Data Profile of ZIP Code 01540

About Oxford, MA (ZIP Code 01540)

Massachusetts

Detailed Demographics Data and Other Stats About 01540

The 01540 ZIP Code is primarily associated with Oxford, MA in Worcester County in the United States. The current population estimate is 11,581. Approximately 6% of the population lives below the poverty line, while the median househould income sits at $77,184. The ZIP Code 01540 has a median age of approximately 39.7 years, with 16.2% of residents aged 62 years and older. In this Massachusetts region, an estimated 93.9% hold a high school degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $34,735.

Population in 01540

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 01540 is 11,581.

Oxford, MA

The 01540 ZIP Code is associated with Oxford, MA in Worcester County.

Area Codes associated with 01540

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 01540 include 508, and 774.

Sunrise / Sunset in 01540

Sunrise: 6:47 am
Sunset: 6:24 pm
Sunrise in 01540 6:47 am
Sunrise in 01540 6:24 pm

Weather forecast for 01540

Today's forecast for 01540: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Northeast wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Current air quality in 01540

Air quality: Good Air quality scale in 01540 Good

Internet in 01540

In ZIP Code 01540, an estimated 92.3% of households have a computer, while 84.5% have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 01540

Females make up an estimated 49.5% of the overall population in ZIP Code 01540, while males comprise about 50.5%.

Health Insurance in 01540

Approximately 8.2% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 01540 (Oxford, MA) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 01540

The median household income in ZIP Code 01540 is $77,184, while the region's mean household income is $92,834. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $34,735. The per capita income in ZIP Code 01540 of $34,735 is approximately 20.63% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $43,761. An estimated 5.7% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 40% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 20.3% of the population in 01540 earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, while an estimated 13.8% earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, and 4.0% of 01540 residents earn less than $10,000 per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 01540. This visualizes the percentage of households in this region that fall within different income ranges, e.g. $100,000 to $149,999 per year.

Total Income in 01540

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 4.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 6.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 7.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 7.7%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 8.5%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 13.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 10.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 20.3%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 12.7%
$200,000 or more per year 8.4%

Education levels in ZIP Code 01540

In ZIP Code 01540, 93.9% of the population graduated high school, while 28.0% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 2.4% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 9.6% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 34.4% in this Worcester County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 01540

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 2.4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3.7%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 34.4%
Some college, no degree 21.7%
Associate's degree 9.8%
Bachelor's degree 18.4%
Graduate or professional degree 9.6%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 01540. This visualizes the percentage of the population that has attained a specific level of education, e.g. a graduate or professional degree.

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 01540

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 01540, 96.5% is one race, while 3.5% are two or more races. Approximately 5.6% of 01540 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 01540 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (92.7%), followed by Some other race (4.2%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 01540. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 01540

Industry Percent
White 92.7%
Black or African American 2.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 4.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1%
Some other race 4.2%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 01540

In ZIP Code 01540, 88.0% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 3.3% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 7.0% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 1.3% of homes. Lastly, 0.3% 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.

Language Spoken in 01540

Language Spoken Percent
English only 88.0%
Spanish 3.3%
Other Indo-European languages 7.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 1.3%
Other languages 0.3%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 01540. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the area that list a specific language as being spoken in the home, e.g. Spanish.

Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 01540

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 01540, an estimated 19.2% of homes were built between 1950 and 1959. Additionally, 18.9% of homes in the region were built between 1970 and 1979, while an estimated 0.0% of homes were built in 2014 or later in this Worcester County region.

Age of Housing in 01540

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 0.0%
Built between 2010 and 2013 1.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 10.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 8.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 8.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 18.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 9.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 19.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 5.3%
Built in 1939 or earlier 17.7%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 01540. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the region that were built in a certain time frame, e.g. built between 1950 and 1959.

Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 01540

Residents of ZIP Code 01540 are older than average. The median age of 39.7 years in ZIP Code 01540 is approximately 4.2% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 77.6% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 16.2% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 15.9% of the population in 01540 falls in the age group 45 to 54 years, while an estimated 12.0% are aged 25 to 34 years. On the low end of the scale, 1.6% of 01540 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 01540. This visualizes the percentage of the population in the region that falls into certain age ranges, e.g. 35 to 44 years old.

Age Breakdown in 01540

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 5.8%
5 to 9 years 5.6%
10 to 14 years 7.6%
15 to 19 years 5.8%
20 to 24 years 6.9%
25 to 34 years 12.0%
35 to 44 years 11.1%
45 to 54 years 15.9%
55 to 59 years 8.9%
60 to 64 years 6.9%
65 to 74 years 7.0%
75 to 84 years 4.8%
85 years and over 1.6%

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 01540

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 01540 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 30.9% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 01540 is high blood pressure, as approximately 28.8% of adults 18 and older in this Worcester County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 01540. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that have specific chronic health issues, e.g. high blood pressure, diabetes, or arthritis.

Health Issues in 01540

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 7.3%
High cholesterol 30.9%
Arthritis 25.8%
Current asthma 11.1%
Chronic kidney disease 2.4%
Coronary heart disease 5.6%
Stroke 2.8%
High blood pressure 28.8%
Diagnosed diabetes 8.0%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 01540

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 01540 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 91.8% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 90.7% of those 18 and above in 01540 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 01540 include sleeping less than 7 hours (38.6% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (32.1% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 01540

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 73.8%
Cholesterol screening 90.7%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 74.0%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 79.4%
Current access to health insurance 91.8%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 01540. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that engage in preventative health measures, e.g. sholesterol screenings and visits to doctors for routine checkups.

Health Risk Behaviors Details

Bar chart displaying health risk behaviors details in ZIP Code 01540. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and older that engage in health risk behaviors, e.g. smoking or binge drinking.

Health Risk Behaviors in 01540

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Sleeping less than 7 hours 38.6%
Obesity 32.1%
Current smoking 17.2%
Binge drinking 20.7%
No leisure-time physical activity 26.4%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 01540

The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 01540 of 13.13¢/kWh. This rate is about 45.13% less than the average rate in Massachusetts, and approximately 15.07% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 01540 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).

Electricity Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the electricity rates breakdown in ZIP Code 01540. This visualizes electricity rates in 01540 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 01540

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 01540 13.13¢/kWh 7.38¢/kWh 5.14¢/kWh
Massachusetts 23.93¢/kWh 18.18¢/kWh 18.67¢/kWh
United States 15.46¢/kWh 13.15¢/kWh 9.43¢/kWh

Solar Power in 01540

Month ZIP Code 01540 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.78 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.64 3 6.31
Mar 5.22 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.43 5.13 7.3
May 5.46 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.44 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.68 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.62 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.61 5.15 7.02
Oct 4.28 3.32 6.92
Nov 3.78 2.33 5.99
Dec 3.44 1.78 5.46
All figures listed are kWh/m2/day — kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Radiation Levels

Line chart displaying solar radiation levels in ZIP Code 01540. This visualizes solar power levels in 01540 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 01540

In 01540, 68.9% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 1.1% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 28.0 minutes. Approximately 28.5% of the employed population 16 years and over in 01540 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 14.8% work in manufacturing. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.0% of 01540 workers 16 years and over work in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying job industry breakdown details for ZIP Code 01540. This visualizes the percentage of the population 16 years and over that work in certain industries, e.g. educational services, and health care and social assistance.

Job Industry Breakdown in 01540

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.0%
Construction 8.6%
Manufacturing 14.8%
Wholesale trade 3.8%
Retail trade 13.4%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 5.0%
Information 0.3%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 8.5%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 5.5%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 28.5%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 5.1%
Other services, except public administration 4.2%
Public administration 2.4%

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 01540

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 01540, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 01540 in the past 12 months. Mortgage received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Worcester County region was trouble during payment process.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

Pie chart displaying the specific consumer financial products associated with complaints that originated from residents in ZIP Code 01540. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 01540

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or credit repair services 4
Mortgage 3
Checking or savings account 1
Debt collection 1
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 01540

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Trouble during payment process 3
Incorrect information on your report 2
Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation 2
Communication tactics 1
Managing an account 1
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints (Issues)

Pie chart displaying the complaints about consumer financial products and services that were sent to companies for response from residents in ZIP Code 01540. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.