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ZIP Code 02170

Primary City:Quincy, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Quincy
County: Norfolk County
Timezone: Eastern (12:59pm)
Area code: 617 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.27, -71.02
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02170

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02170. 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 02170. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02170, 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:
Quincy, MA
Acceptable:
Wollaston

Stats and Demographics for the 02170 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02170 is located in east 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 02170 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 02170 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,505
Population Density 9,364 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,041
Median Home Value $353,000
Land Area 2.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,764
Median Household Income $66,917

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male448440422565708878701730659726713642563377271209164125
Female460448438525775928751716699753759712618439332307255249
Total9088888601,0901,4831,8061,4521,4461,3581,4791,4721,3541,181816603516419374

Gender

 Male 9,341 48%
 Female 10,164 52%
Gender

Race

 White 12,200 62.5%
 Black Or African American 433 2.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.1%
 Asian 6,375 32.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 168 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 304 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner34369771974983546394161
Renter202981645579446324238117
Total2361,3501,4161,5531,429870632278

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,326 43%
 Single Guardian 1,081 14%
 Singles 2,564 33%
 Singles With Roommate 793 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,892 76%
 Households with Kids 1,872 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male909383938782859096868580759610710890119141132
Female99829091809191939376958588941009186107141146
Total189175173184167173176183189162180165163190207199176226282278

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02170 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02170 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02170 real estate data, the median home value of $353,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02170 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02170 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02170 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,055 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 426 2.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,933 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,299 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,532 44%
 Households Vacant 277 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 133 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 4%
 For Sale Only 17 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 10%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 68 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 139 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,437 40%
 2 Bedroom 1,203 34%
 3+ Bedroom 808 23%
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 $66,917 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02170 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 02170 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 02170. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 7,295 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,407 26%
 No Earnings 5,357 31%
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 7,295 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,407 26%
 No Earnings 5,357 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,030 58.5%
 Public transportation 3,302 32.0%
 Taxicab 48 0.5%
 Motorcycle 7 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 588 5.7%
 Worked at Home 333 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 919 14%
 High School Graduate 2,726 41%
 Associate's degree 559 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,558 23%
 Master's degree 582 9%
 Professional school degree 178 3%
 Doctorate degree 114 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,571 62.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 644 25.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 290 11.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02170

ZIP Code 02170 is in the Quincy School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02170.

Beechwood Knoll Elementary
225 Fenno St
Quincy, MA 02170
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Quincy School District
Wollaston School
205 Beale St
Quincy, MA 02170
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Quincy School District
Campus Kinder Haus
162 Old Colony Ave
Quincy, MA 02170
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wollaston Child Care Center
47 Weston Ave
Quincy, MA 02170
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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