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02142 Zip Code (Cambridge, MA) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2017: 2,972
Zip code population in 2010: 3,141
Zip code population in 2000: 2,258

Houses and condos: 1,888
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,147
% of renters here:

86%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 02142: 147.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 10,748 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 02142
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.5% ($4,636)
Massachusetts:

1.2% ($4,561)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,117 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,807 (0.6%)

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Males: 1,484  (49.9%)
Females: 1,487  (50.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 02142:

  • High school or higher: 102.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 94.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 67.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 02142:

  • Never married: 49.7%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

Zip code 02142 compared to state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 02142 (2017)
    • 1,65873.4%White
    • 85938.0%Asian
    • 33614.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1707.5%Black
    • 974.3%Two or more races
    • 150.7%Some other race
    • 50.2%American Indian
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $942,371
02142:

$942,371
Massachusetts:

$385,400



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 02142 zip code as of February 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 02142 is 1,424 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

32.0 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

1.9 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 02142, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $189,262 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$189,262
State:

$81,425

Salary/wage: $108,049 (reported on 86.3% of returns)
Here:

$108,049
State:

$64,752
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 91.2% for AGIs below $25k, 89.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 92.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 89.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 79.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 35.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $7,427 (reported on 52.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$7,427
Massachusetts:

$2,136
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $18,065 (reported on 38.8% of returns)
Here:

$18,065
State:

$9,473
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$82,496 (reported on 33.8% of returns)
Here:

+$82,496
State:

+$31,437
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 19.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$56,533 (reported on 17.3% of returns)
Here:

+$56,533
State:

+$20,662
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $51,950 (reported on 8.6% of returns)
02142:

$51,950
Massachusetts:

$18,892
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $21,333 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
02142:

$21,333
Massachusetts:

$20,669
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $50,019 (13% of AGI, reported on 41.0% of returns)
Here:

$50,019
State:

$28,907

Here:

12.9% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $8,877 (reported on 30.9% of returns)
Here:

$8,877
State:

$4,208
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $26,930 (reported on 41.0% of returns)
02142:

$26,930
State:

$13,303
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,029 (reported on 5.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,029
State:

$1,971
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 44.6%
Here:

45%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 37.9% for AGIs below $25k, 30.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 29.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 38.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 51.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 70.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 02142, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $98,153 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$98,153
State:

$62,877

Salary/wage: $64,715 (reported on 84.2% of returns)
Here:

$64,715
State:

$52,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 101.7% for AGIs below $10k, 92.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 89.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 45.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $8,314 (reported on 53.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$8,314
Massachusetts:

$1,945
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $13,183 (reported on 35.4% of returns)
Here:

$13,183
State:

$5,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$67,362 (reported on 30.4% of returns)
Here:

+$67,362
State:

+$20,377
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 28.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$35,190 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here:

+$35,190
State:

+$17,837
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.9% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,700 (reported on 1.8% of returns)
02142:

$2,700
Massachusetts:

$3,100

Self-employed pension: $23,273 (reported on 2.0% of returns)
Here:

$23,273
Massachusetts:

$14,516

Total itemized deductions: $37,901 (20% of AGI, reported on 42.0% of returns)
Here:

$37,901
State:

$22,573

Here:

20.2% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.4% for AGIs below $10k, 10.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $15,973 (6% of AGI, reported on 26.7% of returns)
Here:

$15,973
State:

$3,295

Here:

5.9% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $21,415 (reported on 80.3% of returns)
02142:

$21,415
State:

$11,494
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 6.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $385 (reported on 2.3% of returns)
Here:

$385
State:

$1,518

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 33.5%
Here:

34%
State:

58%
(% for various income ranges: 16.1% for AGIs below $10k, 19.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 32.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 30.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 45.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$126,350
Massachusetts:

$77,385
Cambridge, MA (02142) map Nearest zip codes: 02141, 02116, 02114, 02199, 02108, 02139.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

27.3%
Massachusetts:

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

6.1%
Massachusetts:

6.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 81
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,265


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 31 (31 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,003 (310 now married, 696 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 02142 with a mortgage: 85
Houses without a mortgage: 106

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,925
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $1,288

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

12.7%
Whole state:

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

2.5%
Whole state:

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

4.3
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.1
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 02142: Charlesgate Yacht Club (A), Atkinson Building (B), Bemis Building (C), Broad Canal (D), Cambridge Center (E), Crafts Building (F), Eastman Court (G), Ford Building (H), Goodale Building (I), Harvard Sailing Pavilion (J), Hayward Garage (K), Hermann Building (L), Holman Building (M), Muckley Building (N), Mudd Building (O), New England Sports Museum (P), Nichols Building (Q), Presidents House (R), Riverview Building (S), Rowland Research Institute (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 02142: Charles Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 2452014 or later
  • 1422010 to 2013
  • 7062000 to 2009
  • 1521990 to 1999
  • 2631980 to 1989
  • 661970 to 1979
  • 1151960 to 1969
  • 1561950 to 1959
  • 491940 to 1949
  • 1311939 or earlier

Zip code 02142 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cambridge, MA (02142)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cambridge, MA (02142)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 241 bedroom
  • 1672 bedrooms
  • 133 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cambridge, MA (02142)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cambridge, MA (02142)
  • 140no bedroom
  • 3961 bedroom
  • 4552 bedrooms
  • 593 bedrooms
  • 44 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cambridge, MA (02142) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cambridge, MA (02142) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 11no vehicle
  • 1281 vehicle
  • 402 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cambridge, MA (02142) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cambridge, MA (02142) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 444no vehicle
  • 5361 vehicle
  • 972 vehicles
  • 493 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 02142 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 02142 household income distribution in 2017
  • 123Less than $10,000
  • 36$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 31$25,000 to $29,999
  • 32$30,000 to $34,999
  • 40$35,000 to $39,999
  • 46$40,000 to $44,999
  • 20$45,000 to $49,999
  • 11$50,000 to $59,999
  • 61$60,000 to $74,999
  • 107$75,000 to $99,999
  • 160$100,000 to $124,999
  • 61$125,000 to $149,999
  • 192$150,000 to $199,999
  • 458$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 02142

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 02142
  • 9$400,000 to $499,999
  • 68$500,000 to $749,999
  • 98$750,000 to $999,999
  • 31$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 20$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 02142

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 02142
  • 8$100 to $149
  • 38$150 to $199
  • 8$350 to $399
  • 3$450 to $499
  • 13$550 to $599
  • 39$800 to $899
  • 13$900 to $999
  • 22$1,000 to $1,249
  • 8$1,250 to $1,499
  • 127$1,500 to $1,999
  • 96$2,000 to $2,499
  • 241$2,500 to $2,999
  • 362$3,000 to $3,499
  • 348$3,500 or more

Median gross rent in 2017: $3,225.


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

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $942,371
02142:

$942,371
Massachusetts:

$385,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $752,082 - $1,078,302

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $1,309,371
Here:

$1,309,371
State:

$481,855

Townhouses or other attached units: $1,261,548
Here:

$1,261,548
State:

$464,513

In 2-unit structures: $528,701
Here:

$528,701
State:

$452,265

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $821,950
Here:

$821,950
State:

$450,840

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $701,921
Here:

$701,921
State:

$471,079
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 02142

Housing units in structures:

  • One, attached: 12
  • Two: 18
  • 5 to 9: 3
  • 10 to 19: 5
  • 20 to 49: 114
  • 50 or more: 1,813
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Unemployment: 4.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02142

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02142
  • 15.8%264Drove a car alone
  • 2.3%38Carpooled
  • 1.9%32Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.7%11Streetcar or trolley car
  • 22.0%368Subway or elevated
  • 1.0%16Taxi
  • 0.5%9Bicycle
  • 46.9%786Walked
  • 8.7%146Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02142

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02142
  • 80Less than 5 minutes
  • 2845 to 9 minutes
  • 27510 to 14 minutes
  • 16315 to 19 minutes
  • 17820 to 24 minutes
  • 7425 to 29 minutes
  • 23630 to 34 minutes
  • 5435 to 39 minutes
  • 6840 to 44 minutes
  • 7445 to 59 minutes
  • 2260 to 89 minutes
  • 2090 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 02142:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 65.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,493
  • In family households: 1,264 (309 male householders, 208 female householders)
    461 spouses, 254 children (255 natural, 1 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 17 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,239 (507 male householders (366 living alone)), 321 female householders (219 living alone)), 413 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 472 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 363 2-persons, 112 3-persons, 34 4-persons, 10 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 584 1-person, 168 2-persons, 61 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 9 5-persons

170 married couples with children.
38 single-parent households (13 men, 25 women).

57.2% of residents of 02142 zip code speak English at home.
7.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (92% very well, 8% well).
11.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% very well, 5% well, 3% not well).
20.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% very well, 31% well).
5.3% of residents speak other language at home (87% very well, 6% well, 7% not well).

Foreign born population: 1,281 (43.1%)
(20.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

43.1%
Whole state:

16.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 13%Bangladesh
  • 10%Philippines
  • 7%Taiwan
  • 7%Lebanon
  • 6%Belgium
  • 4%Brazil
  • 3%Japan
Most common first ancestries reported in 02142
  • 6%European
  • 5%Irish
  • 4%American
  • 3%British
  • 3%Arab
  • 2%Eastern European
  • 2%French
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,0802010 or later
  • 2752000 to 2009
  • 701990 to 1999
  • 196Before 1990

Zip code 02142 topographic map

There are 45 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 02142.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • MIRANT KENDALL LLC (265 FIRST STREET in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    AIR PROGRAM (Clean Air Markets Division Business System)
    OIL CONTROL (Facility Response Plan for oil discharge)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 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: ELECTRIC SERVICES
    Organizations: MIRANT - KENDALL LLC (CONTACT/GENERAL) , MIRANT KENDALL, LLC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , MIRANT NEW ENGLAND (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , MIRANT ENERGY, INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , SOUTHERN ENERGY KENDALL LLC (CONTACT/OWNER) , MIRANT NEW ENGLAND (CONTACT/OWNER) , MIRANT KENDALL, LLC (OWNER/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: CAMBRIDGE ELECTRIC LIGHT CO. - KENDALL SQUARE STATION, KENDALL SQUARE, MIRANT KENDALL L.L.C., MIRANT KENDALL LLC KENDALL SQUARE STATION, MIRANT KENDALL STATION, MIRANT NEW ENGLAND, SOUTHERN ENERGY KEND, SOUTHERN ENERGY KENDALL, LLC, SOUTHERN ENERGY - KENDALL STATION
  • BIOGEN IDEC MA INC (14 CAMBRIDGE CENTER in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-2006-9002, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-2006-9002, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    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
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Business NAICS classification: PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATION MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: BOSTON PROPERTIES (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BIOGEN INCORPORATED, BIOGEN RESEARCH CORP
  • 100 MEMORIAL DRIVE APARTMENTS (100 MEMORIAL DRIVE in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: REAL ESTATE AGENTS AND MANAGERS; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
  • AMERICAN ENGINEERED COMPONENTS INC (265 THIRD STREET in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: BOLTS, NUTS, SCREWS, RIVETS, AND WASHERS
    Business NAICS classification: BOLT, NUT, SCREW, RIVET, AND WASHER MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: AMERICAN ENG. COMPNT, AMERICAN ENG. COMPONENTS INC., american engineered components TRW FASTENERS DIVISion, TRW FASTENERS, TRW FASTENERS DIVIS, TRW FASTNERS
  • MILLENNIUM PHARMACEUTICALS INC (215 FIRST STREET in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Organizations: CAMBRIDGE ATHENALUM LLC (CONTACT/OWNER) , MARK LEVIN CEO (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: MILLENIUM PHARMACEUTICALS INC
  • BENJAMIN BANNEKER CHARTER SCHO (21 NOTRE DAME AVENUE in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-420205
  • BIODEVELOPMENT LABORATORIES INC (30 MEMORIAL DR. in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: ANIMAL SPECIALTY SERVICES, EXCEPT VETERINARY
    Business NAICS classification: PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATION MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: BIODEVELOPMENT LAB INC
  • BIOGEN IDEC MA INC (190 FIFTH 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 NAICS classification: PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATION MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: BASS ROCKS ROADS ASSOCIATES (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BIOGEN INC, BIOGEN RESEARCH incorporated, BIOGEN RESEARCH BIO5
  • BIOGEN IDEC MA INC (15 CAMBRIDGE CTR 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 NAICS classification: PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATION MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: BIOGEN INC, BIOGEN INC
  • BIOGEN IDEC MA INCD (241 BINNEY STREET 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 NAICS classification: PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATION MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: BIOGEN INC, BIOGEN RESEARCH BIO1
  • BOSTON TRUCK CO (182 FIRST ST in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-1998-0109, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: TRUCKING, EXCEPT LOCAL
  • ALNYLAM PHARMACEUTICALS INC (300 THIRD STREET in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: THREE HUNDRED THIRD STREET LLC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BARBOUR STOCKWELL CO (83 LINSKEY WAY in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: ROBERT TONON (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 02142 marital status for males
Zip code 02142 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 65.9%Electricity
  • 23.2%Utility gas
  • 5.1%No fuel used
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Coal or coke

Population in 1990: 1,336. Population change in the 1990s: +922 (+69.0%).

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

  • This state: 535
  • Northeast: 507
  • Midwest: 213
  • South: 237
  • West: 137

22% of the 02142 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Massachusetts.

58% of the 02142 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, 11% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Cambridge, MA (02142)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 13
Here:

42.4%
Massachusetts:

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

0.0%
Massachusetts:

11.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 403
Here:

88.9%
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 ($)
  • 199,335Legal occupations
  • 142,673Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 141,075Management occupations
  • 108,015Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 89,743Business and financial operations occupations
  • 67,459Sales and related occupations

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

  • SAOIRSE CORPORATION (61 ROGERS STREET; small business) : $5,180,000 in 4 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    $2,450,000 with Department of Defense for Biomedical -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2005-03-29. Completion date: 2006-03-31.
    $2,158,518 with Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for Biomedical -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2004-06-09. Completion date: 2005-01-31.
    $321,482 with Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2004-01-30. Completion date: 2005-01-31.
    $250,000 with Department of Defense for Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2003-07-01. Completion date: 2004-01-31.
  • VANU, INC (1 CAMBRIDGE CENTER; small business) : $4,274,978 in 6 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Defense Electronics and Communication Equipment -- Engineering Development (R&D), Defense Electronics and Communication Equipment -- Basic Research (R&D), Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D), Physical Sciences -- Management and Support (R&D), and more by Army, Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $194,839; 2001: $0; 2002: $70,000; 2003: $0; 2004: $1,450,000; 2005: $0; 2006: $2,560,139.

    Biggest contracts:
    $2,265,040 with Army for Defense Electronics and Communication Equipment -- Engineering Development (R&D). Signed on 2006-01-31. Completion date: 2007-04-30.
    $1,350,000 with Army for Defense Electronics and Communication Equipment -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2004-06-25. Completion date: 2005-04-15.
    $295,099 with Army for Defense Electronics and Communication Equipment -- Engineering Development (R&D). Signed on 2006-06-28. Completion date: 2007-05-07.
    $194,839 with Air Force for Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2000-01-11. Completion date: 2001-06-27.
  • GENZYME CORPORATION (55 CAMBRIDGE PARKWAY; small business) : $1,047,811 in 58 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    Contracts for In Vitro Diagnostic Substances, Reagents, Test Kits, and Sets, Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies, Drugs and Biologicals, Surgical Dressing Materials, and more by Army, Navy, Public Health Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $53,990; 2002: $0; 2003: $314,705; 2004: $192,377; 2005: $277,844; 2006: $208,895.

    Biggest contracts:
    $148,225 with Army for In Vitro Diagnostic Substances, Reagents, Test Kits, and Sets. Taking place in TX. Signed on 2003-11-12. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $141,080 with Army for Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies. Signed on 2005-03-11. Completion date: 2005-03-24.
    $110,464, same as above. Signed on 2006-01-10. Completion date: 2006-01-17.
    $59,972, same as above. Signed on 2006-05-09. Completion date: 2006-05-08.
  • METIS DESIGN CORPORATION (222 THIRD STREET; small business) : $1,019,916 in 6 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Physical Sciences -- Management and Support (R&D), Defense Aircraft -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D), Air Transportation -- Engineering Development (R&D) by Air Force, NASA
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $99,946; 2004: $0; 2005: $750,000; 2006: $169,970.

    Biggest contracts:
    $380,121 with Air Force for Physical Sciences -- Management and Support (R&D). Signed on 2005-03-30. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $369,879, same as above. Signed on 2005-03-02. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $99,946, same as above. Signed on 2003-08-27. Completion date: 2004-05-31.
    $99,318 with Air Force for Defense Aircraft -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2006-05-15. Completion date: 2007-02-15.
  • FERRO SOLUTIONS, INC (215 1ST ST STE 215; small business) : $980,113 in 11 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Defense -- Operational Systems Development (R&D), Other Defense -- Basic Research (R&D), Defense Ships -- Basic Research (R&D), Other Defense -- Management and Support (R&D) by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $139,982; 2003: $254,988; 2004: $218,693; 2005: $336,489; 2006: $29,961.

    Biggest contracts:
    $224,994 with Navy for Other Defense -- Operational Systems Development (R&D). Signed on 2003-12-15. Completion date: 2006-05-01.
    $166,650, same as above. Signed on 2005-11-29. Completion date: 2007-07-01.
    $148,722, same as above. Signed on 2004-09-14. Completion date: 2005-12-14.
    $69,991 with Navy for Other Defense -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2002-12-19. Completion date: 2003-09-18.
  • LOTUS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (55 CAMBRIDGE PARKWAY) : $591,030 in 11 contracts from 2000 to 2005
    Contracts for ADP Facility Operation and Maintenance Services, ADP Support Equipment, ADP Software, Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.), and more by Army, Immigration and Naturalization Service, Air Force, SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $375,797; 2001: $226,728; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: -$11,495; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $111,495 with Army for ADP Facility Operation and Maintenance Services. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2001-06-29. Completion date: 2002-06-29.
    $110,000 with Immigration and Naturalization Service for ADP Support Equipment. Signed on 2000-09-15. Completion date: 2001-09-15.
    $109,797 with Air Force for ADP Software. Signed on 2000-01-14. Completion date: 2000-03-14.
    $94,000 with SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.). Taking place in MD. Signed on 2000-12-15. Completion date: 2001-10-15.
  • CLEAR METHODS (ONE BROADWAY, 14TH FLOOR; small business) : $486,361 in 4 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    $250,000 with Air Force for Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2006-04-24. Completion date: 2008-04-23.
    $125,000, same as above. Signed on 2006-06-09. Completion date: 2008-04-23.
    $98,861, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-14. Completion date: 2006-01-14.
    $12,500 with Air Force for ADP Software. Signed on 2005-03-03. Completion date: 2005-03-11.
  • BIOGEN IDEC INC (14 CAMBRIDGE CENTER) : $431,164 in 16 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Drugs and Biologicals, Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies by Army, Navy, Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $169,793; 2004: $194,050; 2005: $54,538; 2006: $12,783.

    Biggest contracts:
    $130,610 with Army for Drugs and Biologicals. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2003-12-31. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $130,595, same as above. Signed on 2004-11-08. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $26,122 with Army for Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2003-06-05. Completion date: 2003-06-03.
    $15,296, same as above. Signed on 2005-02-25. Completion date: 2005-03-01.
  • JENZABAR INC (5 CAMBRIDGE CTR STE 11) : $405,870 in 4 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    $323,375 with Department of Defense for ADP Software, Equipment, and Telecommunications Training. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2002-09-30. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    $43,750 with Department of Defense for Engineering and Technical Services. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2003-06-06. Completion date: 2004-09-09.
    $28,395 with Department of Defense for ADP Software, Equipment, and Telecommunications Training. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2003-07-07. Completion date: 2003-09-09.
    $10,350 with Defense Intelligence Agency for ADP Software. Taking place in DC. Signed on 2006-03-03. Completion date: 2006-09-09.
  • HAMMER AND COMPANY (ONE CAMBRIDGE CENTER; small business) : $250,120 in 7 contracts from 2003 to 2004
    Contracts for Organization/Administrative/PersonneI Studies, Education Services, by Air Force, NASA
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $169,300; 2004: $80,820; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $77,220 with Air Force for Organization/Administrative/PersonneI Studies. Signed on 2004-09-09. Completion date: 2004-09-14.
    $68,400 with Air Force for Education Services. Signed on 2003-01-14. Completion date: 2003-01-24.
    $43,500, same as above. Signed on 2003-03-21. Completion date: 2003-04-09.
    $28,800, same as above. Signed on 2003-04-16. Completion date: 2003-05-08.

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

  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Custom Computer Programming Services (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment, 250-499 employees: 1 establishment, 100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 3 establishments, 5-9 employees: 3 establishments, 1-4 employees: 10 establishments)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (over 1000: 1, 50-99: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (250-499: 2, 100-249: 3, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 5, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 12)
  • Wholesale Trade: Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers (500-999: 2, 50-99: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Information: Software Publishers (250-499: 1, 100-249: 3, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 6, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (250-499: 2, 50-99: 1)
  • Information: Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services (250-499: 1, 100-249: 2, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Other Computer Related Services (250-499: 1, 20-49: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 3)
  • Finance and Insurance: Investment Advice (250-499: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 6)

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:

  • 537 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 660 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 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 ORIGINATED5$430,798117$198,657204$313,4522$1,688,3205$3,161,35628$412,592
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$06$297,02015$306,7850$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$322,95824$257,72061$374,5442$164,6450$013$371,995
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$242,43013$306,30131$376,8372$613,6550$05$347,684
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$06$279,76215$291,4951$6,9200$01$245,430

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3521.00 , 3523.00, 3524.00, 3531.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$267,1055$384,076
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$274,7032$308,010
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$291,6872$396,605
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$225,0700$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3521.00 , 3523.00, 3524.00, 3531.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 02142
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 02142 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 02142 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Helen887.1 years
John778.3 years
Mary783.5 years
Rose690.8 years
Margaret679.5 years
William577.0 years
Edward586.2 years
Robert567.6 years
Paul473.0 years
Elizabeth486.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 02142 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith484.5 years
Shapira385.3 years
Shea384.3 years
Harding270.5 years
Kapner272.6 years
Ainley285.0 years
Corson289.0 years
Hutchins270.9 years
Ellis277.5 years
Miller266.5 years
Businesses in zip code 02142
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1FedEx7
Baskin-Robbins1Marriott1
DHL1Payless1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks2
Dunkin Donuts2UPS8
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