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ZIP Code 01851

Primary City:Lowell, MA (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (4:53am)
Area code: 351 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.62, -71.34
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01851

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01851. 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 01851. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01851, 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:
Lowell, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 01851 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01851 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 01851 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01851 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,190
Population Density 9,044 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,760
Median Home Value $243,800
Land Area 3.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,026
Median Household Income $51,630

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3061,0439671,1661,3011,3751,1061,1281,1201,0511,03182960138625517610993
Female1,1779899801,1221,2971,4321,1161,0441,0311,0691,022828596411326229231247
Total2,4832,0321,9472,2882,5982,8072,2222,1722,1512,1202,0531,6571,197797581405340340

Gender

 Male 15,043 50%
 Female 15,147 50%
Gender

Race

 White 13,393 44.4%
 Black Or African American 1,938 6.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 66 0.2%
 Asian 11,514 38.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 2,200 7.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,066 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner615129791,126897461318138
Renter4961,4751,2861,16269926711435
Total5571,9872,2652,2881,596728432173

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,014 40%
 Single Guardian 2,850 28%
 Singles 2,330 23%
 Singles With Roommate 832 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,920 59%
 Households with Kids 4,106 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male276260265263228189194230202207184186199191184223270246243268
Female220246226246224177211193184192191181208208203223253215228208
Total496506491509452366405423386399375367407399387446523461471476

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01851 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 01851 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01851 real estate data, the median home value of $243,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01851 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01851 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01851 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,998 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 140 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 52 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,561 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 931 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,534 51%
 Households Vacant 734 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 390 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 3%
 For Sale Only 86 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 165 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 398 7%
 1 Bedroom 1,258 22%
 2 Bedroom 2,589 45%
 3+ Bedroom 1,540 27%
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 $51,630 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01851 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 01851 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,701 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,320 27%
 No Earnings 7,638 32%
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 9,701 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,320 27%
 No Earnings 7,638 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,581 92.3%
 Public transportation 302 2.2%
 Taxicab 29 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 438 3.2%
 Worked at Home 282 2.1%
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 1,872 20.6%
 High School Graduate 4,514 49.7%
 Associate's degree 695 7.7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,281 14.1%
 Master's degree 559 6.2%
 Professional school degree 66 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 88 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,517 80.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 372 6.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 699 12.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01851

ZIP Code 01851 is in the Lowell School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01851.

Dr Gertrude Bailey
175 Campbell Dr
Lowell, MA 01851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lowell School District
Abraham Lincoln
300 Chelmsford St
Lowell, MA 01851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lowell School District
Charles W Morey
130 Pine St
Lowell, MA 01851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lowell School District
James S Daley Middle School
150 Fleming St
Lowell, MA 01851
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lowell School District
Washington
795 Wilder St
Lowell, MA 01851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lowell School District
Laura Lee Therapeutic Day School
235 Powell St
Lowell, MA 01851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lowell School District
St Margaret Elementary School
486 Stevens St
Lowell, MA 01851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Community Christian Academy
105r Princeton Blvd
Lowell, MA 01851
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Lowell Catholic
530 Stevens St
Lowell, MA 01851
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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