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ZIP Code 01721

Primary City:Ashland, MA (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (9:23am)
Coordinates:42.26, -71.47
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01721

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01721. 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 01721. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01721, 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:
Ashland, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 01721 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01721 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 01721 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01721 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,593
Population Density 1,346 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,609
Median Home Value $347,900
Land Area 12.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.54 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,385
Median Household Income $93,233

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6075615894773454055236356937217065714612601961439578
Female579561566441329398598648734758754619508333226193148134
Total1,1861,1221,1559186748031,1211,2831,4271,4791,4601,190969593422336243212

Gender

 Male 8,066 49%
 Female 8,527 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,978 84.2%
 Black Or African American 391 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.1%
 Asian 1,452 8.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 437 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 309 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner224901,1661,4311,153527312109
Renter76238255234162908040
Total987281,4211,6651,315617392149

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,807 60%
 Single Guardian 724 11%
 Singles 1,464 23%
 Singles With Roommate 390 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,993 63%
 Households with Kids 2,392 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11212211913399118122971259412111814411212096123736561
Female136120103110107130103121100108100119128111122101112644246
Total248242222243206248225218225202221237272223242197235137107107

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01721 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01721 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1950s. Looking at 01721 real estate data, the median home value of $347,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01721 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01721 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01721 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,548 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 24 0.1%
 Other Institutional 15 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,318 65%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 892 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,175 18%
 Households Vacant 224 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 57 25.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 53 23.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 4.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 12.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 74 33.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 475 37%
 2 Bedroom 629 49%
 3+ Bedroom 171 13%
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 $93,233 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01721 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. However, that is not the case in 01721. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,718 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,873 28%
 No Earnings 3,099 23%
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 6,718 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,873 28%
 No Earnings 3,099 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,414 87.8%
 Public transportation 384 4.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 15 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 365 3.8%
 Worked at Home 404 4.2%
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 325 6%
 High School Graduate 1,874 34%
 Associate's degree 312 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,781 32%
 Master's degree 998 18%
 Professional school degree 162 3%
 Doctorate degree 133 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,395 79.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 391 13.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 226 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01721

ZIP Code 01721 is in the Ashland School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01721.

David Mindess
90 Concord St
Ashland, MA 01721
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ashland School District
Henry E Warren Elementary
73 Fruit St
Ashland, MA 01721
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ashland School District
Ashland Middle School
87 West Union St
Ashland, MA 01721
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ashland School District
William Pittaway Elementary
75 Central St
Ashland, MA 01721
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ashland School District
Ashland High School
65 East Union St
Ashland, MA 01721
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ashland School District
Pincushion Hill Montessori School
30 Green St
Ashland, MA 01721
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Metrowest Christian Academy
280 Pleasant St
Ashland, MA 01721
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Adventures in Learning
313 Cedar St
Ashland, MA 01721
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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