Data Profile of ZIP Code 01970

About Salem, MA (ZIP Code 01970)

Massachusetts

Demographics Data and Important Statistics About 01970

The 01970 ZIP Code is primarily associated with Salem, MA in Essex County in the United States. The current population estimate is 43,033. It is estimated that 19.4% of residents in the 01970 ZIP Code are aged 62 years and older, while the region overall has a median age of 37.0 years. In this Massachusetts region, an estimated 91.3% hold a high school degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $38,441. Approximately 11% of the population lives below the poverty line, while the median househould income sits at $68,860.

Population in 01970

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 01970 is 43,033.

Salem, MA

The 01970 ZIP Code is associated with Salem, MA in Essex County.

Area Codes associated with 01970

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 01970 include 508, and 978.

Sunrise / Sunset in 01970

Sunrise: 6:59 am
Sunset: 4:54 pm
Sunrise in 01970 6:59 am
Sunrise in 01970 4:54 pm

Weather forecast for 01970

Overnight's forecast for 01970: Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind around 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Current air quality in 01970

Air quality: Good Air quality scale in 01970 Good

Internet in 01970

In ZIP Code 01970, an estimated 91.6% of households have a computer, while 87.8% have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 01970

The gender split in ZIP Code 01970 is an estimated 54.5% female and approximately 45.5% male.

Health Insurance in 01970

Approximately 7.5% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 01970 (Salem, MA) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 01970

The median household income in ZIP Code 01970 is $68,860, while the region's mean household income is $87,087. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $38,441. The per capita income in ZIP Code 01970 of $38,441 is approximately 12.16% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $43,761. An estimated 11.0% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately15.79% higher than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 17.7% of the population in 01970 earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, while an estimated 17.5% earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, and 6.0% of 01970 residents earn less than $10,000 per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 01970. 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 01970

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 6.2%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 8.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 7.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 13.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 17.7%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 7.8%
$200,000 or more per year 7.1%

Education levels in ZIP Code 01970

In ZIP Code 01970, 91.3% of the population graduated high school, while 43.2% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 4.4% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 17.4% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 25.1% in this Essex County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 01970

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 4.4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4.3%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 25.1%
Some college, no degree 17.0%
Associate's degree 5.9%
Bachelor's degree 25.8%
Graduate or professional degree 17.4%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 01970. 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 01970

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 01970, 96.2% is one race, while 3.8% are two or more races. Approximately 17.9% of 01970 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 01970 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (82.6%), followed by Black or African American (8.6%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 01970. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 01970

Industry Percent
White 82.6%
Black or African American 8.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.0%
Asian 3.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.5%
Some other race 8.3%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 01970

In ZIP Code 01970, 77.9% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 14.3% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 5.1% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 1.9% of homes. Lastly, 0.8% 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 01970

Language Spoken Percent
English only 77.9%
Spanish 14.3%
Other Indo-European languages 5.1%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 1.9%
Other languages 0.8%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 01970. 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 01970

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 01970, an estimated 53.8% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 10.0% of homes in the region were built between 1970 and 1979, while an estimated 0.3% of homes were built in 2014 or later in this Essex County region.

Age of Housing in 01970

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 0.3%
Built between 2010 and 2013 0.8%
Built between 2000 and 2009 3.9%
Built between 1990 and 1999 3.8%
Built between 1980 and 1989 9.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 10.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 5.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 7.4%
Built between 1940 and 1949 5.2%
Built in 1939 or earlier 53.8%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 01970. 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 01970

Residents of ZIP Code 01970 are younger than average. The median age of 37.0 years in ZIP Code 01970 is approximately 2.89% lower than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 83.7% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 19.4% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 17.1% of the population in 01970 falls in the age group 25 to 34 years, while an estimated 14.0% are aged 45 to 54 years. On the low end of the scale, 2.2% of 01970 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 01970. 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 01970

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 5.2%
5 to 9 years 4.0%
10 to 14 years 4.4%
15 to 19 years 5.7%
20 to 24 years 10.2%
25 to 34 years 17.1%
35 to 44 years 11.6%
45 to 54 years 14.0%
55 to 59 years 6.3%
60 to 64 years 5.5%
65 to 74 years 9.7%
75 to 84 years 4.2%
85 years and over 2.2%

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 01970

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 01970 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 27.4% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 01970 is high blood pressure, as approximately 25.1% 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 01970. 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 01970

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Arthritis 23.0%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 6.0%
Current asthma 11.5%
Diagnosed diabetes 7.7%
Coronary heart disease 5.1%
Chronic kidney disease 2.5%
Stroke 2.5%
High blood pressure 25.1%
High cholesterol 27.4%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 01970

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 01970 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 92.5% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 89.0% of those 18 and above in 01970 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 01970 include sleeping less than 7 hours (29.8% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (26.7% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 01970

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Cholesterol screening 89.0%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 79.0%
Current access to health insurance 92.5%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 73.7%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 72.1%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 01970. 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 01970. 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 01970

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Current smoking 13.6%
Binge drinking 17.2%
No leisure-time physical activity 22.1%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 29.8%
Obesity 26.7%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 01970

The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 01970 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 01970 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.81 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 16.75% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 27.01% 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 01970. This visualizes electricity rates in 01970 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 01970

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 01970 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 01970

Month ZIP Code 01970 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.71 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.62 3 6.31
Mar 4.96 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.34 5.13 7.3
May 5.48 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.55 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.85 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.73 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.53 5.15 7.02
Oct 4.3 3.32 6.92
Nov 3.48 2.33 5.99
Dec 3.12 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 01970. This visualizes solar power levels in 01970 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 01970

In 01970, 68.3% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 6.6% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 31.1 minutes. Approximately 27.4% of the employed population 16 years and over in 01970 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 13.1% work in professional, scientific, management, and administrative. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.0% of 01970 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 01970. 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 01970

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.0%
Construction 3.7%
Manufacturing 6.8%
Wholesale trade 1.5%
Retail trade 11.6%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3.6%
Information 2.8%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 6.4%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 13.1%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 27.4%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 12.4%
Other services, except public administration 6.3%
Public administration 4.2%

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 01970

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 01970, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 01970 in the past 12 months. Credit card or prepaid card received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Essex County region was improper use of a report.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

Pie chart displaying the specific consumer financial products associated with complaints that originated from residents in ZIP Code 01970. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 01970

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or credit repair services 8
Credit card or prepaid card 6
Checking or savings account 5
Mortgage 2
Student loan 2
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 01970

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Improper use of your report 3
Incorrect information on your report 3
Managing an account 3
Advertising and marketing, including promotional offers 2
Problem when making payments 2
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 01970. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.