West Roxbury, MA 02132 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02132: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Roxbury, MA 02132

Acceptable Alternative
Boston, MA 02132

Not Acceptable, USPS
W Roxbury, MA 02132

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 726
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,032
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,225
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.275, Longitude -71.147
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Roxbury, MA 02132 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 28,389
Population in Households 27,712
Population in Familes 20,966
Population in Group Qrtrs 677
Population Density1 5,140
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 12,213
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 6,963
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,831 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,318 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,895 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 618 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $512,455
Average Home Value $529,511


Median Household Income $79,378
Average Household Income $103,832
Per Capita Income $44,732
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.74%
Households 0.29% 0.8%
Families 0.11% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


West Roxbury, MA 02132 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02132 to the other 510 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 63 88th
Population Density1 # 84 84th
Diversity Index2 # 112 78th
Median Household Income # 203 60th
Per Capita Income # 126 75th

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