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ZIP Code 02163

Primary City:Boston, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Allston
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (7:31pm)
Area code: 617 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.369, -71.125
ZIP (~1100 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02163

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02163. 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 02163. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02163, 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:
Boston, MA
Acceptable:
Cambridge
Unacceptable:
Soldiers Field

Stats and Demographics for the 02163 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02163 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 02163 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 extremely 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 02163 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,582
Population Density 26,048 people per sq mi
Housing Units 712
Land Area 0.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 650
Median Household Income $43,989

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 25Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 22

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male371022227365678101311301000
Female25423223585224962002200001
Total62525446311,178127163313501001

Gender

 Male 1,287 50%
 Female 1,295 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,611 62.4%
 Black Or African American 175 6.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.3%
 Asian 629 24.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 47 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 111 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner00000000
Renter306001234001
Total306001234001

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 125 19%
 Single Guardian 6 1%
 Singles 319 49%
 Singles With Roommate 200 31%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 604 93%
 Households with Kids 46 7%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male101017001000000000069153130
Female8621300011100000068254204
Total1816383010111000000137407334

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02163 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 02163 were primarily built in the 1970s. Rentals in 02163 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02163 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,079 42%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 1,503 58%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 0 0%
 Renter Occupied Households 650 91%
 Households Vacant 62 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 5%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 73%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 76 13%
 1 Bedroom 268 47%
 2 Bedroom 178 31%
 3+ Bedroom 52 9%
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 $43,989 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02163 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 02163 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 02163 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 02163 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 02163 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 02163 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 211 11%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,389 69%
 No Earnings 408 20%
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 211 11%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,389 69%
 No Earnings 408 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 55 9%
 Public transportation 171 28%
 Taxicab 14 2%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 321 52%
 Worked at Home 60 10%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 02163 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 16 3%
 Associate's degree 6 1%
 Bachelor's degree 381 65%
 Master's degree 108 19%
 Professional school degree 53 9%
 Doctorate degree 18 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 12 24%
 Enrolled in Private School 38 76%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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