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ZIP Code 02132

Primary City:West Roxbury, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Upper Washington|West Roxbury
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (1:01pm)
Coordinates:42.28, -71.16
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02132

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02132. 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 02132. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02132, 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:
West Roxbury, MA
Acceptable:
Boston
Unacceptable:
W Roxbury

Stats and Demographics for the 02132 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02132 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 a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02132 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 large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02132 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,861
Population Density 5,670 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,341
Median Home Value $393,100
Land Area 4.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,891
Median Household Income $83,360

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male818683676620543684794855920969989922750509441290313267
Female7766646025845487838919499351,0661,1391,041847675559534566659
Total1,5941,3471,2781,2041,0911,4671,6851,8041,8552,0352,1281,9631,5971,1841,000824879926

Gender

 Male 12,043 47%
 Female 13,818 53%
Gender

Race

 White 21,643 83.7%
 Black Or African American 1,431 5.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 45 0.2%
 Asian 1,639 6.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 571 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 524 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner265731,3521,7641,6891,057831376
Renter126724537605464309260198
Total1521,2971,8892,3692,1531,3661,091574

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,863 45%
 Single Guardian 1,553 14%
 Singles 3,636 33%
 Singles With Roommate 839 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,047 74%
 Households with Kids 2,844 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1831611491571431461271321351511151521281301501131531218388
Female153148163142144131119139131153100131117101128133134999071
Total336309312299287277246271266304215283245231278246287220173159

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02132 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02132 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02132 real estate data, the median home value of $393,100 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02132 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02132 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02132 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,310 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 500 1.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 51 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,431 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,237 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,223 28%
 Households Vacant 450 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 163 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 3%
 For Sale Only 68 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 151 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 280 8%
 1 Bedroom 858 26%
 2 Bedroom 1,679 51%
 3+ Bedroom 484 15%
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 $83,360 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02132 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 02132 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 02132. 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 10,525 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,794 25%
 No Earnings 6,449 28%
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 10,525 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,794 25%
 No Earnings 6,449 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,350 78%
 Public transportation 2,209 15%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 402 3%
 Worked at Home 596 4%
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 552 6%
 High School Graduate 4,002 41%
 Associate's degree 471 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,405 25%
 Master's degree 1,434 15%
 Professional school degree 445 5%
 Doctorate degree 428 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,468 55%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,770 39%
 Not Enrolled in School 277 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02132

ZIP Code 02132 is in the Boston School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02132.

Beethoven
5125 Washington St
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Joyce Kilmer
35 Baker St
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
William H Ohrenberger
175 West Boundary Rd
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Lyndon
20 Mt. Vernon St
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Urban Science Academy
1205 V.f.w. Parkway
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Boston School District
West Roxbury Academy
1205 V.f.w. Parkway
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Boston School District
St Theresa School
40 Saint Theresa Ave
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Catholic Memorial
235 Baker St
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Holy Name Parish School
535 W Roxbury Pkwy
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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