Worcester, MA 01610 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01610: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Worcester, MA 01610

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 579
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,004
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,522
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.249, Longitude -71.808
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Worcester, MA 01610 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,055
Population in Households 20,754
Population in Familes 14,822
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,301
Population Density1 11,816
Diversity Index2 84


Total Households 7,525
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 4,328
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,676 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,399 (16.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,126 (70.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,151 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $188,061
Average Home Value $208,310


Median Household Income $29,584
Average Household Income $41,176
Per Capita Income $14,035
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.49%
Households 0.32% 0.5%
Families 0.23% 0.43%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   0.27%
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 01610 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01610 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 # 91 83rd
Population Density1 # 37 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 15 97th
Median Household Income # 502 3rd
Per Capita Income # 508 2nd

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