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ZIP Code 01970

Primary City:Salem, MA (View All Cities)
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (5:17am)
Area code: 351 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.52, -70.91
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01970

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01970. 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 01970. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01970, 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:
Salem, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 01970 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01970 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 01970 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 small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01970 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 41,109
Population Density 5,070 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,063
Median Home Value $304,400
Land Area 8.11 sq mi
Water Area 5.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,781
Median Household Income $55,698

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1961,0769691,3951,6771,4831,4461,3681,3401,4701,3671,2091,064668515402268241
Female1,1061,0289811,5682,0091,7051,5561,4151,4521,5891,6201,5001,319849624581503550
Total2,3022,1041,9502,9633,6863,1883,0022,7832,7923,0592,9872,7092,3831,5171,139983771791

Gender

 Male 19,154 47%
 Female 21,955 53%
Gender

Race

 White 33,478 81.4%
 Black Or African American 2,033 4.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 173 0.4%
 Asian 1,090 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1%
 Other Race 2,909 7.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,405 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner629811,6302,0152,0641,133808351
Renter8162,1261,5961,7221,167636431243
Total8783,1073,2263,7373,2311,7691,239594

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,339 36%
 Single Guardian 3,280 18%
 Singles 6,275 35%
 Singles With Roommate 1,887 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 13,279 75%
 Households with Kids 4,502 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male245220217229221205253187210180169199210211225231230315394378
Female248210216191192217210207202196185199209192209231232356540497
Total493430433420413422463394412376354398419403434462462671934875

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01970 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01970 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01970 real estate data, the median home value of $304,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01970 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01970 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01970 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,461 96.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 34 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,478 3.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 125 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,976 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,068 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,737 46%
 Households Vacant 1,282 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 621 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 1%
 For Sale Only 134 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 50 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 130 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 330 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 550 6%
 1 Bedroom 3,081 32%
 2 Bedroom 4,254 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,802 19%
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 $55,698 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01970 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. ZIP code 01970 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 01970 can expect to fall in that range. 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 14,748 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,077 29%
 No Earnings 10,341 29%
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 14,748 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,077 29%
 No Earnings 10,341 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,159 75.7%
 Public transportation 2,434 11.4%
 Taxicab 8 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,869 8.8%
 Worked at Home 870 4.1%
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 1,440 11%
 High School Graduate 5,434 43%
 Associate's degree 1,033 8%
 Bachelor's degree 3,078 24%
 Master's degree 1,208 10%
 Professional school degree 312 2%
 Doctorate degree 181 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,970 82.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 759 12.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 276 4.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01970

ZIP Code 01970 is in the Salem Academy Charter District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01970.

Salem Academy Charter School
45 Congress St
Salem, MA 01970
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Salem Academy Charter District
Salem Early Childhood
25 Memorial Dr
Salem, MA 01970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem School District
Saltonstall School
160 Federal St
Salem, MA 01970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem School District
Bates
53 Liberty Hill Ave
Salem, MA 01970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem School District
Bentley
25 Memorial Dr
Salem, MA 01970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem School District
Carlton
10 Skerry St
Salem, MA 01970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem School District
Horace Mann Laboratory
33 Loring Ave
Salem, MA 01970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem School District
Witchcraft Heights
1 Frederick St
Salem, MA 01970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem School District
Collins Middle School
29 Highland Ave
Salem, MA 01970
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Salem School District
Nathaniel Bowditch
79 Willson St
Salem, MA 01970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem School District
Salem Community Charter School
1 Museum Place Mall
Salem, MA 01970
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Salem Community Charter School District
Salem High School
77 Willson St
Salem, MA 01970
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Salem School District
Salem Prep High School
114 Derby St
Salem, MA 01970
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Salem School District
The Phoenix School
89 Margin St
Salem, MA 01970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Greenhouse School
145 Loring Ave
Salem, MA 01970
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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