ZIP Code 02142 - Cambridge Massachusetts

ZIP Code 02142 is located in Cambridge Massachusetts. 02142 is entirely within Middlesex County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Boston.

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ZIP Code 02142 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameCambridge
Primary CountyMiddlesex County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)4,474
Area Code(s)617 / 857
Current Time

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02142 Demographics

02142 can be classified socioeconomically as 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 02142 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 02142 is African American. The current unemployment level in 02142 is 2.4%.

Population Growth Rate42.44%
Population Density9,574 People per Square Mile
Total Households1,388
Percentage High Income Households14.6%
Median Household Income (2021)$137,723
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$203,140
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)2.4%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 53.08%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 77.91%

02142 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

02142 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American10.31%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander20.61%

02142 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College00%
Bachelor Degree72038.42%
High School Diploma402.13%
No High School Diploma00%
GED or Alternate00%
1 or More Years of College1136.03%
Associates Degree432.29%
Masters Degree44923.96%
Professional Degree22411.95%
Doctorate Degree28515.21%

02142 Geography

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Neighborhoods in 02142
RegionMetro Boston
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaBoston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area0.46729889 Square Miles

02142 Politics

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02142 Schools

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02142 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 11 - 20
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion59d - Boston Basin

02142 Annual Climate Data

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

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