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ZIP Code 02026

Primary City:Dedham, MA (View All Cities)
County: Norfolk County
Timezone: Eastern (11:05am)
Area code: 339 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.25, -71.18
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02026

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02026. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 02026. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02026, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Dedham, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02026 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02026 is located in central Massachusetts and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02026 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02026 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,711
Population Density 2,412 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,184
Median Home Value $373,700
Land Area 10.24 sq mi
Water Area 0.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,644
Median Household Income $84,704

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6846967677396526967387938971,013927831687486383336309316
Female6416777086515886656987539471,0571,011910737561498515493651
Total1,3251,3731,4751,3901,2401,3611,4361,5461,8442,0701,9381,7411,4241,047881851802967

Gender

 Male 11,950 48%
 Female 12,761 52%
Gender

Race

 White 21,841 88.4%
 Black Or African American 1,344 5.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 65 0.3%
 Asian 640 2.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 402 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 415 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner225121,2091,6301,552956785299
Renter111584454492301198265274
Total1331,0961,6632,1221,8531,1541,050573

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,855 50%
 Single Guardian 1,448 15%
 Singles 2,766 29%
 Singles With Roommate 575 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,779 70%
 Households with Kids 2,865 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male137148142129135149133154125144153171160139174146172144103148
Female14312713611812112314414214713812612716814914715416910675108
Total280275278247256272277296272282279298328288321300341250178256

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02026 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02026 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02026 real estate data, the median home value of $373,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02026 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02026 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02026 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,639 95.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 610 2.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 434 1.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,018 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,947 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,679 26%
 Households Vacant 540 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 243 45.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1.9%
 For Sale Only 58 10.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 5.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 76 14.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 123 22.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 212 8%
 1 Bedroom 817 29%
 2 Bedroom 1,202 43%
 3+ Bedroom 551 20%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $84,704 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02026 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 02026 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 02026. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,718 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,246 26%
 No Earnings 6,576 32%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,718 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,246 26%
 No Earnings 6,576 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,129 83.5%
 Public transportation 1,032 8.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 484 4.0%
 Worked at Home 472 3.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 554 6%
 High School Graduate 3,675 43%
 Associate's degree 549 6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,317 27%
 Master's degree 979 11%
 Professional school degree 303 4%
 Doctorate degree 221 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,771 64.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,334 31.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 189 4.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02026

ZIP Code 02026 is in the Dedham School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02026.

Early Childhood Center
322 Sprague St
Dedham, MA 02026
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dedham School District
Avery
336 High St
Dedham, MA 02026
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dedham School District
Greenlodge
191 Greenlodge St
Dedham, MA 02026
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dedham School District
Dedham Middle School
70 Whiting Ave
Dedham, MA 02026
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dedham School District
Oakdale
147 Cedar St
Dedham, MA 02026
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dedham School District
Riverdale
143 Needham St
Dedham, MA 02026
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dedham School District
Dedham High School
140 Whiting Ave
Dedham, MA 02026
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dedham School District
Ursuline Academy
85 Lowder St
Dedham, MA 02026
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Noble & Greenough School
10 Campus Dr
Dedham, MA 02026
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Dedham Country Day School
90 Sandy Valley Rd
Dedham, MA 02026
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Rashi School
8000 Great Meadow Rd
Dedham, MA 02026
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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