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ZIP Code 03878

Primary City:Somersworth, NH (View All Cities)
County: Strafford County
Timezone: Eastern (8:35am)
Area code: 603 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.26, -70.88
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 03878

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 03878. 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 03878. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 03878, 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:
Somersworth, NH

Stats and Demographics for the 03878 ZIP Code

ZIP code 03878 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 03878 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 03878 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,824
Population Density 1,183 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,226
Median Home Value $212,000
Land Area 9.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,888
Median Household Income $53,241

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4113823453343314494144414084704663472721971221227159
Female406412360334384488411417425521470396325261134175131133
Total817794705668715937825858833991936743597458256297202192

Gender

 Male 5,641 48%
 Female 6,183 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,580 89.5%
 Black Or African American 162 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.3%
 Asian 621 5.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 108 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 311 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2232655972154032923386
Renter17553736641225515911157
Total1978639251,133795488344143

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,153 44%
 Single Guardian 910 19%
 Singles 1,392 28%
 Singles With Roommate 433 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,348 68%
 Households with Kids 1,540 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8293818182767773747578616665757966565858
Female82647688728472801047477835769707362686157
Total164157157169154160149153178149155144123134145152128124119115

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 03878 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 03878 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 03878 real estate data, the median home value of $212,000 is slightly higher than average 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 03878. Rentals in 03878 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 03878 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,812 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,029 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 787 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,072 40%
 Households Vacant 338 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 161 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 68 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 74 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 91 4%
 1 Bedroom 419 21%
 2 Bedroom 905 45%
 3+ Bedroom 610 30%
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 $53,241 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 03878 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 03878 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 3,761 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,145 33%
 No Earnings 2,484 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 3,761 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,145 33%
 No Earnings 2,484 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,679 92%
 Public transportation 102 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 196 3%
 Worked at Home 203 3%
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 376 9.9%
 High School Graduate 2,087 54.9%
 Associate's degree 358 9.4%
 Bachelor's degree 750 19.7%
 Master's degree 191 5.0%
 Professional school degree 25 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,607 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 234 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 182 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 03878

ZIP Code 03878 is in the Somersworth School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 03878.

Somersworth Middle School
7 Memorial Dr
Somersworth, NH 03878
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Somersworth School District
Maple Wood Elementary School
184 Maple St
Somersworth, NH 03878
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somersworth School District
Idlehurst Elementary School
46 Stackpole Rd
Somersworth, NH 03878
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somersworth School District
Somersworth High School
11 Memorial Dr
Somersworth, NH 03878
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Somersworth School District
Wentworth-Douglass Hosp Early Learning @ the Works
246 Route 108
Somersworth, NH 03878
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Tri-City Christian Academy
150 W High St
Somersworth, NH 03878
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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