Zip Code 02120 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBoston
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Suffolk
Area Code617 / 857
Current Population:15181
Racial Majority:White 44.54%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 40.3%
Unemployment Rate:14.4%
Median Household Income$35379
Average Adjusted Gross Income$34900
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time24.5 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0-0 Feet
Area1 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.33301163, -71.09722900

Zip Code 02120 Description

Zip Code 02120 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02120 is primarily located in Suffolk County. The official US Postal Service name for 02120 is BOSTON, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02120 are contained within or border the city limits of Boston, MA, . Zip code 02120 is within area code 857 and area code 617. 02120 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02120 is 14.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 15.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02120 increased to 15181 from 10842 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02120 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02120 public schools is Black. 80.1% of students in 02120 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6714 44.54% 6472 +4%
 Black Or African American 3195 21.2% 3112 +3%
 Hispanic 3045 20.2% 3476 -12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 49 -100%
 Asian 1761 11.68% 1684 +5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 65 0.36% 65 -15%
 Two Or More Races 318 2.01% 318 -5%

Zip Code 02120 Race/Ethnicity

 White 6.7%
 Black Or African American 40.3%
 Hispanic 39.1%
 Asian 11.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 1.6%

Zip Code 02120 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1518110842
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households5057
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
80.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$35379
Income Under $50K Per Year66.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.60%
02120 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 7Ayanna PressleyDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$454100
Average Real Estate Sale Price$576737
Current Unemployment Level 14.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.7%
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 DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 02120 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)19222938485763625443352541
Avg Max Temp (°F)36384657677782807362514159
Avg Precip (In.)4.213.564.213.893.453.43.283.63.684.024.284.0645.64
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02120
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours