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ZIP Code 02130

Primary City:Jamaica Plain, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Jamaica Hills|Jamaica Plain
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (5:17am)
Coordinates:42.31, -71.12
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02130

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02130. 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 02130. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02130, 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:
Jamaica Plain, MA
Acceptable:
Boston

Stats and Demographics for the 02130 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02130 is located in central 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 02130 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly higher 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 02130 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 35,401
Population Density 10,618 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,016
Median Home Value $392,800
Land Area 3.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,147
Median Household Income $75,730

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male 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
Male1,0057046387231,4441,9201,8431,4731,1311,0861,038935803511341265173197
Female1,0076746697571,7502,5162,2471,5381,1261,1591,1201,0661,067678462398375562
Total2,0121,3781,3071,4803,1944,4364,0903,0112,2572,2452,1582,0011,8701,189803663548759

Gender

 Male 16,230 46%
 Female 19,171 54%
Gender

Race

 White 23,370 66.0%
 Black Or African American 5,029 14.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 208 0.6%
 Asian 1,842 5.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 3,258 9.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,685 4.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner461,0731,5181,4131,511741368167
Renter8302,7991,4631,203885576375179
Total8763,8722,9812,6162,3961,317743346

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,287 28%
 Single Guardian 2,429 16%
 Singles 5,100 34%
 Singles With Roommate 3,331 22%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,926 79%
 Households with Kids 3,221 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male217206186150152146146129131123137126120132171128136165123188
Female222180180166137121151132133122134153117143139112129137240208
Total439386366316289267297261264245271279237275310240265302363396

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02130 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 02130 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02130 real estate data, the median home value of $392,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02130 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02130 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02130 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,758 95.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 25 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 89 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 668 1.9%
 Other Institutional 263 0.7%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 598 1.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,522 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,315 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,310 52%
 Households Vacant 869 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 366 42.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 2.6%
 For Sale Only 139 16.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 3.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 5.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 267 30.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 439 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,965 24%
 2 Bedroom 3,155 38%
 3+ Bedroom 2,657 32%
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 $75,730 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02130 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 02130 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 02130 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 02130 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. However, that is not the case in 02130. 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 15,680 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,817 30%
 No Earnings 6,936 21%
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 15,680 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,817 30%
 No Earnings 6,936 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,070 39.8%
 Public transportation 10,135 44.5%
 Taxicab 19 0.1%
 Motorcycle 17 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,594 11.4%
 Worked at Home 937 4.1%
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 831 7%
 High School Graduate 3,315 26%
 Associate's degree 314 2%
 Bachelor's degree 3,579 28%
 Master's degree 2,398 19%
 Professional school degree 1,036 8%
 Doctorate degree 1,146 9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,891 66.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,131 25.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 342 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02130

ZIP Code 02130 is in the Match Community Day Charter Public School District. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02130.

Match Community Day Charter Public School
86 Wachusett St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Match Community Day Charter Public School District
James W Hennigan
200 Heath St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
John F Kennedy
7 Bolster St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Joseph P Manning
130 Louders Ln
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Mission Hill School
20 Child St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Elc - West Zone
200 Heath St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Curley K-8 School
493 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Boston Teachers Union School
25 Walk Hill St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
The English High School
144 McBride St
Boston, MA 02130
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Boston School District
Egleston Community High School
3134 Washington St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Boston School District
Community Academy
25 Glen Rd
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Boston School District
Boston International High School
25 Glen Rd
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Boston School District
Margarita Muniz Academy
20 Child St
Boston, MA 02130
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Boston School District
Parkside Christian Academy
215 Forest Hills St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
British School of Boston
416 Pond St
Boston, MA 02130
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Nativity Preparatory School
39 Lamartine St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Hollow Reed School
93 Sedgwick St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Italian Home for Children
1125 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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