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ZIP Code 02115

Primary City:Boston, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: West Fens|Kenmore Square
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (9:25am)
Area code: 617 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.34, -71.10
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02115

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02115. 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 02115. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02115, 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 02115 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02115 is located in north 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 02115 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 02115 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,441
Population Density 40,159 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,838
Median Home Value $611,800
Land Area 0.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,384
Median Household Income $27,134

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 22Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 22

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2181611443,2344,8831,47275241735939435932629524520918711384
Female2451581313,4405,1601,591721437349292294319313266312211183167
Total4633192756,67410,0433,0631,473854708686653645608511521398296251

Gender

 Male 13,852 49%
 Female 14,589 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,755 69.5%
 Black Or African American 2,414 8.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 73 0.3%
 Asian 4,259 15.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.0%
 Other Race 1,044 3.7%
 Two Or More Races 882 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1113142502382241314813
Renter2,9962,436819740677654522211
Total3,1072,7501,069978901785570224

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,379 13%
 Single Guardian 778 7%
 Singles 5,557 54%
 Singles With Roommate 2,670 26%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,607 93%
 Households with Kids 777 7%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male41364339344335193031342432233039401,1791,9461,486
Female64623635352937233426312920252638611,2872,0281,572
Total1059879746972724264576553524856771012,4663,9743,058

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02115 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 02115 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02115 real estate data, the median home value of $611,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 02115. Rentals in 02115 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02115 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,730 62.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 81 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 27 0.1%
 College Student Housing 10,422 36.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 181 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 944 9%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 385 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,055 84%
 Households Vacant 454 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 211 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 4%
 For Sale Only 30 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 141 31%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 42 9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,419 17%
 1 Bedroom 3,990 48%
 2 Bedroom 2,127 25%
 3+ Bedroom 856 10%
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 $27,134 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02115 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 02115 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 02115 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 02115 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 02115 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,888 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15,268 55%
 No Earnings 7,723 28%
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 4,888 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15,268 55%
 No Earnings 7,723 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,356 18%
 Public transportation 4,036 31%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5,658 44%
 Worked at Home 907 7%
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 410 8%
 High School Graduate 1,285 26%
 Associate's degree 140 3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,630 33%
 Master's degree 764 16%
 Professional school degree 403 8%
 Doctorate degree 269 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 571 55%
 Enrolled in Private School 444 43%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02115

ZIP Code 02115 is in the Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers (Horace Mann Ch. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02115.

Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers (hora
360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers (Horace Mann Ch
Boston Latin
78 Ave Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Boston School District

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