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02215 Zip Code (Boston, MA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Boston, MA (96.00%), Brookline, MA (4.00%)
Counties: Suffolk County, MA (96.00%), Norfolk County, MA (4.00%)
Estimated zip code population in 2021: 26,026
Zip code population in 2010: 26,125
Zip code population in 2000: 21,963

Houses and condos: 9,067
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,275
% of renters here:

91%
State:

37%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 02215: 142.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 0.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 34,060 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 02215
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2021:
This zip code:

0.9% ($4,842)
Massachusetts:

1.1% ($5,361)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $4,683 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $6,165 (0.9%)

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Males: 11,463  (44.0%)
Females: 14,561  (56.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 02215:

  • High school or higher: 100.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 87.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 50.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 02215:

  • Never married: 85.1%
  • Now married: 11.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 0.6%
  • Divorced: 2.2%

Zip code 02215 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median age significantly 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.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 02215 (2021)
    • 15,03757.8%White
    • 5,18319.9%Asian
    • 3,11512.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,3185.1%Black
    • 1,2044.6%Two or more races
    • 970.4%Some other race
    • 680.3%American Indian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2021: $568,660
02215:

$568,660
Massachusetts:

$480,600



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in 02215 zip code as of February 21, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 02215 is 2,784 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

22.0 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

1.6 people
Massachusetts:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 02215, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $104,236 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$104,236
State:

$105,130

Salary/wage: $82,264 (reported on 91.2% of returns)
Here:

$82,264
State:

$82,951
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1086.3% for AGIs below $25k, 4172.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7336.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11126.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 21874.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 126017.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,998 (reported on 36.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,998
Massachusetts:

$2,361
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.6% for AGIs below $25k, 19.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 30.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 39.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 175.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2043.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $8,595 (reported on 32.6% of returns)
Here:

$8,595
State:

$10,365
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 22.4% for AGIs below $25k, 44.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 120.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 471.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9669.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$30,326 (reported on 30.1% of returns)
Here:

+$30,326
State:

+$48,178
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 27.5% for AGIs below $25k, 60.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 249.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 637.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 37230.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$27,168 (reported on 11.4% of returns)
Here:

+$27,168
State:

+$20,792
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 58.8% for AGIs below $25k, 99.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 95.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 117.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 483.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9975.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $19,415 (reported on 3.3% of returns)
02215:

$19,415
Massachusetts:

$22,790
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.9% for AGIs below $25k, 19.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 48.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 103.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 204.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1196.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employed (Keogh) retirement plans: $35,167 (reported on 1.0% of returns)
02215:

$35,167
Massachusetts:

$26,868
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1623.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $42,417 (reported on 6.0% of returns)
Here:

$42,417
State:

$36,722
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 65.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 93.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 148.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 409.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8451.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $14,515 (reported on 4.5% of returns)
Here:

$14,515
State:

$12,529
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 20.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2605.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,275 (reported on 6.0% of returns)
02215:

$8,275
State:

$8,782
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 20.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 20.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 155.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1189.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $835 (reported on 5.7% of returns)
Here:

$835
State:

$1,909
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.4% for AGIs below $25k, 10.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 93.5%
Here:

93%
State:

92%
(% for various income ranges: 91.2% for AGIs below $25k, 92.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 94.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 94.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 95.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 94.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 02215, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $69,864 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$69,864
State:

$81,425

Salary/wage: $59,067 (reported on 92.5% of returns)
Here:

$59,067
State:

$64,752
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 90.6% for AGIs below $25k, 94.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 94.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 93.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 85.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 53.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,379 (reported on 36.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,379
Massachusetts:

$2,136
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $8,396 (reported on 24.1% of returns)
Here:

$8,396
State:

$9,473
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$14,316 (reported on 19.6% of returns)
Here:

+$14,316
State:

+$31,437
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$18,673 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
Here:

+$18,673
State:

+$20,662
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $14,976 (reported on 3.6% of returns)
02215:

$14,976
Massachusetts:

$18,892
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $23,160 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
02215:

$23,160
Massachusetts:

$20,669

Total itemized deductions: $26,923 (14% of AGI, reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

$26,923
State:

$28,907

Here:

14.5% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,981 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
Here:

$4,981
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, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $13,016 (reported on 20.3% of returns)
02215:

$13,016
State:

$13,303
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $917 (reported on 6.1% of returns)
Here:

$917
State:

$1,971
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 33.2%
Here:

33%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 29.4% for AGIs below $25k, 27.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 31.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 36.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 46.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 68.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 02215, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $44,775 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$44,775
State:

$62,877

Salary/wage: $41,149 (reported on 90.3% of returns)
Here:

$41,149
State:

$52,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 148.2% for AGIs below $10k, 91.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 94.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 92.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 87.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,082 (reported on 41.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,082
Massachusetts:

$1,945
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,719 (reported on 23.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,719
State:

$5,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$7,648 (reported on 18.6% of returns)
Here:

+$7,648
State:

+$20,377
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,710 (reported on 11.4% of returns)
Here:

+$13,710
State:

+$17,837
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,417 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
02215:

$2,417
Massachusetts:

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

Self-employed pension: $14,182 (reported on 1.1% of returns)
Here:

$14,182
Massachusetts:

$14,516

Total itemized deductions: $15,083 (16% of AGI, reported on 24.9% of returns)
Here:

$15,083
State:

$22,573

Here:

16.1% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,587 (2% of AGI, reported on 16.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,587
State:

$3,295

Here:

2.1% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $8,659 (reported on 78.9% of returns)
02215:

$8,659
State:

$11,494
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 5.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 21.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $687 (reported on 5.2% of returns)
Here:

$687
State:

$1,518

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 33.8%
Here:

34%
State:

58%
(% for various income ranges: 22.9% for AGIs below $10k, 32.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 34.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 34.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 44.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2021:
This zip code:

$59,056
Massachusetts:

$89,645
Boston, MA (02215) map Nearest zip codes: 02115, 02139, 02120, 02446, 02199, 02142.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

17.7%
Massachusetts:

43.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.2%
Massachusetts:

46.0%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 543
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,568


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 77 (59 now married, 17 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 13,335 (1,072 now married, 12,355 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 02215 with a mortgage: 395 (46 second mortgage, 36 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,293
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $1,223

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

33.8%
Whole state:

10.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

6.7%
Whole state:

5.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

3.3
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

2.7
State:

4.0
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 02215: Yawkey Station (A), Audubon Circle (B), Art Institute of Boston (C), Art Institute of Boston Library (D), Autumn Building (E), Farr Hall (F), George Sherman Union (G), Harvard Club of Boston (H), Lowry Medical Office Building (I), Mayer Labs (J), Metcalf Center for Science and Engineering (K), Morse Auditorium (L), Mugar Memorial Library (M), Palmer Building (N), Span Building (O), Stone Science Building (P), Tsai Performance Center (Q), Boston University Art Gallery (R), Case Athletic Center (S), Martin Luther King Junior Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Fenway Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 02215 include: Dharmadhatu Buddhist Center (A), Temple Israel (B), Saint Clements Universalist Church (C), Marsh Chapel (D), Lourdes Chapel (E), B'Nai B'Rith Hillel (F), Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral (G), Ruggles Baptist Church (H), Marist Fathers Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    River: Muddy River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 02215 include: Kenmore Square (1), Leif Erickson Statue (2), Nickerson Field (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attractions (not listed on the city page) : Boston University Charles River Campus - Astronomy (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 771 Commonwealth Ave), Boston University Charles River Campus - Pickering Educational Reso (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 771 Commonwealth Ave), Boston University - College of Fine Arts Libraries- Libraries- Centers and Instit (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 771 Commonwealth Ave), Boston University - Graduate Tax- Libraries- Law Pappas (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 771 Commonwealth Ave), Boston University Charles River Campus - African Studies (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 771 Commonwealth Ave), Boston University Charles River Campus - Gerontology (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 771 Commonwealth Ave), Boston University Charles River Campus - Howard Gotlieb Archival Rese (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 771 Commonwealth Ave), Boston University Charles River Campus - Beebe Communications (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 771 Commonwealth Ave), 4 X 4 Billiards (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1260 Boylston Street).

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 652020 or later
  • 1,1312010 to 2019
  • 1,0612000 to 2009
  • 4671990 to 1999
  • 3031980 to 1989
  • 3521970 to 1979
  • 5741960 to 1969
  • 3381950 to 1959
  • 5311940 to 1949
  • 4,2931939 or earlier

Zip code 02215 satellite photo by USGS

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Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Boston, MA (02215)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Boston, MA (02215)
  • 74no bedroom
  • 3461 bedroom
  • 1422 bedrooms
  • 1013 bedrooms
  • 404 bedrooms
  • 435+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boston, MA (02215)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boston, MA (02215)
  • 2,237no bedroom
  • 2,8811 bedroom
  • 1,9762 bedrooms
  • 2713 bedrooms
  • 524 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Boston, MA (02215) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Boston, MA (02215) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 212no vehicle
  • 4381 vehicle
  • 632 vehicles
  • 313 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Boston, MA (02215) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Boston, MA (02215) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 4,396no vehicle
  • 2,3791 vehicle
  • 3172 vehicles
  • 503 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 02215 household income distribution in 2021

  • Zip code 02215 household income distribution in 2021
  • 1,895Less than $10,000
  • 413$10,000 to $14,999
  • 175$15,000 to $19,999
  • 328$20,000 to $24,999
  • 188$25,000 to $29,999
  • 212$30,000 to $34,999
  • 112$35,000 to $39,999
  • 430$40,000 to $44,999
  • 86$45,000 to $49,999
  • 438$50,000 to $59,999
  • 625$60,000 to $74,999
  • 828$75,000 to $99,999
  • 549$100,000 to $124,999
  • 590$125,000 to $149,999
  • 591$150,000 to $199,999
  • 829$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 02215

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 02215
  • 13Less than $10,000
  • 10$150,000 to $174,999
  • 17$200,000 to $249,999
  • 30$250,000 to $299,999
  • 137$300,000 to $399,999
  • 204$400,000 to $499,999
  • 169$500,000 to $749,999
  • 81$750,000 to $999,999
  • 93$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 97$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 02215

  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 02215
  • 9$150 to $199
  • 161$200 to $249
  • 103$250 to $299
  • 25$400 to $449
  • 3$450 to $499
  • 4$500 to $549
  • 6$600 to $649
  • 11$650 to $699
  • 14$700 to $749
  • 9$750 to $799
  • 51$800 to $899
  • 47$900 to $999
  • 135$1,000 to $1,249
  • 206$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,627$1,500 to $1,999
  • 2,157$2,000 to $2,499
  • 995$2,500 to $2,999
  • 518$3,000 to $3,499
  • 659$3,500 or more
  • 90No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2021: $2,209.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2021: $638,647.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2021 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $673,767
  • Black or African American householders: $1,422,398

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $568,660
02215:

$568,660
Massachusetts:

$480,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $442,306 - $1,016,291

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $683,896
Here:

$683,896
State:

$512,170

Townhouses or other attached units: $1,097,292
Here:

$1,097,292
State:

$446,467

In 2-unit structures: $639,493
Here:

$639,493
State:

$492,911

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $745,440
Here:

$745,440
State:

$520,726

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $986,433
Here:

$986,433
State:

$484,981

Mobile homes: $117,668
Here:

$117,668
State:

$138,960
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 02215
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 103
  • One, attached: 39
  • Two: 83
  • 3 or 4: 156
  • 5 to 9: 980
  • 10 to 19: 1,697
  • 20 to 49: 2,823
  • 50 or more: 3,278
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Unemployment: 8.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02215

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02215
  • 11.4%1,485Drove a car alone
  • 1.6%212Carpooled
  • 4.7%609Bus or trolley bus
  • 5.2%676Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.0%6Subway or elevated
  • 0.3%43Railroad
  • 0.3%36Taxi
  • 2.1%276Bicycle
  • 45.7%5,933Walked
  • 1.3%166Other means
  • 24.6%3,192Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02215

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02215
  • 531Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,4575 to 9 minutes
  • 1,98210 to 14 minutes
  • 1,62115 to 19 minutes
  • 1,29320 to 24 minutes
  • 36125 to 29 minutes
  • 1,36530 to 34 minutes
  • 22535 to 39 minutes
  • 66040 to 44 minutes
  • 48645 to 59 minutes
  • 18760 to 89 minutes
  • 6090 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 02215:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 85.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,026
  • Male householders: 3,867 (1,924 living alone), Female householders: 4,295 (2,427 living alone)
  • 1,245 spouses (1,187 opposite-sex spouses), 748 unmarried partners, (730 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 644 children (622 natural, 23 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 93 brothers or sisters, 18 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 1,890 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 13,006 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,298 2-persons, 176 3-persons, 82 4-persons, 56 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 4,351 1-person, 1,983 2-persons, 276 3-persons, 47 4-persons, 3 5-persons

433 married couples with children.
68 single-parent households (35 men, 33 women).

61.5% of residents of 02215 zip code speak English at home.
8.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (87% very well, 7% well, 6% not well).
11.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% very well, 16% well, 5% not well).
14.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% very well, 25% well, 8% not well, 2% not at all).
3.0% of residents speak other language at home (91% very well, 9% well).

Foreign born population: 6,485 (24.9%)
(24.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

24.9%
Whole state:

17.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 11%Bangladesh
  • 4%Japan
  • 3%Bolivia
  • 3%Sweden
  • 3%Jordan
  • 3%Taiwan
  • 2%Honduras
Most common first ancestries reported in 02215
  • 7%Italian
  • 7%Irish
  • 3%German
  • 2%English
  • 2%European
  • 2%Iranian
  • 2%Polish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5,5602010 or later
  • 1,3102000 to 2009
  • 6651990 to 1999
  • 379Before 1990

Zip code 02215 topographic map

There are 775 Internal Medicine Specialists 183 Nurse Practitioners 135 Psychiatry & Neurology Specialists 111 Radiologists 95 Anesthesiologists 82 Surgeons 75 Physician Assistants 912 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 02215.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • KWIK TIME CLEANERS (1100 COMMONWEALTH AVE in BOSTON, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (MA-EPICS) - RCRAINFO-MV6177319706, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
    Organizations: ATHENA STEFOPOULOS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: DBA GOLDEN HARVEST
  • MEDICAL AREA TOTAL ENERGY PLANT LLC (474 BROOKLINE AVENUE in BOSTON, MA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR PROGRAM (Clean Air Markets Division Business System)
    OIL CONTROL (Facility Response Plan for oil discharge)
    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: ELECTRIC SERVICES; COMBINATION UTILITIES; STEAM AND AIR-CONDITIONING SUPPLY
    Business NAICS classification: FOSSIL FUEL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION.; STEAM AND AIR-CONDITIONING SUPPLY.
    Organizations: MATEP, LLC (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: ADVANCED ENERGY SYSTEMS INCORPORATED, ADVANCED ENERGY SYS. MGMT. MEDICAL AREA TOTAL ENERGY PLANT
  • BOSTON UNIVERSITY (120 ASHFORD STREET in BOSTON, MA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
    Organizations: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIV (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BOSTON UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, BOSTON UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY, BOSTON UNIV OFFICE OF LIFE SAFETY
  • BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MED CNTR-EAST (330 BROOKLINE AVE in BOSTON, MA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC 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
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL MEDICAL AND SURGICAL HOSPITALS
    Organizations: BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MED CTR, BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER, BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER EAST
  • BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCIENCE CENTER (582-596 COMMONWEALTH AVE in BOSTON, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
    Organizations: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIV (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BOSTON UNIVERSITY (640 COMMONWEALTH AVE in BOSTON, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
    Organizations: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIV (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BOSTON UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATIONS, BOSTON UNIV OFFICE OF LIFE SAFETY
  • ANOTHER COURSE TO COLLEGE (989 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE in BOSTON, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-035541
    Organizations: BOSTON (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BOSTON ARTS ACADEMY (174 IPSWICH STREET in BOSTON, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-035546
  • ELIAS BROS INC DBA FENWAY EXXON (1420 BOYLSTON ST in BOSTON, MA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: EXXON CO USA (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , JOSEPH ELYAS (CONTACT/OWNER) , EXXON MOBIL (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: EXXON RAS 30849, FENWAY PARK EXXON
  • MEDIA AND TECH CHARTER SCHOOL (1001 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE in BOSTON, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-469505
    Organizations: MEDIA & TECH CHARTER (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • NIMROD PRESS INC (170 BROOKLINE AVE. in BOSTON, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: BOOK PRINTING; COMMERCIAL PRINTING, LITHOGRAPHIC
    Business NAICS classification: COMMERCIAL LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING.
    Organizations: WALTER TOWER (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • NEXTEL 32 (1255 BOYLSTON STREET in BOSTON, MA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-HQ-2002-6001, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • MERCHANTS TIRE (1299 BOYLSTON ST in BOSTON, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: TIRE RETREADING AND REPAIR SHOPS
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
    Organizations: MERCHANTS TIRE CO INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: MERCHANTS TIRE, 1299

Zip code 02215 marital status for males
Zip code 02215 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 43.9%Electricity
  • 41.5%Utility gas
  • 10.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 1.3%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 17,769. Population change in the 1990s: +4,194 (+23.6%).

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

  • This state: 5,996
  • Northeast: 6,372
  • Midwest: 1,580
  • South: 2,622
  • West: 2,242

16% of the 02215 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Massachusetts.

68% of the 02215 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% 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, 27% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Boston, MA (02215)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

7.2%
Massachusetts:

11.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1
Here:

0.5%
Massachusetts:

11.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13,636
Here:

94.0%
Massachusetts:

54.3%
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Class of Workers in 2021
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 83,104Health technologists and technicians
  • 80,485Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 79,228Business and financial operations occupations
  • 76,726Management occupations
  • 76,262Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 76,097Legal occupations

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

  • ALTEC, INC. (650 BEACON ST., 6TH FLOOR; small business)
    $337,338 with Army for Other Defense -- Management and Support (R&D). Signed on 1999-12-21. Completion date: 2000-11-13.
  • XITOME DESIGN LLC (1395 BOYLSTON ST; small business) : $266,702 in 2 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    $167,052 with Army for Miscellaneous Electric Power and Distribution Equipment. Signed on 2006-04-07. Completion date: 2006-08-25.
    $99,650, same as above. Signed on 2005-06-03. Completion date: 2005-08-31.
  • BOSTON UNIVERSITY, TRUSTEES OF (225 BAY STATE RD) : $223,500 in 5 contracts from 2000 to 2001
    Contracts for Physical Sciences -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D) by Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $187,500; 2001: $36,000; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $93,000 with Air Force for Physical Sciences -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2000-03-16. Completion date: 2003-07-01.
    $51,500, same as above. Signed on 2000-12-07. Completion date: 2003-07-01.
    $43,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-01-13. Completion date: 2003-07-01.
    $36,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-04-30. Completion date: 2003-06-30.
  • BOSTON UNIVERSITY, TRUSTEES OF (881 COMMONWEALTH AVE FL 3)
    $99,994 with Army for Other Research and Development -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2000-02-08. Completion date: 2000-08-08.
  • BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC INC (1140 BOYLSTON ST) : $37,000 in 2 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $20,000 with Army for Educational Services. Signed on 2005-08-02. Completion date: 2005-08-02.
    $17,000, same as above. Signed on 2004-09-23. Completion date: 2004-09-23.
  • BARNES AND NOBLE @ BOSTON UNIV (660 BEACON STREET; small business) : $11,861 in 2 contracts from 2003 to 2004
    $9,136 with Army for Books and Pamphlets. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2003-09-27. Completion date: 2003-10-31.
    $2,725 with Army for Books and Pamphlets. Signed on 2004-06-28. Completion date: 2004-07-15.
  • MITESH AMIN (471 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE; small business)
    $10,320 with Army for Biomedical -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2006-06-23. Completion date: 2007-07-02.
  • BOSTON LANGUAGE INSTITUTE INC, (648 BEACON ST STE 3)
    $3,045 with Army for Other Special Studies and Analyses. Signed on 2006-05-03. Completion date: 2006-05-05.

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

  • Educational Services: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (over 1000 employees: 2 establishments, 500-999 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (500-999: 2, 50-99: 1, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 10)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers (over 1000: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Food Service Contractors (500-999: 1, 100-249: 1, 50-99: 3, 20-49: 5, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 7)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 2, 50-99: 4, 20-49: 11, 10-19: 7, 5-9: 7, 1-4: 14)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: All Other Outpatient Care Centers (500-999: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (100-249: 1, 50-99: 3, 20-49: 3, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 6)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (250-499: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Office Administrative Services (250-499: 1, 20-49: 3, 1-4: 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:

  • 12,187 people in college/university student housing
  • 64 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 62 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 47 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 38 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 9,440 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 41 people in halfway houses
  • 19 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 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 ORIGINATED4$248,733121$280,951333$300,6776$187,85315$3,684,035128$279,542
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$025$165,45441$372,8990$00$012$599,912
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$422,81038$186,068132$281,0016$73,9480$043$236,406
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$016$173,94959$290,5680$00$020$270,760
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$07$284,94037$270,6120$00$04$355,785
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$253,30311$274,224
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$331,8502$275,575
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$04$267,053
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 02215
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 02215 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 230. The highest number of reported fires - 321 took place in 2015, and the least - 25 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 02215 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (79.6%), and Outside Fires (15.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 02215
    • 3,10879.6%Structure Fires
    • 62215.9%Outside Fires
    • 1062.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 701.8%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 02215, Massachusetts

Most common first names in zip code 02215 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7080.7 years
John6371.9 years
William4270.1 years
Robert4062.9 years
James3874.0 years
Helen3780.8 years
Margaret3677.5 years
Elizabeth3484.5 years
George3173.0 years
Joseph2772.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 02215 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1478.9 years
Sullivan873.1 years
Davis877.3 years
Walsh777.8 years
Mccarthy778.8 years
Miller771.0 years
Macdonald776.4 years
Cox677.3 years
Burke677.5 years
Campbell676.6 years
Businesses in zip code 02215
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2New Balance3
AT&T1Panda Express1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Panera Bread1
Burger King1Popeyes1
CVS3Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Chipotle2RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Shaw's2
Dunkin Donuts5Staples1
FedEx4Starbucks6
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile3
H&R Block1UPS11
Howard Johnson2Walgreens1
McDonald's2Wendy's1
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