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02143 Zip Code (Somerville, MA) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2017: 27,166
Zip code population in 2010: 24,514
Zip code population in 2000: 25,095

Houses and condos: 11,849
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,003
% of renters here:

71%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 02143: 140.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 1.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 17,603 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 02143
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.8% ($4,755)
Massachusetts:

1.2% ($4,561)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,587 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,167 (0.8%)

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Males: 13,285  (48.9%)
Females: 13,880  (51.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 02143:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 72.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 36.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 02143:

  • Never married: 61.8%
  • Now married: 28.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

Zip code 02143 compared to state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 02143 (2017)
    • 17,86971.2%White
    • 2,4609.8%Asian
    • 1,8797.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,1964.8%Black
    • 6592.6%Two or more races
    • 4121.6%Some other race
    • 300.1%American Indian
    • 90.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $618,726
02143:

$618,726
Massachusetts:

$385,400



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 02143 zip code as of January 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 02143 is 9,061 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:

31.8 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 02143, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $56,017 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$56,017
State:

$81,425

Salary/wage: $53,950 (reported on 89.7% of returns)
Here:

$53,950
State:

$64,752
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.0% for AGIs below $25k, 89.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 90.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 88.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 88.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 76.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $739 (reported on 39.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$739
Massachusetts:

$2,136
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,112 (reported on 22.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,112
State:

$9,473
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$5,951 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

+$5,951
State:

+$31,437
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$14,232 (reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

+$14,232
State:

+$20,662
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.1% for AGIs below $25k, 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,260 (reported on 5.0% of returns)
02143:

$11,260
Massachusetts:

$18,892
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $12,077 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
02143:

$12,077
Massachusetts:

$20,669
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $20,605 (18% of AGI, reported on 20.7% of returns)
Here:

$20,605
State:

$28,907

Here:

17.6% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,130 (reported on 15.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,130
State:

$4,208
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,851 (reported on 20.7% of returns)
02143:

$8,851
State:

$13,303
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,211 (reported on 8.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,211
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: 38.5%
Here:

39%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 39.7% for AGIs below $25k, 33.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 37.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 40.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 46.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 57.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 02143, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $40,104 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,104
State:

$62,877

Salary/wage: $39,223 (reported on 88.0% of returns)
Here:

$39,223
State:

$52,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 111.6% for AGIs below $10k, 81.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 91.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 89.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 88.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $893 (reported on 45.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$893
Massachusetts:

$1,945
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,719 (reported on 21.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,719
State:

$5,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,959 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

+$6,959
State:

+$20,377
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,217 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

+$10,217
State:

+$17,837
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.6% for AGIs below $10k, 6.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,776 (reported on 2.7% of returns)
02143:

$2,776
Massachusetts:

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

Self-employed pension: $9,617 (reported on 0.7% of returns)
Here:

$9,617
Massachusetts:

$14,516
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,188 (20% of AGI, reported on 21.0% of returns)
Here:

$15,188
State:

$22,573

Here:

20.4% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.6% for AGIs below $10k, 5.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,853 (2% of AGI, reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,853
State:

$3,295

Here:

2.3% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,865 (reported on 83.7% of returns)
02143:

$5,865
State:

$11,494
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 5.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,025 (reported on 7.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,025
State:

$1,518

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 43.5%
Here:

44%
State:

58%
(% for various income ranges: 41.4% for AGIs below $10k, 45.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 38.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 45.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$94,488
Massachusetts:

$77,385
Somerville, MA (02143) map Nearest zip codes: 02145, 02141, 02139, 02142, 02163, 02144.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

27.5%
Massachusetts:

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

14.0%
Massachusetts:

6.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 892
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 10,501


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 337 (267 now married, 72 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 9,431 (2,270 now married, 7,220 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 02143 with a mortgage: 2,442 (47 second mortgage, 209 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 890

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,404
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $801

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

12.9%
Whole state:

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

6.0%
Whole state:

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

5.6
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 02143: Union Square (A), Wilson Square (B), Inner Belt Industrial Park (C), Somerville City Hall (D), Cataldo Ambulance Service (E), Somerville Fire Department Station 3 (F), Veterans Memorial Rink (G), Somerville Public Library (H), Carr Health Sciences Library (I), Somerville Fire Department Station 7 (J), Somerville Fire Department Station 4 (K), Lincoln Park Community School Library (L), Public Library of the City of Somerville (M), Somerville Historical Museum (N), Cooper-Davenport Tavern (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 02143 include: Saint Catherines Church (A), Mission Church of Our Lord (B), Greek Orthodox Church (C), Little Sisters of the Poor (D), Greek Orthodox Church (E), Saint Anthonys Catholic Church (F), Dormition of the Holy Virgin Greek Orthodox Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Somerville Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 02143 include: Inman Square (1), Palmacci Playground (2), Perry Pond (3), Spring Hill Historic District (4), Lincoln Park (5), Conway Playground (6), Bailey Park (7), Central Hill Playground (8), Farlow Herbarium (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 2172014 or later
  • 662010 to 2013
  • 4062000 to 2009
  • 2071990 to 1999
  • 7111980 to 1989
  • 1,0481970 to 1979
  • 6711960 to 1969
  • 6851950 to 1959
  • 4801940 to 1949
  • 7,3191939 or earlier

Zip code 02143 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Somerville, MA (02143)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Somerville, MA (02143)
  • 152no bedroom
  • 3631 bedroom
  • 1,0172 bedrooms
  • 1,0763 bedrooms
  • 5054 bedrooms
  • 2135+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Somerville, MA (02143)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Somerville, MA (02143)
  • 369no bedroom
  • 2,4791 bedroom
  • 3,0222 bedrooms
  • 1,6233 bedrooms
  • 4314 bedrooms
  • 705+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Somerville, MA (02143) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Somerville, MA (02143) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 338no vehicle
  • 1,7911 vehicle
  • 7602 vehicles
  • 2933 vehicles
  • 1004 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Somerville, MA (02143) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Somerville, MA (02143) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2,650no vehicle
  • 3,8381 vehicle
  • 1,1372 vehicles
  • 2683 vehicles
  • 444 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 02143 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 02143 household income distribution in 2017
  • 607Less than $10,000
  • 376$10,000 to $14,999
  • 189$15,000 to $19,999
  • 278$20,000 to $24,999
  • 219$25,000 to $29,999
  • 223$30,000 to $34,999
  • 245$35,000 to $39,999
  • 293$40,000 to $44,999
  • 357$45,000 to $49,999
  • 851$50,000 to $59,999
  • 853$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,628$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,679$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,289$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,207$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,271$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 02143

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 02143
  • 16Less than $10,000
  • 14$50,000 to $59,999
  • 9$60,000 to $69,999
  • 21$125,000 to $149,999
  • 89$150,000 to $174,999
  • 51$175,000 to $199,999
  • 63$200,000 to $249,999
  • 97$250,000 to $299,999
  • 549$300,000 to $399,999
  • 657$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,321$500,000 to $749,999
  • 639$750,000 to $999,999
  • 179$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 77$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 39$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 02143

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 02143
  • 45Less than $100
  • 51$150 to $199
  • 120$200 to $249
  • 147$250 to $299
  • 83$300 to $349
  • 31$350 to $399
  • 31$400 to $449
  • 20$450 to $499
  • 63$500 to $549
  • 29$550 to $599
  • 42$600 to $649
  • 14$650 to $699
  • 8$700 to $749
  • 126$750 to $799
  • 319$800 to $899
  • 88$900 to $999
  • 980$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,282$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,815$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,356$2,000 to $2,499
  • 731$2,500 to $2,999
  • 235$3,000 to $3,499
  • 98$3,500 or more
  • 106No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,783.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $2,907,417.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $564,058
  • Black or African American householders: $706,395
  • Asian householders: $667,599
  • Some other race householders: $652,735
  • Two or more races householders: $312,134
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $558,516

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $618,726
02143:

$618,726
Massachusetts:

$385,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $440,325 - $805,931

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $652,367
Here:

$652,367
State:

$481,855

Townhouses or other attached units: $611,597
Here:

$611,597
State:

$464,513

In 2-unit structures: $687,013
Here:

$687,013
State:

$452,265

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $662,016
Here:

$662,016
State:

$450,840

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $587,194
Here:

$587,194
State:

$471,079
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 02143

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,215
  • One, attached: 506
  • Two: 2,975
  • 3 or 4: 3,301
  • 5 to 9: 1,031
  • 10 to 19: 702
  • 20 to 49: 1,227
  • 50 or more: 837
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Unemployment: 2.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02143

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02143
  • 31.9%6,128Drove a car alone
  • 4.1%796Carpooled
  • 9.1%1,759Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.3%61Streetcar or trolley car
  • 17.5%3,366Subway or elevated
  • 0.7%129Railroad
  • 0.6%112Taxi
  • 10.5%2,020Bicycle
  • 17.5%3,369Walked
  • 1.1%205Other means
  • 5.7%1,093Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02143

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02143
  • 142Less than 5 minutes
  • 4685 to 9 minutes
  • 1,87910 to 14 minutes
  • 2,37215 to 19 minutes
  • 2,47520 to 24 minutes
  • 1,37325 to 29 minutes
  • 3,11730 to 34 minutes
  • 1,00035 to 39 minutes
  • 1,56540 to 44 minutes
  • 2,20845 to 59 minutes
  • 1,11760 to 89 minutes
  • 43390 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 02143:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 61.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,885
  • In family households: 13,010 (2,004 male householders, 2,097 female householders)
    3,028 spouses, 3,532 children (3,317 natural, 94 adopted, 122 stepchildren), 402 grandchildren, 380 brothers or sisters, 271 parents, 181 other relatives, 972 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 14,005 (3,539 male householders (1,601 living alone)), 3,774 female householders (1,972 living alone)), 6,760 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 286 (244 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,998 2-persons, 1,117 3-persons, 585 4-persons, 138 5-persons, 80 6-persons, 186 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,574 1-person, 2,482 2-persons, 743 3-persons, 411 4-persons, 115 5-persons

1,679 married couples with children.
480 single-parent households (21 men, 459 women).

69.3% of residents of 02143 zip code speak English at home.
7.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% very well, 25% well, 7% not well, 5% not at all).
16.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% very well, 26% well, 8% not well, 3% not at all).
6.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% very well, 18% well, 6% not well, 6% not at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (46% very well, 43% well, 11% not well).

Foreign born population: 6,710 (24.7%)
(41.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

24.7%
Whole state:

16.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 13%Bolivia
  • 7%Italy
  • 7%Kazakhstan
  • 5%Bangladesh
  • 4%Costa Rica
  • 4%Grenada
  • 3%Romania
Most common first ancestries reported in 02143
  • 9%Irish
  • 8%Italian
  • 7%Brazilian
  • 6%Portuguese
  • 4%German
  • 3%Armenian
  • 3%American
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3,2042010 or later
  • 1,8682000 to 2009
  • 8211990 to 1999
  • 2,165Before 1990

Zip code 02143 topographic map

There are 134 Social Workers 370 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 02143.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AMTRAK BOSTON ENGINE TERMINAL (132 WASHINGTON TERRACE YARD 5 in SOMERVILLE, MA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-1997-0045, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-1999-0103, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-1999-0103, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • EARTH TECH (70 REAR THIRD AVE in SOMERVILLE, MA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-2001-0063, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-01-2004-2101,
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: LOCAL AND SUBURBAN TRANSIT
    Business NAICS classification: COMMUTER RAIL SYSTEMS.
    Organizations: MASSACHUSETTS BAY COMMUTER RAILROAD COMP (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , MA BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: MA BAY COMMUTER RAILROAD CO, MBTA COMMUTER RAIL, MBTA COMMUTER RAIL MAINT FAC, NATL RAILROAD PASSENGER CORP
  • MASS ENVELOPE PLUS (30 COBBLE HILL RD in SOMERVILLE, MA)
    STATE MASTER (MA-EPICS) - RCRAINFO-MAR000015032, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: STEVEN GROSSMAN (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: MASSACHUSETTS ENVELOPE COMPANY DBA
  • AMERICAN ELECTROPLATING CO (26 CHESTNUT ST in SOMERVILLE, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC and NAICS classification: ELECTROPLATING, PLATING, POLISHING, ANODIZING, AND COLORING
    Organizations: AMERICAN ELECTROPLATING COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • LINCOLN PARK COMMUNITY (290 WASHINGTON in SOMERVILLE, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-274087
    Organizations: SOMERVILLE (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BAY STATE SMELTING CO INC (15A BLEACHERY CT in SOMERVILLE, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SECONDARY SMELTING AND REFINING OF NONFERROUS METALS; SCRAP AND WASTE MATERIALS
  • NEXT WAVE JUNIOR HIGH (8 BONAIR STREET in SOMERVILLE, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-274410
    Organizations: SOMERVILLE (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BOSTON & MAINE CORPORATION (75R INDUSTRIAL PARKWAY in SOMERVILLE, MA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-2004-2925, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • NATIONAL ALUMINUM CO (43 THIRD AVENUE in SOMERVILLE, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: NATIONAL ALUMINUM G P CONSUMER
  • BARWOOD MFG.CO.INC (18 WILLIAMS ST in SOMERVILLE, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: STEAM, GAS, AND HYDRAULIC TURBINES, AND TURBINE GENERATOR SET UNITS
  • MAACO (444 SOMERVILLE AVE in SOMERVILLE, 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: TOP, BODY, AND UPHOLSTERY REPAIR SHOPS AND PAINT SHOPS
    Alternative names: MAACO AUTO PAINTING, MAACO AUTO PAINTING & BODYWORKS
  • ALEX AUTO BODY (75 WASHINGTON ST in SOMERVILLE, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: LENA SALVATORE (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • NYNEX (111 CENTRAL ST in SOMERVILLE, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))

Zip code 02143 marital status for males
Zip code 02143 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 71.3%Utility gas
  • 17.2%Electricity
  • 6.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 25,597.

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

  • This state: 9,843
  • Northeast: 4,207
  • Midwest: 1,631
  • South: 2,270
  • West: 1,773

46% of the 02143 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Massachusetts.

77% of the 02143 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Somerville, MA (02143)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 117
Here:

12.9%
Massachusetts:

8.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 20
Here:

3.6%
Massachusetts:

11.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 557
Here:

56.7%
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 ($)
  • 98,081Legal occupations
  • 85,612Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 76,701Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 71,108Business and financial operations occupations
  • 69,271Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 68,290Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations

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

  • LUMARRAY INC (15 WARD ST; small business)
    $749,257 with Army for Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2005-04-11. Completion date: 2006-07-08.
  • HOLIDAY INN BOSTON SOMERVILLE (30 WASHINGTON ST) : $496,814 in 4 contracts from 1999 to 2000
    $126,438 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2000-04-12. Completion date: 2000-04-01.
    $126,146, same as above. Signed on 2000-07-13. Completion date: 2000-09-30.
    $122,115, same as above. Signed on 1999-10-06. Completion date: 1999-12-31.
    $122,115 with Army for Military Personnel Recruitment. Signed on 1999-12-29. Completion date: 2000-03-31.
  • MOLECULAR MECHANISMS LLC (70 SUMMER STREET; small business)
    $69,978 with Navy for Other Defense -- Management and Support (R&D). Signed on 2002-08-23. Completion date: 2003-02-28.
  • COATING TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS (36 MUNROE ST; small business)
    $9,700 with Navy for Converters, Electrical, Nonrotating. Signed on 2005-08-05. Completion date: 2008-02-10.

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

  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Janitorial Services (500-999 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Drycleaning and Laundry Services (except Coin-Operated) (250-499: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Ambulance Services (250-499: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (250-499: 1)

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:

  • 79 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 56 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 54 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 32 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 22 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 280 people in nursing homes
  • 52 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 46 people in religious group quarters
  • 38 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 38 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 20 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 2 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 ORIGINATED21$375,850379$284,145908$280,68048$178,91422$1,063,406105$305,484
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$293,72021$357,17585$303,0434$22,0904$6,746,1537$401,817
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$437,49039$301,175225$320,90914$301,8570$030$307,782
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$313,60254$279,110137$288,8579$219,8444$522,66530$290,232
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$287,3608$360,64044$307,9884$170,3000$06$176,792
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED47$326,54541$304,2562$146,345
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$342,9466$296,8280$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$308,73419$292,8102$285,780
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$339,0414$274,8680$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$396,8700$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 02143
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 02143 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 02143 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary57780.7 years
John41974.3 years
Joseph25872.3 years
James19371.8 years
Margaret18180.7 years
William16973.6 years
Anna13980.5 years
Helen13579.6 years
Charles13073.1 years
George12675.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 02143 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Murphy7674.8 years
Sullivan7476.8 years
Mccarthy5776.7 years
Obrien4777.4 years
Smith4475.2 years
Silva4377.7 years
Costa3575.9 years
Walsh3374.8 years
Mahoney2977.6 years
Collins2872.0 years
Businesses in zip code 02143
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Penske1
AutoZone1Rite Aid3
Burger King1Shaw's1
Dunkin Donuts5Starbucks1
FedEx2Subway1
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile2
Home Depot1Target1
Jones New York1U-Haul2
Marshalls1UPS4
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Papa John's Pizza1YMCA1
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