The 01474 ZIP Code is primarily associated with West Townsend, MA in Middlesex County in the United States. The current population estimate is 1,803. Median househould income is approximately $90,302, and an estimated 2% of the population is living below the poverty line. The median age in 01474 is estimated to at 51.1 years, and about 25.7% of residents are aged 62 years and older. In this Massachusetts region, an estimated 92.3% hold a high school degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $51,399.
The median household income in ZIP Code 01474 is $90,302, while the region's mean household income is $129,007. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $51,399. The per capita income in ZIP Code 01474 of $51,399 is approximately 17.45% more than the per capita income in Massachusetts overall of $43,761. An estimated 2.4% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 74.74% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 19.4% of the population in 01474 earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, while an estimated 17.8% earn $75,000 to $99,999 per year, and 1.4% of 01474 residents earn $10,000 to $14,999 per year.
|Less than $10,000 per year||1.8%|
|$10,000 to $14,999 per year||1.4%|
|$15,000 to $24,999 per year||8.8%|
|$25,000 to $34,999 per year||7.6%|
|$35,000 to $49,999 per year||7.6%|
|$50,000 to $74,999 per year||11.0%|
|$75,000 to $99,999 per year||17.8%|
|$100,000 to $149,999 per year||19.4%|
|$150,000 to $199,999 per year||12.3%|
|$200,000 or more per year||12.2%|
In ZIP Code 01474, 92.3% of the population graduated high school, while 35.8% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 0.0% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 14.2% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 31.7% in this Middlesex County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).
|Less than 9th grade||0.0%|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||7.7%|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||31.7%|
|Some college, no degree||17.1%|
|Graduate or professional degree||14.2%|
Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 01474, 100.0% is one race, while 0.0% are two or more races. Approximately 5.0% of 01474 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 01474 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (99.3%), followed by Some other race (0.7%) .
|Black or African American||0.0%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.0%|
|Some other race||0.7%|
In ZIP Code 01474, 98.3% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 0.0% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 1.7% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.0% of homes. Lastly, 0.0% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Middlesex County region.
|Other Indo-European languages||1.7%|
|Asian and Pacific Islander languages||0.0%|
Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 01474, an estimated 22.0% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 17.9% of homes in the region were built between 1980 and 1989, while an estimated 0.0% of homes were built between 2010 and 2013 in this Middlesex County region.
|Year Home Built||Percent|
|Built in 2014 or later||0.0%|
|Built between 2010 and 2013||0.0%|
|Built between 2000 and 2009||5.9%|
|Built between 1990 and 1999||13.4%|
|Built between 1980 and 1989||17.9%|
|Built between 1970 and 1979||10.7%|
|Built between 1960 and 1969||11.5%|
|Built between 1950 and 1959||8.3%|
|Built between 1940 and 1949||10.3%|
|Built in 1939 or earlier||22.0%|
Residents of ZIP Code 01474 are older than average. The median age of 51.1 years in ZIP Code 01474 is approximately 34.12% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 83.7% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 25.7% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 15.4% of the population in 01474 falls in the age group 55 to 59 years, while an estimated 15.2% are aged 45 to 54 years. On the low end of the scale, 0.9% of 01474 residents are aged 85 years and over.
|Under 5 years||4.4%|
|5 to 9 years||3.1%|
|10 to 14 years||4.3%|
|15 to 19 years||6.7%|
|20 to 24 years||6.0%|
|25 to 34 years||9.4%|
|35 to 44 years||8.3%|
|45 to 54 years||15.2%|
|55 to 59 years||15.4%|
|60 to 64 years||9.7%|
|65 to 74 years||11.4%|
|75 to 84 years||5.3%|
|85 years and over||0.9%|
One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 01474 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 30.1% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 01474 is high blood pressure, as approximately 26.7% of adults 18 and older in this Middlesex County region contend with that issue.
|Health Issue||Percent of adults*|
|High blood pressure||26.7%|
|Coronary heart disease||4.8%|
|Chronic kidney disease||2.3%|
|Cancer (excluding skin cancer)||6.6%|
One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 01474 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 94.8% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 92.0% of those 18 and above in 01474 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 01474 include sleeping less than 7 hours (29.2% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (23.3% of those 18 and older).
|Preventive Measure||Percent of adults*|
|Taking medicine for high blood pressure control||73.3%|
|Current access to health insurance||94.8%|
|Visits to dentist or dental clinic||75.6%|
|Visits to doctor for routine checkup||75.8%|
|Risk Behavior||Percent of adults*|
|Sleeping less than 7 hours||29.2%|
|No leisure-time physical activity||16.0%|
The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 01474 of 16.95¢/kWh. This rate is about 35.5% less than the average rate in Massachusetts, and approximately 5.34% greater than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 01474 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.91 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 19.17% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 25.49% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).
|ZIP Code 01474||16.95¢/kWh||14.42¢/kWh||7.27¢/kWh|
|Month||ZIP Code 01474||Low (WA)||High (AZ)|
In 01474, 66.3% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 12.1% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 36.6 minutes. Approximately 19.2% of the employed population 16 years and over in 01474 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 18.6% work in manufacturing. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.0% of 01474 workers 16 years and over work in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining.
|Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining||0.0%|
|Transportation and warehousing, and utilities||1.5%|
|Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing||1.1%|
|Professional, scientific, management, and administrative||16.1%|
|Educational services, and health care and social assistance||19.2%|
|Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services||11.0%|
|Other services, except public administration||4.4%|