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Population in zip code 02124 is 49,867 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.14 | Zip Code 02124 land area is 3.0027 sq. miles | Population density is 16,607.39 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 02124

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 33.8
Median Age - Male 31.4
Median Age - Female 35.8

Median age of zip code 02124 is 3.7% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 9.1% lower compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 02124 is 4.6% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 12.3% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 02124 median age is 2.7% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 7% lower compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 02124

White population 9884
African American population 31154
Asian population 3341
American Indian and Alaska Native population 189
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 3764

Region of Birth

Zip Code 02124 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 0.3% Czech 0%
Danish 0% Dutch 0.2%
English 1.8% French No Basque 0.7%
French Canadian 0.6% German 1.1%
Greek 0.1% Hungarian 0%
Irish 9.1% Italian 1.6%
Lithuanian 0.2% Norwegian 0.1%
Polish 0.6% Portuguese 0.3%
Russian 0.1% Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Scottish 0.6% Slovak 0%
Subsaharan African 5.3% Swedish 0.3%
Swiss 0.1% Ukrainian 0.1%
USA 4.4% Welsh 0.1%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 18.1% Other Ancestries 47.2%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 02124

Family Type Distribution
Total families 11495
Married couples 43.58%
Other couples 56.42%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 02124

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 25.49% 33.22%
$30,000 and $50,000 18.6% 18.45%
$50,000 and $100,000 32.07% 28.31%
$100,000 and $200,000 20.47% 16.9%
$200,000 or more 3.38% 3.11%

Household language in zip code 02124

English language 64.74%
Spanish language 15.45%
Other European language 12.17%
Asian language 5.92%
Other language 1.72%

Population by housing unit in zip code 02124

Total Occupied housing units 17275
Detached housing units 16.83%
Attached housing units 7.04%
2 units 19.82%
3 - 4 units 31.25%
5 - 9 units 8.42%
10 - 19 units 4.72%
20 - 49 units 4.98%
50 or more units 6.93%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 02124

Use car, track or Van 56.73%
Use public transportation 37.12%
Use Motorcycle 0.04%
Use bicycle 0.07%
Walk to work 3.99%
Work at home 2.05%

School attendance in zip code 02124

Attent Preschool programs 4.38%
Attend Public School 19.67%
Attend college undergraduate program 7.25%
Attent graduate studies 1.15%
Not enrolled in school 67.55%

Highest school attainment in zip code 02124

Less then 9th grade 10.22%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 13.41%
High school diploma 29.92%
Some college, no degree 21.63%
Associate degree 8.39%
Bachelor's degree 14.98%
Graduate or professional degree 1.43%

Real Estate in zip code 02124

Housing occupied 88.04%
Housing vacant 11.96%
Housing occupied by owner 37.12%
Housing occupied by tenant 62.88%
Total Rented Units 10862
Median Contract Gross Rent $962
Median Gross Rent $1,111
Median Home Value $321,200

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 02124 median gross rent is 15.49% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 02124

Studio $1,070
1 Bedroom $1,130
2 Bedrooms $1,330
3 Bedrooms $1,590
4 Bedrooms $1,750
AVERAGE RENT $1,374

Average rent in zip code 02124 ($1,374.00) is 3.8% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 46.9% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 02124 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 3.8% higher, one bedroom apartment rent is 3.4% higher, two bedroom rent is 3.7% higher, three bedroom rent is 3.9% higher, four bedroom rent is 3.9% higher.

Housing units in zip code 02124

Total housing units 19621
Detached housing units 16.16%
Attached housing units 7%
2 units 20.7%
3 - 4 units 32.38%
5 - 9 units 8.1%
10 - 19 units 4.53%
20 - 49 units 4.61%
50 or more units 6.52%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 02124

Total Real Estate Taxes $16,917,400
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $13,539,100
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $3,378,300

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Zip Codes Near 02124

Zip Code City County Distance
02122 Boston Suffolk 1.05 ml
02121 Boston Suffolk 1.5 ml
02125 Boston Suffolk 1.93 ml
02126 Mattapan Suffolk 2 ml
02131 Roslindale Suffolk 2.54 ml
02119 Boston Suffolk 2.58 ml
02171 Quincy Norfolk 2.89 ml
02130 Jamaica Plain Suffolk 2.99 ml
02170 Quincy Norfolk 3.07 ml
02186 Milton Norfolk 3.19 ml