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ZIP Code 01462

Primary City:Lunenburg, MA (View All Cities)
County: Worcester County
Timezone: Eastern (8:30pm)
Coordinates:42.59, -71.72
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01462

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01462. 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 01462. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01462, 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:
Lunenburg, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 01462 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01462 is located in north 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 01462 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01462 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,086
Population Density 381 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,133
Median Home Value $282,100
Land Area 26.48 sq mi
Water Area 1.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,835
Median Household Income $76,063

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5262226488
5-9327289616
10-14377364741
15-19380316696
20-24224220444
25-29201206407
30-34218233451
35-39285306591
40-44389421810
45-49467488955
50-54459472931
55-59434416850
60-64346376722
65-69227241468
70-74159167326
75-79115142257
80-848093173
85 Plus55105160

Gender

 Male 5,005 50%
 Female 5,081 50%
Gender

Race

 White 9,600 95.2%
 Black Or African American 90 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.2%
 Asian 157 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 67 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 155 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24152237
25-3422085305
35-4459881679
45-54921921,013
55-6484666912
65-7445245497
75-8424245287
85 Plus8916105

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,335 61%
 Single Guardian 497 13%
 Singles 793 21%
 Singles With Roommate 210 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,548 66%
 Households with Kids 1,287 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1474390
2574299
35756113
4503989
57554129
65858116
76851119
86052112
96674140
108766153
116574139
127179150
136987156
148558143
157279151
167688164
179063153
189750147
19453681
206245107

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01462 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01462 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01462 real estate data, the median home value of $282,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 01462. Rentals in 01462 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 01462 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,077 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,508 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 875 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 452 11%
 Households Vacant 298 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 39 13.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.3%
 For Sale Only 65 21.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 4.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 96 32.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 81 27.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 38 6%
 1 Bedroom 91 14%
 2 Bedroom 278 41%
 3+ Bedroom 265 39%
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 $76,063 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 01462 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 01462. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,829 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,278 27%
 No Earnings 2,388 28%
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 3,829 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,278 27%
 No Earnings 2,388 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,099 91.1%
 Public transportation 42 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 114 2.0%
 Worked at Home 337 6.0%
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 388 10.4%
 High School Graduate 1,669 45.0%
 Associate's degree 326 8.8%
 Bachelor's degree 883 23.8%
 Master's degree 341 9.2%
 Professional school degree 84 2.3%
 Doctorate degree 22 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,782 87.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 175 8.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 86 4.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01462

ZIP Code 01462 is in the Lunenburg School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01462.

Thomas C Passios Elementary
1025 Massachusetts Ave
Lunenburg, MA 01462
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lunenburg School District
Turkey Hill Middle School
129 Northfield Rd
Lunenburg, MA 01462
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lunenburg School District
Lunenburg Primary School
1401 Massachusetts Ave
Lunenburg, MA 01462
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lunenburg School District
Lunenburg High School
1079 Massachusetts Ave
Lunenburg, MA 01462
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lunenburg School District
Twin City Christian School
194 Electric Ave
Lunenburg, MA 01462
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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