Somerville, MA 02144 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02144: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Somerville, MA 02144

Acceptable Alternative
W Somerville, MA 02144
West Somerville, MA 02144

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.399, Longitude -71.123
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 641
  • PO Box Addresses: 232
  • Residential Addresses: 10,384
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,641
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,743

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 02144 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 02144 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Somerville, MA 02144 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 26,729
Population in Households 25,120
Population in Familes 11,341
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,609
Population Density2 23,084
Diversity Index3 45
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $85,188
Average Household Income $112,705
Per Capita Income $47,997

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,004 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,483 (29.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,814 (65.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 707 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $612,441
Average Home Value $641,372
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,297
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 4,095
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.58% 0.61%
Households 0.45% 0.55%
Families 0.38% 0.53%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Somerville, MA 02144 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02144 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 80 85th
Population Density # 14 98th
Diversity Index # 128 76th
Median Household Income # 232 56th
Per Capita Income # 172 67th

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