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Population in zip code 02142 is 2,805 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:0.80 | Zip Code 02142 land area is 0.2765 sq. miles | Population density is 10,144.67 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 02142

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 29
Median Age - Male 29.9
Median Age - Female 28.3

Median age of zip code 02142 is 12.9% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 22% lower compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 02142 is 7.1% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 16.5% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 02142 median age is 18.2% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 26.5% lower compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 02142

White population 1811
African American population 104
Asian population 712
American Indian and Alaska Native population 1
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 117

Region of Birth

Zip Code 02142 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 4.6% Czech 0.5%
Danish 1.5% Dutch 1%
English 10.1% French No Basque 3.1%
French Canadian 0% German 14%
Greek 2.6% Hungarian 0.9%
Irish 11.8% Italian 4.6%
Lithuanian 0% Norwegian 0%
Polish 3.5% Portuguese 0%
Russian 7.1% Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Scottish 4.6% Slovak 0.4%
Subsaharan African 0.4% Swedish 1.3%
Swiss 1.5% Ukrainian 0.3%
USA 1.9% Welsh 1.3%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 1.4% Other Ancestries 43.6%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 02142

Family Type Distribution
Total families 463
Married couples 92.01%
Other couples 7.99%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 02142

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 21.38% 25.72%
$30,000 and $50,000 2.16% 9.94%
$50,000 and $100,000 6.91% 16.57%
$100,000 and $200,000 34.34% 33.21%
$200,000 or more 35.21% 14.55%

Household language in zip code 02142

English language 47.69%
Spanish language 15.37%
Other European language 11.92%
Asian language 17.25%
Other language 7.76%

Population by housing unit in zip code 02142

Total Occupied housing units 1388
Detached housing units 2.74%
Attached housing units 0.58%
2 units 0.22%
3 - 4 units 2.09%
5 - 9 units 2.38%
10 - 19 units 2.81%
20 - 49 units 2.88%
50 or more units 86.31%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 02142

Use car, track or Van 33.78%
Use public transportation 21.87%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 1.33%
Walk to work 38.17%
Work at home 4.86%

School attendance in zip code 02142

Attent Preschool programs 2%
Attend Public School 0.38%
Attend college undergraduate program 23.41%
Attent graduate studies 22.37%
Not enrolled in school 51.84%

Highest school attainment in zip code 02142

Less then 9th grade 0%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 1.55%
High school diploma 3.45%
Some college, no degree 9.76%
Associate degree 3.71%
Bachelor's degree 62.18%
Graduate or professional degree 19.34%

Real Estate in zip code 02142

Housing occupied 87.35%
Housing vacant 12.65%
Housing occupied by owner 13.26%
Housing occupied by tenant 86.74%
Total Rented Units 1204
Median Contract Gross Rent $2,001
Median Gross Rent $2,001
Median Home Value $1,000,000+

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 02142 median gross rent is 0% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 02142

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 02142 ($1,374.00) is 8.7% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 46.9% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 02142 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 8.5% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 8.9% lower, two bedroom rent is 8.7% lower, three bedroom rent is 8.7% lower, four bedroom rent is 8.6% lower.

Housing units in zip code 02142

Total housing units 1589
Detached housing units 2.39%
Attached housing units 0.5%
2 units 0.19%
3 - 4 units 4.53%
5 - 9 units 2.08%
10 - 19 units 2.45%
20 - 49 units 2.52%
50 or more units 85.34%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 02142

Total Real Estate Taxes $1,521,700
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $949,900
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $571,900

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Zip Codes Near 02142

Zip Code City County Distance
02141 Cambridge Middlesex 0.4 ml
02139 Cambridge Middlesex 0.88 ml
02199 Boston Suffolk 1.07 ml
02116 Boston Suffolk 1.07 ml
02108 Boston Suffolk 1.09 ml
02222 Boston Suffolk 1.09 ml
02135 Brighton Suffolk 1.35 ml
02143 Somerville Middlesex 1.43 ml
02134 Allston Suffolk 1.47 ml
02111 Boston Suffolk 1.52 ml