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ZIP Code 03079

Primary City:Salem, NH (View All Cities)
County: Rockingham County
Timezone: Eastern (1:06pm)
Area code: 603 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.79, -71.23
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 03079

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 03079. 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 03079. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 03079, 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, NH

Stats and Demographics for the 03079 ZIP Code

ZIP code 03079 is located in southeast New Hampshire 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 03079 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 03079 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,776
Population Density 1,164 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,810
Median Home Value $284,000
Land Area 24.72 sq mi
Water Area 1.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,145
Median Household Income $76,497

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7048311,0391,0367517296598541,1541,3741,3241,016849651495373248166
Female6638129618937386906678701,2121,3691,2251,024954772515462340356
Total1,3671,6432,0001,9291,4891,4191,3261,7242,3662,7432,5492,0401,8031,4231,010835588522

Gender

 Male 14,253 50%
 Female 14,523 50%
Gender

Race

 White 26,592 92.4%
 Black Or African American 259 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.1%
 Asian 933 3.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 531 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 410 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner435201,6102,4011,9341,222692211
Renter139499486526289239207127
Total1821,0192,0962,9272,2231,461899338

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,213 56%
 Single Guardian 1,597 14%
 Singles 2,679 24%
 Singles With Roommate 656 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,550 68%
 Households with Kids 3,595 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male109158138156156144173166192204210211195219221222228209156163
Female129158124144156156170168162166185197181232199229181175109127
Total238316262300312300343334354370395408376451420451409384265290

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 03079 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 03079 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 03079 real estate data, the median home value of $284,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 03079. Rentals in 03079 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 03079 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,669 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 95 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,389 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,244 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,512 21%
 Households Vacant 665 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 132 19.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1.5%
 For Sale Only 97 14.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 5.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 243 36.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 144 21.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 82 3%
 1 Bedroom 745 28%
 2 Bedroom 1,464 54%
 3+ Bedroom 403 15%
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 $76,497 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 03079 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 03079 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 10,552 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,160 30%
 No Earnings 6,079 26%
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 10,552 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,160 30%
 No Earnings 6,079 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,858 94.7%
 Public transportation 154 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 119 0.8%
 Worked at Home 549 3.5%
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 634 6%
 High School Graduate 5,321 53%
 Associate's degree 902 9%
 Bachelor's degree 2,216 22%
 Master's degree 707 7%
 Professional school degree 134 1%
 Doctorate degree 94 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,788 76.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 913 18.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 235 4.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 03079

ZIP Code 03079 is in the Birches Academy for Academic & Art: a Public Charter School. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 03079.

Birches Academy for Academic and Art a Public
419 South Broadway 2nd Floor
Salem, NH 03079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birches Academy for Academic & Art: a Public Charter School
William T. Barron Elementary School
55 Butler St
Salem, NH 03079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem School District
Dr. L. F. Soule School
173 South Policy St
Salem, NH 03079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem School District
William E. Lancaster School
54 Millville St
Salem, NH 03079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem School District
Mary A. Fisk Elementary School
14 Main St
Salem, NH 03079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem School District
North Salem Elementary School
140 Zion Hill Rd
Salem, NH 03079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem School District
Woodbury School
206 Main St
Salem, NH 03079
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Salem School District
Walter F. Haigh School
24 School St
Salem, NH 03079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem School District
Salem High School
44 Geremonty Dr
Salem, NH 03079
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Salem School District
St Joseph Regional Catholic School
40 Main St
Salem, NH 03079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Salem Christian School
101 School St
Salem, NH 03079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Merrimack Valley Montessori School
111 Lowell Rd
Salem, NH 03079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Endless Opportunities for Children
47 Pelham Rd
Salem, NH 03079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Salem Boys & Girls Club
3 Geremonty Dr
Salem, NH 03079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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