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ZIP Code 02171

Primary City:Quincy, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Quincy
County: Norfolk County
Timezone: Eastern (11:04am)
Area code: 617 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.29, -71.01
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02171

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02171. 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 02171. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02171, 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:
North Quincy, Squantum
Unacceptable:
Marina Bay, N Quincy, No Quincy, Norfolk Downs

Stats and Demographics for the 02171 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02171 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 a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02171 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 an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02171 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,711
Population Density 7,215 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,316
Median Home Value $349,600
Land Area 2.45 sq mi
Water Area 1.91 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,880
Median Household Income $64,812

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male406362340378562829767670554689658573550363258188157115
Female416337317338599970765609610704736734583408329298259280
Total8226996577161,1611,7991,5321,2791,1641,3931,3941,3071,133771587486416395

Gender

 Male 8,419 48%
 Female 9,292 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,984 62.0%
 Black Or African American 488 2.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.1%
 Asian 5,733 32.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 176 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 304 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner364977321,0471,012596380141
Renter2451,056592561413269201102
Total2811,5531,3241,6081,425865581243

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,070 39%
 Single Guardian 1,062 13%
 Singles 2,984 38%
 Singles With Roommate 764 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,295 80%
 Households with Kids 1,585 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8578826868907152816371666179926170837288
Female8886796777646359746165665966687670616376
Total173164161135145154134111155124136132120145160137140144135164

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02171 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02171 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02171 real estate data, the median home value of $349,600 is extremely 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 02171. Rentals in 02171 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 02171 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,597 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 108 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,149 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,292 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,439 41%
 Households Vacant 436 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 201 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Sale Only 50 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 65 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 107 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 42 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,333 43%
 2 Bedroom 1,320 42%
 3+ Bedroom 419 13%
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 $64,812 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02171 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 02171 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 02171 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 6,686 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,077 27%
 No Earnings 4,503 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 6,686 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,077 27%
 No Earnings 4,503 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,361 67.2%
 Public transportation 2,390 25.2%
 Taxicab 19 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 289 3.1%
 Worked at Home 410 4.3%
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 831 13%
 High School Graduate 2,622 40%
 Associate's degree 314 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,546 24%
 Master's degree 758 12%
 Professional school degree 261 4%
 Doctorate degree 170 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,604 75.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 335 15.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 194 9.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02171

ZIP Code 02171 is in the Quincy School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02171.

Atlantic Middle School
86 Hollis Ave
Quincy, MA 02171
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Quincy School District
Francis W Parker
148 Billings Rd
Quincy, MA 02171
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Quincy School District
Montclair
8 Belmont St
Quincy, MA 02171
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Quincy School District
Squantum
50 Huckins Ave
Quincy, MA 02171
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Quincy School District
North Quincy High School
316 Hancock St
Quincy, MA 02171
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Quincy School District
Quincy Catholic Academy
370 Hancock St
North Quincy, MA 02171
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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