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ZIP Code 02108

Primary City:Boston, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Beacon Hill
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (12:03am)
Area code: 617 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.358, -71.064
ZIP (~1200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02108

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02108. 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 02108. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02108, 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:
Boston, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02108 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02108 is located in northeast Massachusetts and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02108 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02108 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,825
Population Density 27,919 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,278
Median Home Value $724,500
Land Area 0.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,875
Median Household Income $96,921

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male77593112910721217513312014616315816510069342716
Female86694319617525917714597107901221138560362618
Total16312874325282471352278217253253280278185129705334

Gender

 Male 1,921 50%
 Female 1,904 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,487 91.2%
 Black Or African American 105 2.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 139 3.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 35 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 54 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner13871441452001636923
Renter10943815412312553245
Total1225252982683252169328

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 594 32%
 Single Guardian 58 3%
 Singles 992 53%
 Singles With Roommate 231 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,656 88%
 Households with Kids 219 12%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male121616121891161579159474456929
Female20151791915131481189787767610039
Total323133213724242023181710121711141012116968

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02108 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 02108 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02108 real estate data, the median home value of $724,500 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 02108. Rentals in 02108 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02108 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,242 85%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 330 9%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 253 7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 542 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 302 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,031 45%
 Households Vacant 403 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 146 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 3%
 For Sale Only 62 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 151 37%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 314 21%
 1 Bedroom 793 52%
 2 Bedroom 354 23%
 3+ Bedroom 61 4%
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 $96,921 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02108 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 02108 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 02108 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 02108 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 02108 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,072 56%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 808 22%
 No Earnings 821 22%
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 2,072 56%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 808 22%
 No Earnings 821 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 390 16%
 Public transportation 409 17%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,559 63%
 Worked at Home 105 4%
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 89 5%
 High School Graduate 282 17%
 Associate's degree 52 3%
 Bachelor's degree 721 42%
 Master's degree 307 18%
 Professional school degree 161 9%
 Doctorate degree 95 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 62 20%
 Enrolled in Private School 246 80%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02108

ZIP Code 02108 is in the Dorchester Preparatory Charter School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02108.

Dorchester Preparatory Charter School
75 Pleasant St
Boston, MA 02108
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dorchester Preparatory Charter School District
Kipp Academy Boston Charter School
215 Forest Hills
Jamaica Plain, MA 02108
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp Academy Boston Charter School District
The Advent School
15 Brimmer St
Boston, MA 02108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Park Street School
67 Brimmer St
Boston, MA 02108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Torit Language Center Montessori
41 Bromfield St
Boston, MA 02108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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