Zip Code 02127 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSouth Boston
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Suffolk
Area Code617 / 857
Alternate Zip Code NamesSOUTH BOSTON
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesS BOSTON
Current Population:31799
Racial Majority:White 77.44%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 43.4%
Unemployment Rate:5.9%
Median Household Income$54168
Average Adjusted Gross Income$105790
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time24.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range20 - 20 ft.
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.33076300, -71.02002600

Zip Code 02127 Description

Zip Code 02127 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02127 is primarily located in Suffolk County. The official US Postal Service name for 02127 is BOSTON, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02127 are contained within or border the city limits of Boston, MA, . Zip code 02127 is within area code 617 and area code 857. 02127 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02127 is 5.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02127 increased to 31799 from 29456 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02127 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02127 public schools is Black. 82.1% of students in 02127 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 26896 77.44% 24947 +8%
 Black Or African American 1882 5.42% 1540 +22%
 Hispanic 3207 9.23% 3248 -1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 128 0.37% 36 +256%
 Asian 1911 5.5% 1515 +26%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 10 -100%
 Other Race 134 0.37% 134 -4%
 Two Or More Races 369 1.67% 369 +57%

Zip Code 02127 Race/Ethnicity

 White 17.5%
 Black Or African American 43.4%
 Hispanic 28.2%
 Asian 8.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 02127 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3179929456
Male Population47.00%
Female Population53.00%
Total Households15191
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$54168
Income Under $50K Per Year46.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year23.10%
02127 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 8Stephen F. LynchDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$448536
Average Real Estate Sale Price$374430
Current Unemployment Level 5.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago10.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59d - Boston Basin
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 02127 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20223039495864635544362642
Avg Max Temp (°F)36384656677782807362514159
Avg Precip (In.)4.133.514.093.783.383.333.183.523.613.944.183.9344.57
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02127
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours