Official Zip Code NameWorcester
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code508 / 774
Current Population:3888
Racial Majority:Hispanic 27.10%
Unemployment Rate:4.99%
Median Household Income$16827
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48097
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time17.6 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Worcester
Elevation Range568 - 568 ft.
Area1 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.25839996, -71.80074310

Zip Code 01608 Description

Zip Code 01608 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 01608 is primarily located in Worcester County. The official US Postal Service name for 01608 is WORCESTER, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 01608 are contained within or border the city limits of Worcester, MA, . Zip code 01608 is within area code 774 and area code 508. 01608 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 01608 is 4.99% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.2% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 01608 increased to 3888 from 3195 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 01608 is Hispanic while the majority ethnicity attending 01608 public schools is . % of students in 01608 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 843 25.16% 1052 -20%
 Black Or African American 393 11.73% 537 -27%
 Hispanic 1846 55.09% 1986 -7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 16 -100%
 Asian 51 1.52% 207 -75%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 18 0% 18 -100%
 Two Or More Races 72 6.51% 72 +203%

Zip Code 01608 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 01608 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population38883195
Male Population53.80%
Female Population46.20%
Total Households1503
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$16827
Income Under $50K Per Year85.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year11.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.30%
114 US Congressional DistrictMassachusetts 2
RepresentativeJim McGovern
PartyDemocrat
Average Real Estate Asking Price$118200
Average Real Estate Sale Price$41500
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)4.99%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.69%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.79%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All
Ecoregion 59c - Southern New England Coastal Plains and Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 01608 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)14172535465561595039312138
Avg Max Temp (°F)33364556687681797160493858
Avg Precip (In.)4.163.214.2343.883.853.913.994.094.384.33.8347.83
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Worcester, MA
CBSA Type01608
CBSA Population794379
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time (EST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours