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ZIP Code 01003

Primary City:Amherst, MA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Hampshire County
Timezone: Eastern (2:40pm)
Area code: 413 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.39, -72.53
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01003

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01003. 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 01003. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01003, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 01003 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01003 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 01003 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01003 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,372
Population Density 14,581 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5
Land Area 0.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 20

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


 Male 5,325 51%
 Female 5,047 49%


 White 7,979 76.9%
 Black Or African American 630 6.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.1%
 Asian 1,195 11.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 180 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 372 3.6%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2 40%
 Single Guardian 0 0%
 Singles 1 20%
 Singles With Roommate 2 40%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4 80%
 Households with Kids 1 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01003 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 01003 were primarily built in the 2000s. Rentals in 01003 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01003 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16 0.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 10,353 99.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 0 0%
 Renter Occupied Households 5 100%
 Households Vacant 0 0%
Housing Occupancy

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 25%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 12 75%
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

ZIP 01003 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 01003 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 01003 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 01003 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 150 1%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,047 82%
 No Earnings 1,789 16%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 150 1%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,047 82%
 No Earnings 1,789 16%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 720 20%
 Public transportation 114 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,601 45%
 Worked at Home 1,089 31%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 01003 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 0 0.0%
 High School Graduate 80 50.0%
 Associate's degree 27 16.9%
 Bachelor's degree 34 21.3%
 Master's degree 17 10.6%
 Professional school degree 1 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 93 62%
 Enrolled in Private School 58 38%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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