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ZIP Code 02061

Primary City:Norwell, MA (View All Cities)
County: Plymouth County
Timezone: Eastern (2:17pm)
Coordinates:42.15, -70.82
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02061

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02061. 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 02061. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02061, 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:
Norwell, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02061 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02061 is located in east 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 02061 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02061 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,506
Population Density 502 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,675
Median Home Value $551,500
Land Area 20.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,553
Median Household Income $113,944

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3103995053901841091332514154644254023422591581367083
Female273462516332158139156284460527448390357277185152154201
Total5838611,021722342248289535875991873792699536343288224284

Gender

 Male 5,035 48%
 Female 5,471 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,114 96.3%
 Black Or African American 64 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.1%
 Asian 181 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 32 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 107 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner512262291677346625284
Renter622445763484330
Total11144666973836514295114

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,496 70%
 Single Guardian 349 10%
 Singles 607 17%
 Singles With Roommate 101 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,082 59%
 Households with Kids 1,471 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male51618665596289891001041079510099809788854043
Female47536363858310096989610310999109888988422533
Total981141491281441451891851982002102041992081681861761276576

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02061 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02061 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 02061 real estate data, the median home value of $551,500 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 02061. Rentals in 02061 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02061 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,258 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 205 2.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 43 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,432 66%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 808 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 313 9%
 Households Vacant 122 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 42 34%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 19%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 126 40%
 2 Bedroom 43 14%
 3+ Bedroom 143 46%
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 $113,944 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02061 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 02061 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 02061. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,032 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,321 29%
 No Earnings 2,594 33%
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 3,032 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,321 29%
 No Earnings 2,594 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,855 84.8%
 Public transportation 349 7.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 63 1.4%
 Worked at Home 267 5.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 02061 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 57 2%
 High School Graduate 1,286 38%
 Associate's degree 223 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,183 35%
 Master's degree 441 13%
 Professional school degree 165 5%
 Doctorate degree 31 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,122 80.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 432 16.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 99 3.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02061

ZIP Code 02061 is in the South Shore Charter Public School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02061.

South Shore Charter Public School
100 Longwater Circle
Norwell, MA 02061
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: South Shore Charter Public School District
Grace Farrar Cole
81 High St
Norwell, MA 02061
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwell School District
Norwell Middle School
328 Main St
Norwell, MA 02061
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Norwell School District
William G Vinal
102 Old Oaken Bucket Rd
Norwell, MA 02061
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwell School District
Norwell High School
18 South St
Norwell, MA 02061
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Norwell School District
The Ridge Hill School
102 High St
Norwell, MA 02061
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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