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ZIP Code 01612

Primary City:Paxton, MA (View All Cities)
County: Worcester County
Timezone: Eastern (3:11pm)
Coordinates:42.32, -71.93
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01612

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01612. 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 01612. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01612, 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:
Paxton, MA
Acceptable:
Worcester

Stats and Demographics for the 01612 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01612 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 01612 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01612 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,845
Population Density 316 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,608
Median Home Value $285,800
Land Area 15.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,555
Median Household Income $106,708

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
Male131158152338224697713016216919918111911365494938
Female110154169295161738714718417921916712611763635949
Total24131232163338514216427734634841834824523012811210887

Gender

 Male 2,423 50%
 Female 2,422 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,590 94.7%
 Black Or African American 110 2.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 62 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 16 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 62 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner68928438832120712452
Renter1216171312374
Total1810530140133321013156

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,077 69%
 Single Guardian 171 11%
 Singles 246 16%
 Singles With Roommate 61 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 972 63%
 Households with Kids 583 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male16292837282739333129352827333435499812267
Female11313022203134343540334230243632259011259
Total2760585948587367666968705757706774188234126

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01612 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01612 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 01612 real estate data, the median home value of $285,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 01612. Rentals in 01612 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01612 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,330 89.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 510 10.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,078 67%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 393 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 84 5%
 Households Vacant 53 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 25 47%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 8 11%
 2 Bedroom 19 25%
 3+ Bedroom 48 64%
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 $106,708 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 01612 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. Most commuters in 01612 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 1,575 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,328 34%
 No Earnings 968 25%
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 1,575 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,328 34%
 No Earnings 968 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,280 94%
 Public transportation 29 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 37 2%
 Worked at Home 88 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 01612 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 54 4%
 High School Graduate 447 30%
 Associate's degree 190 13%
 Bachelor's degree 441 29%
 Master's degree 265 18%
 Professional school degree 53 4%
 Doctorate degree 56 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 801 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 117 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 32 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01612

ZIP Code 01612 is in the Wachusett School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01612.

Paxton Center
19 West St
Paxton, MA 01612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wachusett School District

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