Zip Code 02132 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWest Roxbury
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Suffolk
Area Code617 / 857
Alternate Zip Code NamesBOSTON
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesW ROXBURY
Current Population:25861
Racial Majority:White 78.61%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 37.7%
Unemployment Rate:14.4%
Median Household Income$73722
Average Adjusted Gross Income$89990
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time31.7 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range102 - 141 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.27925110, -71.16235352

Zip Code 02132 Description

Zip Code 02132 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02132 is primarily located in Suffolk County. The official US Postal Service name for 02132 is WEST ROXBURY, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02132 are contained within or border the city limits of Boston, MA, Dedham, MA, Newton, MA, and Needham, MA. Zip code 02132 is within area code 617 and area code 857. 02132 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02132 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 02132 increased to 25861 from 24058 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02132 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02132 public schools is Hispanic. 66.1% of students in 02132 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 22633 78.61% 20681 +9%
 Black Or African American 1557 5.41% 1283 +21%
 Hispanic 2372 8.24% 1754 +35%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 25 -100%
 Asian 1586 5.51% 1635 -3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 85 0.51% 85 +72%
 Two Or More Races 391 1.73% 391 +27%

Zip Code 02132 Race/Ethnicity

 White 28.1%
 Black Or African American 28.2%
 Hispanic 37.7%
 Asian 3.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 2.5%

Zip Code 02132 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2586124058
Male Population46.60%
Female Population53.40%
Total Households10891
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
66.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$73722
Income Under $50K Per Year31.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year33.10%
02132 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 8Stephen F. LynchDemocrat
Massachusetts District 7Ayanna PressleyDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$398397
Average Real Estate Sale Price$374143
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 02132 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17202837475662615342342440
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384657687782807362514059
Avg Precip (In.)4.53.84.514.173.683.613.63.943.954.224.554.3348.86
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02132
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours