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ZIP Code 01604

Primary City:Worcester, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Grafton Hill
County: Worcester County
Timezone: Eastern (2:51am)
Area code: 508 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.25, -71.76
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01604

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01604. 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 01604. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01604, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 01604 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01604 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 01604 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly higher than average. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01604 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,677
Population Density 5,385 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,570
Median Home Value $219,100
Land Area 6.44 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,293
Median Household Income $49,797

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1791,0591,0081,1031,2361,5831,4001,2721,1541,1721,222943730533339321313268
Female1,1609609709741,3111,6351,3871,2401,1791,2021,274990882626527474473578
Total2,3392,0191,9782,0772,5473,2182,7872,5122,3332,3742,4961,9331,6121,159866795786846

Gender

 Male 16,835 49%
 Female 17,842 51%
Gender

Race

 White 24,770 71.4%
 Black Or African American 3,896 11.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 95 0.3%
 Asian 2,070 6.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 30 0.1%
 Other Race 2,458 7.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,358 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner878121,1371,5091,315728621337
Renter5942,0761,6011,342875571436252
Total6812,8882,7382,8512,1901,2991,057589

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,014 35%
 Single Guardian 3,306 23%
 Singles 4,632 32%
 Singles With Roommate 1,341 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,102 71%
 Households with Kids 4,191 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male270239214213247218196194204205208180206209181225241224232237
Female218243225229200192190202176207201184175203208210205151200200
Total488482439442447410386396380412409364381412389435446375432437

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01604 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 01604 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01604 real estate data, the median home value of $219,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01604 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01604 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 01604 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,322 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 28 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 186 0.5%
 Other Institutional 79 0.2%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 62 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,870 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,676 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,747 50%
 Households Vacant 1,277 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 590 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1%
 For Sale Only 134 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 459 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 157 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,976 25%
 2 Bedroom 2,782 36%
 3+ Bedroom 2,860 37%
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 $49,797 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01604 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 01604 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 12,197 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,026 22%
 No Earnings 9,630 35%
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 12,197 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,026 22%
 No Earnings 9,630 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,159 88.9%
 Public transportation 492 3.1%
 Taxicab 37 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 837 5.3%
 Worked at Home 397 2.5%
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 1,398 12%
 High School Graduate 5,780 51%
 Associate's degree 954 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,202 19%
 Master's degree 628 6%
 Professional school degree 130 1%
 Doctorate degree 230 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,705 76.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 646 10.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 795 12.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01604

ZIP Code 01604 is in the Worcester School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01604.

Grafton Street
311 Grafton St
Worcester, MA 01604
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
Sullivan Middle School
140 Apricot St
Worcester, MA 01604
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
Lake View
133 Coburn Ave
Worcester, MA 01604
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
Rice Square
76 Massasoit Rd
Worcester, MA 01604
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
Roosevelt
1006 Grafton St
Worcester, MA 01604
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
Union Hill School
1 Chapin St
Worcester, MA 01604
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
North High School
140 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Worcester School District
Worcester East Middle School
420 Grafton St
Worcester, MA 01604
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Worcester School District
St Stephen Elementary School
355 Grafton St
Worcester, MA 01604
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holy Name Central Catholic Jr/Sr High School
144 Granite St
Worcester, MA 01604
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Worcester Academy
81 Providence St
Worcester, MA 01604
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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