Zip Code 01609 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWorcester
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Worcester
Area Code508 / 774
Current Population:22421
Racial Majority:White 66.91%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 54.7%
Unemployment Rate:11.5%
Median Household Income$38843
Average Adjusted Gross Income$94880
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time21.8 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range699 - 725 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.28564835, -71.82723236

Zip Code 01609 Description

Zip Code 01609 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 01609 is primarily located in Worcester County. The official US Postal Service name for 01609 is WORCESTER, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 01609 are contained within or border the city limits of Worcester, MA, . Zip code 01609 is within area code 774 and area code 508. 01609 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 01609 is 11.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 9.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 01609 increased to 22421 from 21166 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 01609 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 01609 public schools is Hispanic. 88.9% of students in 01609 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 14017 66.91% 14609 -4%
 Black Or African American 1998 9.54% 1666 +20%
 Hispanic 3106 14.83% 4083 -24%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 105 0.5% 65 +62%
 Asian 1310 6.25% 1352 -3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 46 0.22% 7 +557%
 Other Race 163 0.06% 163 -93%
 Two Or More Races 476 1.69% 476 -26%

Zip Code 01609 Race/Ethnicity

 White 17.7%
 Black Or African American 16.2%
 Hispanic 54.7%
 Asian 7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 4.2%

Zip Code 01609 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2242121166
Male Population52.00%
Female Population48.00%
Total Households7651
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
88.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$38843
Income Under $50K Per Year58.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year19.40%
01609 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 2Jim McGovernDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$304272
Average Real Estate Sale Price$244391
Current Unemployment Level 11.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level13.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.9%
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 59c - Southern New England Coastal Plains and Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 01609 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)15172535465561595140322138
Avg Max Temp (°F)32354455677680787060483757
Avg Precip (In.)4.153.214.274.034.123.924.034.034.174.54.333.8548.61
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Worcester, MA
CBSA Type01609
CBSA Population794379
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours