Mattapan, MA 02126 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02126: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mattapan, MA 02126

Acceptable Alternative
Boston, MA 02126

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hyde Park, MA 02126

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 504
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,511
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,462
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.275, Longitude -71.09
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mattapan, MA 02126 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,897
Daytime Population: Workers 3,358
Daytime Population: Residents 12,108
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,466
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 22,703
Population in Familes 18,483
Population in Group Qrtrs 194
Population Density2 11,645
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $47,713
Average Household Income $60,848
Per Capita Income $22,772


Total Housing Units 9,168 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,169 (34.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,336 (58.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 663 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $319,014
Average Home Value $351,807


Total Households 8,505
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 5,712
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.01% 1.04%
Households 0.96% 1.0%
Families 0.88% 0.95%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Mattapan, MA 02126 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02126 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 108 79th
Population Density # 38 93rd
Diversity Index # 100 81st
Median Household Income # 465 11th
Per Capita Income # 479 8th

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