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ZIP Code 02176

Primary City:Melrose, MA (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (5:16pm)
Coordinates:42.46, -71.06
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02176

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02176. 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 02176. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02176, 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:
Melrose, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02176 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02176 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 a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02176 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 small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02176 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,983
Population Density 5,767 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,751
Median Home Value $417,700
Land Area 4.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,213
Median Household Income $85,704

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8028348247565037148199531,0491,091987877797556393306228203
Female7968588446225868179111,0261,1231,1341,088990922676462479438519
Total1,5981,6921,6681,3781,0891,5311,7301,9792,1722,2252,0751,8671,7191,232855785666722

Gender

 Male 12,692 47%
 Female 14,291 53%
Gender

Race

 White 24,594 91.1%
 Black Or African American 656 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.1%
 Asian 1,022 3.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 235 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 449 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner145911,5021,8591,589975650292
Renter103874706588466415380209
Total1171,4652,2082,4472,0551,3901,030501

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,756 51%
 Single Guardian 1,320 12%
 Singles 3,509 31%
 Singles With Roommate 628 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,858 70%
 Households with Kids 3,355 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1671821481561591541711771731611701581631721831781761398083
Female1741741481651421701881881701541731651871651611311541156184
Total341356296321301324359365343315343323350337344309330254141167

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02176 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 02176 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02176 real estate data, the median home value of $417,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 02176. Rentals in 02176 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02176 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,716 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 223 0.8%
 Other Institutional 6 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,595 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,877 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,741 32%
 Households Vacant 538 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 262 49%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 4%
 For Sale Only 60 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 136 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 135 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,896 48%
 2 Bedroom 1,351 34%
 3+ Bedroom 557 14%
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 $85,704 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02176 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 02176 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 02176. 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 10,245 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,228 28%
 No Earnings 5,658 26%
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 10,245 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,228 28%
 No Earnings 5,658 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,612 73%
 Public transportation 2,901 20%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 440 3%
 Worked at Home 646 4%
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 465 5%
 High School Graduate 2,958 31%
 Associate's degree 741 8%
 Bachelor's degree 3,177 34%
 Master's degree 1,523 16%
 Professional school degree 369 4%
 Doctorate degree 243 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,687 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 686 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 295 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02176

ZIP Code 02176 is in the Melrose School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02176.

Herbert Clark Hoover
37 Glendower Rd
Melrose, MA 02176
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Melrose School District
Horace Mann
40 Damon Ave
Melrose, MA 02176
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Melrose School District
Lincoln
80 West Wyoming Ave
Melrose, MA 02176
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Melrose School District
Roosevelt
253 Vinton St
Melrose, MA 02176
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Melrose School District
Winthrop
162 First St
Melrose, MA 02176
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Melrose School District
Early Childhood Center
16 Franklin St
Melrose, MA 02176
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Melrose School District
Melrose Middle School
350 Lynn Fells Parkway
Melrose, MA 02176
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Melrose School District
Melrose High School
360 Lynn Fells Parkway
Melrose, MA 02176
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Melrose School District
St Mary'S School
4 Myrtle St
Melrose, MA 02176
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Melrose Montessori School
70 W Emerson St
Melrose, MA 02176
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Anova
645 Main St Annex Bldg
Melrose, MA 02176
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Melrose Ymca Childcare
106 Main St
Melrose, MA 02176
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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