Official Zip Code NameCharlestown
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code617 / 857
Current Population:16439
Racial Majority:White 75.80%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 37.6%
Unemployment Rate:3.50%
Median Household Income$80772
Average Adjusted Gross Income$107948
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time27.4 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Suffolk
Elevation Range30 - 30 ft.
Area1 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.37997818, -71.06468201

Zip Code 02129 Description

Zip Code 02129 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02129 is primarily located in Suffolk County. The official US Postal Service name for 02129 is CHARLESTOWN, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02129 are contained within or border the city limits of Boston, MA, Somerville, MA, Cambridge, MA, and Everett, MA. Zip code 02129 is within area code 857 and area code 617. 02129 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02129 is 3.50% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.4% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.2% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02129 increased to 16439 from 15195 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02129 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02129 public schools is Hispanic. 80.3% of students in 02129 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 12734 70.93% 12458 +2%
 Black Or African American 1412 7.86% 764 +85%
 Hispanic 1884 10.49% 1591 +18%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 18 -100%
 Asian 1514 8.43% 1334 +13%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 10 -100%
 Other Race 62 0.62% 62 +81%
 Two Or More Races 202 1.66% 202 +48%

Zip Code 02129 Race/Ethnicity

 White 17.2%
 Black Or African American 25.6%
 Hispanic 37.6%
 Asian 17.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 1.9%

Zip Code 02129 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1643915195
Male Population46.20%
Female Population53.80%
Total Households8033
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
80.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$80772
Income Under $50K Per Year35.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year42.00%
114 US Congressional DistrictMassachusetts 7
RepresentativeMike Capuano
PartyDemocrat
Average Real Estate Asking Price$641283
Average Real Estate Sale Price$524930
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)3.50%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.06%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.00%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59d - Boston Basin
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 02129 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)19222938485863625444352542
Avg Max Temp (°F)36384657677782807362514159
Avg Precip (In.)4.113.464.13.793.383.363.183.513.613.944.193.9444.58
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02129
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time (EST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours