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ZIP Code 02129

Primary City:Charlestown, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Medford St|Charlestown
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (10:57pm)
Coordinates:42.38, -71.06
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02129

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02129. 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 02129. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02129, 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:
Charlestown, MA
Acceptable:
Boston

Stats and Demographics for the 02129 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02129 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 02129 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly less than average. 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 02129 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,439
Population Density 12,192 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,648
Median Home Value $489,900
Land Area 1.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,033
Median Household Income $86,346

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5423733002584131,0101,0367155354344534173593021921238047
Female5523392792715441,3311,160770637559565482421291220174124131
Total1,0947125795299572,3412,1961,4851,1729931,018899780593412297204178

Gender

 Male 7,589 46%
 Female 8,850 54%
Gender

Race

 White 13,164 80.1%
 Black Or African American 949 5.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 35 0.2%
 Asian 1,339 8.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1%
 Other Race 596 3.6%
 Two Or More Races 345 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2085693464764438018157
Renter2301,575730643475346215100
Total2502,4311,6641,2901,119726396157

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,540 32%
 Single Guardian 1,067 13%
 Singles 3,264 41%
 Singles With Roommate 1,162 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,450 80%
 Households with Kids 1,583 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11797908877787972676066466464484843645566
Female110891069275697657625254487253615446565464
Total2271861961801521471551291291121209413611710910289120109130

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02129 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more military bases nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 02129 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02129 real estate data, the median home value of $489,900 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 02129. Rentals in 02129 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 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 02129 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,313 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 73 0.4%
 Other Noninstitutional 53 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,106 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 613 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,314 50%
 Households Vacant 615 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 340 55%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 3%
 For Sale Only 51 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 87 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 228 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,958 41%
 2 Bedroom 1,542 33%
 3+ Bedroom 1,013 21%
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 $86,346 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02129 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 02129 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 02129 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 02129 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,636 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,248 22%
 No Earnings 3,585 25%
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 7,636 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,248 22%
 No Earnings 3,585 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,384 55.2%
 Public transportation 2,492 25.5%
 Taxicab 19 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,421 14.6%
 Worked at Home 443 4.5%
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 540 9%
 High School Graduate 1,380 23%
 Associate's degree 237 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,154 35%
 Master's degree 1,121 18%
 Professional school degree 445 7%
 Doctorate degree 200 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,682 69.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 468 19.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 289 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02129

ZIP Code 02129 is in the Boston School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02129.

Clarence R Edwards Middle School
28 Walker St
Charlestown, MA 02129
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Harvard-Kent
50 Bunker Hill St
Charlestown, MA 02129
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Warren-Prescott
50 School St
Charlestown, MA 02129
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Charlestown High School
240 Medford St
Charlestown, MA 02129
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Boston School District
Seaport Academy
197 8th St
Charlestown, MA 02129
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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