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ZIP Code 01603

Primary City:Worcester, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Cider Mill
County: Worcester County
Timezone: Eastern (10:59pm)
Area code: 508 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.25, -71.84
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01603

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01603. 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 01603. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01603, 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:
Webster Square

Stats and Demographics for the 01603 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01603 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 01603 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01603 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,916
Population Density 4,412 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,950
Median Home Value $188,700
Land Area 4.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,289
Median Household Income $48,183

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male726678667769819790687705695707709546467317233162118105
Female692630593679824772687704735669754554465335287237196203
Total1,4181,3081,2601,4481,6431,5621,3741,4091,4301,3761,4631,100932652520399314308

Gender

 Male 9,900 50%
 Female 10,016 50%
Gender

Race

 White 12,548 63.0%
 Black Or African American 2,272 11.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 119 0.6%
 Asian 2,105 10.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1%
 Other Race 2,060 10.3%
 Two Or More Races 801 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner54495730869657332275104
Renter34480874567450039521988
Total3981,3031,4751,5431,157727494192

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,732 37%
 Single Guardian 1,881 26%
 Singles 2,017 28%
 Singles With Roommate 659 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,695 64%
 Households with Kids 2,594 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male136156158131129145122143139123132130145137162151151158147145
Female134140125140117126121133133118116105132122150128122149130155
Total270296283271246271243276272241248235277259312279273307277300

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01603 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 01603 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01603 real estate data, the median home value of $188,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01603 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01603 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01603 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,460 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 253 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 11 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 192 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,816 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 700 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,773 47%
 Households Vacant 661 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 280 42%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 4%
 For Sale Only 99 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 40 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 193 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 44 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,132 31%
 2 Bedroom 1,319 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,144 31%
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 $48,183 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01603 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 01603 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,287 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,036 26%
 No Earnings 5,387 34%
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 6,287 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,036 26%
 No Earnings 5,387 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,840 87.3%
 Public transportation 148 1.6%
 Taxicab 24 0.3%
 Motorcycle 13 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 611 6.8%
 Worked at Home 341 3.8%
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 1,433 22.5%
 High School Graduate 3,526 55.2%
 Associate's degree 404 6.3%
 Bachelor's degree 680 10.7%
 Master's degree 235 3.7%
 Professional school degree 26 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 79 1.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,802 82.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 367 10.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 248 7.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01603

ZIP Code 01603 is in the Worcester School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01603.

Canterbury
129 Canterbury St
Worcester, MA 01603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
Columbus Park
75 Lovell St
Worcester, MA 01603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
Goddard School/Science Technical
14 Richards St
Worcester, MA 01603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
Gates Lane
1238 Main St
Worcester, MA 01603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
Heard Street
200 Heard St
Worcester, MA 01603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
University Pk Campus School
12 Freeland St
Worcester, MA 01603
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Worcester School District
South High Community
170 Apricot St
Worcester, MA 01603
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Worcester School District
Our Lady of the Angels Memorial Elementary School
1220 Main St
Worcester, MA 01603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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