Mattapan, MA 02126 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02126: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mattapan, MA 02126

Acceptable Alternative
Boston, MA 02126

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hyde Park, MA 02126

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.275, Longitude -71.09
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 480
  • PO Box Addresses: 669
  • Residential Addresses: 7,996
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,473
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,523

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 02126 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 02126 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Mattapan, MA 02126 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 22,681
Population in Households 22,408
Population in Familes 18,412
Population in Group Qrtrs 273
Population Density2 11,874
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $49,086
Average Household Income $64,027
Per Capita Income $23,883


Total Housing Units 9,142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,421 (37.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,957 (54.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 764 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $336,925
Average Home Value $375,753


Total Households 8,378
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 5,663
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.75% 0.69%
Households 0.59% 0.57%
Families 0.59% 0.58%
Median Household Income   3.24%
Per Capita Income   3.63%

Mattapan, MA 02126 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02126 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 # 110 79th
Population Density # 36 93rd
Diversity Index # 107 80th
Median Household Income # 470 10th
Per Capita Income # 477 9th

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