The 01605 ZIP Code is primarily associated with Worcester, MA in Worcester County in the United States. The current population estimate is 28,533. About 16.2% of residents in ZIP Code 01605 are aged 62 years and older, and the region has a median age of 32.6 years. In this Massachusetts region, an estimated 81.6% hold a high school degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $23,003. The median household income is approximately $40,390, and an estimated 23% of the population is living below the poverty line.
The median household income in ZIP Code 01605 is $40,390, while the region's mean household income is $57,682. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $23,003. The per capita income in ZIP Code 01605 of $23,003 is approximately 47.43% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $43,761. An estimated 23.3% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately145.26% higher than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 15.5% of the population in 01605 earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, while an estimated 14.8% earn $15,000 to $24,999 per year, and 2.8% of 01605 residents earn $150,000 to $199,999 per year.
|Less than $10,000 per year||12.4%|
|$10,000 to $14,999 per year||9.0%|
|$15,000 to $24,999 per year||14.8%|
|$25,000 to $34,999 per year||7.8%|
|$35,000 to $49,999 per year||14.5%|
|$50,000 to $74,999 per year||15.5%|
|$75,000 to $99,999 per year||10.1%|
|$100,000 to $149,999 per year||10.1%|
|$150,000 to $199,999 per year||2.8%|
|$200,000 or more per year||3.0%|
In ZIP Code 01605, 81.6% of the population graduated high school, while 24.3% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 6.7% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 9.0% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 32.4% in this Worcester County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).
|Less than 9th grade||6.7%|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||11.7%|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||32.4%|
|Some college, no degree||17.5%|
|Graduate or professional degree||9.0%|
Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 01605, 94.8% is one race, while 5.2% are two or more races. Approximately 30.3% of 01605 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 01605 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (68.4%), followed by Black or African American (22.2%) .
|Black or African American||22.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.9%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.1%|
|Some other race||7.0%|
In ZIP Code 01605, 56.1% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 24.9% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 8.0% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 3.5% of homes. Lastly, 7.4% 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||8.0%|
|Asian and Pacific Islander languages||3.5%|
Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 01605, an estimated 38.0% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 16.2% of homes in the region were built between 1950 and 1959, while an estimated 0.1% of homes were built between 2010 and 2013 in this Worcester County region.
|Year Home Built||Percent|
|Built in 2014 or later||0.7%|
|Built between 2010 and 2013||0.1%|
|Built between 2000 and 2009||5.1%|
|Built between 1990 and 1999||4.6%|
|Built between 1980 and 1989||9.3%|
|Built between 1970 and 1979||9.8%|
|Built between 1960 and 1969||8.4%|
|Built between 1950 and 1959||16.2%|
|Built between 1940 and 1949||7.7%|
|Built in 1939 or earlier||38.0%|
Residents of ZIP Code 01605 are younger than average. The median age of 32.6 years in ZIP Code 01605 is approximately 14.44% lower than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 77.2% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 16.2% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 17.9% of the population in 01605 falls in the age group 25 to 34 years, while an estimated 11.7% are aged 35 to 44 years. On the low end of the scale, 2.9% of 01605 residents are aged 85 years and over.
|Under 5 years||6.2%|
|5 to 9 years||6.4%|
|10 to 14 years||7.1%|
|15 to 19 years||7.2%|
|20 to 24 years||9.1%|
|25 to 34 years||17.9%|
|35 to 44 years||11.7%|
|45 to 54 years||10.7%|
|55 to 59 years||5.3%|
|60 to 64 years||4.9%|
|65 to 74 years||6.7%|
|75 to 84 years||4.0%|
|85 years and over||2.9%|
One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 01605 is high blood pressure, as an estimated 31.3% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 01605 is high cholesterol, as approximately 29.3% of adults 18 and older in this Worcester County region contend with that issue.
|Health Issue||Percent of adults*|
|Cancer (excluding skin cancer)||6.6%|
|High blood pressure||31.3%|
|Coronary heart disease||6.4%|
|Chronic kidney disease||3.1%|
One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 01605 is cholesterol screening, as an estimated 87.3% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 83.9% of those 18 and above in 01605 list current access to health insurance, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 01605 include sleeping less than 7 hours (41.8% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (35.7% of those 18 and older).
|Preventive Measure||Percent of adults*|
|Current access to health insurance||83.9%|
|Taking medicine for high blood pressure control||73.3%|
|Visits to dentist or dental clinic||62.4%|
|Visits to doctor for routine checkup||79.0%|
|Risk Behavior||Percent of adults*|
|Sleeping less than 7 hours||41.8%|
|No leisure-time physical activity||34.8%|
The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 01605 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 01605 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.96 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 20.39% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 24.73% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).
|ZIP Code 01605||13.13¢/kWh||7.38¢/kWh||5.14¢/kWh|
|Month||ZIP Code 01605||Low (WA)||High (AZ)|
In 01605, 60.0% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 4.8% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 24.3 minutes. Approximately 32.8% of the employed population 16 years and over in 01605 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 12.8% work in retail trade. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.0% of 01605 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||5.0%|
|Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing||4.9%|
|Professional, scientific, management, and administrative||11.0%|
|Educational services, and health care and social assistance||32.8%|
|Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services||7.6%|
|Other services, except public administration||4.5%|
Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 01605, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 01605 in the past 12 months. Debt collection received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Worcester County region was incorrect information on a report.
|Complaint Product||Number of Complaints*|
|Credit reporting or credit repair services||22|
|Credit card or prepaid card||4|
|Checking or savings account||3|
|Complaint Issue||Number of Complaints*|
|Incorrect information on your report||13|
|Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation||9|
|Took or threatened to take negative or legal action||7|
|Trouble during payment process||3|