Zip Code 01562 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSpencer
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Worcester
Area Code508 / 774
Current Population:11688
Racial Majority:White 93.5%
Public School Racial Majority:White 88.1%
Unemployment Rate:6.4%
Median Household Income$58536
Average Adjusted Gross Income$63010
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time32.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range758 - 1004 ft.
Area34 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.24725300, -71.99199100

Zip Code 01562 Description

Zip Code 01562 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 01562 is primarily located in Worcester County. The official US Postal Service name for 01562 is SPENCER, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 01562 are contained within or border the city limits of Spencer, MA, East Brookfield, MA, . Zip code 01562 is within area code 508 and area code 774. 01562 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 01562 is 6.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is higher 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 01562 decreased to 11688 from 11691 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 01562 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 01562 public schools is White. 41.3% of students in 01562 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 10982 93.5% 11061 -1%
 Black Or African American 51 0.43% 61 -16%
 Hispanic 595 5.07% 335 +78%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.08% 20 -55%
 Asian 41 0.35% 79 -48%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 10 0% 10 -100%
 Two Or More Races 117 0.58% 117 -42%

Zip Code 01562 Race/Ethnicity

 White 88.1%
 Black Or African American 0.9%
 Hispanic 6.8%
 Asian 0.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 3.3%

Zip Code 01562 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1168811691
Male Population49.90%
Female Population50.10%
Total Households4744
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$58536
Income Under $50K Per Year42.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year22.20%
01562 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 2Jim McGovernDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$206447
Average Real Estate Sale Price$166702
Current Unemployment Level 6.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.9%
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 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 01562 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)13152434445358564837301936
Avg Max Temp (°F)32354355677580787059483757
Avg Precip (In.)43.013.984.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Worcester, MA
CBSA Type01562
CBSA Population794379
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours