Data Profile of ZIP Code 02119

About Roxbury, MA (ZIP Code 02119)

Massachusetts

Demographics Data and Detailed Statistics About 02119

The 02119 ZIP Code is primarily associated with Roxbury, MA in Suffolk County in the United States. The current population estimate is 27,818. Approximately 27.2% of residents in this Massachusetts region have a bachelor's degree or higher, and the per capita income is an estimated $23,422. The median age in the 02119 ZIP Code is 33.6 years, with 16.6% of residents aged 62 years and older. An estimated 24% of the population in this ZIP lives below the poverty line, while the median househould income is $31,900.

Population in 02119

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 02119 is 27,818.

Roxbury, MA

The 02119 ZIP Code is associated with Roxbury, MA in Suffolk County.

Area Codes associated with 02119

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 02119 include 617, and 857.

Sunrise / Sunset in 02119

Sunrise: 6:59 am
Sunset: 4:55 pm
Sunrise in 02119 6:59 am
Sunrise in 02119 4:55 pm

Weather forecast for 02119

Overnight's forecast for 02119: Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Current air quality in 02119

Air quality: Fair Air quality scale in 02119 Fair

Internet in 02119

In ZIP Code 02119, about 83.5% of households have a computer, while 72.9% have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 02119

In ZIP Code 02119, females make up an estimated 54.8% of the overall population, while males comprise approximately 45.2%.

Health Insurance in 02119

Approximately 13.9% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 02119 (Roxbury, MA) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 02119

The median household income in ZIP Code 02119 is $31,900, while the region's mean household income is $52,499. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $23,422. The per capita income in ZIP Code 02119 of $23,422 is approximately 46.48% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $43,761. An estimated 23.7% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately149.47% higher than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 22.1% of the population in 02119 earn less than $10,000 per year, while an estimated 12.8% earn $35,000 to $49,999 per year, and 2.3% of 02119 residents earn $200,000 or more per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 02119. This visualizes the percentage of households in this region that fall within different income ranges, e.g. $100,000 to $149,999 per year.

Total Income in 02119

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 22.1%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 10.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 10.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 8.8%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 12.8%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 11.1%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 7.4%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 9.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 4.7%
$200,000 or more per year 2.3%

Education levels in ZIP Code 02119

In ZIP Code 02119, 76.5% of the population graduated high school, while 27.2% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 10.8% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 9.1% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 26.5% in this Suffolk County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 02119

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 10.8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12.7%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 26.5%
Some college, no degree 18.4%
Associate's degree 4.4%
Bachelor's degree 18.1%
Graduate or professional degree 9.1%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 02119. This visualizes the percentage of the population that has attained a specific level of education, e.g. a graduate or professional degree.

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 02119

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 02119, 93.7% is one race, while 6.3% are two or more races. Approximately 29.5% of 02119 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 02119 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is Black or African American (60.9%), followed by White (21.3%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 02119. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 02119

Industry Percent
White 21.3%
Black or African American 60.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native 2.4%
Asian 3.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.2%
Some other race 18.0%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 02119

In ZIP Code 02119, 57.3% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 25.9% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 10.9% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 1.2% of homes. Lastly, 4.7% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Suffolk County region.

Language Spoken in 02119

Language Spoken Percent
English only 57.3%
Spanish 25.9%
Other Indo-European languages 10.9%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 1.2%
Other languages 4.7%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 02119. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the area that list a specific language as being spoken in the home, e.g. Spanish.

Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 02119

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 02119, an estimated 45.5% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 10.2% of homes in the region were built between 2000 and 2009, while an estimated 1.4% of homes were built in 2014 or later in this Suffolk County region.

Age of Housing in 02119

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 1.4%
Built between 2010 and 2013 2.2%
Built between 2000 and 2009 10.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 6.5%
Built between 1980 and 1989 6.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 8.4%
Built between 1960 and 1969 7.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 4.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 8.1%
Built in 1939 or earlier 45.5%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 02119. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the region that were built in a certain time frame, e.g. built between 1950 and 1959.

Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 02119

Residents of ZIP Code 02119 are younger than average. The median age of 33.6 years in ZIP Code 02119 is approximately 11.81% lower than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 78.7% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 16.6% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 17.9% of the population in 02119 falls in the age group 25 to 34 years, while an estimated 12.9% are aged 45 to 54 years. On the low end of the scale, 0.8% of 02119 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 02119. This visualizes the percentage of the population in the region that falls into certain age ranges, e.g. 35 to 44 years old.

Age Breakdown in 02119

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 6.4%
5 to 9 years 5.6%
10 to 14 years 5.9%
15 to 19 years 6.3%
20 to 24 years 10.0%
25 to 34 years 17.9%
35 to 44 years 9.8%
45 to 54 years 12.9%
55 to 59 years 5.7%
60 to 64 years 6.1%
65 to 74 years 8.1%
75 to 84 years 4.4%
85 years and over 0.8%

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 02119

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 02119 is high blood pressure, as an estimated 34.6% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 02119 is high cholesterol, as approximately 27.0% of adults 18 and older in this Suffolk County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 02119. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that have specific chronic health issues, e.g. high blood pressure, diabetes, or arthritis.

Health Issues in 02119

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Coronary heart disease 6.3%
High blood pressure 34.6%
Arthritis 24.1%
Diagnosed diabetes 14.5%
Stroke 4.5%
Chronic kidney disease 3.9%
High cholesterol 27.0%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 4.9%
Current asthma 14.1%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 02119

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 02119 is cholesterol screening, as an estimated 87.8% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 86.1% of those 18 and above in 02119 list current access to health insurance, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 02119 include sleeping less than 7 hours (39.8% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (31.7% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 02119

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 75.2%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 80.1%
Cholesterol screening 87.8%
Current access to health insurance 86.1%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 52.8%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 02119. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that engage in preventative health measures, e.g. sholesterol screenings and visits to doctors for routine checkups.

Health Risk Behaviors Details

Bar chart displaying health risk behaviors details in ZIP Code 02119. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and older that engage in health risk behaviors, e.g. smoking or binge drinking.

Health Risk Behaviors in 02119

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Current smoking 19.6%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 39.8%
No leisure-time physical activity 31.5%
Binge drinking 15.0%
Obesity 31.7%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 02119

The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 02119 of 14.91¢/kWh. This rate is about 46.94% less than the average rate in Massachusetts, and approximately 4.67% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 02119 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.88 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 18.45% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 25.95% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).

Electricity Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the electricity rates breakdown in ZIP Code 02119. This visualizes electricity rates in 02119 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 02119

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 02119 14.91¢/kWh 13.84¢/kWh 12.57¢/kWh
Massachusetts 28.1¢/kWh 18.79¢/kWh 17.53¢/kWh
United States 15.64¢/kWh 12.5¢/kWh 8.3¢/kWh

Solar Power in 02119

Month ZIP Code 02119 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.94 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.62 3 6.31
Mar 4.96 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.44 5.13 7.3
May 5.25 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.52 5.72 6.95
Jul 6.05 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.79 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.53 5.15 7.02
Oct 4.54 3.32 6.92
Nov 3.61 2.33 5.99
Dec 3.32 1.78 5.46
All figures listed are kWh/m2/day — kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Radiation Levels

Line chart displaying solar radiation levels in ZIP Code 02119. This visualizes solar power levels in 02119 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 02119

In 02119, 63.0% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 1.5% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 31.2 minutes. Approximately 32.5% of the employed population 16 years and over in 02119 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 14.6% work in professional, scientific, management, and administrative. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.1% of 02119 workers 16 years and over work in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying job industry breakdown details for ZIP Code 02119. This visualizes the percentage of the population 16 years and over that work in certain industries, e.g. educational services, and health care and social assistance.

Job Industry Breakdown in 02119

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.1%
Construction 1.9%
Manufacturing 3.4%
Wholesale trade 1.6%
Retail trade 10.0%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 6.3%
Information 1.6%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 6.6%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 14.6%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 32.5%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 10.3%
Other services, except public administration 5.8%
Public administration 5.2%

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 02119

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 02119, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 02119 in the past 12 months. Debt collection received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Suffolk County region was problem with a credit reporting company's investigation.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

Pie chart displaying the specific consumer financial products associated with complaints that originated from residents in ZIP Code 02119. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 02119

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or credit repair services 71
Debt collection 39
Credit card or prepaid card 15
Checking or savings account 6
Student loan 5
Other 8
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 02119

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation 47
Attempts to collect debt not owed 30
Incorrect information on your report 27
Improper use of your report 11
Written notification about debt 8
Other 21
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints (Issues)

Pie chart displaying the complaints about consumer financial products and services that were sent to companies for response from residents in ZIP Code 02119. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.