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ZIP Code 02127

Primary City:Boston, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Telegraph Hill|South Boston
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (9:28pm)
Area code: 617 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.33, -71.04
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02127

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02127. 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 02127. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02127, 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
Acceptable:
South Boston
Unacceptable:
S Boston

Stats and Demographics for the 02127 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02127 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 02127 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 02127 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,799
Population Density 15,744 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,409
Median Home Value $398,200
Land Area 2.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,191
Median Household Income $68,724

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7435635686501,3002,9101,9391,075878866863785589395301215167128
Female7075715346441,5793,3151,9751,205919920959874642473427378340402
Total1,4501,1341,1021,2942,8796,2253,9142,2801,7971,7861,8221,6591,231868728593507530

Gender

 Male 14,935 47%
 Female 16,864 53%
Gender

Race

 White 26,094 82.1%
 Black Or African American 1,955 6.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 74 0.2%
 Asian 1,532 4.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 1,432 4.5%
 Two Or More Races 697 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner801,8441,236972962513352149
Renter8233,4381,3491,310979614417153
Total9035,2822,5852,2821,9411,127769302

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,477 23%
 Single Guardian 2,535 17%
 Singles 5,900 39%
 Singles With Roommate 3,279 22%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,586 83%
 Households with Kids 2,605 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male16113214213412211310211511112211412096116116117143149125129
Female1591251301161131051201151181049611898118135114135133127110
Total320257272250235218222230229226210238194234251231278282252239

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02127 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 02127 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02127 real estate data, the median home value of $398,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02127 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02127 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02127 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,338 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 24 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 361 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 76 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,122 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 986 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,083 55%
 Households Vacant 1,218 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 518 43%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 2%
 For Sale Only 185 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 42 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 404 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 449 5%
 1 Bedroom 2,999 31%
 2 Bedroom 3,692 39%
 3+ Bedroom 2,421 25%
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 $68,724 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02127 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 02127 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. Most commuters in 02127 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 16,209 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,354 21%
 No Earnings 7,051 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 16,209 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,354 21%
 No Earnings 7,051 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,495 51.2%
 Public transportation 7,319 35.7%
 Taxicab 108 0.5%
 Motorcycle 18 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,024 9.9%
 Worked at Home 532 2.6%
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 1,030 9%
 High School Graduate 3,485 31%
 Associate's degree 364 3%
 Bachelor's degree 4,642 41%
 Master's degree 1,388 12%
 Professional school degree 299 3%
 Doctorate degree 135 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,926 74.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 601 15.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 405 10.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02127

ZIP Code 02127 is in the Edward W. Brooke Charter School 2 School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02127.

Edward W. Brooke Charter School 2
7 Elkins St
South Boston, MA 02127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edward W. Brooke Charter School 2 School District
Up Academy Charter School of Boston
215 Dorchester St
South Boston, MA 02127
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Up Academy Charter School of Boston District
James Condon Elementary
200 D St
South Boston, MA 02127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Joseph P Tynan
650 East Fourth St
South Boston, MA 02127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Michael J Perkins
50 Burke St
South Boston, MA 02127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Oliver Hazard Perry
745 East 7th St
South Boston, MA 02127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Boston Middle School Academy
215 Dorchester St
South Boston, MA 02127
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Boston Green Academy Horace Mann Charter School
95 G St
South Boston, MA 02127
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Boston Green Academy Horace Mann Charter School District
Excel High School
95 G. St
South Boston, MA 02127
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Boston School District
South Boston Catholic Academy
866 E Broadway
South Boston, MA 02127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Peter Academy
371 W 4th St
South Boston, MA 02127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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