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ZIP Code 01608

Primary City:Worcester, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Downtown Worcester
County: Worcester County
Timezone: Eastern (3:39am)
Area code: 508 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.26, -71.80
ZIP (~1600 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01608

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01608. 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 01608. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01608, 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 01608 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01608 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 01608 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01608 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,888
Population Density 8,688 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,743
Median Home Value $64,000
Land Area 0.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,503
Median Household Income $19,418

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1641821661672032021661431231631491066143281746
Female136141130146224184158126105109109905134271168
Total3003232963134273863242692282722581961127755281014

Gender

 Male 2,093 54%
 Female 1,795 46%
Gender

Race

 White 2,041 52%
 Black Or African American 653 17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 1%
 Asian 211 5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 737 19%
 Two Or More Races 196 5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4261322221002
Renter17738326429419170196
Total18140927731621380198

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 204 14%
 Single Guardian 455 30%
 Singles 702 47%
 Singles With Roommate 142 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,037 69%
 Households with Kids 466 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2139343536433840254031353525303026334824
Female3017372430303027243125302519283135163627
Total5156715966736867497156656044586161498451

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01608 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 01608 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01608 real estate data, the median home value of $64,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01608 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01608 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01608 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,364 87%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 524 13%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 85 5%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 14 1%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,404 81%
 Households Vacant 240 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 206 86%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 2 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 10%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 171 12%
 1 Bedroom 382 27%
 2 Bedroom 260 19%
 3+ Bedroom 585 42%
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 $19,418 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01608 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. Residents in ZIP code 01608 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 01608 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 01608 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 663 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 641 24%
 No Earnings 1,341 51%
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 663 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 641 24%
 No Earnings 1,341 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 801 72%
 Public transportation 92 8%
 Taxicab 12 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 160 14%
 Worked at Home 50 4%
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 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 330 39%
 High School Graduate 294 34%
 Associate's degree 66 8%
 Bachelor's degree 60 7%
 Master's degree 19 2%
 Professional school degree 31 4%
 Doctorate degree 54 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 750 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 24 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 48 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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