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ZIP Code 02155

Primary City:Medford, MA (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (8:08pm)
Area code: 339 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.42, -71.11
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02155

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02155. 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 02155. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02155, 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:
Medford, MA
Unacceptable:
W Medford, West Medford

Stats and Demographics for the 02155 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02155 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 a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02155 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young 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 02155 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 57,964
Population Density 7,072 people per sq mi
Housing Units 24,032
Median Home Value $387,000
Land Area 8.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.56 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 22,798
Median Household Income $73,567

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
Male1,4761,2491,2142,1932,6112,7542,3461,9611,8641,9011,8191,6271,319914733679557489
Female1,4431,1751,2102,2322,7172,8062,2731,9731,9221,9432,0491,7801,5441,1881,0089809331,082
Total2,9192,4242,4244,4255,3285,5604,6193,9343,7863,8443,8683,4072,8632,1021,7411,6591,4901,571

Gender

 Male 27,706 48%
 Female 30,258 52%
Gender

Race

 White 45,428 78.4%
 Black Or African American 4,969 8.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 125 0.2%
 Asian 4,209 7.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 1,617 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,607 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner721,2392,1902,8142,6911,7961,524699
Renter7953,2011,8431,509978602523322
Total8674,4404,0334,3233,6692,3982,0471,021

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,699 43%
 Single Guardian 3,516 15%
 Singles 6,726 30%
 Singles With Roommate 2,857 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 17,196 75%
 Households with Kids 5,602 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male302318270265291241241231245257246225249237247279260568839613
Female304289283250248220213238256241218234256261246265279605837676
Total6066075535155394614544695014984644595054984935445391,1731,6761,289

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02155 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02155 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02155 real estate data, the median home value of $387,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02155 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02155 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02155 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 54,253 93.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 14 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 465 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3,187 5.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 45 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,251 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,774 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,773 41%
 Households Vacant 1,234 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 589 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 45 4%
 For Sale Only 142 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 78 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 341 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 188 2%
 1 Bedroom 2,224 24%
 2 Bedroom 4,615 50%
 3+ Bedroom 2,265 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 $73,567 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02155 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 02155 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 02155. 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 22,087 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15,190 30%
 No Earnings 13,804 27%
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 22,087 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15,190 30%
 No Earnings 13,804 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 22,272 71.2%
 Public transportation 5,094 16.3%
 Taxicab 8 0.0%
 Motorcycle 28 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,714 8.7%
 Worked at Home 1,177 3.8%
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 1,672 9%
 High School Graduate 7,623 41%
 Associate's degree 1,260 7%
 Bachelor's degree 5,062 27%
 Master's degree 2,232 12%
 Professional school degree 441 2%
 Doctorate degree 520 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,007 72.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,459 21.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 462 6.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02155

ZIP Code 02155 is in the Medford School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02155.

John J Mcglynn Elementary School
3002 Mystic Valley Parkway
Medford, MA 02155
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Medford School District
Madeleine Dugger Andrews
3000 Mystic Valley Parkway
Medford, MA 02155
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Medford School District
Brooks School
388 High St
Medford, MA 02155
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Medford School District
Christopher Columbus
37 Hicks Ave
Medford, MA 02155
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Medford School District
Milton Fuller Roberts
35 Court St
Medford, MA 02155
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Medford School District
John J. Mcglynn Middle School
3004 Mystic Valley Parkway
Medford, MA 02155
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Medford School District
Medford Vocational Technical High School
489 Winthrop St
Medford, MA 02155
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Medford School District
Medford High School
489 Winthrop St
Medford, MA 02155
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Medford School District
Curtis-Tufts
437 Main St
Medford, MA 02155
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Medford School District
St Raphael Elementary School
516 High St
Medford, MA 02155
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Joseph Elementary School
132 High St
Medford, MA 02155
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Eliot-Pearson Children'S School
105 College Ave
Medford, MA 02155
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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