Roxbury, MA 02119 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Boston, MA | Roxbury, MA

ZIP Code 02119: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Roxbury, MA 02119

Acceptable Alternative
Boston, MA 02119

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.288, Longitude -71.047
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 904
  • PO Box Addresses: 914
  • Residential Addresses: 10,582
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,665
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,917

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

EXTREMELY LOCAL Demographic Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting demographic data.


02119 ZIP Code Map

Search the map for:

Roxbury, MA 02119 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 27,596
Population in Households 26,382
Population in Familes 19,945
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,214
Population Density2 17,007
Diversity Index3 81


Median Household Income $37,073
Average Household Income $55,184
Per Capita Income $22,477


Total Housing Units 11,791 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,554 (21.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,236 (69.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,001 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $396,262
Average Home Value $482,753


Total Households 10,790
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 6,220
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 1.28% 1.13%
Households 1.15% 1.07%
Families 1.17% 1.12%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   3.61%

Roxbury, MA 02119 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02119 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 75 86th
Population Density # 25 95th
Diversity Index # 23 96th
Median Household Income # 495 5th
Per Capita Income # 487 7th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.

Massachusetts Research Tools

Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Massachusetts Census Data
Highest or Lowest: