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ZIP Code 01602

Primary City:Worcester, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Tatnuck
County: Worcester County
Timezone: Eastern (7:21am)
Coordinates:42.27, -71.85
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01602

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01602. 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 01602. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01602, 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:
Worcester, MA
Unacceptable:
West Side

Stats and Demographics for the 01602 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01602 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 01602 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01602 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,819
Population Density 3,957 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,451
Median Home Value $226,200
Land Area 5.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,965
Median Household Income $62,832

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5806395838471,002709632661742773810745591414292252213200
Female5976146321,0121,002760639750757852885819720508450405357375
Total1,1771,2531,2151,8592,0041,4691,2711,4111,4991,6251,6951,5641,311922742657570575

Gender

 Male 10,685 47%
 Female 12,134 53%
Gender

Race

 White 18,446 80.8%
 Black Or African American 1,852 8.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.2%
 Asian 1,056 4.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 704 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 708 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner315321,0181,3281,283767508239
Renter277618561554425297327200
Total3081,1501,5791,8821,7081,064835439

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,977 44%
 Single Guardian 1,551 17%
 Singles 2,759 31%
 Singles With Roommate 678 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,419 72%
 Households with Kids 2,546 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male103120117115120135125126133129113113101127133142170187215212
Female130132109106121113128132120114135129121133135144167248318289
Total233252226221241248253258253243248242222260268286337435533501

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01602 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 01602 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01602 real estate data, the median home value of $226,200 is slightly higher than average 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 01602. Rentals in 01602 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01602 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,776 95.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 5 0.0%
 College Student Housing 993 4.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 33 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,306 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,400 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,259 34%
 Households Vacant 486 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 161 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Sale Only 95 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 151 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 109 3%
 1 Bedroom 812 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,282 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,325 38%
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 $62,832 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 01602 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. 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 01602 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 8,206 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,377 28%
 No Earnings 5,841 30%
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 8,206 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,377 28%
 No Earnings 5,841 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,607 89.5%
 Public transportation 235 2.0%
 Taxicab 6 0.1%
 Motorcycle 18 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 382 3.2%
 Worked at Home 605 5.1%
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 796 11%
 High School Graduate 2,669 36%
 Associate's degree 525 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,990 27%
 Master's degree 837 11%
 Professional school degree 289 4%
 Doctorate degree 244 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,866 70.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 880 21.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 313 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01602

ZIP Code 01602 is in the Worcester School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01602.

Flagg Street
115 Flagg St
Worcester, MA 01602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
May Street
265 May St
Worcester, MA 01602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
Midland Street
18 Midland St
Worcester, MA 01602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
Tatnuck
1083 Pleasant St
Worcester, MA 01602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
West Tatnuck
300 Mower St
Worcester, MA 01602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
Chandler Magnet
525 Chandler St
Worcester, MA 01602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
Doherty Memorial High School
299 Highland St
Worcester, MA 01602
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Worcester School District
Yeshiva Achei Tmimim Academy
22 Newton Ave
Worcester, MA 01602
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Worcester Seventh-Day Adventist School
2 Airport Dr
Worcester, MA 01602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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