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01609 Zip Code (Worcester, MA) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2017: 21,018
Zip code population in 2010: 22,421
Zip code population in 2000: 21,166

Houses and condos: 8,648
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,688
% of renters here:

63%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 01609: 133.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 3.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 5,502 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 01609
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.4% ($4,962)
Massachusetts:

1.2% ($4,561)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,030 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,786 (1.5%)

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Males: 10,585  (50.4%)
Females: 10,433  (49.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 01609:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 01609:

  • Never married: 55.2%
  • Now married: 31.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

Zip code 01609 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Races in zip code 01609 (2017)
    • 14,60969.0%White
    • 4,08319.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,6667.9%Black
    • 1,3526.4%Asian
    • 4762.2%Two or more races
    • 1630.8%Some other race
    • 650.3%American Indian
    • 70.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $343,774
01609:

$343,774
Massachusetts:

$385,400



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in 01609 zip code as of January 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 01609 is 507 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

30.7 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 01609, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $75,560 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$75,560
State:

$81,425

Salary/wage: $54,542 (reported on 83.8% of returns)
Here:

$54,542
State:

$64,752
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.7% for AGIs below $25k, 83.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 44.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,621 (reported on 36.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,621
Massachusetts:

$2,136
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $12,796 (reported on 23.2% of returns)
Here:

$12,796
State:

$9,473
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$24,747 (reported on 20.1% of returns)
Here:

+$24,747
State:

+$31,437
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$20,700 (reported on 14.5% of returns)
Here:

+$20,700
State:

+$20,662
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $24,767 (reported on 10.9% of returns)
01609:

$24,767
Massachusetts:

$18,892
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $20,967 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
01609:

$20,967
Massachusetts:

$20,669
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $30,832 (18% of AGI, reported on 34.5% of returns)
Here:

$30,832
State:

$28,907

Here:

18.5% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.3% for AGIs below $25k, 9.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,699 (reported on 30.2% of returns)
Here:

$5,699
State:

$4,208
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $13,952 (reported on 34.4% of returns)
01609:

$13,952
State:

$13,303
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,169 (reported on 19.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,169
State:

$1,971
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 62.3%
Here:

62%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 56.8% for AGIs below $25k, 59.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 85.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 01609, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $58,799 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$58,799
State:

$62,877

Salary/wage: $44,666 (reported on 84.8% of returns)
Here:

$44,666
State:

$52,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 116.8% for AGIs below $10k, 82.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 85.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 52.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $3,082 (reported on 44.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$3,082
Massachusetts:

$1,945
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $9,689 (reported on 26.8% of returns)
Here:

$9,689
State:

$5,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$17,805 (reported on 23.9% of returns)
Here:

+$17,805
State:

+$20,377
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$21,813 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

+$21,813
State:

+$17,837
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,360 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
01609:

$3,360
Massachusetts:

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

Self-employed pension: $18,115 (reported on 1.6% of returns)
Here:

$18,115
Massachusetts:

$14,516

Total itemized deductions: $24,905 (20% of AGI, reported on 35.6% of returns)
Here:

$24,905
State:

$22,573

Here:

19.7% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 20.0% for AGIs below $10k, 11.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 17.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 19.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $5,583 (4% of AGI, reported on 31.3% of returns)
Here:

$5,583
State:

$3,295

Here:

4.0% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $12,440 (reported on 71.8% of returns)
01609:

$12,440
State:

$11,494
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,645 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,645
State:

$1,518

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 60.7%
Here:

61%
State:

58%
(% for various income ranges: 54.6% for AGIs below $10k, 58.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 58.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 63.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$44,900
Massachusetts:

$77,385
Worcester, MA (01609) map Nearest zip codes: 01602, 01608, 01605, 01603, 01610, 01606.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

31.4%
Massachusetts:

46.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.9%
Massachusetts:

6.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,438
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,989


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 178 (115 now married, 62 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,467 (1,018 now married, 4,494 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 01609 with a mortgage: 1,905 (217 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 874

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,186
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $878

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

23.5%
Whole state:

10.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

11.3%
Whole state:

5.4%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.1
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 01609: American Antiquarian Society Library (A), Sister Justina Daley Library (B), Ruska Library (C), Waldo Street Police Station (D), Worcester Art Musuem Library (E), Worcester Art Museum (F), Pleasant Street Firehouse (G), Park Building (H), American Antiquarian Society (I), Harrington Corner (J), Odd Fellows Hall (K), Worcester Art Museum and School (L), Worcester Memorial Auditorium (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 01609 include: United Congregational Church (A), Trinity Lutheran Church (B), Temple Sinai (C), Saint Marys Albanian Orthodox Church (D), Park Congregational Church (E), Mount Olive Pentecostal Church (F), First Unitarian Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 01609 include: Oxford-Crown Historic District (1), Massachusetts Avenue Historic District (2), Lincoln Estate-Elm Park Historic District (3), Institutional District (4), Elm Street Historic District (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 802014 or later
  • 1882010 to 2013
  • 3932000 to 2009
  • 4931990 to 1999
  • 8021980 to 1989
  • 7241970 to 1979
  • 5231960 to 1969
  • 6881950 to 1959
  • 4851940 to 1949
  • 4,2101939 or earlier

Zip code 01609 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Worcester, MA (01609)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Worcester, MA (01609)
  • 31no bedroom
  • 1461 bedroom
  • 5622 bedrooms
  • 1,0193 bedrooms
  • 7424 bedrooms
  • 2895+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Worcester, MA (01609)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Worcester, MA (01609)
  • 469no bedroom
  • 1,7111 bedroom
  • 1,3252 bedrooms
  • 9043 bedrooms
  • 2214 bedrooms
  • 765+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Worcester, MA (01609) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Worcester, MA (01609) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 106no vehicle
  • 8551 vehicle
  • 1,1312 vehicles
  • 4853 vehicles
  • 1334 vehicles
  • 675+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Worcester, MA (01609) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Worcester, MA (01609) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,645no vehicle
  • 2,2731 vehicle
  • 5562 vehicles
  • 1713 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 01609 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 01609 household income distribution in 2017
  • 970Less than $10,000
  • 754$10,000 to $14,999
  • 445$15,000 to $19,999
  • 318$20,000 to $24,999
  • 255$25,000 to $29,999
  • 352$30,000 to $34,999
  • 296$35,000 to $39,999
  • 372$40,000 to $44,999
  • 214$45,000 to $49,999
  • 324$50,000 to $59,999
  • 636$60,000 to $74,999
  • 467$75,000 to $99,999
  • 721$100,000 to $124,999
  • 314$125,000 to $149,999
  • 461$150,000 to $199,999
  • 516$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 01609

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 01609
  • 35$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$60,000 to $69,999
  • 16$70,000 to $79,999
  • 19$80,000 to $89,999
  • 27$90,000 to $99,999
  • 41$100,000 to $124,999
  • 61$125,000 to $149,999
  • 146$150,000 to $174,999
  • 116$175,000 to $199,999
  • 407$200,000 to $249,999
  • 469$250,000 to $299,999
  • 861$300,000 to $399,999
  • 354$400,000 to $499,999
  • 343$500,000 to $749,999
  • 29$750,000 to $999,999
  • 10$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 13$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 9$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 01609

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 01609
  • 16Less than $100
  • 18$100 to $149
  • 31$150 to $199
  • 52$200 to $249
  • 163$250 to $299
  • 61$300 to $349
  • 78$350 to $399
  • 68$400 to $449
  • 147$450 to $499
  • 112$500 to $549
  • 124$550 to $599
  • 139$600 to $649
  • 112$650 to $699
  • 189$700 to $749
  • 232$750 to $799
  • 803$800 to $899
  • 755$900 to $999
  • 907$1,000 to $1,249
  • 202$1,250 to $1,499
  • 174$1,500 to $1,999
  • 141$2,000 to $2,499
  • 111$2,500 to $2,999
  • 45No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,024.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $255,526.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $397,349
  • Black or African American householders: $168,234
  • Asian householders: $283,299
  • Some other race householders: $198,471
  • Two or more races householders: $586,283
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $344,991

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $343,774
01609:

$343,774
Massachusetts:

$385,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $250,619 - $432,175

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $379,123
Here:

$379,123
State:

$481,855

Townhouses or other attached units: $499,691
Here:

$499,691
State:

$464,513

In 2-unit structures: $175,257
Here:

$175,257
State:

$452,265

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $298,318
Here:

$298,318
State:

$450,840

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $192,998
Here:

$192,998
State:

$471,079
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 01609

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,520
  • One, attached: 321
  • Two: 564
  • 3 or 4: 1,795
  • 5 to 9: 1,019
  • 10 to 19: 557
  • 20 to 49: 648
  • 50 or more: 1,247

Unemployment: 6.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 01609

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 01609
  • 62.9%5,337Drove a car alone
  • 12.0%1,021Carpooled
  • 2.1%176Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.3%24Subway or elevated
  • 0.7%61Railroad
  • 0.1%10Ferryboat
  • 0.6%47Taxi
  • 0.8%67Bicycle
  • 13.4%1,133Walked
  • 1.5%123Other means
  • 5.4%458Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 01609

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 01609
  • 352Less than 5 minutes
  • 9925 to 9 minutes
  • 1,47510 to 14 minutes
  • 1,48215 to 19 minutes
  • 77020 to 24 minutes
  • 38125 to 29 minutes
  • 99030 to 34 minutes
  • 15135 to 39 minutes
  • 23440 to 44 minutes
  • 51145 to 59 minutes
  • 43760 to 89 minutes
  • 24490 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 01609:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 81.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,391
  • In family households: 11,034 (1,950 male householders, 1,460 female householders)
    2,513 spouses, 3,811 children (3,598 natural, 84 adopted, 130 stepchildren), 132 grandchildren, 208 brothers or sisters, 153 parents, 154 other relatives, 511 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,393 (1,892 male householders (1,467 living alone)), 2,199 female householders (1,873 living alone)), 1,302 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,565 (403 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,855 2-persons, 467 3-persons, 558 4-persons, 296 5-persons, 61 6-persons, 183 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,340 1-person, 469 2-persons, 220 3-persons, 49 4-persons, 7 5-persons

1,605 married couples with children.
704 single-parent households (104 men, 600 women).

70.9% of residents of 01609 zip code speak English at home.
11.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% very well, 26% well, 17% not well, 11% not at all).
8.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% very well, 16% well, 15% not well, 5% not at all).
6.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% very well, 41% well, 7% not well, 4% not at all).
2.8% of residents speak other language at home (57% very well, 14% well, 10% not well, 19% not at all).

Foreign born population: 4,161 (19.8%)
(34.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

19.8%
Whole state:

16.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 7%Dominica
  • 6%Ghana
  • 5%Thailand
  • 4%Costa Rica
  • 3%Bangladesh
  • 2%Kazakhstan
  • 2%Uzbekistan
Most common first ancestries reported in 01609
  • 8%Irish
  • 7%Italian
  • 3%American
  • 3%English
  • 3%Albanian
  • 3%Armenian
  • 2%Greek
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,3582010 or later
  • 1,3292000 to 2009
  • 8001990 to 1999
  • 1,205Before 1990

Zip code 01609 topographic map

There are 75 Counselors 71 Social Workers 231 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 01609.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ASSUMPTION COLLEGE (500 SALISBURY ST in WORCESTER, MA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-2003-9168, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-2003-9168, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • COLUMBUS PARK SCHOOL (75 LOVELL ST in WORCESTER, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-348060
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: WORCESTER (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • NORTH HIGH SCHOOL (150 HARRINGTON WAY in WORCESTER, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-348515
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: WORCESTER (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ELM PARK COMMUNITY (23 NORTH ASHLAND STREET in WORCESTER, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-348095
    Organizations: WORCESTER (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • MA ACADEMY FOR MATH AND SCIENC (100 INSTITUTE RD in WORCESTER, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-468505
    Organizations: MA ACADEMY/MATH & SCIENCE (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • AMERICAN REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES LLC (6 PULLMAN ST in WORCESTER, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: CONSTRUCTION SAND AND GRAVEL MINING.
    Organizations: CORNELIUS J LUCEY JR (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AUTOZONE #5013 (248 PARK AVE in WORCESTER, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: RITE AID CORPORATION (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMERICAN DISCOUNT AUTO PARTS
  • CANTERBURY TOWERS (6 WACHUSETT ST in WORCESTER, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: OPERATORS OF APARTMENT BUILDINGS
  • CIOCIOLO CORP DBA MARKS SERVICE STATION (102 HIGHLAND ST in WORCESTER, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: SUNOCO SERVICE STATION (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: MARK'S SERVICE CENTER, SUNOCO SERVICE STA
  • COLUMBIA SERVICES INC (455 PLEASANT ST in WORCESTER, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • ALLAIRES POWER EQUIPMENT (41 CHANDLER ST in WORCESTER, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
  • LEX COMPANY (1 DIX ST 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: JAMES GLICKMAN (CONTACT/OWNER) , LECH W DUDYCZ (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • MA TRANSPORT INC (12 MASON ST in WORCESTER, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: TIRE RETREADING.
    Organizations: MASS TRANSPORT INC (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 01609 marital status for males
Zip code 01609 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 56.6%Utility gas
  • 26.1%Electricity
  • 14.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 21,905.

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

  • This state: 10,241
  • Northeast: 3,578
  • Midwest: 527
  • South: 938
  • West: 491

46% of the 01609 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Massachusetts.

86% of the 01609 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Worcester, MA (01609)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 100
Here:

8.2%
Massachusetts:

8.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 172
Here:

26.4%
Massachusetts:

11.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,707
Here:

71.2%
Massachusetts:

47.7%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 115,869Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 113,759Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 105,905Business and financial operations occupations
  • 102,246Management occupations
  • 75,512Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 66,176Computer and mathematical occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • CUTLER ASSOCIATES INC (43 HARVARD ST in WORCESTER, MA) : $13,076,333 in 8 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $12,747,497; 2005: -$102,103; 2006: $430,939.

    Biggest contracts:
    $10,728,320 with Army for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings. Signed on 2004-09-27. Completion date: 2006-04-28.
    $2,019,177, same as above. Signed on 2004-09-27. Completion date: 2006-04-28.
    $178,189, same as above. Signed on 2006-06-15. Completion date: 2006-04-28.
    $173,454, same as above. Signed on 2006-05-04. Completion date: 2006-04-28.
  • ANEPTEK CORPORATION (408 PLEASANT STREET, 2ND F in WORCESTER, MA; small business) : $899,106 in 4 contracts from 2000 to 2003
    $812,211 with Army for Other Architect and Engineering Services. Taking place in CT. Signed on 2000-03-30. Completion date: 2000-04-30.
    $40,800 with Bureau of Land Management for Other Professional Services. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-11-15.
    $28,515 with Army for Other Environmental Services, Studies, and Analytical Support. Taking place in MD. Signed on 2003-09-30. Completion date: 2004-06-26.
    $17,580, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-25. Completion date: 2004-12-31.
  • JM ENVIRONMENTAL CORP , INC (71 ELM STREET in WORCESTER, MA; small business)
    $6,125 with Army for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Fuel Storage Buildings. Signed on 2004-08-19. Completion date: 2004-09-18.

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

  • Educational Services: Other Technical and Trade Schools (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Educational Services: Junior Colleges (500-999: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (250-499: 1, 100-249: 2, 20-49: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (250-499: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 9)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (250-499: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 2, 1-4: 3)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Other Individual and Family Services (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 2)
  • Educational Services: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (250-499: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Offices of Lawyers (10-19: 7, 5-9: 7, 1-4: 49)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 7)

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:

  • 3,901 people in college/university student housing
  • 407 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 82 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 58 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 44 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 2,831 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 453 people in nursing homes
  • 124 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 105 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 86 people in religious group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 10 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED102$221,668198$184,791563$204,37651$71,63214$419,22174$169,585
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$250,52513$258,63239$214,5053$163,3300$02$172,325
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$187,23053$172,869195$210,88925$59,3682$1,101,10033$150,242
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$213,11533$177,324146$228,28110$151,8750$013$209,285
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$141,0053$230,69334$228,6401$20,1200$01$275,970
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$218,62812$271,2160$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$190,2771$246,4900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$209,4436$240,0150$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$96,7051$300,3600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$334,3500$01$334,350
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 01609
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 01609 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 01609 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary27383.1 years
John20373.9 years
Helen13083.9 years
Joseph12377.0 years
James12174.6 years
William11674.4 years
George11175.4 years
Anna10384.0 years
Robert10170.1 years
Margaret9883.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 01609 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5081.1 years
Smith4178.8 years
Sullivan3681.2 years
Murphy3175.2 years
Anderson3183.6 years
Brown2679.7 years
Carlson2381.1 years
Oconnor2374.9 years
Jones2077.6 years
Davis2082.5 years
Businesses in zip code 01609
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Jones New York1
CVS2Quiznos1
DHL1Subway2
Dunkin Donuts1UPS3
FedEx1
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