Worcester, MA 01606 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01606: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Worcester, MA 01606

Not Acceptable, USPS
Greendale, MA 01606

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.311, Longitude -71.801
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 690
  • PO Box Addresses: 183
  • Residential Addresses: 8,518
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 992
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,526

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

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Worcester, MA 01606 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,626
Daytime Population: Workers 12,968
Daytime Population: Residents 9,167
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,135
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 19,358
Population in Familes 14,937
Population in Group Qrtrs 268
Population Density2 3,395
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $58,850
Average Household Income $78,199
Per Capita Income $32,525


Total Housing Units 8,646 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,192 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,900 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 554 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $228,673
Average Home Value $248,445


Total Households 8,092
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 4,983
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 0.48% 0.53%
Households 0.32% 0.44%
Families 0.23% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Worcester, MA 01606 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01606 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 # 128 76th
Population Density # 117 78th
Diversity Index # 93 82nd
Median Household Income # 398 24th
Per Capita Income # 376 28th

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