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ZIP Code 02128

Primary City:Boston, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Jeffries Point|East Boston
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (5:37am)
Area code: 617 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.37, -71.02
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02128

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02128. 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 02128. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02128, 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:
East Boston
Unacceptable:
E Boston

Stats and Demographics for the 02128 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02128 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 02128 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 02128 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 40,508
Population Density 8,352 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,854
Median Home Value $290,200
Land Area 4.85 sq mi
Water Area 1.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,651
Median Household Income $48,704

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5801,3231,0781,2792,0082,5082,3831,9721,6361,4061,240819642454344252224166
Female1,5111,1409971,1541,6912,0991,7871,4941,3641,2811,085813686523391381372425
Total3,0912,4632,0752,4333,6994,6074,1703,4663,0002,6872,3251,6321,328977735633596591

Gender

 Male 21,314 53%
 Female 19,194 47%
Gender

Race

 White 26,243 64.8%
 Black Or African American 1,812 4.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 211 0.5%
 Asian 1,449 3.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.0%
 Other Race 8,711 21.5%
 Two Or More Races 2,063 5.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner59569746844685527394204
Renter7472,9352,4621,9951,126615481262
Total8063,5043,2082,8391,8111,142875466

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,775 33%
 Single Guardian 3,948 27%
 Singles 4,210 29%
 Singles With Roommate 1,718 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,538 65%
 Households with Kids 5,113 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male294330318315281273265232272235223178223219237222261265294381
Female292309287286281218221201219189236188182202224228224242236275
Total586639605601562491486433491424459366405421461450485507530656

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02128 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 02128 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02128 real estate data, the median home value of $290,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02128 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02128 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02128 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 40,279 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 95 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 134 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,996 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,032 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,623 67%
 Households Vacant 1,203 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 580 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 32 3%
 For Sale Only 102 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 64 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 415 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,111 10%
 1 Bedroom 2,315 21%
 2 Bedroom 4,461 40%
 3+ Bedroom 3,163 29%
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 $48,704 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02128 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 02128 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 02128 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 02128. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15,716 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,599 30%
 No Earnings 9,347 26%
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 15,716 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,599 30%
 No Earnings 9,347 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,508 36.7%
 Public transportation 12,858 55.4%
 Taxicab 47 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,275 5.5%
 Worked at Home 506 2.2%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 5,198 31.5%
 High School Graduate 7,598 46.1%
 Associate's degree 578 3.5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,154 13.1%
 Master's degree 740 4.5%
 Professional school degree 156 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 73 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,605 80.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 435 6.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 890 12.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02128

ZIP Code 02128 is in the Excel Academy Charter District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02128.

Excel Academy Charter School
58 Moore St
East Boston, MA 02128
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Excel Academy Charter District
Excel Academy Charter School - Boston II
1150 Saratoga St
East Boston, MA 02128
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Excel Academy Charter School - Boston II District
Edward W. Brooke Charter School 3
189 Paris St
East Boston, MA 02128
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edward W. Brooke Charter School 3 School District
Curtis Guild
195 Leyden St
East Boston, MA 02128
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Donald Mckay
122 Cottage St
East Boston, MA 02128
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Hugh Roe O'Donnell
33 Trenton St
East Boston, MA 02128
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
James Otis
218 Marion St
East Boston, MA 02128
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Manassah E Bradley
110 Beachview Rd
East Boston, MA 02128
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Patrick J Kennedy
343 Saratoga St
East Boston, MA 02128
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Samuel Adams
165 Webster St
East Boston, MA 02128
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
East Boston Early Childhood Center
135 Grove St
East Boston, MA 02128
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Mario Umana Academy
312 Border St
East Boston, MA 02128
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
East Boston High School
86 White St
East Boston, MA 02128
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Boston School District
East Boston Central Catholic School
69 London St
East Boston, MA 02128
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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