Data Profile of ZIP Code 01602

About Worcester, MA (ZIP Code 01602)

Massachusetts

Demographics Data and In-depth Information About 01602

The 01602 ZIP Code is primarily associated with Worcester, MA in Worcester County in the United States. The current population estimate is 22,900. About 22.0% of residents in ZIP Code 01602 are aged 62 years and older, and the region has a median age of 41.5 years. In this Massachusetts region, an estimated 93.0% hold a high school degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $36,792. Approximately 8% of the population is living below the poverty line. The median household income of this region is $64,942.

Population in 01602

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 01602 is 22,900.

Worcester, MA

The 01602 ZIP Code is associated with Worcester, MA in Worcester County.

Area Codes associated with 01602

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 01602 include No associated area codes were found for ZIP Code 01602.

Sunrise / Sunset in 01602

Sunrise: 7:02 am
Sunset: 4:58 pm
Sunrise in 01602 7:02 am
Sunrise in 01602 4:58 pm

Weather forecast for 01602

Forecast currently unavailable.

Current air quality in 01602

Air quality: Good Air quality scale in 01602 Good

Internet in 01602

In ZIP Code 01602, an estimated 91.2% of households have a computer, while 86.4% have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 01602

Males make up an estimated 48.4% of the overall population in ZIP Code 01602, while females comprise about 51.6%.

Health Insurance in 01602

Approximately 6.7% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 01602 (Worcester, MA) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 01602

The median household income in ZIP Code 01602 is $64,942, while the region's mean household income is $86,316. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $36,792. The per capita income in ZIP Code 01602 of $36,792 is approximately 15.93% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $43,761. An estimated 7.7% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 18.95% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 15.2% of the population in 01602 earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, while an estimated 14.2% earn $35,000 to $49,999 per year, and 4.2% of 01602 residents earn $10,000 to $14,999 per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 01602. 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 01602

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 7.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 4.2%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 7.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 8.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 14.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 14.1%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 12.4%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 15.2%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 9.7%
$200,000 or more per year 7.2%

Education levels in ZIP Code 01602

In ZIP Code 01602, 93.0% of the population graduated high school, while 44.4% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 2.6% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 19.4% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 23.4% in this Worcester County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 01602

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 2.6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4.5%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 23.4%
Some college, no degree 16.3%
Associate's degree 8.9%
Bachelor's degree 25.0%
Graduate or professional degree 19.4%

Education Level Details

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Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 01602

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 01602, 96.9% is one race, while 3.1% are two or more races. Approximately 8.9% of 01602 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 01602 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (83.4%), followed by Black or African American (9.7%) .

Race Breakdown Details

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Racial Composition of 01602

Industry Percent
White 83.4%
Black or African American 9.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8%
Asian 6.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.4%
Some other race 3.1%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 01602

In ZIP Code 01602, 73.5% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 7.2% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 12.8% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 4.5% of homes. Lastly, 2.0% 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.

Language Spoken in 01602

Language Spoken Percent
English only 73.5%
Spanish 7.2%
Other Indo-European languages 12.8%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 4.5%
Other languages 2.0%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

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Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 01602

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 01602, an estimated 44.0% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 12.7% of homes in the region were built between 1950 and 1959, while an estimated 0.1% of homes were built in 2014 or later in this Worcester County region.

Age of Housing in 01602

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 0.1%
Built between 2010 and 2013 0.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 3.9%
Built between 1990 and 1999 3.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 8.9%
Built between 1970 and 1979 8.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 7.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 12.7%
Built between 1940 and 1949 10.9%
Built in 1939 or earlier 44.0%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 01602. 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 01602

Residents of ZIP Code 01602 are older than average. The median age of 41.5 years in ZIP Code 01602 is approximately 8.92% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 83.9% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 22.0% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 14.2% of the population in 01602 falls in the age group 45 to 54 years, while an estimated 12.7% are aged 25 to 34 years. On the low end of the scale, 2.3% of 01602 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 01602. 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 01602

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 3.7%
5 to 9 years 3.4%
10 to 14 years 5.0%
15 to 19 years 8.4%
20 to 24 years 9.1%
25 to 34 years 12.7%
35 to 44 years 11.1%
45 to 54 years 14.2%
55 to 59 years 7.2%
60 to 64 years 7.4%
65 to 74 years 10.5%
75 to 84 years 4.9%
85 years and over 2.3%

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 01602

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 01602 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 01602 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 01602. 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 01602

Health Issue Percent of adults*
High blood pressure 28.8%
High cholesterol 30.1%
Stroke 2.6%
Chronic kidney disease 2.6%
Coronary heart disease 5.7%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 6.9%
Diagnosed diabetes 8.6%
Arthritis 26.1%
Current asthma 10.9%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 01602

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 01602 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 93.3% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 90.0% of those 18 and above in 01602 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 01602 include sleeping less than 7 hours (32.2% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (29.3% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 01602

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 73.3%
Cholesterol screening 90.0%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 80.6%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 75.3%
Current access to health insurance 93.3%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

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Health Risk Behaviors Details

Bar chart displaying health risk behaviors details in ZIP Code 01602. 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 01602

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Obesity 29.3%
Current smoking 13.6%
Binge drinking 16.5%
No leisure-time physical activity 21.3%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 32.2%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 01602

The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 01602 of 13.13¢/kWh. This rate is about 53.27% less than the average rate in Massachusetts, and approximately 16.05% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 01602 has an average daily solar radiation level of 5.04 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 22.33% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 23.52% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).

Electricity Breakdown Details

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Electricity Rates in 01602

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 01602 13.13¢/kWh 7.38¢/kWh 5.14¢/kWh
Massachusetts 28.1¢/kWh 18.79¢/kWh 17.53¢/kWh
United States 15.64¢/kWh 12.5¢/kWh 8.3¢/kWh

Solar Power in 01602

Month ZIP Code 01602 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.97 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.85 3 6.31
Mar 5.49 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.75 5.13 7.3
May 5.54 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.75 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.78 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.94 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.69 5.15 7.02
Oct 4.32 3.32 6.92
Nov 3.89 2.33 5.99
Dec 3.54 1.78 5.46
All figures listed are kWh/m2/day — kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Radiation Levels

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Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 01602

In 01602, 63.8% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 5.6% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 26.3 minutes. Approximately 34.1% of the employed population 16 years and over in 01602 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 11.4% work in retail trade. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.1% of 01602 workers 16 years and over work in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

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Job Industry Breakdown in 01602

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.1%
Construction 3.7%
Manufacturing 8.7%
Wholesale trade 1.2%
Retail trade 11.4%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4.4%
Information 2.0%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 7.1%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 9.8%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 34.1%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 8.6%
Other services, except public administration 4.9%
Public administration 3.9%

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 01602

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 01602, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 01602 in the past 12 months. Credit card or prepaid card received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Worcester County region was incorrect information on a report.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

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Consumer Complaints by Product in 01602

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or credit repair services 7
Credit card or prepaid card 4
Payday loan, title loan, or personal loan 3
Mortgage 2
Checking or savings account 1
Other 4
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 01602

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Incorrect information on your report 5
Getting the loan 2
Problem with a purchase shown on your statement 2
Advertising and marketing, including promotional offers 1
Charged fees or interest you didn't expect 1
Other 10
* 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 01602. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.