Zip Code 02126 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMattapan
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Suffolk
Area Code617 / 857
Alternate Zip Code NamesBOSTON
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesHYDE PARK
Current Population:25562
Racial Majority:African American 79.38%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 71.8%
Unemployment Rate:11.1%
Median Household Income$49000
Average Adjusted Gross Income$38110
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time36 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range82 - 82 ft.
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.27367020, -71.09027100

Zip Code 02126 Description

Zip Code 02126 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02126 is primarily located in Suffolk County. The official US Postal Service name for 02126 is MATTAPAN, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02126 are contained within or border the city limits of Boston, MA, Milton, MA, . Zip code 02126 is within area code 617 and area code 857. 02126 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02126 is 11.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 15.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02126 decreased to 25562 from 27815 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02126 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 02126 public schools is Black. 84.6% of students in 02126 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1182 4.18% 959 +23%
 Black Or African American 22448 79.38% 20555 +9%
 Hispanic 3804 13.45% 2978 +28%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.05% 81 -83%
 Asian 112 0.4% 215 -48%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 160 0.28% 160 -51%
 Two Or More Races 611 2.26% 611 +5%

Zip Code 02126 Race/Ethnicity

 White 1.5%
 Black Or African American 71.8%
 Hispanic 22.8%
 Asian 1.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 2.1%

Zip Code 02126 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2556227815
Male Population45.20%
Female Population54.80%
Total Households9368
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
84.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$49000
Income Under $50K Per Year50.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year16.60%
02126 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 7Ayanna PressleyDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$319115
Average Real Estate Sale Price$174919
Current Unemployment Level 11.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.5%
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 02126 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
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 Type02126
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours