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ZIP Code 01606

Primary City:Worcester, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Greendale
County: Worcester County
Timezone: Eastern (1:37am)
Area code: 508 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.31, -71.80
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01606

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01606. 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 01606. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01606, 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:
Worcester, MA
Unacceptable:
Greendale

Stats and Demographics for the 01606 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01606 is located in central Massachusetts and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 01606 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 01606 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,077
Population Density 3,217 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,449
Median Home Value $216,500
Land Area 5.93 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,943
Median Household Income $66,912

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56456121,257
5-95325161,048
10-145345061,040
15-195194871,006
20-245845961,180
25-296877251,412
30-347107381,448
35-397177281,445
40-446546091,263
45-496967361,432
50-546808071,487
55-596196491,268
60-64463524987
65-69299348647
70-74209277486
75-79221308529
80-84168314482
85 Plus219441660

Gender

 Male 9,156 48%
 Female 9,921 52%
Gender

Race

 White 15,705 82.3%
 Black Or African American 1,576 8.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 56 0.3%
 Asian 709 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 486 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 540 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2444260304
25-346856761,361
35-449765251,501
45-541,2464451,691
55-641,0943111,405
65-74526154680
75-84469147616
85 Plus258127385

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,414 43%
 Single Guardian 1,401 18%
 Singles 2,462 31%
 Singles With Roommate 666 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,669 71%
 Households with Kids 2,274 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1151124275
2103117220
3136122258
4127110237
5135104239
69899197
795107202
8106104210
998102200
1087110197
1110393196
1210899207
13123103226
14113101214
1510188189
16122122244
17109104213
189380173
199493187
20103120223

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01606 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01606 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01606 real estate data, the median home value of $216,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01606 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01606 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01606 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,644 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 36 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 335 1.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 62 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,029 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,269 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,645 31%
 Households Vacant 506 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 232 45.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.6%
 For Sale Only 86 17.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 3.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 3.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 148 29.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 68 3%
 1 Bedroom 691 29%
 2 Bedroom 1,153 48%
 3+ Bedroom 472 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 $66,912 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01606 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. More commuters in 01606 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 7,035 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,339 28%
 No Earnings 4,335 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 7,035 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,339 28%
 No Earnings 4,335 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,272 91.1%
 Public transportation 301 3.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 327 3.2%
 Worked at Home 276 2.7%
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 402 6.5%
 High School Graduate 2,787 44.7%
 Associate's degree 688 11.0%
 Bachelor's degree 1,435 23.0%
 Master's degree 734 11.8%
 Professional school degree 139 2.2%
 Doctorate degree 47 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,622 77.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 456 13.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 298 8.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01606

ZIP Code 01606 is in the Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01606.

Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School
10 New Bond St
Worcester, MA 01606
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School District
Burncoat Street
526 Burncoat St
Worcester, MA 01606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
Clark St Community
280 Clark St
Worcester, MA 01606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
Norrback Avenue
44 Malden St
Worcester, MA 01606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
Worcester Arts Magnet School
315 St Nicholas Ave
Worcester, MA 01606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
Thorndyke Road
30 Thorndyke Rd
Worcester, MA 01606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester School District
Burncoat Senior High School
179 Burncoat St
Worcester, MA 01606
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Worcester School District
Burncoat Middle School
135 Burncoat St
Worcester, MA 01606
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Worcester School District
Alhuda Academy
248 E Mountain St
Worcester, MA 01606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
G Stanley Hall School
41 Randolph Rd
Worcester, MA 01606
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private

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