Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02130: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Acceptable Alternative
Boston, MA 02130

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.295, Longitude -71.131
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,016
  • PO Box Addresses: 736
  • Residential Addresses: 15,553
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 8,387
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,166

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 02130 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 02130 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Massachusetts Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 38,457
Population in Households 36,765
Population in Familes 21,320
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,692
Population Density2 10,140
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $94,649
Average Household Income $123,229
Per Capita Income $52,170


Total Housing Units 16,979 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,447 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,788 (51.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 744 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $597,446
Average Home Value $680,522


Total Households 16,235
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 7,224
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.15% 1.23%
Households 1.07% 1.25%
Families 0.97% 1.26%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02130 to the other 523 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 31 94th
Population Density # 43 92nd
Diversity Index # 35 93rd
Median Household Income # 197 63rd
Per Capita Income # 135 74th

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