ZIP Code 02126 - Mattapan Massachusetts

ZIP Code 02126 is located in Mattapan Massachusetts. Portions of 02126 are also in Boston. 02126 is entirely within Suffolk County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Boston.

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ZIP Code 02126 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameMattapan
Primary CountySuffolk County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)24,994
Area Code(s)617 / 857
Current Time

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02126 Demographics

02126 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 02126 is African American. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 02126 is African American. The current unemployment level in 02126 is 3.2%.

Population Growth Rate-12.25%
Population Density13,292 People per Square Mile
Total Households9,510
Percentage High Income Households1.1%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$61,180
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$46,330
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)3.2%
Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 77.51%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 61.67%

02126 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American80.03%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

02126 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American170.58%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander30.1%

02126 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College7875.28%
Bachelor Degree1,65011.08%
High School Diploma5,73538.5%
No High School Diploma7985.36%
GED or Alternate9096.1%
1 or More Years of College3,05020.48%
Associates Degree9676.49%
Masters Degree7044.73%
Professional Degree1711.15%
Doctorate Degree1240.83%

02126 Geography

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Neighborhoods in 02126
RegionMetro Boston
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaBoston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area2 Square Miles

02126 Politics

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02126 Schools

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02126 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

02126 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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