Zip Code 01524 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLeicester
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Worcester
Area Code508 / 774
Current Population:6696
Racial Majority:White 93.41%
Public School Racial Majority:White 88.6%
Unemployment Rate:5.0%
Median Household Income$72151
Average Adjusted Gross Income$68060
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time29.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range778 - 1099 ft.
Area18 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.24718400, -71.91863900

Zip Code 01524 Description

Zip Code 01524 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 01524 is primarily located in Worcester County. The official US Postal Service name for 01524 is LEICESTER, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 01524 are contained within or border the city limits of Worcester, MA, . Zip code 01524 is within area code 508 and area code 774. 01524 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 01524 is 5.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 01524 increased to 6696 from 6135 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 01524 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 01524 public schools is White. 30.9% of students in 01524 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6635 93.41% 6149 +8%
 Black Or African American 40 0.56% 87 -54%
 Hispanic 335 4.72% 209 +60%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 19 -100%
 Asian 71 1% 127 -44%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 13 0% 13 -100%
 Two Or More Races 92 0.31% 92 -76%

Zip Code 01524 Race/Ethnicity

 White 88.6%
 Black Or African American 3.6%
 Hispanic 3.9%
 Asian 2.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 1.3%

Zip Code 01524 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population66966135
Male Population48.70%
Female Population51.30%
Total Households2462
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$72151
Income Under $50K Per Year34.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year26.00%
01524 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 2Jim McGovernDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$262648
Average Real Estate Sale Price$184756
Current Unemployment Level 5.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.7%
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 59b - Lower Worcester Plateau/Eastern Connecticut Upland
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 01524 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)15172535455460595040312138
Avg Max Temp (°F)32344354667579777059483656
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Worcester, MA
CBSA Type01524
CBSA Population794379
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours