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02138 Zip Code (Cambridge, MA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Cambridge, MA (99.78%), Somerville, MA (0.15%), Belmont, MA (0.07%)
County: Middlesex County, MA
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 38,221
Zip code population in 2010: 36,314
Zip code population in 2000: 35,407

Houses and condos: 15,572
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,075
% of renters here:

59%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 02138: 145.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 2.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 13,947 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 02138
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.5% ($4,422)
Massachusetts:

1.2% ($4,561)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,520 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,259 (0.5%)

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Males: 18,331  (48.0%)
Females: 19,889  (52.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 02138:

  • High school or higher: 100.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 87.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 57.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 02138:

  • Never married: 58.6%
  • Now married: 32.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

Zip code 02138 compared to state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 02138 (2017)
    • 24,93470.4%White
    • 5,38515.2%Asian
    • 2,2586.4%Black
    • 2,2456.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,2983.7%Two or more races
    • 1340.4%Some other race
    • 560.2%American Indian
    • 40.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $841,387
02138:

$841,387
Massachusetts:

$385,400



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 02138 zip code as of January 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 02138 is 12,533 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

28.4 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.0 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 02138, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $183,894 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$183,894
State:

$81,425

Salary/wage: $92,293 (reported on 81.6% of returns)
Here:

$92,293
State:

$64,752
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.3% for AGIs below $25k, 81.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 28.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $7,291 (reported on 54.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$7,291
Massachusetts:

$2,136
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $32,883 (reported on 42.9% of returns)
Here:

$32,883
State:

$9,473
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$121,793 (reported on 36.7% of returns)
Here:

+$121,793
State:

+$31,437
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 32.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$35,266 (reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

+$35,266
State:

+$20,662
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.3% for AGIs below $25k, 4.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $56,229 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
02138:

$56,229
Massachusetts:

$18,892
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $27,165 (reported on 3.4% of returns)
02138:

$27,165
Massachusetts:

$20,669
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $68,007 (17% of AGI, reported on 38.5% of returns)
Here:

$68,007
State:

$28,907

Here:

16.7% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.8% for AGIs below $25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 15.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $26,054 (reported on 33.0% of returns)
Here:

$26,054
State:

$4,208
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $27,853 (reported on 38.3% of returns)
02138:

$27,853
State:

$13,303
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,161 (reported on 5.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,161
State:

$1,971
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 47.8%
Here:

48%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 40.6% for AGIs below $25k, 33.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 40.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 78.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 02138, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $108,010 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$108,010
State:

$62,877

Salary/wage: $63,770 (reported on 78.8% of returns)
Here:

$63,770
State:

$52,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 371.2% for AGIs below $10k, 73.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 36.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $6,030 (reported on 59.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$6,030
Massachusetts:

$1,945
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 29.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $15,469 (reported on 42.4% of returns)
Here:

$15,469
State:

$5,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 56.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$63,841 (reported on 36.0% of returns)
Here:

+$63,841
State:

+$20,377
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 18.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 27.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$28,113 (reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

+$28,113
State:

+$17,837
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.7% for AGIs below $10k, 5.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,942 (reported on 2.7% of returns)
02138:

$2,942
Massachusetts:

$3,100
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $17,857 (reported on 3.7% of returns)
Here:

$17,857
Massachusetts:

$14,516
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $37,078 (16% of AGI, reported on 39.4% of returns)
Here:

$37,078
State:

$22,573

Here:

16.3% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 104.0% for AGIs below $10k, 13.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $13,607 (5% of AGI, reported on 32.0% of returns)
Here:

$13,607
State:

$3,295

Here:

5.3% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $24,666 (reported on 81.6% of returns)
02138:

$24,666
State:

$11,494
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.6% for AGIs below $10k, 5.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $853 (reported on 4.7% of returns)
Here:

$853
State:

$1,518

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 46.9%
Here:

47%
State:

58%
(% for various income ranges: 34.3% for AGIs below $10k, 37.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 40.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 49.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 54.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$91,753
Massachusetts:

$77,385
Cambridge, MA (02138) map Nearest zip codes: 02140, 02163, 02134, 02144, 02135, 02139.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

34.2%
Massachusetts:

46.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.5%
Massachusetts:

6.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 354
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 13,441


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 369 (317 now married, 54 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 12,842 (3,207 now married, 9,713 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 02138 with a mortgage: 3,425 (99 second mortgage, 473 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,177

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,824
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $865

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

11.1%
Whole state:

10.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

3.8%
Whole state:

5.4%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.5
State:

4.1
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 02138: Harvard Observatory (A), Fresh Pond Municipal Golf Course (B), Fresh Pond Golf Course (C), Agassiz Community Center (D), Aggasiz House (E), Aiken Building (F), American Academy of Arts and Sciences (G), Ames Building (H), Andover Building (I), Andover-Harvard Theological Library (J), Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America (K), Arthur M Sackler Museum (L), Austin Hall (M), Bakalar Library (N), Baker Alumni Center (O), Belfer Building (P), Blue Hill Meteorlogical Observatory Library (Q), Brattle Hall (R), Brattle Theatre (S), Buckingham Building (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Fresh Pond Shopping Center (1), Fresh Pond Mall Shopping Center (2), The Atrium Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 02138 include: Transcendental Meditation Center (A), Saint Pauls Catholic Church (B), Old Cambridge Baptist Church (C), Mormon Center (D), Memorial Church (E), Holy Trinity Armenian Church (F), Harvard Epworth United Methodist Church (G), First Unitarian Church (H), First Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Cambridge Cemetery (1), Burial Hill Cemetery (2), Old Burying Ground (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes: Blacks Nook (A), Fresh Pond (B), Lily Pond (C), Little Fresh Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 02138 include: John Bridge Statue (1), John F Kennedy Park (2), John Harvard Statue (3), Law School Yard (4), Library Park (5), Lusitania Field (6), Mayor Danehy Park (7), McNamee Square (8), New Yard (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attractions (not listed on the city page) : Cambridge Office for Tourism - Visitor Information (Harvard Square), Cambridge Carnival INT Inc (144 Mount Auburn Street).

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 2452014 or later
  • 3692010 to 2013
  • 6202000 to 2009
  • 5631990 to 1999
  • 8051980 to 1989
  • 1,2991970 to 1979
  • 1,3451960 to 1969
  • 7511950 to 1959
  • 9791940 to 1949
  • 8,5601939 or earlier

Zip code 02138 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cambridge, MA (02138)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cambridge, MA (02138)
  • 23no bedroom
  • 6471 bedroom
  • 1,7972 bedrooms
  • 1,5783 bedrooms
  • 9704 bedrooms
  • 5595+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cambridge, MA (02138)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cambridge, MA (02138)
  • 979no bedroom
  • 3,1611 bedroom
  • 2,8502 bedrooms
  • 8283 bedrooms
  • 2314 bedrooms
  • 705+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cambridge, MA (02138) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cambridge, MA (02138) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 546no vehicle
  • 2,9391 vehicle
  • 1,5492 vehicles
  • 3613 vehicles
  • 504 vehicles
  • 695+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cambridge, MA (02138) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cambridge, MA (02138) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,512no vehicle
  • 3,5651 vehicle
  • 8052 vehicles
  • 823 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

  • Zip code 02138 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 02138 household income distribution in 2017
  • 1,111Less than $10,000
  • 304$10,000 to $14,999
  • 406$15,000 to $19,999
  • 274$20,000 to $24,999
  • 274$25,000 to $29,999
  • 388$30,000 to $34,999
  • 248$35,000 to $39,999
  • 549$40,000 to $44,999
  • 280$45,000 to $49,999
  • 829$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,094$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,781$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,090$100,000 to $124,999
  • 932$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,711$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,725$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 02138

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 02138
  • 23Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6$60,000 to $69,999
  • 6$70,000 to $79,999
  • 21$100,000 to $124,999
  • 44$150,000 to $174,999
  • 7$175,000 to $199,999
  • 78$200,000 to $249,999
  • 91$250,000 to $299,999
  • 402$300,000 to $399,999
  • 883$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,607$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,032$750,000 to $999,999
  • 1,174$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 462$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 749$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 02138

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 02138
  • 44Less than $100
  • 29$150 to $199
  • 55$200 to $249
  • 34$250 to $299
  • 23$300 to $349
  • 55$350 to $399
  • 12$400 to $449
  • 15$450 to $499
  • 28$500 to $549
  • 25$550 to $599
  • 44$600 to $649
  • 88$650 to $699
  • 8$700 to $749
  • 8$750 to $799
  • 93$800 to $899
  • 187$900 to $999
  • 411$1,000 to $1,249
  • 595$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,965$1,500 to $1,999
  • 2,354$2,000 to $2,499
  • 1,160$2,500 to $2,999
  • 552$3,000 to $3,499
  • 172$3,500 or more
  • 201No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,045.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $667,260.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $1,338,961
  • Black or African American householders: $820,064
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $461,286
  • Asian householders: $922,573
  • Two or more races householders: $585,731
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $943,074

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $841,387
02138:

$841,387
Massachusetts:

$385,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $556,532 - $1,305,405

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $1,776,673
Here:

$1,776,673
State:

$481,855

Townhouses or other attached units: $1,093,724
Here:

$1,093,724
State:

$464,513

In 2-unit structures: $943,676
Here:

$943,676
State:

$452,265

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $762,706
Here:

$762,706
State:

$450,840

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $749,939
Here:

$749,939
State:

$471,079
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 02138
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,041
  • One, attached: 968
  • Two: 2,301
  • 3 or 4: 1,789
  • 5 to 9: 1,321
  • 10 to 19: 1,493
  • 20 to 49: 2,857
  • 50 or more: 2,908

Unemployment: 3.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02138

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02138
  • 27.1%5,449Drove a car alone
  • 2.9%579Carpooled
  • 7.8%1,559Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.7%131Streetcar or trolley car
  • 12.9%2,586Subway or elevated
  • 0.5%103Railroad
  • 0.2%35Taxi
  • 6.0%1,214Bicycle
  • 30.1%6,047Walked
  • 0.9%176Other means
  • 10.4%2,094Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02138

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02138
  • 604Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,1015 to 9 minutes
  • 2,86010 to 14 minutes
  • 2,78515 to 19 minutes
  • 2,24620 to 24 minutes
  • 80125 to 29 minutes
  • 2,80330 to 34 minutes
  • 65935 to 39 minutes
  • 88440 to 44 minutes
  • 1,49245 to 59 minutes
  • 72260 to 89 minutes
  • 15690 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 02138:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 71.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,594
  • In family households: 17,015 (3,363 male householders, 2,750 female householders)
    5,008 spouses, 4,981 children (4,771 natural, 168 adopted, 44 stepchildren), 78 grandchildren, 245 brothers or sisters, 138 parents, 27 other relatives, 297 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,661 (3,323 male householders (2,342 living alone)), 4,292 female householders (3,357 living alone)), 3,054 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10,482 (87 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,406 2-persons, 1,491 3-persons, 907 4-persons, 259 5-persons, 54 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 5,702 1-person, 1,408 2-persons, 362 3-persons, 126 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 13 6-persons

3,312 married couples with children.
664 single-parent households (281 men, 383 women).

70.1% of residents of 02138 zip code speak English at home.
6.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% very well, 12% well, 3% not well).
11.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% very well, 8% well, 2% not well).
10.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% very well, 23% well, 2% not well, 1% not at all).
2.4% of residents speak other language at home (96% very well, 3% well, 1% not well).

Foreign born population: 9,338 (24.4%)
(29.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

24.4%
Whole state:

16.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 6%Japan
  • 6%Bangladesh
  • 3%Belgium
  • 3%Taiwan
  • 3%France
  • 3%Iraq
  • 2%Bolivia
Most common first ancestries reported in 02138
  • 7%European
  • 5%Irish
  • 4%American
  • 4%Italian
  • 3%German
  • 3%English
  • 2%Eastern European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6,5892010 or later
  • 2,4342000 to 2009
  • 1,2631990 to 1999
  • 1,408Before 1990

Zip code 02138 topographic map

There are 254 Internal Medicine Specialists 204 Psychologists 139 Social Workers 104 Psychiatry & Neurology Specialists 498 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 02138.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CAMBRIDGE RINDGE & LATIN HIGH SCHOOL (459 BROADWAY in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-049506
    Business SIC classification: NEWSPAPERS: PUBLISHING, OR PUBLISHING AND PRINTING
    Alternative names: CAMB RINDGE AND LATIN, CAMBRIDGE RIDGE_& LANE
  • E INK CORPORATION (733 CONCORD AVENUE in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PRINTING INK
    Business NAICS classification: CARBON AND GRAPHITE PRODUCT MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: KEN TITLEBAUM (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • MARIA L. BALDWIN (28 SACRAMENTO STREET in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-049005
    Organizations: CAMBRIDGE (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • YOUVILLE HOSPITAL (1575 CAMBRIDGE ST in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL MEDICAL AND SURGICAL HOSPITALS
  • JOHN M TOBIN (197 VASSAL LANE in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-049065
    Organizations: CAMBRIDGE (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ECKEL INDUSTRIES INC (155 FAWCETT STREET in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: FABRICATED STRUCTURAL METAL
  • CAMBRIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (MAIN LIB. ADDITIONS & RENOV. in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Organizations: CITY OF CAMBRIDGE (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: CITY OF CAMBRIDGE
  • CAMBRIDGE W P P (FRESH POND RESERVOIR in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY
    Organizations: CAMBRIDGE WATER DEPT. (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CAMBRIDGE WATER DEPARTMENT (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CAMBRIDGE WATER DEPARTMENT, CAMBRIDGE WATER PURIFICATION
  • MOONEY ST AUTO CLINIC (51 MOONEY ST in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: CHARLES J MABARDY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • WYETH RESEARCH (735 CONCORD AVE in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business NAICS classification: PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATION MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: BU: GENETICS INSTITUTE INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , PR: INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT (CONTACT/OWNER) , WYETH PHARMACEUTICALS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: GENETICS INSTITUTE INC, GENETICS INSTITUTE LLC
  • OMNIGENE BIOPRODUCTS INC (763D CONCORD AVE in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: THIRD SPINELLI WAY TRUST (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: OMNIGENE INC
  • MATRITECH INC (763 CONCORD AVE in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • CAMBRIDGE CEMETERY (76 COOLIDGE AVE in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: CITY OF CAMBRIDGE (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 02138 marital status for males
Zip code 02138 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 68.4%Utility gas
  • 15.0%Electricity
  • 9.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%No fuel used
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 33,841. Population change in the 1990s: +1,566 (+4.6%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 10,792
  • Northeast: 7,718
  • Midwest: 2,886
  • South: 3,299
  • West: 3,421

37% of the 02138 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Massachusetts.

76% of the 02138 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Cambridge, MA (02138)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 560
Here:

32.2%
Massachusetts:

8.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 276
Here:

38.5%
Massachusetts:

11.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8,419
Here:

87.2%
Massachusetts:

47.7%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 105,859Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 87,775Management occupations
  • 85,912Legal occupations
  • 78,939Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 78,608Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 74,615Architecture and engineering occupations

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code (CAMBRIDGE, MA):

  • CHARLES RIVER ANALYTICS INC (625 MOUNT AUBURN STREET; small business) : $50,040,771 in 281 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Research and Development -- Management and Support (R&D), Other Defense -- Management and Support (R&D), Defense Missile and Space Systems -- Advanced Development (R&D), Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D), and more by Air Force, Army, Navy, NASA, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $3,857,999; 2001: $5,918,009; 2002: $5,456,446; 2003: $6,597,622; 2004: $9,029,186; 2005: $10,793,894; 2006: $7,548,939.

    Biggest contracts:
    $998,823 with Air Force for Other Research and Development -- Management and Support (R&D). Signed on 2005-09-27. Completion date: 2007-01-09.
    $749,978 with Army for Other Defense -- Management and Support (R&D). Signed on 2001-12-10. Completion date: 2003-12-09.
    $749,742 with Army for Defense Missile and Space Systems -- Advanced Development (R&D). Signed on 2005-05-25. Completion date: 2007-05-25.
    $749,226 with Air Force for Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2005-05-25. Completion date: 2007-05-19.
  • MAK TECHNOLOGIES INC (10 FAWCETT STREET; small business) : $24,685,301 in 142 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Services -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D), Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D), ADP Software, Defense Electronics and Communication Equipment -- Basic Research (R&D), and more by Navy, Army, Air Force, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $4,421,924; 2001: $2,194,319; 2002: $1,556,800; 2003: $2,641,702; 2004: $2,821,011; 2005: $2,755,728; 2006: $625,166.

    Biggest contracts:
    $7,111,075 with Navy for Services -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 1999-12-03. Completion date: 2000-11-30.
    $874,500, same as above. Signed on 2000-03-21. Completion date: 2001-03-31.
    $829,937 with Navy for Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2003-03-31. Completion date: 2003-11-01.
    $762,223 with Navy for Services -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2000-12-14. Completion date: 2001-12-31.
  • ICOSYSTEM CORPORATION (10 FAWCETT ST; small business) : $1,941,494 in 19 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Defense -- Basic Research (R&D), Other Defense -- Operational Systems Development (R&D), R&D-SVCS-COMERCLIZ, Other Defense -- Management and Support (R&D), and more by Navy, Air Force, Office of Policy, Management and Budget/Chief Financial Officer
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $169,276; 2003: $197,209; 2004: $693,828; 2005: $714,848; 2006: $166,333.

    Biggest contracts:
    $349,886 with Navy for Other Defense -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2004-11-22. Completion date: 2005-10-31.
    $343,187 with Navy for Other Defense -- Operational Systems Development (R&D). Signed on 2005-11-18. Completion date: 2006-10-20.
    $160,000, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-13. Completion date: 2006-10-20.
    $133,455, same as above. Signed on 2006-05-30. Completion date: 2006-10-20.
  • BEACON INTERACTIVE SYSTEMS (30 SPINELLI PL; small business) : $1,855,785 in 11 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Research and Development -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D), Other Defense -- Management and Support (R&D), Other Defense -- Basic Research (R&D), Other Research and Development -- Basic Research (R&D) by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $68,566; 2003: $1,328,005; 2004: $0; 2005: $289,942; 2006: $169,272.

    Biggest contracts:
    $600,000 with Navy for Other Research and Development -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2003-10-24. Completion date: 2004-10-23.
    $599,664, same as above. Signed on 2003-07-20. Completion date: 2004-01-18.
    $149,976, same as above. Signed on 2005-11-14. Completion date: 2005-05-01.
    $99,996 with Navy for Other Defense -- Management and Support (R&D). Signed on 2003-07-02. Completion date: 2003-12-01.
  • CAMBRIDGE COLLABORATIVE, INC (689 CONCORD AVE; small business) : $1,813,385 in 8 contracts from 1999 to 2005
    Contracts for Defense Missile and Space Systems -- Management and Support (R&D), Defense Ships -- Basic Research (R&D), Other Defense -- Operational Systems Development (R&D), ADP Components by Air Force, Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $670,063; 2001: $216,954; 2002: $693,825; 2003: $0; 2004: $69,982; 2005: $20,000; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $575,000 with Air Force for Defense Missile and Space Systems -- Management and Support (R&D). Signed on 2000-12-12. Completion date: 2003-03-19.
    $350,000, same as above. Signed on 2002-01-07. Completion date: 2003-03-19.
    $343,825, same as above. Signed on 2002-02-20. Completion date: 2003-03-19.
    $216,954, same as above. Signed on 2001-03-15. Completion date: 2003-03-19.
  • XANALOG CORPORATION (30 SPINELLI PL; small business) : $1,765,065 in 5 contracts from 2002 to 2004
    Contracts for Aircraft Maintenance and Repair Shop Specialized Equipment, Electrical and Electronic Properties Measuring and Testing Instruments, Physical Properties Testing and Inspection, Electrical and Electronic assemblies, Boards, Cards, and Associated Hardware, and more by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $877,025; 2003: $251,000; 2004: $637,040; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $823,500 with Navy for Aircraft Maintenance and Repair Shop Specialized Equipment. Signed on 2002-05-13. Completion date: 2003-02-08.
    $635,140 with Navy for Electrical and Electronic Properties Measuring and Testing Instruments. Signed on 2004-10-05. Completion date: 2006-03-06.
    $251,000 with Navy for Physical Properties Testing and Inspection. Signed on 2003-10-08. Completion date: 2004-04-22.
    $53,525 with Navy for Electrical and Electronic assemblies, Boards, Cards, and Associated Hardware. Signed on 2002-12-31. Completion date: 2003-03-28.
  • ANNISTECH (12 ELIOT ST; small business) : $1,757,338 in 8 contracts from 1999 to 2001
    Contracts for Other Research and Development -- Basic Research (R&D) by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $839,243; 2001: $843,095; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $470,757 with Navy for Other Research and Development -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2001-06-14. Completion date: 2001-11-30.
    $400,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-08-31. Completion date: 2001-05-04.
    $389,243, same as above. Signed on 2000-12-19. Completion date: 2001-05-22.
    $252,191, same as above. Signed on 2001-10-18. Completion date: 2001-11-30.
  • LIVEDATA, INC (1030 MASSACHUSETTS AVE STE; small business) : $1,614,200 in 11 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Medical -- Basic Research (R&D), ADP Software, , Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Automatic Data Processing Equipment (Including Firmware), Software, Supplies and Support Equipment by Army, ENERGY, Department of, Bureau of Reclamation
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $202,000; 2003: $69,837; 2004: $594,847; 2005: $744,816; 2006: $2,700.

    Biggest contracts:
    $700,916 with Army for Other Medical -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2005-12-21. Completion date: 2004-07-10.
    $528,647, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-27. Completion date: 2004-07-10.
    $202,000 with ENERGY, Department of for ADP Software. Signed on 2002-08-15. Completion date: 2003-08-15.
    $69,837 with Army for Other Medical -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2003-12-08. Completion date: 2004-07-10.
  • BBN CORPORATION (10 MOULTON STREET) : $699,504 in 2 contracts from 2000 to 2001
    $585,000 with Army for Other Research and Development -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2000-05-16. Completion date: 2001-03-31.
    $114,504, same as above. Signed on 2001-03-06. Completion date: 2001-03-31.
  • HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT & F (1350 MASS AVE) : $631,655 in 4 contracts from 2000 to 2001
    $189,436 with Army for Other Medical -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2001-12-13. Completion date: 2004-11-14.
    $184,265 with Army for Other Medical -- Advanced Development (R&D). Signed on 2000-10-20. Completion date: 2004-11-14.
    $182,219 with Army for Other Medical -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2000-02-16. Completion date: 2004-11-14.
    $75,735, same as above. Signed on 2001-04-27. Completion date: 2004-11-14.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Educational Services: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (over 1000 employees: 2 establishments, 250-499 employees: 1 establishment, 100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 2 establishments, 20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 2, 50-99: 7, 20-49: 24, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 17)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (250-499: 1, 100-249: 1, 50-99: 2, 20-49: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 8, 5-9: 10, 1-4: 40)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities (250-499: 1, 100-249: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 4)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 3, 50-99: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (100-249: 3)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Architectural Services (50-99: 4, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 9, 1-4: 12)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (50-99: 3, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 13)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 9,588 people in college/university student housing
  • 256 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 204 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 52 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 8,766 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 119 people in religious group quarters
  • 103 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 82 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 3 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 12 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$496,457427$400,3131,452$348,46474$297,08912$1,654,993146$344,921
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$031$388,80979$437,2993$737,1430$09$651,659
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$200,59146$454,995275$381,54714$165,7760$046$310,299
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$357,60551$491,898151$348,1346$245,7802$5,595,00015$560,645
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$246,4256$792,75774$355,7552$93,2500$08$286,385
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 12 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED39$324,23924$302,462
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$270,8906$373,082
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$366,6200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$299,4272$390,665
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 02138
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 02138 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 02138 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary50083.2 years
John31176.6 years
Margaret23682.8 years
Helen19381.7 years
William18977.9 years
James15676.6 years
Joseph15474.4 years
Catherine13383.6 years
Elizabeth13280.9 years
Anna12784.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 02138 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sullivan8877.7 years
Murphy5979.6 years
Smith5282.3 years
Johnson4278.3 years
Mahoney3879.0 years
Mccarthy3877.9 years
Brown3582.5 years
Kelley3477.6 years
Walsh3478.2 years
White3080.2 years
Businesses in zip code 02138
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
ALDO1New Balance3
AT&T1Nike1
Ann Taylor1Pac Sun1
Baskin-Robbins1PetSmart1
Ben & Jerry's1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Best Western1RadioShack2
Blockbuster1Rite Aid1
Burger King1Shaw's1
CVS2Sheraton1
Chipotle2Staples2
Circle K1Starbucks5
Crate & Barrel1Subway2
Dunkin Donuts4T.J.Maxx1
FedEx9Trader Joe's1
GNC2True Value1
Gap1UPS9
Honda1Urban Outfitters1
IHOP1Verizon Wireless2
Jones New York3Whole Foods Market1
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