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ZIP Code 02109

Primary City:Boston, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: North End
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (4:56am)
Area code: 617 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.363, -71.054
ZIP (~1100 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02109

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02109. 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 02109. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02109, 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 02109 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02109 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 02109 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 small. 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 02109 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,771
Population Density 21,721 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,462
Median Home Value $676,700
Land Area 0.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,028
Median Household Income $119,196

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male62261524198345248154155138124114929465373129
Female59341922211333216137798986911228260395091
Total1216034464096784642912342272102052141761257681120

Gender

 Male 1,951 52%
 Female 1,820 48%
Gender

Race

 White 3,320 88.0%
 Black Or African American 120 3.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.2%
 Asian 225 6.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 48 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 52 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner12113119131141122469
Renter165543193123107826458
Total17765631225424820411067

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 507 25%
 Single Guardian 92 5%
 Singles 1,002 49%
 Singles With Roommate 427 21%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,873 92%
 Households with Kids 155 8%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1412108694434021813151436
Female1114162977836341512221524
Total25262610151611126103621325372960

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02109 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 02109 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02109 real estate data, the median home value of $676,700 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 02109. Rentals in 02109 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02109 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,396 90%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 103 3%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 54 1%
 Other Noninstitutional 218 6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 511 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 182 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,335 54%
 Households Vacant 434 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 89 20.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2.5%
 For Sale Only 60 13.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 262 60.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 2.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 35 3%
 1 Bedroom 827 59%
 2 Bedroom 500 36%
 3+ Bedroom 29 2%
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 $119,196 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02109 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 02109 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 02109 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 02109 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 02109 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 2,092 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 880 22%
 No Earnings 949 24%
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 2,092 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 880 22%
 No Earnings 949 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 844 30.5%
 Public transportation 418 15.1%
 Taxicab 18 0.7%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,308 47.3%
 Worked at Home 176 6.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 240 14%
 High School Graduate 262 15%
 Associate's degree 29 2%
 Bachelor's degree 655 37%
 Master's degree 298 17%
 Professional school degree 209 12%
 Doctorate degree 70 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 80 38.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 89 43.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 38 18.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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