ZIP Code 02124 - Dorchester Center Massachusetts

ZIP Code 02124 is located in Dorchester Center Massachusetts. Portions of 02124 are also in Boston. 02124 is entirely within Suffolk County. Regionally, 02124 is located in Metro Boston.

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ZIP Code 02124 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameDorchester Center
Primary CountySuffolk County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)55,336
Area Code(s)617 / 857
Current Time

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02124 Demographics

02124 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Massachusetts based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 02124 is African American. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 02124 is African American. The current unemployment level in 02124 is 3.1%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density15,725 People per Square Mile
Total Households17,275
Percentage High Income Households3.1%
Median Household Income (2021)$65,683
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$372,590
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)3.1%
Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 52.60%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 53.22%

02124 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American680.12%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander50.01%

02124 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American170.37%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander80.18%

02124 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,1864.61%
Bachelor Degree4,20916.36%
High School Diploma8,40532.68%
No High School Diploma9973.88%
GED or Alternate1,2174.73%
1 or More Years of College4,89019.01%
Associates Degree2,3579.16%
Masters Degree1,7376.75%
Professional Degree4021.56%
Doctorate Degree3211.25%

02124 Geography

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Neighborhoods in 02124
RegionMetro Boston
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaBoston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area4 Square Miles

02124 Politics

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02124 Schools

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02124 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion59d - Boston Basin

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

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