Official Zip Code NameLawrence
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code351 / 978
Current Population:24425
Racial Majority:Hispanic 0%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 86.2%
Unemployment Rate:5.19%
Median Household Income$45047
Average Adjusted Gross Income$34203
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time23.6 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Essex
Elevation Range89 - 89 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.69155121, -71.16069794

Zip Code 01843 Description

Zip Code 01843 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 01843 is primarily located in Essex County. The official US Postal Service name for 01843 is LAWRENCE, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 01843 are contained within or border the city limits of Lawrence, MA, . Zip code 01843 is within area code 978 and area code 351. 01843 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 01843 is 5.19% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 01843 increased to 24425 from 23189 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 01843 is Hispanic while the majority ethnicity attending 01843 public schools is Hispanic. 88.1% of students in 01843 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6508 25.58% 7776 -16%
 Black Or African American 772 3.03% 615 +26%
 Hispanic 15940 62.66% 14491 +10%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.04% 20 -50%
 Asian 1879 7.39% 1224 +54%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 83 0.76% 83 +133%
 Two Or More Races 216 0.54% 216 -36%

Zip Code 01843 Race/Ethnicity

 White 7.8%
 Black Or African American 2.2%
 Hispanic 86.2%
 Asian 3.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.6%

Zip Code 01843 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2442523189
Male Population47.50%
Female Population52.50%
Total Households8678
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$45047
Income Under $50K Per Year53.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year13.10%
114 US Congressional DistrictMassachusetts 3
RepresentativeNiki Tsongas
Average Real Estate Asking Price$198976
Average Real Estate Sale Price$182702
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)5.19%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.81%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.26%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59c - Southern New England Coastal Plains and Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 01843 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)15172635465561595039312138
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384658697883817362514059
Avg Precip (In.)3.953.213.994.113.673.533.433.263.784.064.253.7144.95
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type01843
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours