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Population in zip code 02138 is 35,661 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.11 | Zip Code 02138 land area is 2.7404 sq. miles | Population density is 13,013.06 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 02138

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 29.3
Median Age - Male 28.7
Median Age - Female 30.1

Median age of zip code 02138 is 12.5% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 21.2% lower compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 02138 is 14.1% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 19.8% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 02138 median age is 10.7% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 21.8% lower compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 02138

White population 27111
African American population 2282
Asian population 4122
American Indian and Alaska Native population 95
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 17
Other population 485

Region of Birth

Zip Code 02138 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 1% Czech 0.9%
Danish 0.6% Dutch 1.2%
English 12.5% French No Basque 3.2%
French Canadian 1.3% German 9.2%
Greek 1% Hungarian 0.8%
Irish 15.7% Italian 7.8%
Lithuanian 0.7% Norwegian 1%
Polish 4% Portuguese 0.5%
Russian 5.1% Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Scottish 3.4% Slovak 0.2%
Subsaharan African 1.4% Swedish 1.8%
Swiss 0.5% Ukrainian 0.6%
USA 2% Welsh 0.8%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 1.8% Other Ancestries 36.4%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 02138

Family Type Distribution
Total families 5718
Married couples 81.99%
Other couples 18.01%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 02138

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 12.4% 22.18%
$30,000 and $50,000 8.06% 13.06%
$50,000 and $100,000 23.99% 26.43%
$100,000 and $200,000 29.17% 23.25%
$200,000 or more 26.37% 15.08%

Household language in zip code 02138

English language 74.09%
Spanish language 4.61%
Other European language 11.33%
Asian language 8.16%
Other language 1.81%

Population by housing unit in zip code 02138

Total Occupied housing units 14315
Detached housing units 13.5%
Attached housing units 7.83%
2 units 13.92%
3 - 4 units 14.43%
5 - 9 units 8.82%
10 - 19 units 9.73%
20 - 49 units 15.51%
50 or more units 16.26%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 02138

Use car, track or Van 35.36%
Use public transportation 21.12%
Use Motorcycle 0.14%
Use bicycle 5.54%
Walk to work 28.22%
Work at home 9.62%

School attendance in zip code 02138

Attent Preschool programs 2.19%
Attend Public School 5.65%
Attend college undergraduate program 22.18%
Attent graduate studies 15.58%
Not enrolled in school 54.41%

Highest school attainment in zip code 02138

Less then 9th grade 1.28%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 1.88%
High school diploma 10.31%
Some college, no degree 10.91%
Associate degree 3.59%
Bachelor's degree 55.85%
Graduate or professional degree 16.18%

Real Estate in zip code 02138

Housing occupied 93.34%
Housing vacant 6.66%
Housing occupied by owner 39.65%
Housing occupied by tenant 60.35%
Total Rented Units 8639
Median Contract Gross Rent $1,593
Median Gross Rent $1,664
Median Home Value $657,100

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 02138 median gross rent is 4.46% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 02138

Studio $1,280
1 Bedroom $1,350
2 Bedrooms $1,590
3 Bedrooms $1,900
4 Bedrooms $2,090
AVERAGE RENT $1,642

Average rent in zip code 02138 ($1,642.00) is 8% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 75.6% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 02138 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 8.2% higher, one bedroom apartment rent is 7.7% higher, two bedroom rent is 8% higher, three bedroom rent is 8% higher, four bedroom rent is 8.1% higher.

Housing units in zip code 02138

Total housing units 15337
Detached housing units 13.18%
Attached housing units 7.54%
2 units 13.97%
3 - 4 units 13.78%
5 - 9 units 9.07%
10 - 19 units 10.05%
20 - 49 units 16.4%
50 or more units 16%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 02138

Total Real Estate Taxes $29,754,100
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $16,975,200
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $12,778,800

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