Overall Health Index

People Index

28

95.5% of the residents in 01562 has health insurance.

Provider Index

79

There are about 1,972 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 01562.

Hospital Index

18

The average hospital rating near 01562 is 2.6 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

47

Residents in 01562 travel 11.1 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

28

95.5% of the residents in 01562 has health insurance.

Provider Index

79

There are about 1,972 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 01562.

Hospital Index

18

The average hospital rating near 01562 is 2.6 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

47

Residents in 01562 travel 11.1 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 01562 - Spencer, MA

The Overall Health Index in 01562 - Spencer, MA is 33, ranking 22,459 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 11,801 residents live in 01562 - Spencer, MA with a median age of 43 years. 18.6 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 15.5 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 52 percent of the residents in 01562 is currently married, and 31.2 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 13.1 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 8.9 percent of the population living in 01562 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 01562 is $5,488. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 01562 - Spencer, MA is approximately $1,121. That means the residents typically spend about 20.4 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

88.5 percent of the population in 01562 - Spencer, MA drive to work alone. 1.3 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 45.6 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 12.9 percent of the residents in 01562 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.49 members with about 1.79 cars available per household. Approximately 9 percent of the households in 01562 - Spencer, 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.

33.9 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 75.5 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 01562 have VA health insurance. Also, 1.1 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 01562 - Spencer, MA would have to travel an average of 10.1 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Saint Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center. In a 20-mile radius, there are 1,972 physicians accessible to residents who live in 01562 - Spencer, MA.

Gender Ratio in 01562 - Spencer, MA

Gender (%)01562MAUSA
Male5148.549.3
Female4951.550.7

Racial Makeup in 01562 - Spencer, MA

Race (%)01562MAUSA
Non-Hispanic White9578.973
Non-Hispanic Black0.87.412.7
Asian2.46.35.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.40.20.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race0.14.14.9
Two or More Races1.33.94.4

Median Income in 01562 - Spencer, MA

Income (%)01562MAUSA
Under $25,00017.213.516.9
$25,000 to $49,99910.614.821.3
$50,000 to $74,9991914.718.3
$75,000 to $99,99916.513.213.7
$100,000 and More36.843.829.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 01562 - Spencer, MA

Livability01562MAUSA
Monthly Income ($)5,4886,1814,897
Housing Costs ($)1,1211,4311,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)20.423.221.9

Education in 01562 - Spencer, MA

Education Level(%)01562MAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education4.54.85.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma8.25.47.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent372527.5
Some College, No Degree2016.121
Associate's Degree8.27.78.2
Bachelor's Degree13.122.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree8.918.211.4

ZIP Codes around 01562 - Spencer, MA

LocationPopulationHealth Index
01562 - Spencer, MA11,80133
01564 - Sterling, MA7,95486
01566 - Sturbridge, MA6,44295
01568 - Upton, MA7,53288
01569 - Uxbridge, MA13,88158
01570 - Webster, MA16,83816
01571 - Dudley, MA11,60838
01581 - Westborough, MA18,70666
01583 - West Boylston, MA7,60274
01585 - West Brookfield, MA4,60666

People Index

People Index in 01562

28

The People Index in 01562 is 28, ranking 24,083 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 01562 - Spencer, MA

An estimate of 95.5 percent of all residents in 01562 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 01562 - Spencer, MA who have health insurance is 95.5 percent. 12.4 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 54.1 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 4.6 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 82 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 97 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 01562 - Spencer, MA

Insurance Type (%)01562MAUSA
No Insurance4.5312.2
Public Insurance33.93533
Private Insurance75.574.366.7

Insurance Types in 01562 - Spencer, MA

Insurance Type (%)01562MAUSA
Employer Insurance54.154.146.1
Direct Purchase Insurance4.65.46.2
Medicare4.13.54.6
Medicaid12.415.914.2
TRICARE1.11.12.7
VA00.10.3

Percent Insured by Income in 01562 - Spencer, MA

Income (%)01562MAUSA
Under $25,000979582
$25,000 to $49,999969584
$50,000 to $74,999829688
$75,000 to $99,999999791
$100,000 and More999893

Types of Insurance by Income in 01562 - Spencer, MA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,00037935
$25,000 to $49,99947362
$50,000 to $74,999183367
$75,000 to $99,9991895
$100,000 and More11395

Insurance Rate by Age in 01562 - Spencer, MA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)01562MAUSA
Under 181009994
Adults (18-64 years)939684
Seniors (65+ years)10010099

Residents with Disabilities in 01562 - Spencer, MA

Disability Type01562MAUSA
Any Disability12.211.612.5
Hearing Disability2.53.33.5
Vision Disability2.23.33.5
Cognitive Disability1.81.21.3
Ambulatory Disability6.367
Self-Care Disability0.80.90.9
Independent Living Disability75.45.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 01562

79

The Provider Index in 01562 - Spencer, MA is 79, ranking 6,928 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 01562 - Spencer, MA

For the 2,191 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 156 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 01562 - Spencer, MA. An estimate of 18 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 1,832 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 01562 - Spencer, MA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius01562MAUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents346238
Dentists per 10,000 residents7128
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18133316
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65204928

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 01562

18

The Hospital Index in 01562 - Spencer, MA is 18, ranking 27,044 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 01562 - Spencer, MA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Saint Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center103/5
AdCare Hospital - Worcester103.4/5
Harrington Memorial Hospital123/5
UMass Memorial Medical Center121/5
Average Hospital11.12.6/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 01562

47

The Travel Index in 01562 - Spencer, MA is 47, ranking 17,483 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 01562 - Spencer, MA

17.3 percent of residents in 01562 - Spencer, MA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.79 cars per household in 01562 - Spencer, MA with an approximate average household size of 2.49 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 11.1 miles. 01562 - Spencer, MA ranks 8,131 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Saint Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center with a distance of 10 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 01562 - Spencer, MA

Housholds with Cars (%)01562MAUSA
No Cars912.38.7
1 Car3335.432.9
2 Cars3936.537.3
3 Cars1311.214.1
4 or More Cars64.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 01562 - Spencer, MA

Travel Method (%)01562MAUSA
Driving Solo84.27176.6
Driving with One Person5.667.1
Driving with Two People0.20.91.3
Driving with Three People0.30.30.5
Bus0.23.42.5
Taxi00.20.1
Train0.14.41.8
Walk3.44.82.7
Bicycle0.20.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 01562 - Spencer, MA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Saint Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center10
AdCare Hospital - Worcester10
Harrington Memorial Hospital12

Work Travel Time in 01562 - Spencer, MA

Average Travel Time01562MAUSA
Less than 10 min.13.120.423.3
10 to 14 min.10.413.215.3
15 to 19 min.8.91314.6
20 to 24 min.7.55.96.4
25 to 29 min.5.714.113.7
30 to 34 min.17.33.32.9
35 to 44 min.10.715.312
45 to 59 min.13.69.26.2
60 or more min.12.93.22.7
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