Overall Health Index

People Index

22

96.3% of the residents in 01069 has health insurance.

Provider Index

83

There are about 2,215 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 01069.

Hospital Index

61

The average hospital rating near 01069 is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

77

Residents in 01069 travel 12.4 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

22

96.3% of the residents in 01069 has health insurance.

Provider Index

83

There are about 2,215 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 01069.

Hospital Index

61

The average hospital rating near 01069 is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

77

Residents in 01069 travel 12.4 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 01069 - Palmer, MA

The Overall Health Index in 01069 - Palmer, MA is 75, ranking 8,527 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 8,753 residents live in 01069 - Palmer, MA with a median age of 47 years. 19.8 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 14.1 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 45 percent of the residents in 01069 is currently married, and 32 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 18.6 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 10.3 percent of the population living in 01069 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 01069 is $4,833. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 01069 - Palmer, MA is approximately $927. That means the residents typically spend about 19.2 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

90 percent of the population in 01069 - Palmer, MA drive to work alone. 0 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 54.7 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 10.6 percent of the residents in 01069 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.48 members with about 1.82 cars available per household. Approximately 8 percent of the households in 01069 - Palmer, Massachusetts do not have own a car. It is estimated that 8.7 percent of households in the United States do not own a car.

37 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 77 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0.2 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 01069 have VA health insurance. Also, 1.2 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 01069 - Palmer, MA would have to travel an average of 2.4 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Baystate Wing Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 2,215 physicians accessible to residents who live in 01069 - Palmer, MA.

Gender Ratio in 01069 - Palmer, MA

Gender (%)01069MAUSA
Male4948.549.3
Female5151.550.7

Racial Makeup in 01069 - Palmer, MA

Race (%)01069MAUSA
Non-Hispanic White97.978.973
Non-Hispanic Black1.47.412.7
Asian0.16.35.4
American Indian and Alaska Native00.20.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race04.14.9
Two or More Races0.63.94.4

Median Income in 01069 - Palmer, MA

Income (%)01069MAUSA
Under $25,00011.913.516.9
$25,000 to $49,99916.314.821.3
$50,000 to $74,99917.514.718.3
$75,000 to $99,99916.513.213.7
$100,000 and More37.843.829.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 01069 - Palmer, MA

Livability01069MAUSA
Monthly Income ($)4,8336,1814,897
Housing Costs ($)9271,4311,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)19.223.221.9

Education in 01069 - Palmer, MA

Education Level(%)01069MAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education1.74.85.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma6.85.47.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent29.22527.5
Some College, No Degree21.516.121
Associate's Degree11.87.78.2
Bachelor's Degree18.622.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree10.318.211.4

People Index

People Index in 01069

22

The People Index in 01069 is 22, ranking 26,062 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 01069 - Palmer, MA

An estimate of 96.3 percent of all residents in 01069 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 01069 - Palmer, MA who have health insurance is 96.3 percent. 12.6 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 55.5 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 1.7 percent of the population buy their insurance directly. Residents who need health insurance can purchase insurance at The U.S. government healthcare website.

An estimate 99 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 91 percent of the residents who make under $25,000 have some form of health insurance.

The Kaiser Family Foundation developed the Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator to estimate health insurance premiums and subsidies for people buying health insurance on their own in health insurance Marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Percent Insured in 01069 - Palmer, MA

Insurance Type (%)01069MAUSA
No Insurance3.7312.2
Public Insurance373533
Private Insurance7774.366.7

Insurance Types in 01069 - Palmer, MA

Insurance Type (%)01069MAUSA
Employer Insurance55.554.146.1
Direct Purchase Insurance1.75.46.2
Medicare3.83.54.6
Medicaid12.615.914.2
TRICARE1.21.12.7
VA0.20.10.3

Percent Insured by Income in 01069 - Palmer, MA

Income (%)01069MAUSA
Under $25,000919582
$25,000 to $49,999929584
$50,000 to $74,999999688
$75,000 to $99,999979791
$100,000 and More989893

Types of Insurance by Income in 01069 - Palmer, MA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,00097542
$25,000 to $49,99986262
$50,000 to $74,99914281
$75,000 to $99,99933875
$100,000 and More21294

Insurance Rate by Age in 01069 - Palmer, MA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)01069MAUSA
Under 18999994
Adults (18-64 years)949684
Seniors (65+ years)10010099

Residents with Disabilities in 01069 - Palmer, MA

Disability Type01069MAUSA
Any Disability1511.612.5
Hearing Disability3.73.33.5
Vision Disability1.53.33.5
Cognitive Disability21.21.3
Ambulatory Disability8.567
Self-Care Disability1.10.90.9
Independent Living Disability4.55.45.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 01069

83

The Provider Index in 01069 - Palmer, MA is 83, ranking 5,608 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 01069 - Palmer, MA

For the 1,731 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 257 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 01069 - Palmer, MA. An estimate of 13 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 1,234 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 01069 - Palmer, MA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius01069MAUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents376238
Dentists per 10,000 residents7128
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18213316
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65314928

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 01069

61

The Hospital Index in 01069 - Palmer, MA is 61, ranking 12,862 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 01069 - Palmer, MA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Baystate Wing Hospital25/5
Harrington Memorial Hospital163/5
Mercy Medical Center162/5
Baystate Medical Center164/5
Average Hospital12.43.5/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 01069

77

The Travel Index in 01069 - Palmer, MA is 77, ranking 7,583 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 01069 - Palmer, MA

17.4 percent of residents in 01069 - Palmer, MA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.82 cars per household in 01069 - Palmer, MA with an approximate average household size of 2.48 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 12.4 miles. 01069 - Palmer, MA ranks 9,343 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Baystate Wing Hospital with a distance of 2 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 01069 - Palmer, MA

Housholds with Cars (%)01069MAUSA
No Cars812.38.7
1 Car3435.432.9
2 Cars3636.537.3
3 Cars1311.214.1
4 or More Cars84.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 01069 - Palmer, MA

Travel Method (%)01069MAUSA
Driving Solo79.37176.6
Driving with One Person6.667.1
Driving with Two People0.20.91.3
Driving with Three People0.90.30.5
Bus03.42.5
Taxi0.80.20.1
Train04.41.8
Walk54.82.7
Bicycle00.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 01069 - Palmer, MA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Baystate Wing Hospital2
Harrington Memorial Hospital16
Mercy Medical Center16

Work Travel Time in 01069 - Palmer, MA

Average Travel Time01069MAUSA
Less than 10 min.14.820.423.3
10 to 14 min.9.613.215.3
15 to 19 min.10.11314.6
20 to 24 min.10.25.96.4
25 to 29 min.1014.113.7
30 to 34 min.17.43.32.9
35 to 44 min.11.315.312
45 to 59 min.69.26.2
60 or more min.10.63.22.7
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