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ZIP Code 02148

Primary City:Malden, MA (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (7:16pm)
Coordinates:42.43, -71.05
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02148

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02148. 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 02148. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02148, 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:
Malden, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02148 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02148 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 02148 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 a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02148 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 59,503
Population Density 11,797 people per sq mi
Housing Units 25,191
Median Home Value $325,800
Land Area 5.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 23,701
Median Household Income $53,798

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,9541,5361,5631,6812,1322,8792,6172,2662,2052,1382,0341,6651,321896699563386290
Female1,8171,4931,4141,5512,1802,9972,7292,3282,2292,1782,1971,8781,5281,098903760677721
Total3,7713,0292,9773,2324,3125,8765,3464,5944,4344,3164,2313,5432,8491,9941,6021,3231,0631,011

Gender

 Male 28,825 48%
 Female 30,678 52%
Gender

Race

 White 33,701 56.6%
 Black Or African American 8,804 14.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 104 0.2%
 Asian 11,992 20.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 2,953 5.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,934 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner911,0561,9062,4432,1391,225800338
Renter8913,9642,8652,3331,538956766390
Total9825,0204,7714,7763,6772,1811,566728

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,910 42%
 Single Guardian 4,418 19%
 Singles 7,125 30%
 Singles With Roommate 2,248 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 16,678 70%
 Households with Kids 7,023 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male382439355328309314316284313328289315317314318326340359338363
Female374384337313319297292302283281285278291279305301328289328342
Total756823692641628611608586596609574593608593623627668648666705

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02148 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 02148 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02148 real estate data, the median home value of $325,800 is 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 02148. Rentals in 02148 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02148 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 59,130 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 116 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 257 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,646 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,352 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 13,703 54%
 Households Vacant 1,490 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 856 57.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 33 2.2%
 For Sale Only 126 8.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 2.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 392 26.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 626 5%
 1 Bedroom 4,449 34%
 2 Bedroom 4,976 38%
 3+ Bedroom 3,217 24%
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 $53,798 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02148 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 02148 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. In 02148 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 20,859 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14,158 28%
 No Earnings 14,917 30%
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 20,859 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14,158 28%
 No Earnings 14,917 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19,038 62.9%
 Public transportation 9,165 30.3%
 Taxicab 84 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,325 4.4%
 Worked at Home 635 2.1%
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 3,020 15%
 High School Graduate 9,181 46%
 Associate's degree 1,144 6%
 Bachelor's degree 4,078 20%
 Master's degree 1,670 8%
 Professional school degree 342 2%
 Doctorate degree 503 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,008 76.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,323 14.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 823 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02148

ZIP Code 02148 is in the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02148.

Mystic Valley Regional Charter School
770 Salem St
Malden, MA 02148
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mystic Valley Regional Charter School District
Beebe
401 Pleasant St
Malden, MA 02148
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Malden School District
Ferryway
150 Cross St
Malden, MA 02148
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Malden School District
Forestdale
74 Sylvan St
Malden, MA 02148
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Malden School District
Linden
29 Wescott St
Malden, MA 02148
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Malden School District
Salemwood
529 Salem St
Malden, MA 02148
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Malden School District
Malden Early Learning Center
257 Mountain Ave
Malden, MA 02148
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Malden School District
Malden High School
77 Salem St
Malden, MA 02148
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Malden School District
Malden Catholic High School
99 Crystal St
Malden, MA 02148
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Cheverus Centennial School
30 Irving St
Malden, MA 02148
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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