02126

  1. Legal Resources for the 02126 Zip Code
  2. Statistics for the 02126 Zip Code
  3. Property/Housing/Real Estate Information for the 02126 Zip Code
  4. Employment Information for the 02126 Zip Code
  5. Family Information for the 02126 Zip Code
  6. Education Information for the 02126 Zip Code
  7. Business Information for the 02126 Zip Code
  8. Public Benefits Information for the 02126 Zip Code
  9. Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 02126 Zip Code
  10. Cities for the 02126 Zip Code


Legal Resources for the 02126 Zip Code

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Statistics for the 02126 Zip Code

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  • Population (2000): 27,815
  • Land Area (2000): 5.321 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.015 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 617
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Houses (2000): 9,710


Employment Information for the 02126 Zip Code

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Employment (2003): 3,646
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $92,408,000 / $21,002,000

Hours Worked Per Week In 1999 for the 02126 Zip Code

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 11,351 54.83%
15-35 hours 2,203 10.64%
1-14 hours 423 2.04%
No regular hours 6,727 32.49%

Time Left For Work for the 02126 Zip Code

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 240 2.20%
5 AM-5:29 AM 505 4.62%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 519 4.75%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,312 12.02%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,194 10.94%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,518 13.90%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,383 12.67%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,129 10.34%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 499 4.57%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 363 3.32%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 164 1.50%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 135 1.24%
Noon-3:59 PM 1,083 9.92%
4 PM-11:59 PM 875 8.01%

Length Of Commute In Minutes for the 02126 Zip Code

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 42 0.38%
5-9 230 2.11%
10-14 479 4.39%
15-19 1,076 9.85%
20-24 1,506 13.79%
25-29 433 3.97%
30-34 2,582 23.65%
35-39 473 4.33%
40-44 583 5.34%
45-59 1,815 16.62%
60-89 1,282 11.74%
At least 90 418 3.83%

Length Of Commute In Minutes - Public vs. Private Transportation for the 02126 Zip Code


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 335 3.07% 3,431 31.42%
30-44 1,023 9.37% 2,615 23.95%
45-59 899 8.23% 916 8.39%
At least 60 1,189 10.89% 511 4.68%

Type Of Commute for the 02126 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 7 0.06%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,407 12.67%
 Car / truck / van, solo 5,820 52.41%
 Motorcycle 17 0.15%
 Other 48 0.43%
 Public transportation 3,446 31.03%
 Walked 174 1.57%
 Worked at home 186 1.67%



Family Information for the 02126 Zip Code

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Families where both partners work (2000): 1,584
People at same address in 1995: 17,003

Household Income in 1999 for the 02126 Zip Code


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,234 13.16%
$10,000-$14,999 519 5.53%
$15,000-$19,999 581 6.20%
$20,000-$24,999 668 7.12%
$25,000-$29,999 708 7.55%
$30,000-$34,999 596 6.36%
$35,000-$39,999 484 5.16%
$40,000-$44,999 547 5.83%
$45,000-$49,999 545 5.81%
$50,000-$59,999 854 9.11%
$60,000-$74,999 897 9.56%
$75,000-$99,999 937 9.99%
$100,000-$124,999 379 4.04%
$125,000-$149,999 228 2.43%
$150,000-$199,999 94 1.00%
$200,000 or more 107 1.14%

Household Type for the 02126 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,994 21.29%
 Family, 2 people 2,040 21.78%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 348 3.72%
 Family, 3 people 1,900 20.29%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 66 0.70%
 Family, 4 people 1,423 15.19%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 17 0.18%
 Family, 5 people 886 9.46%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 7 0.07%
 Family, 6 people 401 4.28%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 1 0.01%
 Family, 7 or more people 278 2.97%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 4 0.04%

Household Income Type for the 02126 Zip Code

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 7,758 33.50%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 1,658 7.16%
Public Assistance 507 2.19%
Retirement 1,285 5.55%
Self Employment 689 2.98%
Social Security 1,759 7.60%
Supplemental Security 555 2.40%
Wage / Salary 7,638 32.98%
Other 1,310 5.66%

Family Type for the 02126 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 1,538 44.91%
 With children under 18 1,887 55.09%

Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 02126 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 563 6.10%
 Married 4,276 46.32%
 Never Married 4,176 45.23%
 Widowed 217 2.35%

Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 02126 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,231 10.34%
 Married 5,057 42.46%
 Never Married 4,675 39.26%
 Widowed 946 7.94%



Education Information for the 02126 Zip Code

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Highest Degree Earned (18 or older) for the 02126 Zip Code

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 1,421 7.17%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 3,380 17.06%
 High school diploma or equivalent 6,248 31.54%
 Some college, no degree 4,541 22.93%
 Associate degree 1,389 7.01%
 Bachelors degree 1,816 9.17%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,012 5.11%

Population In School (3 or older) for the 02126 Zip Code

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 259 0.93% 255 0.92% 514 1.85%
Kindergarten 420 1.51% 146 0.52% 566 2.03%
Grades 1-4 1,541 5.54% 458 1.65% 1,999 7.19%
Grades 5-8 1,786 6.42% 298 1.07% 2,084 7.49%
Grades 9-12 2,113 7.60% 246 0.88% 2,359 8.48%
Undergrad college 1,118 4.02% 606 2.18% 1,724 6.20%
Graduate or professional school 136 0.49% 215 0.77% 351 1.26%
Total 7,373 26.51% 2,224 8.00% 9,597 34.50%



Business Information for the 02126 Zip Code

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Number of Businesses (2003): 522


Public Benefits Information for the 02126 Zip Code

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Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999 for the 02126 Zip Code

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 23,382 83.97%
 Below Poverty Level 4,463 16.03%



Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 02126 Zip Code

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Population By Age for the 02126 Zip Code

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 4,475 16.09%
10-19 Years 4,507 16.20%
20-29 Years 3,861 13.88%
30-39 Years 4,298 15.45%
40-49 Years 3,965 14.25%
50-59 Years 3,258 11.71%
60-69 Years 1,892 6.80%
70-79 Years 1,073 3.86%
80-89 Years 418 1.50%
90+ Years 68 0.24%

Population - Male/Female for the 02126 Zip Code

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 12,696 45.64%
 Female 15,119 54.36%

Population By Ethnicity for the 02126 Zip Code

Ethnicity Population Percent
 African-American 22,768 81.86%
 Hispanic/Latino 1,985 7.14%
 Caucasian 1,328 4.77%
 Multiracial 1,264 4.54%
 Asian 258 0.93%
 Other Race 125 0.45%
 Amerindian 80 0.29%
 Pacific Islander 7 0.03%

Top Specified Ancestries for the 02126 Zip Code

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Haitian 5,354 41.47%
2. Jamaican 2,123 16.45%
3. United States Or American 994 7.70%
4. African 541 4.19%
5. Barbadian 521 4.04%
6. Trinidadian And Tobagonian 477 3.70%
7. West Indian 473 3.66%
8. Irish 376 2.91%
9. Nigerian 255 1.98%
10. Cape Verdean 231 1.79%

Top Languages Spoken At Home for the 02126 Zip Code

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 17,910 68.76%
2. French Creole 4,766 18.30%
3. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 1,668 6.40%
4. French 951 3.65%
5. African 225 0.86%
6. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 138 0.53%
7. Other Indo European 103 0.40%
8. Mon Khmer / Cambodian 47 0.18%
9. Italian 39 0.15%
10. Vietnamese 37 0.14%

Citizen Type for the 02126 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 18,946 67.31%
 Naturalized immigrant 3,807 13.53%
 Not a citizen 5,394 19.16%



Cities for the 02126 Zip Code

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Alphabetical | By Population

Mattapan