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: 710
  • PO Box Addresses: 276
  • Residential Addresses: 11,330
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,244
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,086

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: May 8, 2019.

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  1. 02132 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 02132 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Massachusetts Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Massachusetts Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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West Roxbury, MA 02132 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 29,915
Population in Households 29,229
Population in Familes 22,250
Population in Group Qrtrs 686
Population Density2 5,515
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $102,979
Average Household Income $134,970
Per Capita Income $56,929


Total Housing Units 13,049 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,839 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,763 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 447 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $520,778
Average Home Value $564,453


Total Households 12,602
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 7,274
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 0.71% 0.76%
Households 0.55% 0.67%
Families 0.58% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

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

The table below compares 02132 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 # 60 89th
Population Density # 83 84th
Diversity Index # 118 78th
Median Household Income # 141 73rd
Per Capita Income # 104 80th

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