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ZIP Code 01002

Primary City:Amherst, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Amherst Center
County: Hampshire
Timezone: Eastern (12:00pm)
Area code: 413 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.38, -72.52
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01002

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01002. 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 01002. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01002, 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:
Amherst, MA
Acceptable:
Cushman, Pelham
Unacceptable:
South Amherst

Stats and Demographics for the 01002 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01002 is located in northwest 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 01002 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01002 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,049
Population Density 528 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,388
Median Home Value $338,900
Land Area 55.04 sq mi
Water Area 1.65 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,910
Median Household Income $54,422

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 24Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 25

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4725486461,7024,166955591457525587678727624407285240182158
Female4255115942,2063,863836577531639702834857747469359312270367
Total8971,0591,2403,9088,0291,7911,1689881,1641,2891,5121,5841,371876644552452525

Gender

 Male 13,950 48%
 Female 15,099 52%
Gender

Race

 White 22,597 77.8%
 Black Or African American 1,444 5.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 79 0.3%
 Asian 2,971 10.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 729 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,217 4.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner321605781,1611,390796506189
Renter1,9761,226552483351184170156
Total2,0081,3861,1301,6441,741980676345

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,669 37%
 Single Guardian 1,262 13%
 Singles 2,658 27%
 Singles With Roommate 2,321 23%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,563 76%
 Households with Kids 2,347 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9210411087105113109120101126139110130141140139140499784885
Female8085849792110109991011001291191091371491401467681,003958
Total1721891941841972232182192022262682292392782892792861,2671,7871,843

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01002 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 01002 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01002 real estate data, the median home value of $338,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 01002. Rentals in 01002 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01002 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,169 83.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 118 0.4%
 Other Institutional 5 0.0%
 College Student Housing 4,599 15.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 158 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,198 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,614 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,098 49%
 Households Vacant 478 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 188 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 5%
 For Sale Only 69 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 96 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 82 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 54 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,196 26%
 2 Bedroom 1,901 41%
 3+ Bedroom 1,536 33%
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 $54,422 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 01002 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. ZIP code 01002 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 01002 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 01002 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. More commuters in 01002 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 5,706 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14,375 55%
 No Earnings 5,958 23%
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 5,706 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14,375 55%
 No Earnings 5,958 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,311 65.9%
 Public transportation 1,585 11.2%
 Taxicab 13 0.1%
 Motorcycle 31 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,760 12.5%
 Worked at Home 1,430 10.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 01002 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 193 3%
 High School Graduate 1,362 23%
 Associate's degree 198 3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,313 22%
 Master's degree 1,341 22%
 Professional school degree 328 5%
 Doctorate degree 1,234 21%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,889 85.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 301 8.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 190 5.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01002

ZIP Code 01002 is in the Amherst School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01002.

Crocker Farm Elementary
280 West St
Amherst, MA 01002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amherst School District
Fort River Elementary
70 So East St
Amherst, MA 01002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amherst School District
Wildwood Elementary
71 Strong St
Amherst, MA 01002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amherst School District
Pelham Elementary
45 Amherst Rd
Pelham, MA 01002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pelham School District
Amherst Regional High School
21 Mattoon St
Amherst, MA 01002
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Amherst-Pelham School District
Amherst Regional Middle School
170 Chestnut St
Amherst, MA 01002
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Amherst-Pelham School District
The Common School
521 S Pleasant St
Amherst, MA 01002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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