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ZIP Code 02141

Primary City:Cambridge, MA (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (2:52pm)
Area code: 617 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.37, -71.08
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02141

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02141. 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 02141. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02141, 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:
Cambridge, MA
Acceptable:
E Cambridge, East Cambridge

Stats and Demographics for the 02141 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02141 is located in north 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 02141 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 02141 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,910
Population Density 18,612 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,596
Median Home Value $416,800
Land Area 0.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,933
Median Household Income $64,326

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
Male2811641572397241,0998915453463142522442251621001136749
Female256151167182696990753453312313328278303191152143138132
Total5373153244211,4202,0891,644998658627580522528353252256205181

Gender

 Male 5,972 50%
 Female 5,938 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,200 68.8%
 Black Or African American 1,233 10.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.2%
 Asian 1,511 12.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 469 3.9%
 Two Or More Races 470 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6749640029933318314573
Renter5301,41062146738424619980
Total5971,9061,021766717429344153

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,568 26%
 Single Guardian 771 13%
 Singles 2,362 40%
 Singles With Roommate 1,232 21%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,022 85%
 Households with Kids 911 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6360364634362626422336272942394250495995
Female53464143363224332633253727453225303659111
Total11610677897068505968566164568771678085118206

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02141 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 02141 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02141 real estate data, the median home value of $416,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02141 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02141 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02141 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,816 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 1 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 91 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,525 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 471 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,937 60%
 Households Vacant 663 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 217 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Sale Only 298 45%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 72 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 417 10%
 1 Bedroom 1,288 31%
 2 Bedroom 1,721 41%
 3+ Bedroom 743 18%
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 $64,326 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02141 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 02141 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 02141 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 02141 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 5,505 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,906 25%
 No Earnings 3,414 29%
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 5,505 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,906 25%
 No Earnings 3,414 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,545 35.0%
 Public transportation 2,100 28.9%
 Taxicab 37 0.5%
 Motorcycle 17 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,335 32.1%
 Worked at Home 234 3.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 592 13%
 High School Graduate 1,075 23%
 Associate's degree 88 2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,458 31%
 Master's degree 679 15%
 Professional school degree 215 5%
 Doctorate degree 546 12%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 822 69.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 89 7.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 266 22.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02141

ZIP Code 02141 is in the Cambridge School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02141.

Cambridge Street Upper School
850 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02141
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cambridge School District
Putnam Avenue Upper School
158 Spring St
Cambridge, MA 02141
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cambridge School District
Community Charter School of Cambridge
245 Bent St
Cambridge, MA 02141
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Community Charter School of Cambridge School District

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