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ZIP Code 02446

Primary City:Brookline, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: North Brookine
County: Norfolk County
Timezone: Eastern (2:53am)
Area code: 617 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.34, -71.12
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02446

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02446. 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 02446. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02446, 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:
Brookline, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02446 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02446 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 02446 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 an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02446 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,311
Population Density 22,772 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,229
Median Home Value $678,100
Land Area 1.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,545
Median Household Income $78,814

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7666334604671,5051,7621,4191,051717699596631628442343279217231
Female7935764755352,6312,5161,6471,166823728718786844584413338359533
Total1,5591,2099351,0024,1364,2783,0662,2171,5401,4271,3141,4171,4721,026756617576764

Gender

 Male 12,846 44%
 Female 16,465 56%
Gender

Race

 White 22,580 77.0%
 Black Or African American 796 2.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 38 0.1%
 Asian 4,641 15.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 359 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 886 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner767571,0199851,198752400172
Renter1,4282,9901,177714615448440374
Total1,5043,7472,1961,6991,8131,200840546

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,668 34%
 Single Guardian 984 7%
 Singles 5,194 38%
 Singles With Roommate 2,699 20%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,964 81%
 Households with Kids 2,581 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male159163139127135129113137119948798938885898886119175
Female146145178145126133108101108999610691839210288102151323
Total305308317272261262221238227193183204184171177191176188270498

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02446 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 02446 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02446 real estate data, the median home value of $678,100 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 02446. Rentals in 02446 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 02446 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,547 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 279 1.0%
 Other Institutional 16 0.1%
 College Student Housing 275 0.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 194 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,732 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,627 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,186 58%
 Households Vacant 684 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 276 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 5%
 For Sale Only 46 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 119 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 176 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 564 7%
 1 Bedroom 3,412 43%
 2 Bedroom 2,718 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,320 16%
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 $78,814 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02446 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 02446 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 02446 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. 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 02446. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,325 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,798 23%
 No Earnings 7,720 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 11,325 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,798 23%
 No Earnings 7,720 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,798 37.8%
 Public transportation 4,304 28.1%
 Taxicab 64 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3,953 25.8%
 Worked at Home 1,211 7.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 02446 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 310 3%
 High School Graduate 850 10%
 Associate's degree 101 1%
 Bachelor's degree 2,849 32%
 Master's degree 1,796 20%
 Professional school degree 1,325 15%
 Doctorate degree 1,673 19%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,615 70.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 982 26.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 110 3.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02446

ZIP Code 02446 is in the Brookline School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02446.

Edward Devotion
345 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brookline School District
Lawrence
27 Francis St
Brookline, MA 02446
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brookline School District
Michael Driscoll
64 Westbourne Ter
Brookline, MA 02446
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brookline School District
Pierce
50 School St
Brookline, MA 02446
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brookline School District
Meridian Academy
1187 Beacon St
Brookline, MA 02446
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Bay Cove Academy
156 Lawton St
Brookline, MA 02446
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Ivy Street School
200 Ivy St
Brookline, MA 02446
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
New England Hebrew Academy
9 Prescott St
Brookline, MA 02446
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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