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ZIP Code 01860

Primary City:Merrimac, MA (View All Cities)
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (1:58am)
Coordinates:42.84, -71.01
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01860

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01860. 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 01860. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01860, 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:
Merrimac, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 01860 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01860 is located in northeast 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 01860 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01860 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,338
Population Density 749 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,555
Median Home Value $308,600
Land Area 8.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,417
Median Household Income $79,423

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1162112642551721269913826833728223418313291754331
Female10520327726312710410919032133631925020714892938552
Total22141454151829923020832858967360148439028018316812883

Gender

 Male 3,057 48%
 Female 3,281 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,149 97.0%
 Black Or African American 40 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.2%
 Asian 41 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 21 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 77 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner410036062445324516851
Renter1356859262444515
Total1715644571651528921366

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,389 57%
 Single Guardian 352 15%
 Singles 547 23%
 Singles With Roommate 129 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,564 65%
 Households with Kids 853 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2226302735443557404954516149614664513335
Female1922222625324145605557475464766059363227
Total4148525360767610210010411198115113137106123876562

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01860 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01860 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01860 real estate data, the median home value of $308,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01860 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01860 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01860 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,315 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 5 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,533 60%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 472 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 412 16%
 Households Vacant 138 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 37 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 27 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 83 21%
 2 Bedroom 174 43%
 3+ Bedroom 144 36%
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 $79,423 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01860 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 01860. 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 2,185 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,565 30%
 No Earnings 1,451 28%
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 2,185 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,565 30%
 No Earnings 1,451 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,084 90%
 Public transportation 106 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 62 2%
 Worked at Home 162 5%
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 160 7.7%
 High School Graduate 908 43.8%
 Associate's degree 155 7.5%
 Bachelor's degree 471 22.7%
 Master's degree 285 13.8%
 Professional school degree 83 4.0%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,124 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 185 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 40 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01860

ZIP Code 01860 is in the Pentucket School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01860.

Helen R Donaghue School
24 Union St Ext.
Merrimac, MA 01860
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pentucket School District
Dr Frederick N Sweetsir
104 Church St
Merrimac, MA 01860
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pentucket School District

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