Boston, MA 02210 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02210: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Boston, MA 02210

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Suffolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.346, Longitude -71.043
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,039
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 2,610
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,609
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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

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Boston, MA 02210 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,133
Daytime Population: Workers 45,238
Daytime Population: Residents 606
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 45,844
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 14.63
Population in Households 2,894
Population in Familes 1,222
Population in Group Qrtrs 239
Population Density2 3,369
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $105,683
Average Household Income $164,800
Per Capita Income $92,010


Total Housing Units 1,893 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 727 (38.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 998 (52.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 168 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $521,091
Average Home Value $576,685


Total Households 1,725
Average Household Size 1.68
Family Households 511
Average Family Size 2
  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 5.74% 2.97%
Households 5.88% 3.16%
Families 5.61% 3.09%
Median Household Income   5.04%
Per Capita Income   3.34%

Boston, MA 02210 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02210 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 # 391 25th
Population Density # 119 77th
Diversity Index # 167 68th
Median Household Income # 93 82nd
Per Capita Income # 4 99th

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