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ZIP Code 03242

Primary City:Henniker, NH (View All Cities)
County: Merrimack County
Timezone: Eastern (2:23pm)
Area code: 603 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.17, -71.82
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 03242

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 03242. 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 03242. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 03242, 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:
Henniker, NH

Stats and Demographics for the 03242 ZIP Code

ZIP code 03242 is located in south 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 03242 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 03242 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,836
Population Density 110 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,928
Median Home Value $231,700
Land Area 44.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,780
Median Household Income $64,913

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male112134146267374111971311211642292091518141293015
Female901221112803181091371241431972111931199837372543
Total20225625754769222023425526436144040227017978665558

Gender

 Male 2,442 50%
 Female 2,394 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,629 95.7%
 Black Or African American 60 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.4%
 Asian 53 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 22 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 55 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7931823633391316120
Renter1261169910966222719
Total1332092814724051538839

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 875 49%
 Single Guardian 249 14%
 Singles 468 26%
 Singles With Roommate 188 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,241 70%
 Households with Kids 539 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2326222523193037253125352530253540729598
Female22111719231623273321302023174233367297100
Total4537394446355364585255554847676876144192198

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 03242 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 03242 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 03242 real estate data, the median home value of $231,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 03242 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 03242 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 03242 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,289 89%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 547 11%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 896 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 300 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 584 30%
 Households Vacant 148 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 46 31.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 16 10.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 4.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 33.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 19.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 221 39%
 2 Bedroom 237 42%
 3+ Bedroom 113 20%
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 $64,913 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 03242 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 03242 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 03242 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,432 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,450 39%
 No Earnings 794 22%
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 1,432 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,450 39%
 No Earnings 794 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,904 80.6%
 Public transportation 9 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 195 8.3%
 Worked at Home 253 10.7%
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 90 7%
 High School Graduate 489 39%
 Associate's degree 51 4%
 Bachelor's degree 323 26%
 Master's degree 208 17%
 Professional school degree 35 3%
 Doctorate degree 49 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 839 77.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 142 13.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 108 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 03242

ZIP Code 03242 is in the Henniker School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 03242.

Henniker Community School
51 Western Ave
Henniker, NH 03242
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henniker School District

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