Zip Code 01523 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLancaster
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Worcester
Area Code351 / 978
Current Population:7582
Racial Majority:White 84.77%
Public School Racial Majority:White 89.6%
Unemployment Rate:4.6%
Median Household Income$79823
Average Adjusted Gross Income$113960
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time26.8 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range253 - 436 ft.
Area29 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.48143500, -71.68013300

Zip Code 01523 Description

Zip Code 01523 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 01523 is primarily located in Worcester County. The official US Postal Service name for 01523 is LANCASTER, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 01523 are contained within or border the city limits of South Lancaster, MA, Clinton, MA, Leominster, MA, Shirley, MA, and Fort Devens, MA. Zip code 01523 is within area code 351 and area code 978. 01523 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 01523 is 4.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.2% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 01523 increased to 7582 from 7273 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 01523 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 01523 public schools is White. 14.5% of students in 01523 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6652 84.77% 6261 +6%
 Black Or African American 477 6.08% 469 +2%
 Hispanic 491 6.26% 606 -19%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.33% 3 +767%
 Asian 65 0.83% 133 -51%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 26 0.2% 26 -38%
 Two Or More Races 84 1.53% 84 +43%

Zip Code 01523 Race/Ethnicity

 White 89.6%
 Black Or African American 1.7%
 Hispanic 4%
 Asian 1.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 01523 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population75827273
Male Population57.30%
Female Population42.70%
Total Households2272
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$79823
Income Under $50K Per Year27.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year36.90%
01523 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 3Lori TrahanDemocrat
Massachusetts District 2Jim McGovernDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$305894
Average Real Estate Sale Price$256784
Current Unemployment Level 4.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago1.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 59c - Southern New England Coastal Plains and Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 01523 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)15162636475662605139312138
Avg Max Temp (°F)34364556687782807261503858
Avg Precip (In.)4.253.424.264.233.883.913.744.144.064.324.44448.65
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Worcester, MA
CBSA Type01523
CBSA Population794379
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours