedroom 1,350 37.6%
 3+ Bedroom 1,390 38.7%
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 $42,471 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01550 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 01550 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 4,716 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,436 26%
 No Earnings 5,070 38%
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 4,716 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,436 26%
 No Earnings 5,070 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,770 94.7%
 Public transportation 46 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 168 2.3%
 Worked at Home 166 2.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 980 19.8%
 High School Graduate 2,872 58.0%
 Associate's degree 291 5.9%
 Bachelor's degree 479 9.7%
 Master's degree 248 5.0%
 Professional school degree 66 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 14 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,629 79.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 254 7.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 431 13.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01550

ZIP Code 01550 is in the Southbridge School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01550.

Mary E Wells Jr High School
82 Marcy St
Southbridge, MA 01550
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Southbridge School District
Southbridge Middle/High School
132 Torrey Rd
Southbridge, MA 01550
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Southbridge School District
Charlton Street
220 Charlton St
Southbridge, MA 01550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southbridge School District
Eastford Road
120 Eastford Rd
Southbridge, MA 01550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southbridge School District
West Street
156 West St
Southbridge, MA 01550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southbridge School District
Southbridge High School
25 Cole Ave
Southbridge, MA 01550
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Southbridge School District
Trinity Catholic Academy
11 Pine St
Southbridge, MA 01550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Southbridge Christian Academy
26 Ellis Rd
Southbridge, MA 01550
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Montessori Children'S House of Southbridge
370 Worcester St
Southbridge, MA 01550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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