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ZIP Code 01844

Primary City:Methuen, MA (View All Cities)
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (5:21pm)
Coordinates:42.73, -71.19
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01844

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01844. 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 01844. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01844, 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:
Methuen, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 01844 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01844 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 01844 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 large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01844 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 47,249
Population Density 2,127 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,337
Median Home Value $278,900
Land Area 22.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.79 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,528
Median Household Income $67,556

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4481,5471,6371,6911,3821,3691,3711,5051,6541,8221,7571,5141,213816559475369378
Female1,4181,4731,6231,6241,3661,4271,5131,7031,8191,9861,9151,6221,3291,008735675669837
Total2,8663,0203,2603,3152,7482,7962,8843,2083,4733,8083,6723,1362,5421,8241,2941,1501,0381,215

Gender

 Male 22,507 48%
 Female 24,742 52%
Gender

Race

 White 38,756 82.0%
 Black Or African American 1,476 3.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 160 0.3%
 Asian 1,767 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 3,908 8.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,172 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner861,1422,3903,2592,6351,4371,001508
Renter2851,1001,088905629450365248
Total3712,2423,4784,1643,2641,8871,366756

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,891 51%
 Single Guardian 3,419 20%
 Singles 4,373 25%
 Singles With Roommate 845 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 11,286 64%
 Households with Kids 6,242 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male271268326285294314311292336315341315325341351373353334280278
Female272275271315304287301294287312328303333347346359336332251276
Total543543597600598601612586623627669618658688697732689666531554

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01844 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01844 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 01844 real estate data, the median home value of $278,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01844 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01844 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01844 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 46,829 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 45 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 232 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 143 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,587 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,871 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,070 28%
 Households Vacant 809 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 324 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Sale Only 161 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 41 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 72 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 193 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 128 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,563 32%
 2 Bedroom 2,053 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,164 24%
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 $67,556 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01844 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 01844 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 16,165 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,256 27%
 No Earnings 11,125 30%
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 16,165 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,256 27%
 No Earnings 11,125 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 21,959 94.6%
 Public transportation 222 1.0%
 Taxicab 41 0.2%
 Motorcycle 24 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 330 1.4%
 Worked at Home 636 2.7%
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 1,739 12%
 High School Graduate 7,537 50%
 Associate's degree 1,350 9%
 Bachelor's degree 2,828 19%
 Master's degree 1,300 9%
 Professional school degree 215 1%
 Doctorate degree 137 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,730 78.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,163 11.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 918 9.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01844

ZIP Code 01844 is in the Methuen School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01844.

Pleasant Valley School
180 Pleasant Valley St
Methuen, MA 01844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Methuen School District
Marsh Grammar School
309 Pelham St
Methuen, MA 01844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Methuen School District
Donald P Timony Grammar
45 Pleasant View St
Methuen, MA 01844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Methuen School District
Tenney Grammar School
75 Pleasant St
Methuen, MA 01844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Methuen School District
Comprehensive Grammar School
100 Howe St
Methuen, MA 01844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Methuen School District
Methuen High School
1 Ranger Rd
Methuen, MA 01844
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Methuen School District
St Monica School
212 Lawrence St
Methuen, MA 01844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Presentation of Mary Academy
209 Lawrence St
Methuen, MA 01844
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Fellowship Christian Academy
1 Fellowship Way
Methuen, MA 01844
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Islamic Academy for Peace
125 Oakland Ave
Methuen, MA 01844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Community Kindergarten of Methuen
90 Broadway
Methuen, MA 01844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Growing Years
423 Howe St
Methuen, MA 01844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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