Data Profile of ZIP Code 01612

About Paxton, MA (ZIP Code 01612)

Massachusetts

Demographics Data and Detailed Statistics About 01612

The 01612 ZIP Code is primarily associated with Paxton, MA in Worcester County in the United States. The current population estimate is 4,900. About 20.6% of residents in ZIP Code 01612 are aged 62 years and older, and the region has a median age of 37.5 years. In this Massachusetts region, an estimated 96.1% hold a high school degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $43,878. Approximately 2% of the population is living below the poverty line. The median household income of this region is $120,469.

Population in 01612

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 01612 is 4,900.

Paxton, MA

The 01612 ZIP Code is associated with Paxton, MA in Worcester County.

Area Codes associated with 01612

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 01612 include No associated area codes were found for ZIP Code 01612.

Sunrise / Sunset in 01612

Sunrise: 6:38 am
Sunset: 6:40 pm
Sunrise in 01612 6:38 am
Sunrise in 01612 6:40 pm

Weather forecast for 01612

Forecast currently unavailable.

Current air quality in 01612

Air quality: Fair Air quality scale in 01612 Fair

Internet in 01612

In ZIP Code 01612, an estimated 91.3% of households have a computer, while 87.6% have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 01612

Males make up an estimated 51.4% of the overall population in ZIP Code 01612, while females comprise about 48.6%.

Health Insurance in 01612

Approximately 6.1% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 01612 (Paxton, MA) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 01612

The median household income in ZIP Code 01612 is $120,469, while the region's mean household income is $137,122. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $43,878. The per capita income in ZIP Code 01612 of $43,878 is approximately 0.27% more than the per capita income in Massachusetts overall of $43,761. An estimated 1.6% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 83.16% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 19.5% of the population in 01612 earn $200,000 or more per year, while an estimated 17.6% earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, and 0.5% of 01612 residents earn less than $10,000 per year.

Household Income Details

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Total Income in 01612

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 0.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 0.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 5.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 2.7%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 8.7%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 10.1%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 17.1%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 17.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 17.3%
$200,000 or more per year 19.5%

Education levels in ZIP Code 01612

In ZIP Code 01612, 96.1% of the population graduated high school, while 56.3% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 1.1% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 26.2% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 16.2% in this Worcester County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 01612

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 1.1%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2.7%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 16.2%
Some college, no degree 17.7%
Associate's degree 6.1%
Bachelor's degree 30.0%
Graduate or professional degree 26.2%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 01612. 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 01612

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 01612, 99.2% is one race, while 0.8% are two or more races. Approximately 4.0% of 01612 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 01612 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (89.0%), followed by Black or African American (8.6%) .

Race Breakdown Details

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Racial Composition of 01612

Industry Percent
White 89.0%
Black or African American 8.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.5%
Asian 2.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.2%
Some other race 0.7%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 01612

In ZIP Code 01612, 84.8% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 2.4% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 5.8% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 1.8% of homes. Lastly, 5.2% 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 01612

Language Spoken Percent
English only 84.8%
Spanish 2.4%
Other Indo-European languages 5.8%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 1.8%
Other languages 5.2%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

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Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 01612

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 01612, an estimated 25.5% of homes were built between 1950 and 1959. Additionally, 16.0% of homes in the region were built in 1939 or earlier, while an estimated 1.6% of homes were built in 2014 or later in this Worcester County region.

Age of Housing in 01612

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 1.6%
Built between 2010 and 2013 1.8%
Built between 2000 and 2009 7.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 5.7%
Built between 1980 and 1989 11.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 12.6%
Built between 1960 and 1969 12.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 25.5%
Built between 1940 and 1949 6.4%
Built in 1939 or earlier 16.0%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 01612. 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 01612

Residents of ZIP Code 01612 are younger than average. The median age of 37.5 years in ZIP Code 01612 is approximately 1.57% lower than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 81.5% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 20.6% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 13.2% of the population in 01612 falls in the age group 45 to 54 years, while an estimated 11.9% are aged 15 to 19 years. On the low end of the scale, 2.3% of 01612 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 01612. 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 01612

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 4.8%
5 to 9 years 5.1%
10 to 14 years 5.7%
15 to 19 years 11.9%
20 to 24 years 8.4%
25 to 34 years 10.0%
35 to 44 years 10.4%
45 to 54 years 13.2%
55 to 59 years 7.8%
60 to 64 years 6.3%
65 to 74 years 10.0%
75 to 84 years 4.1%
85 years and over 2.3%

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 01612

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 01612 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 29.3% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 01612 is high blood pressure, as approximately 25.3% 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 01612. 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 01612

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 7.3%
Stroke 2.2%
Current asthma 10.2%
High cholesterol 29.3%
Diagnosed diabetes 6.5%
High blood pressure 25.3%
Chronic kidney disease 2.1%
Coronary heart disease 4.7%
Arthritis 22.5%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 01612

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 01612 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 93.9% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 91.0% of those 18 and above in 01612 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 01612 include sleeping less than 7 hours (35.0% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (27.3% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 01612

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 80.3%
Current access to health insurance 93.9%
Cholesterol screening 91.0%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 73.6%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 80.9%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

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Health Risk Behaviors Details

Bar chart displaying health risk behaviors details in ZIP Code 01612. 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 01612

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Sleeping less than 7 hours 35.0%
Obesity 27.3%
Binge drinking 22.2%
Current smoking 11.4%
No leisure-time physical activity 20.3%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 01612

The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 01612 of 14.93¢/kWh. This rate is about 37.61% less than the average rate in Massachusetts, and approximately 3.43% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 01612 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).

Electricity Breakdown Details

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Electricity Rates in 01612

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 01612 14.93¢/kWh 14.23¢/kWh 13.96¢/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 01612

Month ZIP Code 01612 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.66 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.69 3 6.31
Mar 5.59 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.51 5.13 7.3
May 5.51 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.52 5.72 6.95
Jul 6.03 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.89 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.57 5.15 7.02
Oct 4.11 3.32 6.92
Nov 3.69 2.33 5.99
Dec 3.13 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 01612

In 01612, 65.7% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 8.4% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 28.3 minutes. Approximately 29.8% of the employed population 16 years and over in 01612 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 15.2% work in professional, scientific, management, and administrative. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.9% of 01612 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 01612

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.9%
Construction 4.3%
Manufacturing 10.5%
Wholesale trade 3.8%
Retail trade 9.3%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1.5%
Information 2.8%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 5.4%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 15.2%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 29.8%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 10.1%
Other services, except public administration 2.6%
Public administration 3.7%

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 01612

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 01612, debt collection have received the most complaints in 01612 in the past 12 months. received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Worcester County region was communication tactics.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

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Consumer Complaints by Product in 01612

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Debt collection 1
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 01612

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Communication tactics 1
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints (Issues)

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