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ZIP Code 02116

Primary City:Boston, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Back Bay
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (7:34am)
Area code: 617 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.35, -71.08
ZIP (~1700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02116

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02116. 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 02116. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02116, 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 02116 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02116 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 02116 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely 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 02116 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,628
Population Density 32,724 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,644
Median Home Value $807,600
Land Area 0.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,026
Median Household Income $87,653

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3451571478441,1611,3711,032719654604631538594475283222169119
Female3181681591,0971,3421,5661,052655542475537574632470345264186181
Total6633253061,9412,5032,9372,0841,3741,1961,0791,1681,1121,226945628486355300

Gender

 Male 10,065 49%
 Female 10,563 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,377 74.5%
 Black Or African American 1,329 6.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.1%
 Asian 3,101 15.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 311 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 480 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8072976884591061726363
Renter9682,482951680637485363185
Total1,0483,2111,7191,5251,5471,102626248

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,793 25%
 Single Guardian 537 5%
 Singles 6,186 56%
 Singles With Roommate 1,510 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,070 91%
 Households with Kids 956 9%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7268554546303121292942222034303332255494349
Female6559495633473034243429323232203234401610371
Total137127104101797761555363715452665065666561,104720

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02116 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 02116 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02116 real estate data, the median home value of $807,600 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 02116. Rentals in 02116 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02116 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,883 86.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 52 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,346 11.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 347 1.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,016 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,259 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,751 53%
 Households Vacant 1,618 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 369 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 63 4%
 For Sale Only 253 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 71 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 770 48%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 92 6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,087 16%
 1 Bedroom 3,252 49%
 2 Bedroom 1,511 23%
 3+ Bedroom 744 11%
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 $87,653 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02116 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 02116 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 02116 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 02116 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 02116 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 9,229 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,263 31%
 No Earnings 4,508 23%
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 9,229 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,263 31%
 No Earnings 4,508 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,870 29.8%
 Public transportation 3,196 24.6%
 Taxicab 37 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4,936 38.0%
 Worked at Home 936 7.2%
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 475 6%
 High School Graduate 775 10%
 Associate's degree 204 3%
 Bachelor's degree 2,710 35%
 Master's degree 2,080 27%
 Professional school degree 965 13%
 Doctorate degree 462 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 545 39.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 793 57.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 39 2.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02116

ZIP Code 02116 is in the Boston School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02116.

William Mckinley
90 Warren Ave
Boston, MA 02116
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Boston School District
Quincy Upper School
152 Arlington St
Boston, MA 02116
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Boston School District
Snowden International School at Copley
150 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Boston School District
Kingsley Montessori School
30 Fairfield St
Boston, MA 02116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Newman School
247 Marlborough St
Boston, MA 02116
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Commonwealth School
151 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02116
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Learning Project Elementary School
107 Marlborough St
Boston, MA 02116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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