Brighton, MA 02135 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02135: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brighton, MA 02135

Acceptable Alternative
Boston, MA 02135

Not Acceptable, USPS
Jamaica Plain, MA 02135

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.351, Longitude -71.118
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 941
  • PO Box Addresses: 268
  • Residential Addresses: 20,752
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 13,527
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,225

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

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Brighton, MA 02135 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 44,181
Daytime Population: Workers 12,347
Daytime Population: Residents 17,615
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29,962
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 43,288
Population in Familes 17,876
Population in Group Qrtrs 893
Population Density2 17,847
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $56,878
Average Household Income $79,580
Per Capita Income $36,898


Total Housing Units 21,166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,822 (22.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,431 (72.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 913 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $430,110
Average Home Value $473,517


Total Households 20,253
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 6,452
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 0.78% 0.89%
Households 0.66% 0.81%
Families 0.59% 0.78%
Median Household Income   4.14%
Per Capita Income   3.69%

Brighton, MA 02135 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02135 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 # 18 97th
Population Density # 19 97th
Diversity Index # 75 86th
Median Household Income # 412 21st
Per Capita Income # 303 42nd

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