Worcester, MA 01604 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01604: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Worcester, MA 01604

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,023
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,093
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,505
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.254, Longitude -71.773
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Worcester, MA 01604 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 36,028
Population in Households 35,671
Population in Familes 26,483
Population in Group Qrtrs 357
Population Density1 5,085
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 14,596
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 8,515
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,078 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,377 (39.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,219 (51.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,482 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $220,666
Average Home Value $228,540


Median Household Income $51,290
Average Household Income $66,259
Per Capita Income $27,031
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.62%
Households 0.35% 0.52%
Families 0.27% 0.47%
Median Household Income   -0.7%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Worcester, MA 01604 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01604 to the other 515 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 36 93rd
Population Density1 # 85 84th
Diversity Index2 # 52 90th
Median Household Income # 434 16th
Per Capita Income # 441 15th

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