Zip Code 01603 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWorcester
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Worcester
Area Code508 / 774
Current Population:19916
Racial Majority:White 53.85%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 40.5%
Unemployment Rate:4.2%
Median Household Income$45106
Average Adjusted Gross Income$40140
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time24.9 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range528 - 532 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.24649811, -71.84449768

Zip Code 01603 Description

Zip Code 01603 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 01603 is primarily located in Worcester County. The official US Postal Service name for 01603 is WORCESTER, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 01603 are contained within or border the city limits of Worcester, MA, . Zip code 01603 is within area code 774 and area code 508. 01603 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 01603 is 4.2% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.1%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 01603 increased to 19916 from 17467 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 01603 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 01603 public schools is Hispanic. 81.6% of students in 01603 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 10974 53.85% 10330 +6%
 Black Or African American 1714 8.41% 1987 -14%
 Hispanic 4849 23.79% 4925 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 72 0.35% 50 +44%
 Asian 2483 12.18% 2096 +18%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 35 0.17% 6 +483%
 Other Race 94 0.21% 94 -55%
 Two Or More Races 428 1.04% 428 -51%

Zip Code 01603 Race/Ethnicity

 White 25.6%
 Black Or African American 15.5%
 Hispanic 40.5%
 Asian 14.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 3.4%

Zip Code 01603 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1991617467
Male Population49.70%
Female Population50.30%
Total Households7289
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
81.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
71.4%
Median Household Income$45106
Income Under $50K Per Year55.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.80%
01603 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 2Jim McGovernDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$172189
Average Real Estate Sale Price$134196
Current Unemployment Level 4.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 01603 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)15172535465561595139312138
Avg Max Temp (°F)33354456687681797160483757
Avg Precip (In.)4.063.144.253.963.973.853.993.944.134.444.283.7447.76
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Worcester, MA
CBSA Type01603
CBSA Population794379
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours