The 01506 ZIP Code is primarily associated with Brookfield, MA in Worcester County in the United States. The current population estimate is 3,441. The median household income is at $70,338, while an estimated 2% of the population in this ZIP is living below the poverty line. The ZIP Code 01506 has a median age of approximately 44.0 years, with 23.9% of residents aged 62 years and older. In this Massachusetts region, an estimated 92.6% hold a high school degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $36,953.
The median household income in ZIP Code 01506 is $70,338, while the region's mean household income is $88,908. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $36,953. The per capita income in ZIP Code 01506 of $36,953 is approximately 15.56% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $43,761. An estimated 1.5% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 84.21% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 17.0% of the population in 01506 earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, while an estimated 15.0% earn $35,000 to $49,999 per year, and 0.5% of 01506 residents earn $10,000 to $14,999 per year.
|Less than $10,000 per year||2.1%|
|$10,000 to $14,999 per year||0.5%|
|$15,000 to $24,999 per year||9.8%|
|$25,000 to $34,999 per year||10.6%|
|$35,000 to $49,999 per year||15.0%|
|$50,000 to $74,999 per year||14.2%|
|$75,000 to $99,999 per year||13.8%|
|$100,000 to $149,999 per year||17.0%|
|$150,000 to $199,999 per year||11.3%|
|$200,000 or more per year||5.6%|
In ZIP Code 01506, 92.6% of the population graduated high school, while 28.7% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 2.5% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 8.0% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 38.1% in this Worcester County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).
|Less than 9th grade||2.5%|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||4.9%|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||38.1%|
|Some college, no degree||18.0%|
|Graduate or professional degree||8.0%|
Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 01506, 98.5% is one race, while 1.5% are two or more races. Approximately 0.0% of 01506 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 01506 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (97.5%), followed by Asian (2.9%) .
|Black or African American||0.3%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.0%|
|Some other race||0.8%|
In ZIP Code 01506, 96.0% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 0.8% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 3.2% 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 Worcester County region.
|Other Indo-European languages||3.2%|
|Asian and Pacific Islander languages||0.0%|
Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 01506, an estimated 27.8% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 24.5% of homes in the region were built between 1980 and 1989, while an estimated 0.0% of homes were built in 2014 or later in this Worcester County region.
|Year Home Built||Percent|
|Built in 2014 or later||0.0%|
|Built between 2010 and 2013||0.7%|
|Built between 2000 and 2009||13.0%|
|Built between 1990 and 1999||6.0%|
|Built between 1980 and 1989||24.5%|
|Built between 1970 and 1979||17.5%|
|Built between 1960 and 1969||2.7%|
|Built between 1950 and 1959||5.5%|
|Built between 1940 and 1949||2.3%|
|Built in 1939 or earlier||27.8%|
Residents of ZIP Code 01506 are older than average. The median age of 44.0 years in ZIP Code 01506 is approximately 15.49% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 79.2% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 23.9% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 15.5% of the population in 01506 falls in the age group 45 to 54 years, while an estimated 14.9% are aged 65 to 74 years. On the low end of the scale, 1.3% of 01506 residents are aged 85 years and over.
|Under 5 years||4.5%|
|5 to 9 years||4.1%|
|10 to 14 years||7.9%|
|15 to 19 years||4.6%|
|20 to 24 years||6.5%|
|25 to 34 years||12.7%|
|35 to 44 years||11.8%|
|45 to 54 years||15.5%|
|55 to 59 years||5.5%|
|60 to 64 years||7.5%|
|65 to 74 years||14.9%|
|75 to 84 years||3.1%|
|85 years and over||1.3%|
One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 01506 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 34.5% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 01506 is high blood pressure, as approximately 30.2% of adults 18 and older in this Worcester County region contend with that issue.
|Health Issue||Percent of adults*|
|High blood pressure||30.2%|
|Cancer (excluding skin cancer)||7.9%|
|Coronary heart disease||6.0%|
|Chronic kidney disease||2.9%|
One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 01506 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 95.8% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 88.5% of those 18 and above in 01506 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 01506 include sleeping less than 7 hours (32.9% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (32.7% of those 18 and older).
|Preventive Measure||Percent of adults*|
|Current access to health insurance||95.8%|
|Taking medicine for high blood pressure control||76.0%|
|Visits to doctor for routine checkup||76.3%|
|Visits to dentist or dental clinic||72.8%|
|Risk Behavior||Percent of adults*|
|No leisure-time physical activity||21.5%|
|Sleeping less than 7 hours||32.9%|
Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 01506 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.86 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 17.96% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 26.25% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).
|ZIP Code 01506||13.13¢/kWh||7.38¢/kWh||5.14¢/kWh|
|Month||ZIP Code 01506||Low (WA)||High (AZ)|
In 01506, 64.4% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 7.1% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 35.6 minutes. Approximately 22.0% of the employed population 16 years and over in 01506 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 17.5% work in manufacturing. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.5% of 01506 workers 16 years and over work in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining.
|Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining||0.5%|
|Transportation and warehousing, and utilities||5.5%|
|Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing||4.2%|
|Professional, scientific, management, and administrative||8.1%|
|Educational services, and health care and social assistance||22.0%|
|Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services||6.5%|
|Other services, except public administration||5.3%|