Data Profile of ZIP Code 01844

About Methuen, MA (ZIP Code 01844)

Massachusetts

Detailed Demographics Data and Other Stats About 01844

The 01844 ZIP Code is primarily associated with Methuen, MA in Essex County in the United States. The current population estimate is 50,282. An estimated 19.4% of residents in the 01844 ZIP Code are of age 62 years and older. Overall, the region has a median age of 40.7 years. In this Massachusetts region, an estimated 88.3% hold a high school degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $35,387. Median househould income is approximately $77,484, and an estimated 7% of the population is living below the poverty line.

Population in 01844

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 01844 is 50,282.

Methuen, MA

The 01844 ZIP Code is associated with Methuen, MA in Essex County.

Area Codes associated with 01844

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 01844 include No associated area codes were found for ZIP Code 01844.

Sunrise / Sunset in 01844

Sunrise: 5:10 am
Sunset: 8:13 pm
Sunrise in 01844 5:10 am
Sunrise in 01844 8:13 pm

Weather forecast for 01844

Today's forecast for 01844: Patchy fog before 10am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 8 to 12 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Current air quality in 01844

Air quality: Good Air quality scale in 01844 Good

Internet in 01844

In ZIP Code 01844, an estimated 92.3% of households have a computer, while 88.7% have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 01844

In ZIP Code 01844, the gender split is approximately 48.1% male and an estimated 51.9% female.

Health Insurance in 01844

Approximately 6.3% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 01844 (Methuen, MA) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 01844

The median household income in ZIP Code 01844 is $77,484, while the region's mean household income is $96,043. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $35,387. The per capita income in ZIP Code 01844 of $35,387 is approximately 19.14% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $43,761. An estimated 6.8% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 28.42% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 20.1% of the population in 01844 earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, while an estimated 16.3% earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, and 3.8% of 01844 residents earn less than $10,000 per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 01844. 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 01844

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 3.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 4.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 7.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 6.4%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 10.4%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 16.3%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 20.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 10.4%
$200,000 or more per year 8.3%

Education levels in ZIP Code 01844

In ZIP Code 01844, 88.3% of the population graduated high school, while 28.1% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 6.5% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 10.7% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 30.2% in this Essex County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 01844

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 6.5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5.2%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 30.2%
Some college, no degree 19.7%
Associate's degree 10.2%
Bachelor's degree 17.5%
Graduate or professional degree 10.7%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 01844. 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 01844

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 01844, 96.1% is one race, while 3.9% are two or more races. Approximately 29.5% of 01844 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 01844 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (78.1%), followed by Some other race (13.4%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 01844. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 01844

Industry Percent
White 78.1%
Black or African American 6.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.9%
Asian 4.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.0%
Some other race 13.4%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 01844

In ZIP Code 01844, 63.9% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 27.0% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 3.7% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 2.8% of homes. Lastly, 2.4% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Essex County region.

Language Spoken in 01844

Language Spoken Percent
English only 63.9%
Spanish 27.0%
Other Indo-European languages 3.7%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 2.8%
Other languages 2.4%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 01844. 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 01844

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 01844, an estimated 24.1% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 13.9% of homes in the region were built between 1970 and 1979, while an estimated 0.9% of homes were built in 2014 or later in this Essex County region.

Age of Housing in 01844

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 0.9%
Built between 2010 and 2013 3.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 8.3%
Built between 1990 and 1999 10.6%
Built between 1980 and 1989 13.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 13.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 10.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 10.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 4.8%
Built in 1939 or earlier 24.1%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 01844. 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 01844

Residents of ZIP Code 01844 are older than average. The median age of 40.7 years in ZIP Code 01844 is approximately 6.82% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 79.1% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 19.4% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 14.9% of the population in 01844 falls in the age group 45 to 54 years, while an estimated 14.1% are aged 35 to 44 years. On the low end of the scale, 2.1% of 01844 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 01844. 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 01844

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 4.8%
5 to 9 years 5.5%
10 to 14 years 5.6%
15 to 19 years 8.1%
20 to 24 years 7.0%
25 to 34 years 10.8%
35 to 44 years 14.1%
45 to 54 years 14.9%
55 to 59 years 7.1%
60 to 64 years 6.2%
65 to 74 years 9.5%
75 to 84 years 4.4%
85 years and over 2.1%

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 01844

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 01844 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 35.0% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 01844 is high blood pressure, as approximately 29.3% of adults 18 and older in this Essex County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 01844. 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 01844

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Arthritis 24.2%
High blood pressure 29.3%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 6.9%
Current asthma 11.3%
Coronary heart disease 5.5%
Diagnosed diabetes 9.1%
High cholesterol 35.0%
Chronic kidney disease 2.9%
Stroke 2.8%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 01844

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 01844 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 93.7% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 88.2% of those 18 and above in 01844 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 01844 include obesity (30.6% of adults aged 18 and above) and sleeping less than 7 hours (30.4% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 01844

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Current access to health insurance 93.7%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 74.7%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 72.6%
Cholesterol screening 88.2%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 72.9%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 01844. 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 01844. 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 01844

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Binge drinking 16.8%
Current smoking 14.0%
No leisure-time physical activity 24.3%
Obesity 30.6%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 30.4%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 01844

Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 01844 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

Bar chart displaying the electricity rates breakdown in ZIP Code 01844. This visualizes electricity rates in 01844 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 01844

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 01844 13.13¢/kWh 7.38¢/kWh 5.14¢/kWh
Massachusetts 29.66¢/kWh 20.78¢/kWh 17.97¢/kWh
United States 16.1¢/kWh 12.81¢/kWh 7.81¢/kWh

Solar Power in 01844

Month ZIP Code 01844 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.8 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.75 3 6.31
Mar 5.18 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.44 5.13 7.3
May 5.58 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.5 5.72 6.95
Jul 6.08 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.99 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.44 5.15 7.02
Oct 4.52 3.32 6.92
Nov 3.57 2.33 5.99
Dec 3.1 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 01844. This visualizes solar power levels in 01844 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 01844

In 01844, 70.0% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 3.2% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 27.8 minutes. Approximately 23.5% of the employed population 16 years and over in 01844 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 13.0% work in manufacturing. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.2% of 01844 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 01844. 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 01844

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.2%
Construction 5.8%
Manufacturing 13.0%
Wholesale trade 2.3%
Retail trade 12.8%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4.6%
Information 2.1%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 5.0%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 11.4%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 23.5%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 9.1%
Other services, except public administration 5.1%
Public administration 5.1%

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 01844

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 01844, credit reporting or other personal consumer reports have received the most complaints in 01844 in the past 12 months. Credit reporting or credit repair services received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Essex County region was incorrect information on a report.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

Pie chart displaying the specific consumer financial products associated with complaints that originated from residents in ZIP Code 01844. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 01844

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or other personal consumer reports 387
Credit reporting or credit repair services 240
Debt collection 62
Checking or savings account 15
Credit card or prepaid card 14
Other 42
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 01844

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Incorrect information on your report 213
Improper use of your report 202
Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation 118
Problem with a company's investigation into an existing problem 84
Attempts to collect debt not owed 34
Other 109
* Total 2021 - 2024 (current)

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 01844. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.

Notes

  • [5] All electricity rates and electricity usage data referenced here originate from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and/or the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Estimates utilize regional U.S. Census Bureau data along with regional NREL and/or EIA data.
  • [6] All consumer financial product complaint data referenced here originate from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.