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, 2017)


Total Population 23,846
Daytime Population: Workers 11,207
Daytime Population: Residents 9,463
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,670
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 22,876
Population in Familes 7,267
Population in Group Qrtrs 970
Population Density2 17,396
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $45,778
Average Household Income $66,051
Per Capita Income $28,977


Total Housing Units 10,603 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,397 (13.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,869 (83.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 337 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $399,077
Average Home Value $454,062


Total Households 10,266
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 2,586
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 0.99% 0.97%
Households 1.0% 1.0%
Families 0.87% 0.89%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   3.56%

Allston, MA 02134 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02134 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 # 99 81st
Population Density # 21 96th
Diversity Index # 54 90th
Median Household Income # 471 10th
Per Capita Income # 433 17th

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