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Population in zip code 02121 is 26,801 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.23 | Zip Code 02121 land area is 1.7453 sq. miles | Population density is 15,356.10 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 02121

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 30.2
Median Age - Male 26.5
Median Age - Female 33.9

Median age of zip code 02121 is equal compared to nearby zip codes and 18.8% lower compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 02121 is 9.2% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 26% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 02121 median age is 10.1% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 11.9% lower compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 02121

White population 2304
African American population 19316
Asian population 208
American Indian and Alaska Native population 224
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 20
Other population 4194

Region of Birth

Zip Code 02121 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 0% Czech 0%
Danish 0% Dutch 0%
English 0.4% French No Basque 0%
French Canadian 0.1% German 0.2%
Greek 0% Hungarian 0%
Irish 0.6% Italian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0% Norwegian 0%
Polish 0% Portuguese 0.1%
Russian 0% Scotch-Irish 0%
Scottish 0% Slovak 0%
Subsaharan African 5.9% Swedish 0%
Swiss 0% Ukrainian 0%
USA 3.9% Welsh 0.1%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 14.2% Other Ancestries 63%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 02121

Family Type Distribution
Total families 6301
Married couples 24.17%
Other couples 75.83%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 02121

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 42.23% 49.18%
$30,000 and $50,000 20.49% 16.75%
$50,000 and $100,000 23.93% 22.55%
$100,000 and $200,000 11.06% 9.9%
$200,000 or more 2.29% 1.62%

Household language in zip code 02121

English language 59.38%
Spanish language 23.23%
Other European language 14.2%
Asian language 0.57%
Other language 2.62%

Population by housing unit in zip code 02121

Total Occupied housing units 9739
Detached housing units 7.42%
Attached housing units 4.54%
2 units 17.81%
3 - 4 units 34.61%
5 - 9 units 17.21%
10 - 19 units 13.11%
20 - 49 units 3.43%
50 or more units 1.86%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 02121

Use car, track or Van 50.67%
Use public transportation 43.67%
Use Motorcycle 0.38%
Use bicycle 0.06%
Walk to work 3.21%
Work at home 2.01%

School attendance in zip code 02121

Attent Preschool programs 3.35%
Attend Public School 21.83%
Attend college undergraduate program 7.48%
Attent graduate studies 1.18%
Not enrolled in school 66.16%

Highest school attainment in zip code 02121

Less then 9th grade 11.54%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 14.88%
High school diploma 32.67%
Some college, no degree 23.42%
Associate degree 6.13%
Bachelor's degree 11.08%
Graduate or professional degree 0.28%

Real Estate in zip code 02121

Housing occupied 88.76%
Housing vacant 11.24%
Housing occupied by owner 24.61%
Housing occupied by tenant 75.39%
Total Rented Units 7342
Median Contract Gross Rent $649
Median Gross Rent $813
Median Home Value $336,000

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 02121 median gross rent is 25.27% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 02121

Studio $920
1 Bedroom $970
2 Bedrooms $1,140
3 Bedrooms $1,360
4 Bedrooms $1,500
AVERAGE RENT $1,178

Average rent in zip code 02121 ($1,178.00) is 16.9% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 25.9% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 02121 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 16.6% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 17% lower, two bedroom rent is 16.9% lower, three bedroom rent is 17% lower, four bedroom rent is 16.8% lower.

Housing units in zip code 02121

Total housing units 10972
Detached housing units 6.82%
Attached housing units 4.41%
2 units 17.34%
3 - 4 units 38.06%
5 - 9 units 16.44%
10 - 19 units 12.24%
20 - 49 units 3.04%
50 or more units 1.65%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 02121

Total Real Estate Taxes $5,965,200
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $4,910,200
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $1,054,900

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Zip Codes Near 02121

Zip Code City County Distance
02125 Boston Suffolk 0.9 ml
02119 Boston Suffolk 1.11 ml
02126 Mattapan Suffolk 1.26 ml
02124 Boston Suffolk 1.5 ml
02122 Boston Suffolk 1.52 ml
02120 Boston Suffolk 1.9 ml
02163 Boston Suffolk 1.99 ml
02130 Jamaica Plain Suffolk 2.01 ml
02118 Boston Suffolk 2.04 ml
02115 Boston Suffolk 2.52 ml