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Estimated zip code population in 2016: 2,611
Zip code population in 2010: 2,582
Zip code population in 2000: 1,191

Houses and condos: 703
Renter-occupied apartments: 545
% of renters here:

100%
State:

38%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 02163: 136.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 26,341 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 02163
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2016:
This zip code:

0.7% ($3,434)
Massachusetts:

1.2% ($4,445)
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Males: 1,225  (46.9%)
Females: 1,386  (53.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 02163:

  • High school or higher: 103.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 101.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 02163:

  • Never married: 77.7%
  • Now married: 20.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 1.5%

Zip code 02163 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 02163

  • Zip code 02163 races chart
    • 1,462White population
    • 171Black population
    • 8American Indian population
    • 628Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 13Some other race population
    • 109Two or more races population
    • 190Hispanic or Latino population

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Median resident age:
This zip code:

27.5 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 02163, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $92,681 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$92,681
State:

$81,425

Salary/wage: $90,496 (reported on 93.8% of returns)
Here:

$90,496
State:

$64,752
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 103.3% for AGIs below $25k, 90.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 93.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 95.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 92.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 88.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $679 (reported on 58.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$679
Massachusetts:

$2,136
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,235 (reported on 47.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,235
State:

$9,473
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,128 (reported on 37.5% of returns)
Here:

+$3,128
State:

+$31,437
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,933 (reported on 6.3% of returns)
Here:

+$6,933
State:

+$20,662

Total itemized deductions: $29,868 (20% of AGI, reported on 45.8% of returns)
Here:

$29,868
State:

$28,907

Here:

19.9% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.7% for AGIs below $25k, 15.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,633 (reported on 31.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,633
State:

$4,208
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $12,045 (reported on 45.8% of returns)
02163:

$12,045
State:

$13,303
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,350 (reported on 4.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,350
State:

$1,971
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 41.7%
Here:

42%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 37.5% for AGIs below $25k, 36.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 44.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 37.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 50.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 02163, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $51,457 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$51,457
State:

$62,877

Salary/wage: $52,622 (reported on 86.6% of returns)
Here:

$52,622
State:

$52,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 202.9% for AGIs below $10k, 87.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 93.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 94.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 94.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 81.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $687 (reported on 56.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$687
Massachusetts:

$1,945
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,567 (reported on 43.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,567
State:

$5,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,752 (reported on 35.2% of returns)
Here:

+$5,752
State:

+$20,377
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, -0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,091 (reported on 5.0% of returns)
Here:

+$3,091
State:

+$17,837

Total itemized deductions: $22,892 (28% of AGI, reported on 43.3% of returns)
Here:

$22,892
State:

$22,573

Here:

28.2% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 100.0% for AGIs below $10k, 30.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 17.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 23.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,955 (2% of AGI, reported on 26.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,955
State:

$3,295

Here:

1.9% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $10,283 (reported on 70.2% of returns)
02163:

$10,283
State:

$11,494
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 3.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $519 (reported on 4.1% of returns)
Here:

$519
State:

$1,518

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 44.5%
Here:

45%
State:

58%
(% for various income ranges: 17.8% for AGIs below $10k, 42.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 48.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 46.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2016:
This zip code:

$53,636
Massachusetts:

$75,297
Boston, MA (02163) map Nearest zip codes: 02134, 02138, 02139, 02446, 02215, 02140.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

17.1%
Massachusetts:

46.5%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.1%
Massachusetts:

6.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 0
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 520


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 9 (9 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,286 (227 now married, 1,072 unmarried)


Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

28.7%
Whole state:

10.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

13.6%
Whole state:

5.5%
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 02163: Aldrich Building (A), Baker Library (B), Burden Building (C), Chase Building (D), Cumnock Building (E), Fowler Building (F), Gallatin (G), Glass Building (H), Hamilton Building (I), Humphrey Building (J), Kresge Building (K), Ludcke Buildling (L), McCollum Building (M), McCulloch Building (N), Mellon Hall (O), Morgan Building (P), Morris Building (Q), Shad Building (R), Sherman Building (S), Soldiers Field Park Building (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 02163: Peterson Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 7Built 2010 to 2013
  • 162Built 2000 to 2009
  • 17Built 1990 to 1999
  • 62Built 1980 to 1989
  • 432Built 1970 to 1979
  • 5Built 1960 to 1969
  • 6Built 1950 to 1959
  • 0Built 1940 to 1949
  • 0Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 02163 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boston, MA (02163)

  • 65no bedroom
  • 2311 bedroom
  • 1632 bedrooms
  • 893 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 02163 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Boston, MA (02163) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 403no vehicle
  • 1001 vehicle
  • 202 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 02163 population

  • Zip code 02163 household income distribution in 2016

  • Zip code 02163 household income distribution in 2016
  • 67Less than $10,000
  • 19$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 56$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$25,000 to $29,999
  • 42$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 19$40,000 to $44,999
  • 8$45,000 to $49,999
  • 32$50,000 to $59,999
  • 79$60,000 to $74,999
  • 52$75,000 to $99,999
  • 36$100,000 to $124,999
  • 44$125,000 to $149,999
  • 14$150,000 to $199,999
  • 11$200,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 02163

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 02163
  • 5$550 to $599
  • 164$1,500 to $1,999
  • 282$2,000 to $2,499
  • 100$2,500 to $2,999
  • 63$3,000 to $3,499
  • 5$3,500 or more

Zip code 02163 topographic map

Median gross rent in 2016: $2,318.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $808,477.

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $515,220
Here:

$515,220
State:

$451,214

Townhouses or other attached units: $1,047,882
Here:

$1,047,882
State:

$418,838

In 2-unit structures: $623,369
Here:

$623,369
State:

$444,053

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $580,435
Here:

$580,435
State:

$427,048

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $745,300
Here:

$745,300
State:

$429,965

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6
  • 5 to 9: 42
  • 20 to 49: 25
  • 50 or more: 660

Unemployment: 8.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02163

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02163
  • 9.2%46Drove a car alone
  • 1.8%9Carpooled
  • 12.9%64Bus or trolley bus
  • 25.5%127Subway or elevated
  • 2.6%13Taxi
  • 1.8%9Bicycle
  • 33.9%169Walked
  • 12.3%61Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02163

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02163
  • 7Less than 5 minutes
  • 385 to 9 minutes
  • 6710 to 14 minutes
  • 3715 to 19 minutes
  • 10420 to 24 minutes
  • 1425 to 29 minutes
  • 7930 to 34 minutes
  • 2340 to 44 minutes
  • 1945 to 59 minutes
  • 4260 to 89 minutes
  • 590 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 02163:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 70.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,051
  • In family households: 315 (55 male householders, 33 female householders)
    98 spouses, 125 children (126 natural, 1 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 746 (204 male householders (125 living alone)), 227 female householders (112 living alone)), 319 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,539 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 25 2-persons, 24 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 4 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 238 1-person, 157 2-persons, 37 3-persons

123 married couples with children.
0 single-parent households ().

57.3% of residents of 02163 zip code speak English at home.
10.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
18.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% very well, 11% well).
10.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% very well, 20% well, 2% not well).
2.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 1,071 (41.0%)
(19.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

41.0%
Whole state:

16.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 13%Bangladesh
  • 7%Iraq
  • 6%Taiwan
  • 5%Belgium
  • 4%Bolivia
  • 4%Grenada
  • 3%Italy

Most common first ancestries reported in 02163 (%)

  • 6%Italian
  • 4%German
  • 4%Irish
  • 3%Russian
  • 3%European
  • 3%French
  • 2%Portuguese

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,0412010 or later
  • 2132000 to 2009
  • 1581990 to 1999
  • 25Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 02163 population

Zip code 02163 topographic map

There are 6 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 02163.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • WYETH RESEARCH (87 CAMBRIDGE PARK DRIVE in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    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: PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS; IN VITRO AND IN VIVO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES; COMMERCIAL PHYSICAL AND BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH
    Organizations: TIM MCDERMOTT, SENIOR DIRECTOR (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , WYETH RESERCH, DIV. WYETH PHARMACEUTICAL (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: GENETICS INSTITUTE, GENETICS INSTITUTE LLC, WYETH RESEARCH (FORMERLY GENETICS INSTITUTE)
  • CAMBRIDGE TOWN OF (795 MASSACHUSETTS AVE in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-1996-0083, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • BIOGEN IDEC INC (12 CAMBRIDGE CENTER in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    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
    Business NAICS classification: PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATION MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: BIOGEN INC
  • MIT - PDSI LAB (77 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. in CAMBRIDGE, MA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit

Zip code 02163 marital status for males
Zip code 02163 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 59%Electricity
  • 31%Utility gas
  • 4%No fuel used
  • 3%Other fuel
  • 2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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

  • This state: 193
  • Northeast: 657
  • Midwest: 246
  • South: 192
  • West: 212

9% of the 02163 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Massachusetts.

48% of the 02163 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4
Here:

49.9%
Massachusetts:

9.7%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 484
Here:

90.4%
Massachusetts:

46.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 123,716Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 80,372Management occupations
  • 51,436Education, training, and library occupations
  • 19,464Business and financial operations occupations
  • 18,971Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 6,790Office and administrative support occupations
Note: State values scaled to 02163 population

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • havard business school (Harvard University, Solider Field in Boston, MA) : $1,438,686 in 3 contracts from 2003 to 2004
    $707,844 with Offices, Boards and Divisions (includes Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General, etc.) for Expert Witness. Taking place in DC. Signed on 2004-05-02. Completion date: 2004-07-15.
    $386,550, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-07. Completion date: 2004-07-15.
    $344,292, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2004-04-30.
  • HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT & F (COTTING HSE SLDIERS FLD in BOSTON, MA)
    $43,692 with Defense Logistics Agency for Other Education and Training Services. Taking place in PA. Signed on 2003-10-02. Completion date: 2003-10-15.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Food Service Contractors (5-9 employees: 4 establishments, 1-4 employees: 6 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Wholesale Trade: Stationery and Office Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)
  • Information: Television Broadcasting (5-9: 1)
  • Educational Services: Sports and Recreation Instruction (1-4: 3)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Mobile Food Services (1-4: 1)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Recreational Goods Rental (1-4: 1)
  • Information: Newspaper Publishers (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 1,503 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 465 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$121,7301$242,430
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$188,270

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0008.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2005
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$218,700
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2005 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0008.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in zip code 02163

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • FedEx: 1

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