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Population in zip code 02139 is 35,945 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.03 | Zip Code 02139 land area is 1.5564 sq. miles | Population density is 23,094.96 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 02139

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 30.3
Median Age - Male 29.8
Median Age - Female 30.7

Median age of zip code 02139 is 1.6% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 18.5% lower compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 02139 is 0.3% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 16.8% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 02139 median age is 4.4% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 20.3% lower compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 02139

White population 23540
African American population 5117
Asian population 4662
American Indian and Alaska Native population 128
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 30
Other population 960

Region of Birth

Zip Code 02139 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 1.5% Czech 0.3%
Danish 0.1% Dutch 1%
English 7.7% French No Basque 2.9%
French Canadian 1.7% German 7.8%
Greek 1% Hungarian 0.5%
Irish 10.9% Italian 5.7%
Lithuanian 0.6% Norwegian 0.9%
Polish 2.9% Portuguese 2.6%
Russian 3.1% Scotch-Irish 1%
Scottish 1.6% Slovak 0.1%
Subsaharan African 2.4% Swedish 1.2%
Swiss 0.5% Ukrainian 0.6%
USA 2.3% Welsh 0.5%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 7.2% Other Ancestries 37.8%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 02139

Family Type Distribution
Total families 5848
Married couples 67.32%
Other couples 32.68%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 02139

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 19.66% 23.56%
$30,000 and $50,000 11.71% 13.02%
$50,000 and $100,000 21.8% 28%
$100,000 and $200,000 29.38% 23.93%
$200,000 or more 17.44% 11.5%

Household language in zip code 02139

English language 67.48%
Spanish language 6.7%
Other European language 15.05%
Asian language 7.55%
Other language 3.22%

Population by housing unit in zip code 02139

Total Occupied housing units 14761
Detached housing units 6.65%
Attached housing units 5.94%
2 units 12.91%
3 - 4 units 25.44%
5 - 9 units 15.88%
10 - 19 units 8.37%
20 - 49 units 9.71%
50 or more units 15.1%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 02139

Use car, track or Van 29.15%
Use public transportation 28.21%
Use Motorcycle 0.24%
Use bicycle 9.45%
Walk to work 26.53%
Work at home 6.42%

School attendance in zip code 02139

Attent Preschool programs 2.16%
Attend Public School 7.33%
Attend college undergraduate program 11.35%
Attent graduate studies 15.5%
Not enrolled in school 63.66%

Highest school attainment in zip code 02139

Less then 9th grade 6.62%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 5.73%
High school diploma 13.28%
Some college, no degree 13.24%
Associate degree 4.26%
Bachelor's degree 47.26%
Graduate or professional degree 9.61%

Real Estate in zip code 02139

Housing occupied 93.94%
Housing vacant 6.06%
Housing occupied by owner 34.29%
Housing occupied by tenant 65.71%
Total Rented Units 9700
Median Contract Gross Rent $1,521
Median Gross Rent $1,600
Median Home Value $485,700

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 02139 median gross rent is 5.19% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 02139

Studio $1,280
1 Bedroom $1,360
2 Bedrooms $1,600
3 Bedrooms $1,910
4 Bedrooms $2,100
AVERAGE RENT $1,650

Average rent in zip code 02139 ($1,650.00) is 8.4% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 76.4% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 02139 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 8.2% higher, one bedroom apartment rent is 8.4% higher, two bedroom rent is 8.6% higher, three bedroom rent is 8.3% higher, four bedroom rent is 8.5% higher.

Housing units in zip code 02139

Total housing units 15713
Detached housing units 6.24%
Attached housing units 5.8%
2 units 13.08%
3 - 4 units 25.06%
5 - 9 units 15.8%
10 - 19 units 8.17%
20 - 49 units 10.19%
50 or more units 15.65%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 02139

Total Real Estate Taxes $15,678,100
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $10,508,800
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $5,169,300

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Zip Codes Near 02139

Zip Code City County Distance
02108 Boston Suffolk 0.78 ml
02134 Allston Suffolk 0.78 ml
02142 Cambridge Middlesex 0.88 ml
02141 Cambridge Middlesex 0.96 ml
02135 Brighton Suffolk 1.07 ml
02143 Somerville Middlesex 1.09 ml
02215 Boston Suffolk 1.41 ml
02116 Boston Suffolk 1.47 ml
02199 Boston Suffolk 1.58 ml
02115 Boston Suffolk 1.6 ml