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Population in zip code 01879 is 11,484 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:0.96 | Zip Code 01879 land area is 16.7816 sq. miles | Population density is 684.32 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 01879

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 41
Median Age - Male 40.3
Median Age - Female 41.8

Median age of zip code 01879 is 5.7% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 10.2% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 01879 is 6.3% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 12.6% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 01879 median age is 5% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 8.6% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 01879

White population 10668
African American population 75
Asian population 536
American Indian and Alaska Native population 0
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 63

Region of Birth

Zip Code 01879 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 0.9% Czech 0.1%
Danish 0.1% Dutch 0.5%
English 15.6% French No Basque 16.7%
French Canadian 10.2% German 6.7%
Greek 3% Hungarian 0.1%
Irish 30.7% Italian 11.5%
Lithuanian 1% Norwegian 0.9%
Polish 4.3% Portuguese 3.3%
Russian 0.5% Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Scottish 3.3% Slovak 0.2%
Subsaharan African 0.3% Swedish 1.2%
Swiss 0% Ukrainian 0.1%
USA 3.3% Welsh 0.4%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0.1% Other Ancestries 8.1%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 01879

Family Type Distribution
Total families 3122
Married couples 80.43%
Other couples 19.57%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 01879

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 8.3% 14.35%
$30,000 and $50,000 7.82% 12.13%
$50,000 and $100,000 20.95% 21.7%
$100,000 and $200,000 46.03% 37.39%
$200,000 or more 16.91% 14.43%

Household language in zip code 01879

English language 92.62%
Spanish language 0.99%
Other European language 4.25%
Asian language 2.14%
Other language 0%

Population by housing unit in zip code 01879

Total Occupied housing units 4055
Detached housing units 77.34%
Attached housing units 6.56%
2 units 3.4%
3 - 4 units 2.1%
5 - 9 units 2.37%
10 - 19 units 2.02%
20 - 49 units 4.27%
50 or more units 1.11%
Mobile homes 0.84%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 01879

Use car, track or Van 94.69%
Use public transportation 1.83%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0.16%
Walk to work 0.9%
Work at home 2.42%

School attendance in zip code 01879

Attent Preschool programs 2.51%
Attend Public School 18.93%
Attend college undergraduate program 4.23%
Attent graduate studies 1.91%
Not enrolled in school 72.42%

Highest school attainment in zip code 01879

Less then 9th grade 2.11%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 4.71%
High school diploma 32.41%
Some college, no degree 16.28%
Associate degree 12.05%
Bachelor's degree 30.98%
Graduate or professional degree 1.46%

Real Estate in zip code 01879

Housing occupied 96.73%
Housing vacant 3.27%
Housing occupied by owner 85.4%
Housing occupied by tenant 14.6%
Total Rented Units 592
Median Contract Gross Rent $873
Median Gross Rent $1,008
Median Home Value $359,100

Contract rent is the monthly cash rent agreed to, regardless of any furnishings, utilities, fees, meals, or services that may be included. Gross rent is the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels if these are paid by the renter. In zip code 01879 median gross rent is 15.46% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 01879

Studio $1,000
1 Bedroom $1,060
2 Bedrooms $1,240
3 Bedrooms $1,480
4 Bedrooms $1,630
AVERAGE RENT $1,282

Average rent in zip code 01879 ($1,282.00) is 4.2% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 37.1% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 01879 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 3% higher, one bedroom apartment rent is 1.6% lower, two bedroom rent is 5.5% lower, three bedroom rent is 7% lower, four bedroom rent is 6.2% lower.

Housing units in zip code 01879

Total housing units 4192
Detached housing units 76.41%
Attached housing units 6.35%
2 units 4.15%
3 - 4 units 2.03%
5 - 9 units 2.29%
10 - 19 units 1.96%
20 - 49 units 4.94%
50 or more units 1.07%
Mobile homes 0.81%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 01879

Total Real Estate Taxes $15,536,700
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $11,974,800
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $3,561,900

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