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ZIP Code 02125

Primary City:Dorchester, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Harbor Islands
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (12:59pm)
Area code: 617 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.32, -71.00
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02125

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02125. 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 02125. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02125, 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:
Dorchester, MA
Acceptable:
Boston, Uphams Corner

Stats and Demographics for the 02125 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02125 is located in east 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 02125 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 small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02125 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,295
Population Density 15,611 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,263
Median Home Value $301,200
Land Area 2.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,151
Median Household Income $45,130

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1521,0161,0201,3921,8401,6821,4171,0401,1281,14591384261245926625213786
Female9828661,0121,3951,9171,7491,3771,0681,1281,0741,122915701479394300209208
Total2,1341,8822,0322,7873,7573,4312,7942,1082,2562,2192,0351,7571,313938660552346294

Gender

 Male 16,399 49%
 Female 16,896 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,508 34.6%
 Black Or African American 10,085 30.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 152 0.5%
 Asian 3,737 11.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 29 0.1%
 Other Race 5,657 17.0%
 Two Or More Races 2,127 6.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4052073492278440025283
Renter9762,1551,6621,5221,077604313107
Total1,0162,6752,3962,4441,8611,004565190

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,191 26%
 Single Guardian 3,792 31%
 Singles 3,341 27%
 Singles With Roommate 1,827 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,111 67%
 Households with Kids 4,040 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male254217206217230184205200197192190211212215228228269298369377
Female199191215161183169192140182203198206173232221240245336353408
Total453408421378413353397340379395388417385447449468514634722785

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02125 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 02125 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02125 real estate data, the median home value of $301,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02125 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02125 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ 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 02125 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,748 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 31 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 516 1.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,054 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 681 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,416 63%
 Households Vacant 1,112 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 561 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 34 3%
 For Sale Only 105 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 337 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 388 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,307 16%
 2 Bedroom 2,909 35%
 3+ Bedroom 3,734 45%
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 $45,130 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02125 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. ZIP code 02125 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 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 02125. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,321 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,194 26%
 No Earnings 9,140 33%
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 11,321 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,194 26%
 No Earnings 9,140 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,480 52.0%
 Public transportation 6,087 37.3%
 Taxicab 40 0.2%
 Motorcycle 13 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,307 8.0%
 Worked at Home 379 2.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 2,093 20%
 High School Graduate 4,461 43%
 Associate's degree 470 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,185 21%
 Master's degree 954 9%
 Professional school degree 230 2%
 Doctorate degree 99 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,768 78.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 856 14.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 435 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02125

ZIP Code 02125 is in the Boston Collegiate Charter School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02125.

Boston Collegiate Charter School
11 Mayhew St
Dorchester, MA 02125
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Boston Collegiate Charter School District
Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter
131 Hancock St
Dorchester, MA 02125
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter District
Edward Everett
71 Pleasant St
Dorchester, MA 02125
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
John W Mccormack
315 Mt Vernon St
Dorchester, MA 02125
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Boston School District
John Winthrop
35 Brookford St
Dorchester, MA 02125
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Paul a Dever
325 Mt Vernon St
Dorchester, MA 02125
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Roger Clap
35 Harvest St
Dorchester, MA 02125
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
William E Russell
750 Columbia Rd
Dorchester, MA 02125
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Cristo Rey Boston High School
100 Savin Hill Ave
Dorchester, MA 02125
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Boston College High School
150 William T Morrissey Blvd
Dorchester, MA 02125
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy Columbia Campus
790 Columbia Rd
Dorchester, MA 02125
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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