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Population in zip code 02126 is 27,335 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.24 | Zip Code 02126 land area is 2.0821 sq. miles | Population density is 13,128.57 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 02126

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 37.1
Median Age - Male 31.3
Median Age - Female 40.1

Median age of zip code 02126 is 18.9% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 0.3% lower compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 02126 is 3.6% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 12.6% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 02126 median age is 25.7% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 4.2% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 02126

White population 2256
African American population 23254
Asian population 170
American Indian and Alaska Native population 65
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 161
Other population 790

Region of Birth

Zip Code 02126 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 0.3% Czech 0%
Danish 0% Dutch 0%
English 0.3% French No Basque 0.2%
French Canadian 0.3% German 0.3%
Greek 0% Hungarian 0%
Irish 1.3% Italian 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.2% Norwegian 0%
Polish 0.3% Portuguese 0.5%
Russian 0% Scotch-Irish 0.1%
Scottish 0% Slovak 0%
Subsaharan African 4.4% Swedish 0%
Swiss 0% Ukrainian 0%
USA 3.5% Welsh 0%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 33.1% Other Ancestries 43%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 02126

Family Type Distribution
Total families 6691
Married couples 37.62%
Other couples 62.38%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 02126

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 27.05% 36.82%
$30,000 and $50,000 21.75% 18.53%
$50,000 and $100,000 33.87% 27.81%
$100,000 and $200,000 15.78% 15.74%
$200,000 or more 1.55% 1.09%

Household language in zip code 02126

English language 64.68%
Spanish language 10.58%
Other European language 23.16%
Asian language 0.54%
Other language 1.04%

Population by housing unit in zip code 02126

Total Occupied housing units 9510
Detached housing units 27.88%
Attached housing units 5.17%
2 units 23.45%
3 - 4 units 17.48%
5 - 9 units 4.74%
10 - 19 units 7.52%
20 - 49 units 8.85%
50 or more units 4.56%
Mobile homes 0.35%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 02126

Use car, track or Van 60.46%
Use public transportation 35.24%
Use Motorcycle 0.23%
Use bicycle 0.08%
Walk to work 2.38%
Work at home 1.61%

School attendance in zip code 02126

Attent Preschool programs 3.98%
Attend Public School 19.62%
Attend college undergraduate program 6.13%
Attent graduate studies 1.32%
Not enrolled in school 68.95%

Highest school attainment in zip code 02126

Less then 9th grade 10.79%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 13.2%
High school diploma 35.27%
Some college, no degree 23.6%
Associate degree 5.95%
Bachelor's degree 10.15%
Graduate or professional degree 1.05%

Real Estate in zip code 02126

Housing occupied 90.28%
Housing vacant 9.72%
Housing occupied by owner 41.83%
Housing occupied by tenant 58.17%
Total Rented Units 5532
Median Contract Gross Rent $1,060
Median Gross Rent $1,196
Median Home Value $296,300

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 02126 median gross rent is 12.83% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 02126

Studio $1,040
1 Bedroom $1,100
2 Bedrooms $1,290
3 Bedrooms $1,540
4 Bedrooms $1,700
AVERAGE RENT $1,334

Average rent in zip code 02126 ($1,334.00) is 8.8% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 42.6% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 02126 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 8.6% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 8.8% lower, two bedroom rent is 8.9% lower, three bedroom rent is 9% lower, four bedroom rent is 8.6% lower.

Housing units in zip code 02126

Total housing units 10534
Detached housing units 26.45%
Attached housing units 5.45%
2 units 22.86%
3 - 4 units 19.28%
5 - 9 units 5.91%
10 - 19 units 7.28%
20 - 49 units 8.33%
50 or more units 4.12%
Mobile homes 0.31%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 02126

Total Real Estate Taxes $8,329,600
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $6,686,600
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $1,643,000

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Zip Codes Near 02126

Zip Code City County Distance
02130 Jamaica Plain Suffolk 0.99 ml
02121 Boston Suffolk 1.26 ml
02131 Roslindale Suffolk 1.42 ml
02163 Boston Suffolk 1.69 ml
02119 Boston Suffolk 1.83 ml
02124 Boston Suffolk 2 ml
02125 Boston Suffolk 2.14 ml
02120 Boston Suffolk 2.19 ml
02445 Brookline Norfolk 2.27 ml
02122 Boston Suffolk 2.56 ml