Zip Code 02142 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCambridge
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Middlesex
Area Code617 / 857
Current Population:3141
Racial Majority:White 50.63%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 80%
Unemployment Rate:6.9%
Median Household Income$70582
Average Adjusted Gross Income$177630
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time19.6 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0-0 Feet
Area0 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.36217117, -71.08071136

Zip Code 02142 Description

Zip Code 02142 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02142 is primarily located in Middlesex County. The official US Postal Service name for 02142 is CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02142 are contained within or border the city limits of Cambridge, MA, Boston, MA, . Zip code 02142 is within area code 857 and area code 617. 02142 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02142 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 02142 increased to 3141 from 2258 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02142 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02142 public schools is Black. 81.4% of students in 02142 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1534 50.63% 1658 -7%
 Black Or African American 94 3.1% 170 -45%
 Hispanic 297 9.8% 336 -12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.07% 5 -60%
 Asian 1019 33.63% 859 +19%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 15 0% 15 -100%
 Two Or More Races 97 2.77% 97 -13%

Zip Code 02142 Race/Ethnicity

 White 0.9%
 Black Or African American 80%
 Hispanic 15.7%
 Asian 1.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.9%
 Two or More Races 1.2%

Zip Code 02142 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population31412258
Male Population54.00%
Female Population46.00%
Total Households1468
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
81.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$70582
Income Under $50K Per Year35.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year32.50%
02142 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 7Ayanna PressleyDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$502333
Average Real Estate Sale Price$37000
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 11 - 20

Zip Code 02142 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)19222938485863625444352542
Avg Max Temp (°F)36384657677782807362514159
Avg Precip (In.)4.113.464.13.793.383.363.183.513.613.944.193.9444.58
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02142
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours