Zip Code 02138 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCambridge
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Middlesex
Area Code617 / 857
Current Population:36314
Racial Majority:White 68.89%
Public School Racial Majority:White 39.2%
Unemployment Rate:6.9%
Median Household Income$81337
Average Adjusted Gross Income$191090
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time23.6 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range33 - 72 ft.
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.37990189, -71.13339233

Zip Code 02138 Description

Zip Code 02138 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02138 is primarily located in Middlesex County. The official US Postal Service name for 02138 is CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02138 are contained within or border the city limits of Cambridge, MA, Somerville, MA, Belmont, MA, Boston, MA, and Watertown, MA. Zip code 02138 is within area code 617 and area code 857. 02138 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02138 is 6.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.2% 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 02138 increased to 36314 from 35407 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02138 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02138 public schools is White. 42% of students in 02138 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 25446 68.89% 24934 +2%
 Black Or African American 2013 5.45% 2258 -11%
 Hispanic 2732 7.4% 2245 +22%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 58 0.16% 56 +4%
 Asian 5224 14.14% 5385 -3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.02% 4 +75%
 Other Race 134 0.18% 134 -50%
 Two Or More Races 1298 3.76% 1298 +7%

Zip Code 02138 Race/Ethnicity

 White 39.2%
 Black Or African American 30.9%
 Hispanic 11.5%
 Asian 12.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 5.1%

Zip Code 02138 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3631435407
Male Population47.00%
Female Population53.00%
Total Households13959
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$81337
Income Under $50K Per Year31.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year41.80%
02138 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 5Katherine ClarkDemocrat
Massachusetts District 7Ayanna PressleyDemocrat
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02138 Massachusetts State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
146Jonathan HechtDemocrat
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02138 Massachusetts State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
16Patricia D. JehlenDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$1151904
Average Real Estate Sale Price$878740
Current Unemployment Level 6.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level1.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59d - Boston Basin
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 02138 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18212838485763615342342441
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384657687782807362514159
Avg Precip (In.)4.223.534.233.993.523.473.43.633.734.074.384.1146.29
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02138
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours