Leicester, MA 01524 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01524: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Leicester, MA 01524

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.233, Longitude -71.918
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 170
  • PO Box Addresses: 147
  • Residential Addresses: 2,449
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 142
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,307

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Leicester, MA 01524 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,090
Daytime Population: Workers 1,859
Daytime Population: Residents 3,293
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,152
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 6,791
Population in Familes 5,749
Population in Group Qrtrs 299
Population Density2 403
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $77,035
Average Household Income $92,462
Per Capita Income $34,557


Total Housing Units 2,724 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,990 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 593 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $270,504
Average Home Value $297,525


Total Households 2,583
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 1,834
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.34% 0.36%
Households 0.17% 0.3%
Families 0.11% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Leicester, MA 01524 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01524 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 299 43rd
Population Density # 344 34th
Diversity Index # 242 53rd
Median Household Income # 250 52nd
Per Capita Income # 346 34th

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