Zip Code 02122 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBoston
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Suffolk
Area Code617 / 857
Current Population:23479
Racial Majority:White 30.66%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 43.8%
Unemployment Rate:14.4%
Median Household Income$51272
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46670
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time32.2 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range16 - 16 ft.
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.29695892, -71.05452728

Zip Code 02122 Description

Zip Code 02122 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02122 is primarily located in Suffolk County. The official US Postal Service name for 02122 is BOSTON, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02122 are contained within or border the city limits of Boston, MA, . Zip code 02122 is within area code 617 and area code 857. 02122 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02122 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 02122 decreased to 23479 from 24548 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02122 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02122 public schools is Black. 73.3% of students in 02122 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 7854 30.66% 7935 -1%
 Black Or African American 7914 30.9% 6251 +27%
 Hispanic 2933 11.45% 2916 +1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 53 0.21% 46 +15%
 Asian 4078 15.92% 4026 +1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 11 -100%
 Other Race 1350 7.21% 1350 +37%
 Two Or More Races 944 3.65% 944 -1%

Zip Code 02122 Race/Ethnicity

 White 15.4%
 Black Or African American 43.8%
 Hispanic 17.7%
 Asian 19.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 3.2%

Zip Code 02122 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2347924548
Male Population49.50%
Female Population50.50%
Total Households8066
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$51272
Income Under $50K Per Year48.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year16.70%
02122 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 8Stephen F. LynchDemocrat
Massachusetts District 7Ayanna PressleyDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$301095
Average Real Estate Sale Price$213142
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 11 - 20

Zip Code 02122 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19222938485763625443352541
Avg Max Temp (°F)36384657677782807262514159
Avg Precip (In.)4.413.734.394.013.573.453.393.823.814.134.434.247.34
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02122
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours