Allston, MA 02134 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02134: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Allston, MA 02134

Acceptable Alternative
Boston, MA 02134

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 864
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,440
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,104
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.358, Longitude -71.131
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Allston, MA 02134 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,564
Population in Households 22,656
Population in Familes 7,071
Population in Group Qrtrs 908
Population Density1 17,655
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 10,072
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 2,503
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,348 (13.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,724 (84.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 295 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $382,828
Average Home Value $436,109


Median Household Income $43,355
Average Household Income $64,110
Per Capita Income $27,872
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.98%
Households 0.76% 0.95%
Families 0.63% 0.89%
Median Household Income   -0.79%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
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.

Allston, MA 02134 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02134 to the other 515 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 99 81st
Population Density1 # 19 97th
Diversity Index2 # 53 90th
Median Household Income # 469 9th
Per Capita Income # 433 16th

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