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02126 Zip Code (Boston, MA) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2022: 24,986
Zip code population in 2010: 25,562
Zip code population in 2000: 27,815

Houses and condos: 9,413
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,991
% of renters here:

57%
State:

38%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 02126: 136.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 2.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 12,001 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2022:
This zip code:

0.5% ($2,501)
Massachusetts:

1.0% ($5,536)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,637 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,829 (0.4%)

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Males: 11,321  (45.3%)
Females: 13,663  (54.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 02126:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 02126:

  • Never married: 47.9%
  • Now married: 35.5%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

Zip code 02126 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 02126 (2022)
    • 17,82971.4%Black
    • 4,57418.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,3325.3%Two or more races
    • 8893.6%White
    • 2200.9%Some other race
    • 1380.6%Asian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2022: $525,087
02126:

$525,087
Massachusetts:

$534,700



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in 02126 zip code as of May 30, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 02126 is 810 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.4 years
Massachusetts median age:

40.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Massachusetts:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 02126, filed in 2021:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $46,332 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$46,332
State:

$105,130

Salary/wage: $42,331 (reported on 86.1% of returns)
Here:

$42,331
State:

$82,951
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1137.0% for AGIs below $25k, 3635.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6903.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10122.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18272.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 59818.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $318 (reported on 16.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$318
Massachusetts:

$2,361
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 29.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 142.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,416 (reported on 4.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,416
State:

$10,365
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 40.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 616.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$6,798 (reported on 5.0% of returns)
Here:

+$6,798
State:

+$48,178
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 25.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 243.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5264.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,903 (reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

+$3,903
State:

+$20,792
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.6% for AGIs below $25k, 39.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 159.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 261.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 452.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,963 (reported on 2.8% of returns)
02126:

$11,963
Massachusetts:

$22,790
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.5% for AGIs below $25k, 26.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 32.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 123.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 292.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $25,050 (reported on 6.7% of returns)
Here:

$25,050
State:

$36,722
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 28.5% for AGIs below $25k, 77.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 274.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 582.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1308.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5242.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $6,836 (reported on 5.2% of returns)
Here:

$6,836
State:

$12,529
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 12.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 113.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 290.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1652.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,437 (reported on 6.6% of returns)
02126:

$6,437
State:

$8,782
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $25k, 14.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 144.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 379.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1514.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,036 (reported on 21.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,036
State:

$1,909
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 107.5% for AGIs below $25k, 66.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 91.7%
Here:

92%
State:

92%
(% for various income ranges: 89.7% for AGIs below $25k, 92.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 92.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 93.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 90.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 92.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 02126, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $35,436 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,436
State:

$81,425

Salary/wage: $33,934 (reported on 89.5% of returns)
Here:

$33,934
State:

$64,752
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 82.0% for AGIs below $25k, 89.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 85.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 63.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $253 (reported on 18.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$253
Massachusetts:

$2,136
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,163 (reported on 5.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,163
State:

$9,473
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$793 (reported on 2.6% of returns)
Here:

+$793
State:

+$31,437
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,423 (reported on 9.4% of returns)
Here:

+$5,423
State:

+$20,662
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,476 (reported on 3.9% of returns)
02126:

$12,476
Massachusetts:

$18,892
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,600 (26% of AGI, reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

$17,600
State:

$28,907

Here:

25.9% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.3% for AGIs below $25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,268 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,268
State:

$4,208
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,745 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
02126:

$4,745
State:

$13,303
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,105 (reported on 28.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,105
State:

$1,971
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 58.6%
Here:

59%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 55.5% for AGIs below $25k, 59.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 50.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 02126, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $32,145 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,145
State:

$62,877

Salary/wage: $31,935 (reported on 90.8% of returns)
Here:

$31,935
State:

$52,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 97.2% for AGIs below $10k, 89.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 93.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 91.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 89.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 79.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $440 (reported on 29.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$440
Massachusetts:

$1,945
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $680 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

$680
State:

$5,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$7,723 (reported on 4.5% of returns)
Here:

+$7,723
State:

+$20,377
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$4,073 (reported on 9.0% of returns)
Here:

+$4,073
State:

+$17,837
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,567 (reported on 0.8% of returns)
02126:

$2,567
Massachusetts:

$3,100

Total itemized deductions: $16,391 (29% of AGI, reported on 26.6% of returns)
Here:

$16,391
State:

$22,573

Here:

29.4% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.8% for AGIs below $10k, 11.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,027 (5% of AGI, reported on 23.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,027
State:

$3,295

Here:

5.2% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,696 (reported on 69.1% of returns)
02126:

$3,696
State:

$11,494
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,654 (reported on 24.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,654
State:

$1,518

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.5%
Here:

64%
State:

58%
(% for various income ranges: 59.6% for AGIs below $10k, 67.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 63.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2022:
This zip code:

$65,295
Massachusetts:

$94,488
Boston, MA (02126) map Nearest zip codes: 02124, 02131, 02121, 02186, 02136, 02130.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.3%
Massachusetts:

43.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.8%
Massachusetts:

45.2%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,262
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,811


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 466 (126 now married, 298 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,757 (1,500 now married, 4,295 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 02126 with a mortgage: 2,784 (496 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan, 288 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 29

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,391
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $685

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

19.1%
Whole state:

10.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

12.2%
Whole state:

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

6.3
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

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

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  • Notable location: Mattapan Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 02126 include: Saint Pauls Assembly of God Church (A), Mount Sinai Baptist Church (B), Mattapan Church of Christ (C), Christ Apostolic Church (D), Church of the Holy Spirit (E), Blue Hill Missionary Baptist Church (F), Blue Hill Church of Christ (G), Jubilee Christian Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 02126: Almont Playground (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Tourist attraction (not listed on the city page) : The Boston Nature Center (Nature Centers; 450-B Walk Hill Street).

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1212020 or later
  • 4492010 to 2019
  • 5252000 to 2009
  • 3281990 to 1999
  • 2581980 to 1989
  • 5651970 to 1979
  • 1,0321960 to 1969
  • 1,3851950 to 1959
  • 8091940 to 1949
  • 3,8151939 or earlier

Zip code 02126 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Boston, MA (02126)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Boston, MA (02126)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 761 bedroom
  • 7492 bedrooms
  • 1,7793 bedrooms
  • 8864 bedrooms
  • 2385+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boston, MA (02126)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boston, MA (02126)
  • 237no bedroom
  • 1,0081 bedroom
  • 1,9482 bedrooms
  • 1,5093 bedrooms
  • 3004 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Boston, MA (02126) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Boston, MA (02126) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 263no vehicle
  • 1,6261 vehicle
  • 9682 vehicles
  • 5473 vehicles
  • 3514 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Boston, MA (02126) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Boston, MA (02126) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2,025no vehicle
  • 2,0351 vehicle
  • 5802 vehicles
  • 1903 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 1055+ vehicles

  • Zip code 02126 household income distribution in 2022

  • Zip code 02126 household income distribution in 2022
  • 628Less than $10,000
  • 440$10,000 to $14,999
  • 381$15,000 to $19,999
  • 266$20,000 to $24,999
  • 398$25,000 to $29,999
  • 385$30,000 to $34,999
  • 425$35,000 to $39,999
  • 429$40,000 to $44,999
  • 216$45,000 to $49,999
  • 581$50,000 to $59,999
  • 566$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,142$75,000 to $99,999
  • 686$100,000 to $124,999
  • 687$125,000 to $149,999
  • 600$150,000 to $199,999
  • 954$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 02126

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 02126
  • 125Less than $10,000
  • 24$50,000 to $59,999
  • 32$70,000 to $79,999
  • 47$80,000 to $89,999
  • 82$200,000 to $249,999
  • 244$250,000 to $299,999
  • 609$300,000 to $399,999
  • 737$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,407$500,000 to $749,999
  • 422$750,000 to $999,999
  • 4$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 39$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 02126

  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 02126
  • 85Less than $100
  • 33$100 to $149
  • 59$150 to $199
  • 105$200 to $249
  • 118$250 to $299
  • 26$300 to $349
  • 86$350 to $399
  • 138$500 to $549
  • 34$550 to $599
  • 77$600 to $649
  • 157$650 to $699
  • 57$700 to $749
  • 234$800 to $899
  • 123$900 to $999
  • 622$1,000 to $1,249
  • 687$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,324$1,500 to $1,999
  • 582$2,000 to $2,499
  • 179$2,500 to $2,999
  • 239No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,611.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2022: $3,203,983.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2022 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $480,516
  • Black or African American householders: $479,540
  • Asian householders: $650,665
  • Some other race householders: $615,854
  • Two or more races householders: $573,886
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $517,929

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $525,087
02126:

$525,087
Massachusetts:

$534,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $381,586 - $685,120

Mean price in 2022:

Detached houses: $553,218
Here:

$553,218
State:

$651,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $586,021
Here:

$586,021
State:

$617,749

In 2-unit structures: $473,009
Here:

$473,009
State:

$594,808

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $365,294
Here:

$365,294
State:

$601,912

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $352,403
Here:

$352,403
State:

$555,768
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 02126
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,077
  • One, attached: 930
  • Two: 2,481
  • 3 or 4: 1,830
  • 5 to 9: 403
  • 10 to 19: 479
  • 20 to 49: 566
  • 50 or more: 690
  • Mobile homes: 8

Unemployment: 9.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02126

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02126
  • 46.5%5,401Drove a car alone
  • 7.3%847Carpooled
  • 11.4%1,328Bus or trolley bus
  • 9.5%1,106Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.5%55Subway or elevated
  • 0.7%80Railroad
  • 0.6%65Taxi
  • 0.2%22Bicycle
  • 2.3%264Walked
  • 3.6%421Other means
  • 15.6%1,808Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02126

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02126
  • 35Less than 5 minutes
  • 2095 to 9 minutes
  • 42210 to 14 minutes
  • 90315 to 19 minutes
  • 85220 to 24 minutes
  • 71225 to 29 minutes
  • 1,85630 to 34 minutes
  • 28235 to 39 minutes
  • 33440 to 44 minutes
  • 1,58345 to 59 minutes
  • 1,87460 to 89 minutes
  • 65690 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 02126:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 78.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,986
  • Male householders: 3,090 (933 living alone), Female householders: 5,660 (1,218 living alone)
  • 2,688 spouses (2,615 opposite-sex spouses), 385 unmarried partners, (354 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 8,455 children (8,107 natural, 114 adopted, 238 stepchildren), 999 grandchildren, 491 brothers or sisters, 904 parents, 13 foster children, 1,300 other relatives, 608 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 285 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,088 2-persons, 1,654 3-persons, 1,208 4-persons, 723 5-persons, 239 6-persons, 249 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,150 1-person, 333 2-persons, 25 4-persons

1,721 married couples with children.
2,869 single-parent households (374 men, 2,495 women).

64.1% of residents of 02126 zip code speak English at home.
15.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% very well, 21% well, 13% not well, 20% not at all).
18.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (46% very well, 25% well, 23% not well, 6% not at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% very well, 34% well).
2.7% of residents speak other language at home (86% very well, 2% well, 11% not well).

Foreign born population: 9,843 (39.4%)
(61.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

39.4%
Whole state:

18.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 30%Grenada
  • 22%Haiti
  • 19%Dominica
  • 9%St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • 2%Canada
  • 2%West Indies
  • 2%Bahamas
Most common first ancestries reported in 02126
  • 17%Haitian
  • 11%Jamaican
  • 4%Trinidadian and Tobagonian
  • 2%Nigerian
  • 2%British West Indian
  • 1%Cape Verdean
  • 1%Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3,4192010 or later
  • 1,7462000 to 2009
  • 1,8871990 to 1999
  • 2,847Before 1990

Zip code 02126 topographic map

Public elementary/middle schools in in zip code 02126 not listed on the city page:

  • MILDRED AVENUE K-8 (Students: 588, Location: 5 MILDRED AVENUE, Grades: KG-8)
  • MATTAHUNT (Students: 535, Location: 100 HEBRON STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • CHARLES H TAYLOR (Students: 498, Location: 1060 MORTON STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • YOUNG ACHIEVERS (Students: 313, Location: 20 OUTLOOK ROAD, Grades: PK-8)
  • JAMES J CHITTICK (Students: 260, Location: 154 RUSKINDALE ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
  • DR. CATHERINE ELLISON-ROSA PARKS EARLY ED SCHOOL (Location: 108 BABSON STREET, Grades: PK-3)

Private elementary/middle schools in in this zip code not listed on the city page:

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II CATHOLIC ACADEMY MATTAPAN CAMPUS (Students: 185, Location: 120 BABSON ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • BEREA SDA ACADEMY (Students: 119, Location: 800 MORTON ST, Grades: PK-8)

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • MATTAHUNT (100 HEBRON STREET in MATTAPAN, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-035226
    Organizations: BOSTON (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • MATTAPAN ECC (108 BABSON STREET in MATTAPAN, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-035008
    Organizations: BOSTON (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BERGER INSTRUMENTS (4 RIVER STREET in BOSTON, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: HIGH VOLTAGE ENGINEERING CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • M B T A MATTAPAN CARHOUSE (480 RIVER ST in BOSTON (MATTAPAN), MA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-2000-0041, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: LOCAL AND SUBURBAN TRANSIT
  • BROOKS PHARMACY 552 (90 RIVER ST in BOSTON, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: SHAWS SUPERMARKETS INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , PJC REALTY CO INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • NEW MODEL CLEANERS INC. (841 CUMMINS HIGHWAY in BOSTON, 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: DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
  • ADVANCE AUTO PARTS 8636 (676 MORTON ST in MATTAPAN, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: ADVANCE STORES COMPANY, INCORPORATED (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • NEW YORK DRY CLEANING (1288 BLUE HILL AVE in BOSTON (MATTAPAN), MA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: HWA CHA CHANG (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • MASSACHUSETTS BIOLOGIC LABORATORIES (460 WALK HILL ST in BOSTON (MATTAPAN), MA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC 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))
    Organizations: UNIVERSITY OF MASS MEDICAL SCHOOL (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: UMASS MEDICAL SCHOOL, UMASS MEDICAL SCHOOL MBL, UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS MEDICAL SCHO
  • AREX AUTO BODY CO INC (1339 BLUE HILL AVE in BOSTON, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: MARVIN COHEN (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AUTO SERVICE & TIRE INC (1590 BLUE HILL AVE in BOSTON, MA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: WILLIAM MCKEEN (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • 912 AUTO CENTER INC (912 MORTON 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
  • AVENUE AUTO BODY INC (29 EDGEWATER DR 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

Zip code 02126 marital status for males
Zip code 02126 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 64.0%Utility gas
  • 18.3%Electricity
  • 11.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 1.8%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 27,808. Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+0.0%).

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

  • This state: 12,324
  • Northeast: 643
  • Midwest: 85
  • South: 1,946
  • West: 183

68% of the 02126 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 80% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Massachusetts.

90% of the 02126 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Boston, MA (02126)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 213
Here:

9.2%
Massachusetts:

10.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 182
Here:

11.8%
Massachusetts:

12.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 484
Here:

34.2%
Massachusetts:

51.2%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Class of Workers in 2022
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 235,605Legal occupations
  • 235,549Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 87,292Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 81,475Management occupations
  • 79,056Health technologists and technicians
  • 71,614Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 8 establishments, 1-4 employees: 8 establishments)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (50-99: 1, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 4)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (20-49: 3, 1-4: 3)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: All Other Outpatient Care Centers (50-99: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (50-99: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars (20-49: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 3)

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:

  • 77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 60 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 194 people in nursing homes
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 9 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 4 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED77$244,084140$147,145320$219,63437$126,7576$1,225,57046$202,9730$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$205,98716$118,32927$186,65611$78,8340$06$144,1050$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED36$219,01461$152,930264$222,15255$48,4382$401,55521$143,2582$14,395
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$269,39621$147,193105$243,4342$13,5000$010$181,8380$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$205,1337$309,31928$265,0598$125,3620$01$209,0000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$194,0079$209,2840$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$202,6249$254,0504$164,075
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$180,0003$275,1430$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 02126
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 02126 - 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 fires per year is 212. The highest number of fire incidents - 293 took place in 2009, and the least - 121 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 02126 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (72.1%), and Outside Fires (13.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 02126
    • 2,60272.1%Structure Fires
    • 46913.0%Outside Fires
    • 41211.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1283.5%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 02126, Massachusetts

Most common first names in zip code 02126 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary25980.1 years
John19774.7 years
Joseph13472.9 years
James13169.2 years
William12673.4 years
Margaret9878.7 years
Charles8772.7 years
Helen7676.2 years
Robert7267.0 years
George7170.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 02126 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams5367.0 years
Brown4970.3 years
Johnson4665.7 years
Smith4568.4 years
Davis3768.8 years
Jones3072.4 years
Sullivan2975.3 years
Cohen2873.6 years
Jackson2672.9 years
Harris2566.1 years
Businesses in zip code 02126
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Payless1
Ashley Furniture1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Circle K1Shaw's1
DHL1T-Mobile2
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
McDonald's1
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