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Population in zip code 02842 is 16,122 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.06 | Zip Code 02842 land area is 12.6925 sq. miles | Population density is 1,270.20 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 02842

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 41.7
Median Age - Male 40.2
Median Age - Female 42.4

Median age of zip code 02842 is 5.7% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 12.1% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 02842 is 6.3% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 12.3% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 02842 median age is 6.2% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 10.1% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 02842

White population 13331
African American population 965
Asian population 756
American Indian and Alaska Native population 0
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 79
Other population 194

Region of Birth

Zip Code 02842 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 0.3% Czech 0.7%
Danish 0.3% Dutch 1%
English 15% French No Basque 6.1%
French Canadian 3.1% German 10.3%
Greek 1.4% Hungarian 0.4%
Irish 26.1% Italian 11.8%
Lithuanian 0.3% Norwegian 1.1%
Polish 3.3% Portuguese 12.2%
Russian 0.5% Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Scottish 2.7% Slovak 0.2%
Subsaharan African 1.8% Swedish 1.5%
Swiss 0.1% Ukrainian 0.2%
USA 4.1% Welsh 0.5%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0.5% Other Ancestries 15.6%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 02842

Family Type Distribution
Total families 4410
Married couples 76.42%
Other couples 23.58%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 02842

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 13.22% 21.45%
$30,000 and $50,000 10.93% 12.62%
$50,000 and $100,000 36.55% 35.24%
$100,000 and $200,000 33.76% 25.78%
$200,000 or more 5.53% 4.92%

Household language in zip code 02842

English language 88.42%
Spanish language 3.58%
Other European language 3.04%
Asian language 3.61%
Other language 1.34%

Population by housing unit in zip code 02842

Total Occupied housing units 6467
Detached housing units 55.65%
Attached housing units 7.38%
2 units 14.49%
3 - 4 units 6.29%
5 - 9 units 2.57%
10 - 19 units 4.92%
20 - 49 units 2.71%
50 or more units 3.68%
Mobile homes 2.32%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 02842

Use car, track or Van 93.55%
Use public transportation 1.02%
Use Motorcycle 0.08%
Use bicycle 0.26%
Walk to work 2.73%
Work at home 2.36%

School attendance in zip code 02842

Attent Preschool programs 3.32%
Attend Public School 16.44%
Attend college undergraduate program 5.19%
Attent graduate studies 2.59%
Not enrolled in school 72.47%

Highest school attainment in zip code 02842

Less then 9th grade 3%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 4.45%
High school diploma 25.18%
Some college, no degree 24.75%
Associate degree 12.16%
Bachelor's degree 27.86%
Graduate or professional degree 2.61%

Real Estate in zip code 02842

Housing occupied 88.7%
Housing vacant 11.3%
Housing occupied by owner 52.23%
Housing occupied by tenant 47.77%
Total Rented Units 3089
Median Contract Gross Rent $1,101
Median Gross Rent $1,188
Median Home Value $354,900

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 02842 median gross rent is 7.9% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 02842

Studio $760
1 Bedroom $980
2 Bedrooms $1,120
3 Bedrooms $1,340
4 Bedrooms $1,810
AVERAGE RENT $1,202

Average rent in zip code 02842 ($1,202.00) is 10.7% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 28.5% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 02842 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 10.3% higher, one bedroom apartment rent is 10.8% higher, two bedroom rent is 10.8% higher, three bedroom rent is 10.7% higher, four bedroom rent is 10.8% higher.

Housing units in zip code 02842

Total housing units 7291
Detached housing units 55.82%
Attached housing units 7.1%
2 units 15.87%
3 - 4 units 5.58%
5 - 9 units 2.62%
10 - 19 units 4.36%
20 - 49 units 2.4%
50 or more units 3.85%
Mobile homes 2.39%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 02842

Total Real Estate Taxes $18,028,500
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $13,400,600
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $4,628,000

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