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Population in zip code 03842 is 14,983 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.02 | Zip Code 03842 land area is 12.7397 sq. miles | Population density is 1,176.09 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 03842

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 47.9
Median Age - Male 46.6
Median Age - Female 49

Median age of zip code 03842 is 10.6% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 28.8% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 03842 is 8.1% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 30.2% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 03842 median age is 12.4% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 27.3% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 03842

White population 14388
African American population 109
Asian population 232
American Indian and Alaska Native population 0
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 36

Region of Birth

Zip Code 03842 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 1.4% Czech 0.2%
Danish 0.1% Dutch 0.9%
English 20.5% French No Basque 11.5%
French Canadian 8.4% German 8.8%
Greek 1.4% Hungarian 0.4%
Irish 27.8% Italian 11.5%
Lithuanian 0.7% Norwegian 0.7%
Polish 4.5% Portuguese 1.2%
Russian 0.6% Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Scottish 4.9% Slovak 0.3%
Subsaharan African 0.4% Swedish 2.6%
Swiss 0.5% Ukrainian 0.3%
USA 3.8% Welsh 0.5%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0.1% Other Ancestries 8.7%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 03842

Family Type Distribution
Total families 4209
Married couples 78.05%
Other couples 21.95%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 03842

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 11.43% 18.31%
$30,000 and $50,000 13.28% 18.31%
$50,000 and $100,000 35.38% 32.01%
$100,000 and $200,000 30.17% 24.31%
$200,000 or more 9.74% 7.06%

Household language in zip code 03842

English language 94.14%
Spanish language 0.93%
Other European language 3.56%
Asian language 1.27%
Other language 0.1%

Population by housing unit in zip code 03842

Total Occupied housing units 6685
Detached housing units 60.27%
Attached housing units 8.63%
2 units 6.07%
3 - 4 units 4.76%
5 - 9 units 5.04%
10 - 19 units 6.33%
20 - 49 units 4.91%
50 or more units 2.54%
Mobile homes 1.45%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 03842

Use car, track or Van 86.07%
Use public transportation 0.71%
Use Motorcycle 0.06%
Use bicycle 1.1%
Walk to work 2.59%
Work at home 9.47%

School attendance in zip code 03842

Attent Preschool programs 2.76%
Attend Public School 14.59%
Attend college undergraduate program 3%
Attent graduate studies 1.26%
Not enrolled in school 78.38%

Highest school attainment in zip code 03842

Less then 9th grade 1.26%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 4.49%
High school diploma 27.36%
Some college, no degree 24.23%
Associate degree 10.49%
Bachelor's degree 30.7%
Graduate or professional degree 1.47%

Real Estate in zip code 03842

Housing occupied 71.12%
Housing vacant 28.88%
Housing occupied by owner 70.71%
Housing occupied by tenant 29.29%
Total Rented Units 1958
Median Contract Gross Rent $947
Median Gross Rent $1,062
Median Home Value $330,600

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 03842 median gross rent is 12.14% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 03842

Studio $830
1 Bedroom $880
2 Bedrooms $1,030
3 Bedrooms $1,230
4 Bedrooms $1,350
AVERAGE RENT $1,064

Average rent in zip code 03842 ($1,064.00) is 11.8% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 13.8% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 03842 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 11.4% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 11.5% lower, two bedroom rent is 11.8% lower, three bedroom rent is 11.9% lower, four bedroom rent is 12% lower.

Housing units in zip code 03842

Total housing units 9399
Detached housing units 54.84%
Attached housing units 8.34%
2 units 8.2%
3 - 4 units 6.43%
5 - 9 units 6.8%
10 - 19 units 5.72%
20 - 49 units 4.56%
50 or more units 2.29%
Mobile homes 2.82%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 03842

Total Real Estate Taxes $26,885,000
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $18,016,700
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $8,868,400

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