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ZIP Code 02119

Primary City:Roxbury, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Washington Park|Roxbury
County: Suffolk County
Timezone: Eastern (12:21am)
Area code: 617 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.32, -71.08
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02119

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02119. 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 02119. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02119, 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:
Roxbury, MA
Acceptable:
Boston

Stats and Demographics for the 02119 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02119 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 02119 are primarily black or African American. 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 parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02119 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,346
Population Density 15,871 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,048
Median Home Value $327,900
Land Area 1.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,087
Median Household Income $27,180

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 36


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58598821,741
5-98188231,641
10-148868821,768
15-191,0451,0832,128
20-241,0471,1592,206
25-299201,0411,961
30-347449121,656
35-396618831,544
40-447319161,647
45-497679781,745
50-548139691,782
55-597168051,521
60-645137261,239
65-69372566938
70-74304389693
75-79198295493
80-84118214332
85 Plus96215311

Gender

 Male 11,608 46%
 Female 13,738 54%
Gender

Race

 White 3,759 14.8%
 Black Or African American 15,008 59.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 237 0.9%
 Asian 355 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.1%
 Other Race 4,295 16.9%
 Two Or More Races 1,677 6.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2421456477
25-342131,3991,612
35-444511,4411,892
45-545571,6762,233
55-645221,2951,817
65-742699481,217
75-84176434610
85 Plus76153229

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,911 19%
 Single Guardian 3,906 39%
 Singles 3,538 35%
 Singles With Roommate 732 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,649 66%
 Households with Kids 3,438 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1167161328
2192202394
3170153323
4164195359
5175154329
6175182357
7146154300
8171160331
9151173324
10183171354
11173171344
12191181372
13154170324
14185189374
15207196403
16182203385
17219231450
18220221441
19217232449
20215221436

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02119 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 02119 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02119 real estate data, the median home value of $327,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02119 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02119 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ 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 02119 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,893 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 31 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 46 0.2%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 376 1.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,908 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 377 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,802 71%
 Households Vacant 961 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 490 51%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 53 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 351 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 829 11%
 1 Bedroom 1,967 25%
 2 Bedroom 2,465 32%
 3+ Bedroom 2,533 32%
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 $27,180 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02119 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 02119 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 02119 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. 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 02119. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,418 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,401 28%
 No Earnings 7,686 39%
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 6,418 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,401 28%
 No Earnings 7,686 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,413 44.7%
 Public transportation 3,896 39.5%
 Taxicab 35 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,166 11.8%
 Worked at Home 357 3.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 1,693 25%
 High School Graduate 3,298 49%
 Associate's degree 259 4%
 Bachelor's degree 955 14%
 Master's degree 384 6%
 Professional school degree 126 2%
 Doctorate degree 70 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,049 79.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 555 10.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 502 9.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02119

ZIP Code 02119 is in the Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02119.

Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School
6 Shirley St
Boston, MA 02119
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School District
David a Ellis
302 Walnut Ave
Roxbury, MA 02119
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Dearborn
35 Greenville St
Roxbury, MA 02119
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Ellis Mendell
164 School St
Roxbury, MA 02119
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
James P Timilty Middle School
205 Roxbury St
Roxbury, MA 02119
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Nathan Hale
51 Cedar St
Roxbury, MA 02119
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Rafael Hernandez
61 School St
Roxbury, MA 02119
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Samuel W Mason
150 Norfolk Ave
Roxbury, MA 02119
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Haynes Early Education Center
263 Blue Hill Ave
Roxbury Plain, MA 02119
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Orchard Gardens
906 Albany St
Roxbury, MA 02119
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
Higginson/Lewis K-8
131 Walnut Ave
Roxbury, MA 02119
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boston School District
City on a Hill Charter Public School
58 Circuit St
Roxbury, MA 02119
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: City on a Hill Charter Public School District
Boston Day and Evening Academy Charter School
20 Kearsarge Ave
Roxbury, MA 02119
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Boston Day and Evening Academy Charter District
St Patrick School
131 Mount Pleasant Ave
Roxbury, MA 02119
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Paige Academy
40 Highland Ave
Roxbury, MA 02119
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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