West Roxbury, MA 02132 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02132: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Roxbury, MA 02132

Acceptable Alternative
Boston, MA 02132

Not Acceptable, USPS
W Roxbury, MA 02132

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.275, Longitude -71.147
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 707
  • PO Box Addresses: 292
  • Residential Addresses: 11,303
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,242
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,061

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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West Roxbury, MA 02132 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,492
Daytime Population: Workers 10,561
Daytime Population: Residents 12,921
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,482
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 27,919
Population in Familes 21,212
Population in Group Qrtrs 573
Population Density2 5,266
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $90,178
Average Household Income $121,727
Per Capita Income $52,031


Total Housing Units 12,597 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,961 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,120 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 516 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $432,786
Average Home Value $467,064


Total Households 12,081
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 6,967
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 0.59% 0.8%
Households 0.52% 0.75%
Families 0.47% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

West Roxbury, MA 02132 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02132 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 # 66 88th
Population Density # 86 84th
Diversity Index # 114 78th
Median Household Income # 160 69th
Per Capita Income # 104 80th

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