Brighton, MA 02135 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02135: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brighton, MA 02135

Acceptable Alternative
Boston, MA 02135

Not Acceptable, USPS
Jamaica Plain, MA 02135

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 956
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,197
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 13,401
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.351, Longitude -71.118
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Brighton, MA 02135 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 44,310
Population in Households 43,324
Population in Familes 17,965
Population in Group Qrtrs 986
Population Density1 17,035
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 20,189
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 6,435
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,805 (22.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,384 (72.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 931 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $413,979
Average Home Value $455,723


Median Household Income $54,005
Average Household Income $76,553
Per Capita Income $35,340
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.98%
Households 0.58% 0.85%
Families 0.48% 0.8%
Median Household Income   -0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.19%
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.

Brighton, MA 02135 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02135 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 # 16 97th
Population Density1 # 22 96th
Diversity Index2 # 76 86th
Median Household Income # 415 20th
Per Capita Income # 310 40th

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