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ZIP Code 02072

Primary City:Stoughton, MA (View All Cities)
County: Norfolk County
Timezone: Eastern (11:32pm)
Coordinates:42.12, -71.10
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02072

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02072. 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 02072. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02072, 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:
Stoughton, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02072 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02072 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 02072 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02072 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,999
Population Density 1,678 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,799
Median Home Value $315,700
Land Area 16.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,306
Median Household Income $74,262

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7228068748907467556917311,0231,1331,074877827607417321235215
Female7347507388166737078048771,0651,1531,1471,038922733536465466431
Total1,4561,5561,6121,7061,4191,4621,4951,6082,0882,2862,2211,9151,7491,340953786701646

Gender

 Male 12,944 48%
 Female 14,055 52%
Gender

Race

 White 21,665 80.2%
 Black Or African American 2,990 11.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 46 0.2%
 Asian 971 3.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 630 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 695 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner316001,3121,9141,7491,134720238
Renter114491492577325271197141
Total1451,0911,8042,4912,0741,405917379

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,315 52%
 Single Guardian 1,794 17%
 Singles 2,633 26%
 Singles With Roommate 564 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,077 69%
 Households with Kids 3,229 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male135145148166142155159167183146192172171193177186211170146121
Female164155165137144137146138185158142146130162183179189137128116
Total299300313303286292305305368304334318301355360365400307274237

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02072 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02072 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 02072 real estate data, the median home value of $315,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02072 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02072 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02072 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,654 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 287 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 50 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,656 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,042 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,608 24%
 Households Vacant 493 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 248 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 3%
 For Sale Only 64 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 103 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 151 6%
 1 Bedroom 870 34%
 2 Bedroom 810 32%
 3+ Bedroom 695 28%
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 $74,262 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02072 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 02072 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 02072. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,568 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,392 24%
 No Earnings 6,940 30%
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 10,568 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,392 24%
 No Earnings 6,940 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,744 88.9%
 Public transportation 775 5.4%
 Taxicab 11 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 339 2.4%
 Worked at Home 473 3.3%
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 881 9.6%
 High School Graduate 4,973 54.3%
 Associate's degree 595 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,786 19.5%
 Master's degree 585 6.4%
 Professional school degree 281 3.1%
 Doctorate degree 57 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,798 80.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 482 10.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 460 9.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02072

ZIP Code 02072 is in the Stoughton School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02072.

Helen Hansen Elementary
1800 Central St
Stoughton, MA 02072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Stoughton School District
Edwin a Jones Early Childhood Center
137 Walnut St
Stoughton, MA 02072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Stoughton School District
Joseph H Gibbons
235 Morton St
Stoughton, MA 02072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Stoughton School District
Joseph R Dawe Jr Elementary
131 Pine St
Stoughton, MA 02072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Stoughton School District
South Elementary
171 Ash St
Stoughton, MA 02072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Stoughton School District
O'Donnell Middle School
211 Cushing St
Stoughton, MA 02072
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Stoughton School District
West Elementary
1322 Central St
Stoughton, MA 02072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Stoughton School District
Stoughton High School
232 Pearl St
Stoughton, MA 02072
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Stoughton School District
Shaloh House Preschool & Kindergarten
50 Ethyl Way
Stoughton, MA 02072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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