Cambridge, MA 02141 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02141: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cambridge, MA 02141

Acceptable Alternative
E Cambridge, MA 02141
East Cambridge, MA 02141

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.368, Longitude -71.082
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 590
  • PO Box Addresses: 161
  • Residential Addresses: 7,080
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,356
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,724

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

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Cambridge, MA 02141 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,910
Daytime Population: Workers 14,590
Daytime Population: Residents 5,944
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,534
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.48
Population in Households 13,842
Population in Familes 7,143
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density2 21,298
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $73,402
Average Household Income $102,860
Per Capita Income $51,124


Total Housing Units 7,654 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,170 (28.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,730 (61.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 754 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $505,833
Average Home Value $603,721


Total Households 6,900
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 2,611
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 2.12% 1.56%
Households 2.07% 1.54%
Families 1.83% 1.43%
Median Household Income   4.68%
Per Capita Income   4.0%

Cambridge, MA 02141 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02141 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 # 199 62nd
Population Density # 16 97th
Diversity Index # 58 89th
Median Household Income # 284 46th
Per Capita Income # 114 78th

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