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01602 Zip Code (Worcester, MA) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2021: 26,886
Zip code population in 2010: 22,819
Zip code population in 2000: 23,141

Houses and condos: 11,247
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,072
% of renters here:

38%
State:

37%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 01602: 126.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 5.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 4,662 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 01602
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2021:
This zip code:

1.4% ($4,656)
Massachusetts:

1.1% ($5,361)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $4,820 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $4,293 (1.4%)

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Males: 12,620  (46.9%)
Females: 14,265  (53.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 01602:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 01602:

  • Never married: 41.5%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

Zip code 01602 compared to state average:

  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 01602 (2021)
    • 19,25571.6%White
    • 3,10811.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,1007.8%Black
    • 1,4225.3%Asian
    • 9253.4%Two or more races
    • 390.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 240.09%American Indian
    • 110.04%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2021: $322,536
01602:

$322,536
Massachusetts:

$480,600



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in 01602 zip code as of March 02, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 01602 is 2,013 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.2 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Massachusetts:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 01602, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $66,419 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$66,419
State:

$105,130

Salary/wage: $58,462 (reported on 82.7% of returns)
Here:

$58,462
State:

$82,951
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1146.1% for AGIs below $25k, 3695.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6850.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10355.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18309.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 67235.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,086 (reported on 34.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,086
Massachusetts:

$2,361
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.6% for AGIs below $25k, 19.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 34.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 108.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1159.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,899 (reported on 17.0% of returns)
Here:

$4,899
State:

$10,365
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 22.6% for AGIs below $25k, 25.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 130.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 271.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3051.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$12,697 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

+$12,697
State:

+$48,178
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.9% for AGIs below $25k, 22.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 217.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 380.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12922.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,789 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

+$13,789
State:

+$20,792
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 136.4% for AGIs below $25k, 168.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 212.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 246.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 660.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5636.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $17,884 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
01602:

$17,884
Massachusetts:

$22,790
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 61.4% for AGIs below $25k, 81.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 159.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 270.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 580.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2429.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employed (Keogh) retirement plans: $19,460 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
01602:

$19,460
Massachusetts:

$26,868
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 38.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 497.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $25,251 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

$25,251
State:

$36,722
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 47.6% for AGIs below $25k, 125.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 366.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 553.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 825.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3756.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $6,309 (reported on 7.1% of returns)
Here:

$6,309
State:

$12,529
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs below $25k, 17.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 48.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 167.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1282.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,843 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
01602:

$7,843
State:

$8,782
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.7% for AGIs below $25k, 31.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 115.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 200.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 287.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 936.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,935 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,935
State:

$1,909
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 63.8% for AGIs below $25k, 56.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 91.1%
Here:

91%
State:

92%
(% for various income ranges: 89.5% for AGIs below $25k, 91.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 91.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 92.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 92.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 90.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 01602, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $54,270 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$54,270
State:

$81,425

Salary/wage: $50,108 (reported on 84.6% of returns)
Here:

$50,108
State:

$64,752
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 72.5% for AGIs below $25k, 79.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 79.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 70.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $896 (reported on 37.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$896
Massachusetts:

$2,136
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,396 (reported on 19.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,396
State:

$9,473
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,461 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
Here:

+$3,461
State:

+$31,437
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,306 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

+$13,306
State:

+$20,662
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.8% for AGIs below $25k, 4.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,972 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
01602:

$12,972
Massachusetts:

$18,892
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $12,350 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
01602:

$12,350
Massachusetts:

$20,669

Total itemized deductions: $19,309 (21% of AGI, reported on 37.0% of returns)
Here:

$19,309
State:

$28,907

Here:

20.7% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.7% for AGIs below $25k, 9.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,430 (reported on 31.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,430
State:

$4,208
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,096 (reported on 36.9% of returns)
01602:

$8,096
State:

$13,303
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,915 (reported on 13.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,915
State:

$1,971
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 56.6%
Here:

57%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 53.4% for AGIs below $25k, 55.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 59.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 68.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 01602, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $47,704 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$47,704
State:

$62,877

Salary/wage: $43,555 (reported on 84.0% of returns)
Here:

$43,555
State:

$52,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 154.9% for AGIs below $10k, 71.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,467 (reported on 53.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,467
Massachusetts:

$1,945
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,859 (reported on 25.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,859
State:

$5,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$9,782 (reported on 20.5% of returns)
Here:

+$9,782
State:

+$20,377
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$14,443 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

+$14,443
State:

+$17,837
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $10k, 6.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.7% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,951 (reported on 2.5% of returns)
01602:

$2,951
Massachusetts:

$3,100
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $11,370 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
Here:

$11,370
Massachusetts:

$14,516
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,869 (23% of AGI, reported on 41.3% of returns)
Here:

$17,869
State:

$22,573

Here:

22.6% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.9% for AGIs below $10k, 11.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 15.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 17.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,368 (3% of AGI, reported on 37.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,368
State:

$3,295

Here:

2.9% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,657 (reported on 79.8% of returns)
01602:

$6,657
State:

$11,494
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,433 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,433
State:

$1,518

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 58.8%
Here:

59%
State:

58%
(% for various income ranges: 51.5% for AGIs below $10k, 58.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 57.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2021:
This zip code:

$77,056
Massachusetts:

$89,645
Worcester, MA (01602) map Nearest zip codes: 01609, 01603, 01611, 01610, 01608, 01605.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

42.0%
Massachusetts:

43.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.9%
Massachusetts:

46.0%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,667
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 9,190


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 378 (318 now married, 61 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 6,579 (1,903 now married, 4,693 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 01602 with a mortgage: 4,522 (572 second mortgage, 23 home equity loan, 435 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 135

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,924
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $803

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

14.5%
Whole state:

10.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

5.4%
Whole state:

5.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.0
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 01602: Tatnuck Country Club (A), Worcester Fire Department Tatnuck Square Station (B), Worcester Fire Department Park Avenue Station (C), Phelar Memorial Center (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 01602 include: Tifereth Israel Synagogue (A), Saint Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church (B), Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church (C), Saint Lukes Episcopal Church (D), Saint Charles Borromeo Church (E), Mikvah Association of Worcester (F), First Congregational Church (G), Christ the King Church (H), Blessed Sacrament Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Smith Pond (A), Williams Millpond (B), Patch Reservoir (C), Patch Pond (D), Cook Pond (E), Coes Reservoir (F), Coes Pond (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 01602 include: Elm Park (1), Salisbury Park (2), Beaver Brook Park (3), Cascade Park (4), Rockwood Field (5), Bailey-Prouty Playground (6), General Foley Stadium (7), Columbus Park (8), Logan Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02020 or later
  • 322010 to 2019
  • 5092000 to 2009
  • 4371990 to 1999
  • 9881980 to 1989
  • 1,0261970 to 1979
  • 8491960 to 1969
  • 1,5251950 to 1959
  • 1,1071940 to 1949
  • 4,4401939 or earlier

Zip code 01602 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Worcester, MA (01602)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Worcester, MA (01602)
  • 15no bedroom
  • 251 bedroom
  • 1,5272 bedrooms
  • 3,3543 bedrooms
  • 1,3694 bedrooms
  • 4415+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Worcester, MA (01602)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Worcester, MA (01602)
  • 86no bedroom
  • 1,1471 bedroom
  • 1,6892 bedrooms
  • 9663 bedrooms
  • 1574 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Worcester, MA (01602) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Worcester, MA (01602) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 269no vehicle
  • 2,1221 vehicle
  • 2,9562 vehicles
  • 1,0723 vehicles
  • 3054 vehicles
  • 365+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Worcester, MA (01602) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Worcester, MA (01602) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 837no vehicle
  • 2,2151 vehicle
  • 8572 vehicles
  • 1013 vehicles
  • 634 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 01602 household income distribution in 2021

  • Zip code 01602 household income distribution in 2021
  • 1,012Less than $10,000
  • 498$10,000 to $14,999
  • 320$15,000 to $19,999
  • 402$20,000 to $24,999
  • 294$25,000 to $29,999
  • 375$30,000 to $34,999
  • 393$35,000 to $39,999
  • 417$40,000 to $44,999
  • 441$45,000 to $49,999
  • 438$50,000 to $59,999
  • 740$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,512$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,231$100,000 to $124,999
  • 852$125,000 to $149,999
  • 984$150,000 to $199,999
  • 951$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 01602

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 01602
  • 8Less than $10,000
  • 17$15,000 to $19,999
  • 23$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$80,000 to $89,999
  • 13$90,000 to $99,999
  • 140$100,000 to $124,999
  • 25$125,000 to $149,999
  • 393$150,000 to $174,999
  • 208$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,535$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,236$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,889$300,000 to $399,999
  • 778$400,000 to $499,999
  • 505$500,000 to $749,999
  • 80$750,000 to $999,999
  • 34$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 01602

  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 01602
  • 128Less than $100
  • 34$100 to $149
  • 93$150 to $199
  • 76$200 to $249
  • 32$250 to $299
  • 12$300 to $349
  • 41$350 to $399
  • 110$400 to $449
  • 61$450 to $499
  • 133$500 to $549
  • 60$550 to $599
  • 26$600 to $649
  • 35$650 to $699
  • 18$700 to $749
  • 32$750 to $799
  • 291$800 to $899
  • 536$900 to $999
  • 803$1,000 to $1,249
  • 764$1,250 to $1,499
  • 512$1,500 to $1,999
  • 101$2,000 to $2,499
  • 11$2,500 to $2,999
  • 18$3,000 to $3,499
  • 45$3,500 or more
  • 88No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2021: $1,280.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2021: $296,246.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2021 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $321,534
  • Black or African American householders: $315,028
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $344,054
  • Asian householders: $290,757
  • Some other race householders: $267,486
  • Two or more races householders: $291,257
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $331,293

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $322,536
01602:

$322,536
Massachusetts:

$480,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $253,187 - $421,394

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $350,520
Here:

$350,520
State:

$512,170

Townhouses or other attached units: $302,943
Here:

$302,943
State:

$446,467

In 2-unit structures: $287,839
Here:

$287,839
State:

$492,911

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $239,588
Here:

$239,588
State:

$520,726

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,649
Here:

$153,649
State:

$484,981
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 01602
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,082
  • One, attached: 593
  • Two: 1,331
  • 3 or 4: 1,286
  • 5 to 9: 385
  • 10 to 19: 385
  • 20 to 49: 465
  • 50 or more: 676

Unemployment: 5.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 01602

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 01602
  • 68.8%9,265Drove a car alone
  • 7.6%1,024Carpooled
  • 0.5%64Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.3%37Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.7%90Subway or elevated
  • 0.1%19Taxi
  • 0.1%15Motorcycle
  • 0.2%25Bicycle
  • 2.9%386Walked
  • 0.3%43Other means
  • 19.2%2,591Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 01602

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 01602
  • 195Less than 5 minutes
  • 8435 to 9 minutes
  • 1,81210 to 14 minutes
  • 2,07915 to 19 minutes
  • 1,44520 to 24 minutes
  • 59125 to 29 minutes
  • 1,24830 to 34 minutes
  • 24135 to 39 minutes
  • 33340 to 44 minutes
  • 76445 to 59 minutes
  • 98460 to 89 minutes
  • 43890 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 01602:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 85.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,886
  • Male householders: 4,886 (1,327 living alone), Female householders: 5,958 (2,185 living alone)
  • 4,455 spouses (4,354 opposite-sex spouses), 596 unmarried partners, (571 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,792 children (6,537 natural, 128 adopted, 128 stepchildren), 557 grandchildren, 347 brothers or sisters, 575 parents, 40 foster children, 309 other relatives, 795 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,597 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,845 2-persons, 1,759 3-persons, 1,249 4-persons, 414 5-persons, 234 6-persons, 130 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,514 1-person, 505 2-persons, 123 3-persons, 46 4-persons

2,493 married couples with children.
1,724 single-parent households (584 men, 1,140 women).

72.3% of residents of 01602 zip code speak English at home.
9.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% very well, 9% well, 7% not well, 5% not at all).
10.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (56% very well, 24% well, 16% not well, 4% not at all).
4.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% very well, 18% well, 26% not well, 10% not at all).
3.3% of residents speak other language at home (52% very well, 9% well, 35% not well, 4% not at all).

Foreign born population: 5,214 (19.4%)
(63.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

19.4%
Whole state:

17.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 17%Thailand
  • 7%Cabo Verde
  • 6%Bolivia
  • 5%Armenia
  • 5%Dominica
  • 4%Romania
  • 3%Guyana
Most common first ancestries reported in 01602
  • 13%Irish
  • 11%Albanian
  • 9%American
  • 6%Italian
  • 4%Ghanaian
  • 3%English
  • 3%Greek
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,1172010 or later
  • 1,7632000 to 2009
  • 1,2741990 to 1999
  • 1,263Before 1990

Zip code 01602 topographic map

There are 173 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 01602.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • MIDLAND STREET (18 MIDLAND STREET in WORCESTER, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-348185
    Organizations: WORCESTER (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • MILL SWAN (337 MILL STREET in WORCESTER, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-348190
    Organizations: WORCESTER (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • MAY STREET (265 MAY STREET in WORCESTER, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-348175
    Organizations: WORCESTER (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • NEW YORK TWIST DRILL INC (10 MANN ST. in WORCESTER, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: CUTTING TOOLS, MACHINE TOOL ACCESSORIES, AND MACHINISTS' PRECISION MEASURING DEVICES
    Business NAICS classification: CUTTING TOOL AND MACHINE TOOL ACCESSORY MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: JOHN BATH & COMPANY INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: N T TWIST DRILL CORP JOHN BATH DIV
  • OIL DOCTOR (646 CHANDLER ST in WORCESTER, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Organizations: MCGRAIL ASSOC INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • DOHERTY HIGH SCHOOL (299 HIGHLAND ST in WORCESTER, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Alternative names: DOHERTY MEMORIAL HIGH
  • MR CLEAN (326 PLEASANT ST in WORCESTER, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: ROBERT & NANCY BAGLEY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • OKES AUTO REPAIR SERVICE (1117 PLEASANT ST in WORCESTER, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
    Organizations: OKE F W BACKSTROM JR (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • PARKWAY TRANSMISSIONS (21 INTERVALE RD in WORCESTER, MA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: NORMAN ROBIDOUX (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • DYNAIR FUELING INC (375 AIRPORT DR in WORCESTER, MA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: IFC AVIATION INCORPORATED (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • YESHIVA ACHEI TMIMIM ACADEMY (22 NEWTON AVE in WORCESTER, MA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Alternative names: YESHIVA ACADEMY
  • BRUNELLE DUMP (CATARACT ST in WORCESTER, MA)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Business NAICS classification: SOLID WASTE LANDFILL.

Zip code 01602 marital status for males
Zip code 01602 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 49.8%Utility gas
  • 24.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.5%Electricity
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 19,988. Population change in the 1990s: +3,153 (+15.8%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 16,388
  • Northeast: 2,452
  • Midwest: 341
  • South: 961
  • West: 358

61% of the 01602 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 75% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Massachusetts.

94% of the 01602 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Worcester, MA (01602)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 234
Here:

13.6%
Massachusetts:

11.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 502
Here:

24.8%
Massachusetts:

11.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 705
Here:

25.2%
Massachusetts:

54.3%
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Class of Workers in 2021
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 94,724Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 89,904Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 89,473Legal occupations
  • 87,011Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 80,160Business and financial operations occupations
  • 77,928Architecture and engineering occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (WORCESTER, MA):

  • AVATAR COMPUTING, INC (149 WINIFRED AVE; small business) : $1,333,109 in 21 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Technical Representation Services -- Automatic Data Processing Equipment (Including Firmware), Software, Supplies and Support Equipment, Technical Assistance, ADP System Acquisition Support Services. Includes preparation of statement of work, benchmarks, specifications, etc., Patent and Trademark Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $50,520; 2001: $62,880; 2002: $127,469; 2003: $164,144; 2004: $258,218; 2005: $321,882; 2006: $347,996.

    Biggest contracts:
    $342,996 with Army for Technical Representation Services -- Automatic Data Processing Equipment (Including Firmware), Software, Supplies and Support Equipment. Signed on 2006-04-13. Completion date: 2004-04-13.
    $231,953, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-15. Completion date: 2004-04-13.
    $202,385, same as above. Signed on 2004-04-15. Completion date: 2005-04-13.
    $163,644, same as above. Signed on 2003-04-15. Completion date: 2004-04-13.
  • WORCESTER STATE COLLEGE (486 CHANDLER ST) : $454,957 in 3 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    $320,000 with Army for Educational Services. Signed on 2005-08-19. Completion date: 2005-08-19.
    $117,105, same as above. Signed on 2004-04-06. Completion date: 2004-04-06.
    $17,852, same as above. Signed on 2003-06-05. Completion date: 2003-06-05.
  • SIV TECHNOLOGIES INC (58 COMMODORE ROAD) : $150,805 in 3 contracts from 2002 to 2004
    $100,000 with Army for Other Environmental Protection -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2003-08-12. Completion date: 2004-08-11.
    $35,200 with Army for Fuels and Lubricants -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2002-05-14. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    $15,605 with Army for Land Surveys, Cadastral Services (non-construction). Signed on 2004-08-24. Completion date: 2004-11-22.
  • T F KEEFE CO INC (28 ZENITH DR; small business) : $112,773 in 11 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Professional Services, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities, Other Salvage Services by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $3,124; 2003: $0; 2004: $18,846; 2005: $31,312; 2006: $59,491.

    Biggest contracts:
    $24,939 with Navy for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2006-04-21. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $18,846, same as above. Signed on 2004-12-27. Completion date: 2005-02-28.
    $17,509, same as above. Signed on 2006-02-01. Completion date: 2006-02-28.
    $13,306, same as above. Signed on 2005-09-20. Completion date: 2005-09-30.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 3, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 7)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (50-99: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 8)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 3)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Dentists (10-19: 3, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 5)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Beauty Salons (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 8)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 1, 10-19: 3)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 993 people in college/university student housing
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in residential schools for people with disabilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 666 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 179 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in religious group quarters
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 12 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED191$187,549304$146,146758$179,42172$44,4032$1,021,75545$144,5160$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$171,98216$196,01048$179,8624$49,6380$05$169,7520$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED52$180,24284$148,345272$196,72627$52,7110$024$155,6441$67,770
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN29$203,80653$134,637210$205,3237$129,7310$05$153,2960$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$148,51311$111,47755$189,0863$38,5530$02$173,8200$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 12 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$199,23028$232,2360$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$205,1167$250,7060$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$173,9195$223,0320$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$05$220,5940$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$169,6502$263,7101$169,650
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 01602
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 01602 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 99. The highest number of fire incidents - 157 took place in 2004, and the least - 51 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 01602 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.9%), and Outside Fires (33.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 01602
    • 78946.9%Structure Fires
    • 56633.7%Outside Fires
    • 23013.7%Other
    • 975.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 01602, Massachusetts

Most common first names in zip code 01602 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary32582.8 years
John24376.8 years
William18377.0 years
James14876.7 years
Joseph13577.5 years
Margaret13483.2 years
George13077.4 years
Helen12283.1 years
Anna11985.3 years
Charles10377.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 01602 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5879.0 years
Smith4182.1 years
Sullivan4081.3 years
Cohen3877.7 years
Murphy3880.4 years
Brown3581.8 years
Anderson3081.8 years
Oconnor3081.3 years
Mccarthy2877.1 years
Foley2878.9 years
Businesses in zip code 01602
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1FedEx2
Ace Hardware1GNC1
CVS1Jones New York1
Circle K1Penske1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS3
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