Zip Code 01721 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAshland
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Middlesex
Area Code508 / 774
Current Population:16593
Racial Majority:White 84.73%
Public School Racial Majority:White 76.9%
Unemployment Rate:7.4%
Median Household Income$91808
Average Adjusted Gross Income$110930
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time34.3 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range190 - 328 ft.
Area13 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.25955963, -71.46926880

Zip Code 01721 Description

Zip Code 01721 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 01721 is primarily located in Middlesex County. The official US Postal Service name for 01721 is ASHLAND, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 01721 are contained within or border the city limits of Framingham, MA, Cordaville, MA, . Zip code 01721 is within area code 508 and area code 774. 01721 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 01721 is 7.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.2% and is lower 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 01721 increased to 16593 from 14674 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 01721 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 01721 public schools is White. 12.4% of students in 01721 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 14391 84.73% 13530 +6%
 Black Or African American 482 2.84% 369 +31%
 Hispanic 531 3.13% 740 -28%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 16 -100%
 Asian 1246 7.34% 1450 -14%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 236 0.5% 236 -64%
 Two Or More Races 252 1.47% 252 -1%

Zip Code 01721 Race/Ethnicity

 White 76.9%
 Black Or African American 2.5%
 Hispanic 8.1%
 Asian 9.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 01721 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1659314674
Male Population48.60%
Female Population51.40%
Total Households6385
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$91808
Income Under $50K Per Year21.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year45.30%
01721 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 5Katherine ClarkDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$342423
Average Real Estate Sale Price$314691
Current Unemployment Level 7.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago1.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59c - Southern New England Coastal Plains and Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 01721 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)15182737475662605139322239
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384758697883817362514060
Avg Precip (In.)4.293.324.094.123.623.583.663.93.834.174.54.0747.18
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type01721
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours