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ZIP Code 02021

Primary City:Canton, MA (View All Cities)
County: Norfolk County
Timezone: Eastern (2:56am)
Coordinates:42.18, -71.12
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02021

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02021. 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 02021. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02021, 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:
Canton, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02021 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02021 is located in central Massachusetts and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02021 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02021 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,561
Population Density 1,147 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,762
Median Home Value $425,800
Land Area 18.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.82 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,378
Median Household Income $89,900

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55876171,204
5-97516991,450
10-147667311,497
15-196975931,290
20-24510472982
25-295215661,087
30-345046181,122
35-396227481,370
40-447598921,651
45-498509431,793
50-548058961,701
55-596997781,477
60-646436751,318
65-69424504928
70-74332387719
75-79266358624
80-84223357580
85 Plus239529768

Gender

 Male 10,198 47%
 Female 11,363 53%
Gender

Race

 White 18,273 84.8%
 Black Or African American 1,363 6.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.1%
 Asian 1,319 6.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 214 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 367 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2426109135
25-34455442897
35-441,1774091,586
45-541,5173781,895
55-641,3492651,614
65-748092061,015
75-84582188770
85 Plus269197466

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,600 55%
 Single Guardian 1,112 13%
 Singles 2,261 27%
 Singles With Roommate 405 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,590 67%
 Households with Kids 2,788 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1108119227
2129121250
3127126253
4109127236
5123120243
6150146296
7162134296
8152151303
9164148312
10167154321
11152131283
12143146289
13156143299
14148157305
15163144307
16169140309
17166145311
1812491215
197573148
208780167

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02021 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 02021 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02021 real estate data, the median home value of $425,800 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 02021. Rentals in 02021 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02021 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,243 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 300 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,524 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,660 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,194 25%
 Households Vacant 384 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 131 34.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.5%
 For Sale Only 116 30.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 3.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 52 13.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 18.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 457 23%
 2 Bedroom 982 49%
 3+ Bedroom 566 28%
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 $89,900 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02021 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 02021 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 02021. 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 7,808 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,027 23%
 No Earnings 5,355 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 7,808 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,027 23%
 No Earnings 5,355 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,802 83.3%
 Public transportation 1,322 12.5%
 Taxicab 14 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 116 1.1%
 Worked at Home 316 3.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 02021 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 198 3%
 High School Graduate 2,666 38%
 Associate's degree 566 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,244 32%
 Master's degree 960 14%
 Professional school degree 297 4%
 Doctorate degree 155 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,501 77.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 719 16.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 276 6.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02021

ZIP Code 02021 is in the Institutional School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02021.

Mass Hospital School
3 Randolph St
Canton, MA 02021
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Institutional School District
Dean S Luce
45 Independence St
Canton, MA 02021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Canton School District
John F Kennedy
100 Dedham St
Canton, MA 02021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Canton School District
Lt Peter M Hansen
25 Pecunit St
Canton, MA 02021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Canton School District
Wm H Galvin Middle School
55 Pecunit St
Canton, MA 02021
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Canton School District
Rodman Early Childhood Center
960 Washington St
Canton, MA 02021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Canton School District
Blue Hills Regional Vocational Technical
800 Randolph St
Canton, MA 02021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Blue Hills Regional Vocational Technical School District
Canton High School
900 Washington St
Canton, MA 02021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Canton School District
St John the Evangelist School
696 Washington St
Canton, MA 02021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cole-Harrington Kindergarten Enrichment II
55 Pecunit St
Canton, MA 02021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Judge Rotenberg Center
250 Turnpike St
Canton, MA 02021
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Clarke School East
1 Whitman Rd
Canton, MA 02021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Blue Hill Montessori School
163 Turnpike St
Canton, MA 02021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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