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Population in zip code 02131 is 30,370 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.16 | Zip Code 02131 land area is 2.5925 sq. miles | Population density is 11,714.56 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 02131

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 37.5
Median Age - Male 35.3
Median Age - Female 38.8

Median age of zip code 02131 is 12.3% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 0.8% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 02131 is 11.7% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 1.4% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 02131 median age is 11.2% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 0.8% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 02131

White population 16746
African American population 7996
Asian population 1007
American Indian and Alaska Native population 482
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 2554

Region of Birth

Zip Code 02131 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 2.3% Czech 0.2%
Danish 0.1% Dutch 0.5%
English 4.4% French No Basque 1.5%
French Canadian 1.3% German 3.5%
Greek 3.2% Hungarian 0.2%
Irish 22.1% Italian 9.8%
Lithuanian 0.4% Norwegian 0.4%
Polish 1.8% Portuguese 0.7%
Russian 1.3% Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Scottish 1.2% Slovak 0%
Subsaharan African 2.5% Swedish 0.8%
Swiss 0.1% Ukrainian 0.5%
USA 3.6% Welsh 0.2%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 7.1% Other Ancestries 32.6%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 02131

Family Type Distribution
Total families 6922
Married couples 59.9%
Other couples 40.1%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 02131

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 19.5% 26.31%
$30,000 and $50,000 14.92% 14.85%
$50,000 and $100,000 29.95% 30.54%
$100,000 and $200,000 29.98% 24.1%
$200,000 or more 5.65% 4.21%

Household language in zip code 02131

English language 58.73%
Spanish language 21.86%
Other European language 15.28%
Asian language 2.1%
Other language 2.04%

Population by housing unit in zip code 02131

Total Occupied housing units 11282
Detached housing units 31.76%
Attached housing units 7.5%
2 units 26.38%
3 - 4 units 17.9%
5 - 9 units 7.36%
10 - 19 units 3.41%
20 - 49 units 1.86%
50 or more units 3.76%
Mobile homes 0.08%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 02131

Use car, track or Van 66.23%
Use public transportation 27.29%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 1.74%
Walk to work 1.82%
Work at home 2.92%

School attendance in zip code 02131

Attent Preschool programs 3.95%
Attend Public School 14.17%
Attend college undergraduate program 5.6%
Attent graduate studies 2.31%
Not enrolled in school 73.97%

Highest school attainment in zip code 02131

Less then 9th grade 8.2%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 8.47%
High school diploma 26.29%
Some college, no degree 19.51%
Associate degree 7.77%
Bachelor's degree 26.83%
Graduate or professional degree 2.92%

Real Estate in zip code 02131

Housing occupied 92.83%
Housing vacant 7.17%
Housing occupied by owner 51.04%
Housing occupied by tenant 48.96%
Total Rented Units 5524
Median Contract Gross Rent $1,078
Median Gross Rent $1,206
Median Home Value $353,600

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 02131 median gross rent is 11.87% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 02131

Studio $1,060
1 Bedroom $1,120
2 Bedrooms $1,320
3 Bedrooms $1,580
4 Bedrooms $1,730
AVERAGE RENT $1,362

Average rent in zip code 02131 ($1,362.00) is 6.4% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 45.6% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 02131 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 6.3% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 6.7% lower, two bedroom rent is 6.3% lower, three bedroom rent is 6.2% lower, four bedroom rent is 6.6% lower.

Housing units in zip code 02131

Total housing units 12153
Detached housing units 30.1%
Attached housing units 7.24%
2 units 27.71%
3 - 4 units 18.65%
5 - 9 units 7.11%
10 - 19 units 3.69%
20 - 49 units 1.73%
50 or more units 3.69%
Mobile homes 0.07%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 02131

Total Real Estate Taxes $14,940,200
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $11,638,500
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $3,301,700

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Zip Codes Near 02131

Zip Code City County Distance
02126 Mattapan Suffolk 1.42 ml
02130 Jamaica Plain Suffolk 1.75 ml
02132 West Roxbury Suffolk 1.83 ml
02136 Hyde Park Suffolk 2.1 ml
02124 Boston Suffolk 2.54 ml
02121 Boston Suffolk 2.54 ml
02445 Brookline Norfolk 2.6 ml
02163 Boston Suffolk 2.86 ml
02119 Boston Suffolk 3.24 ml
02125 Boston Suffolk 3.44 ml