Zip Code 02124 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBoston
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Suffolk
Area Code617 / 857
Current Population:47783
Racial Majority:African American 56.62%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 59.2%
Unemployment Rate:14.4%
Median Household Income$45941
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44450
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time33.9 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range13 - 49 ft.
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.28649902, -71.07156372

Zip Code 02124 Description

Zip Code 02124 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02124 is primarily located in Suffolk County. The official US Postal Service name for 02124 is BOSTON, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02124 are contained within or border the city limits of Boston, MA, Milton, MA, . Zip code 02124 is within area code 617 and area code 857. 02124 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02124 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 02124 decreased to 47783 from 50781 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02124 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 02124 public schools is Black. 84.3% of students in 02124 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 9175 17.8% 8217 +12%
 Black Or African American 29182 56.62% 26354 +11%
 Hispanic 7719 14.98% 7555 +2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 216 0.42% 135 +60%
 Asian 4135 8.02% 2954 +40%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 6 -100%
 Other Race 1027 0.35% 1027 -83%
 Two Or More Races 1535 1.82% 1535 -39%

Zip Code 02124 Race/Ethnicity

 White 2.3%
 Black Or African American 59.2%
 Hispanic 31%
 Asian 3.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 3.2%

Zip Code 02124 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population4778350781
Male Population45.70%
Female Population54.30%
Total Households17459
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$45941
Income Under $50K Per Year53.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year16.50%
02124 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 7Ayanna PressleyDemocrat
Massachusetts District 8Stephen F. LynchDemocrat
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02124 Massachusetts State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
189Russell HolmesDemocrat
195Daniel CullinaneDemocrat
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02124 Massachusetts State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
30Nick CollinsDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$306868
Average Real Estate Sale Price$204827
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 ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 59d - Boston Basin
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 02124 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19212938485763625443352541
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384657687782807262514059
Avg Precip (In.)4.473.774.464.073.613.523.483.853.864.174.464.2847.99
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02124
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours