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Population in zip code 02879 is 20,620 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.13 | Zip Code 02879 land area is 37.3784 sq. miles | Population density is 551.66 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 02879

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 46.9
Median Age - Male 44.3
Median Age - Female 48.6

Median age of zip code 02879 is 18.1% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 26.1% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 02879 is 13.3% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 23.7% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 02879 median age is 21.8% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 26.2% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 02879

White population 19097
African American population 261
Asian population 342
American Indian and Alaska Native population 576
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 95

Region of Birth

Zip Code 02879 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 0.6% Czech 0.2%
Danish 0.4% Dutch 0.9%
English 19.7% French No Basque 10.2%
French Canadian 4.2% German 8.7%
Greek 0.4% Hungarian 0.3%
Irish 26% Italian 16.6%
Lithuanian 0.7% Norwegian 0.7%
Polish 4.8% Portuguese 2.7%
Russian 1.1% Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Scottish 3.7% Slovak 0.1%
Subsaharan African 0.2% Swedish 3.2%
Swiss 0.2% Ukrainian 0.7%
USA 4% Welsh 0.4%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0.1% Other Ancestries 12.8%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 02879

Family Type Distribution
Total families 5719
Married couples 82.02%
Other couples 17.98%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 02879

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 8.95% 20.03%
$30,000 and $50,000 11.42% 13.83%
$50,000 and $100,000 32.77% 31.21%
$100,000 and $200,000 34.88% 26.41%
$200,000 or more 11.98% 8.53%

Household language in zip code 02879

English language 95.79%
Spanish language 1.08%
Other European language 2.35%
Asian language 0.73%
Other language 0.05%

Population by housing unit in zip code 02879

Total Occupied housing units 8513
Detached housing units 76.64%
Attached housing units 3.21%
2 units 2.36%
3 - 4 units 2.34%
5 - 9 units 4.42%
10 - 19 units 3.68%
20 - 49 units 1.27%
50 or more units 4.73%
Mobile homes 1.36%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 02879

Use car, track or Van 90.52%
Use public transportation 2.28%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0.21%
Walk to work 2.09%
Work at home 4.9%

School attendance in zip code 02879

Attent Preschool programs 2.04%
Attend Public School 17.39%
Attend college undergraduate program 4.53%
Attent graduate studies 2.18%
Not enrolled in school 73.86%

Highest school attainment in zip code 02879

Less then 9th grade 2.21%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 4.91%
High school diploma 20.86%
Some college, no degree 20.42%
Associate degree 9.73%
Bachelor's degree 37.94%
Graduate or professional degree 3.94%

Real Estate in zip code 02879

Housing occupied 76.26%
Housing vacant 23.74%
Housing occupied by owner 76.82%
Housing occupied by tenant 23.18%
Total Rented Units 1973
Median Contract Gross Rent $858
Median Gross Rent $1,025
Median Home Value $359,800

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 02879 median gross rent is 19.46% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 02879

Studio $650
1 Bedroom $830
2 Bedrooms $950
3 Bedrooms $1,140
4 Bedrooms $1,540
AVERAGE RENT $1,022

Average rent in zip code 02879 ($1,022.00) is 8.4% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 9.3% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 02879 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 8.1% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 8.6% lower, two bedroom rent is 8.6% lower, three bedroom rent is 8.4% lower, four bedroom rent is 8.3% lower.

Housing units in zip code 02879

Total housing units 11163
Detached housing units 78.55%
Attached housing units 2.45%
2 units 2.73%
3 - 4 units 2.72%
5 - 9 units 4.11%
10 - 19 units 2.8%
20 - 49 units 1.33%
50 or more units 3.61%
Mobile homes 1.68%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 02879

Total Real Estate Taxes $33,208,600
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $22,690,200
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $10,518,400

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