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ZIP Code 01821

Primary City:Billerica, MA (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (4:55am)
Area code: 351 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.55, -71.26
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01821

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01821. 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 01821. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01821, 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:
Billerica, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 01821 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01821 is located in north 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 01821 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 adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01821 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,310
Population Density 1,829 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,159
Median Home Value $338,000
Land Area 16.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,824
Median Household Income $87,996

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
Male8719811,1221,0528708918821,0591,2341,3341,224939863646431277172106
Female8559399939348258859431,0621,2951,3401,266956961746524346265221
Total1,7261,9202,1151,9861,6951,7761,8252,1212,5292,6742,4901,8951,8241,392955623437327

Gender

 Male 14,954 49%
 Female 15,356 51%
Gender

Race

 White 27,426 90.5%
 Black Or African American 500 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.1%
 Asian 1,704 5.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 212 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 425 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner307371,8662,4171,8901,255531125
Renter13055541032519214614372
Total1601,2922,2762,7422,0821,401674197

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,561 61%
 Single Guardian 1,569 14%
 Singles 2,117 20%
 Singles With Roommate 577 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,924 64%
 Households with Kids 3,900 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male183177196165162197210217195219209245231218231233230202156174
Female171160190166183179189183205189203197221183220218199164133142
Total354337386331345376399400400408412442452401451451429366289316

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01821 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01821 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 01821 real estate data, the median home value of $338,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01821 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01821 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01821 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 30,287 99.9%
 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 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,002 63%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,849 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,973 18%
 Households Vacant 335 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 179 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Sale Only 61 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 93 5%
 1 Bedroom 469 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,035 52%
 3+ Bedroom 401 20%
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 $87,996 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01821 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. Most commuters in 01821 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 11,553 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,492 27%
 No Earnings 6,431 26%
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 11,553 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,492 27%
 No Earnings 6,431 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,208 93.4%
 Public transportation 487 3.0%
 Taxicab 18 0.1%
 Motorcycle 6 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 220 1.4%
 Worked at Home 350 2.1%
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 670 6%
 High School Graduate 5,616 54%
 Associate's degree 838 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,209 21%
 Master's degree 845 8%
 Professional school degree 117 1%
 Doctorate degree 183 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,925 82.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 570 9.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 478 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01821

ZIP Code 01821 is in the Billerica School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01821.

Eugene C Vining
121 Lexington Rd
Billerica, MA 01821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Billerica School District
John F Kennedy
20 Kimbrough Rd
Billerica, MA 01821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Billerica School District
Locke Middle School
110 Allen Rd
Billerica, MA 01821
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Billerica School District
Marshall Middle School
15 Floyd St
Billerica, MA 01821
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Billerica School District
Parker
52 River St
Billerica, MA 01821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Billerica School District
Thomas Ditson
39 Cook St
Billerica, MA 01821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Billerica School District
Billerica Memorial High School
35 River St
Billerica, MA 01821
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Billerica School District
Shawsheen Valley Vocational Technical High School
100 Cook St
Billerica, MA 01821
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Shawsheen Valley Regional Vocational Technical School District
Knowledge Beginnings
262 Concord Rd
North Billerica, MA 01821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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