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
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.254, Longitude -71.773
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,080
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 14,937
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,490
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,447

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Database updated: April 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.

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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Worcester, MA 01604 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Worcester, MA 01604 Housing Affordability Index is 100
State of Massachusetts Housing Affordability Index is 87
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Worcester, MA 01604 Wealth Index is 60
State of Massachusetts Wealth Index is 139
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 34,284
Population in Households 33,939
Population in Families 25,187
Population in Group Qrtrs 345
Population Density 4,818
Diversity Index1 71
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,790
Average Household Income $70,892
Per Capita Income $28,665
Wealth Index3 60

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 15,461 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,909 (38.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,942 (51.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,610 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $240,933
Housing Affordability Index2 100
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 13,851
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 8,084
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.1% 0.2%
Households -0.04% 0.12%
Families -0.12% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Worcester, MA 01604 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01604 to the other 523 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 42 92nd
Population Density # 90 83rd
Diversity Index # 52 91st
Median Household Income # 452 14th
Per Capita Income # 457 13th

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