Data Profile of ZIP Code 02125

About Dorchester, MA (ZIP Code 02125)

Massachusetts

Comprehensive Data and Demographics About 02125

The 02125 ZIP Code is primarily associated with Dorchester, MA in Suffolk County in the United States. The current population estimate is 34,847. Approximately 36.7% of residents in this Massachusetts region have a bachelor's degree or higher, and the per capita income is an estimated $33,620. The median age in the 02125 ZIP Code is 32.4 years, with 12.7% of residents aged 62 years and older. The median household income is approximately $57,649, and an estimated 18% of the population is living below the poverty line.

Population in 02125

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 02125 is 34,847.

Dorchester, MA

The 02125 ZIP Code is associated with Dorchester, MA in Suffolk County.

Area Codes associated with 02125

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 02125 include 617, 781, and 857.

Sunrise / Sunset in 02125

Sunrise: 6:48 am
Sunset: 6:15 pm
Sunrise in 02125 6:48 am
Sunrise in 02125 6:15 pm

Weather forecast for 02125

Today's forecast for 02125: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

Current air quality in 02125

Air quality: Poor Air quality scale in 02125 Poor

Internet in 02125

In ZIP Code 02125, about 88.7% of households have a computer, while 82.3% have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 02125

In ZIP Code 02125, females make up an estimated 49.9% of the overall population, while males comprise approximately 50.1%.

Health Insurance in 02125

Data is currently unavailable for health insurance in ZIP Code 02125.

Income in ZIP Code 02125

The median household income in ZIP Code 02125 is $57,649, while the region's mean household income is $84,295. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $33,620. The per capita income in ZIP Code 02125 of $33,620 is approximately 23.17% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $43,761. An estimated 17.5% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately84.21% higher than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 14.4% of the population in 02125 earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, while an estimated 13.0% earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, and 6.7% of 02125 residents earn $25,000 to $34,999 per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 02125. 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 02125

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 10.6%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 9.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 10.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 6.7%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 9.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 13.0%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 10.1%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 14.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 7.7%
$200,000 or more per year 8.5%

Education levels in ZIP Code 02125

In ZIP Code 02125, 82.3% of the population graduated high school, while 36.7% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 11.0% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 13.9% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 25.6% in this Suffolk County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 02125

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 11.0%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6.7%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 25.6%
Some college, no degree 14.3%
Associate's degree 5.5%
Bachelor's degree 22.9%
Graduate or professional degree 13.9%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 02125. 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 02125

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 02125, 95.0% is one race, while 5.0% are two or more races. Approximately 23.5% of 02125 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 02125 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is Black or African American (39.7%), followed by White (39.3%) .

Race Breakdown Details

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Racial Composition of 02125

Industry Percent
White 39.3%
Black or African American 39.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.9%
Asian 11.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.3%
Some other race 13.8%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 02125

In ZIP Code 02125, 50.4% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 19.4% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 19.8% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 8.8% of homes. Lastly, 1.5% 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 02125

Language Spoken Percent
English only 50.4%
Spanish 19.4%
Other Indo-European languages 19.8%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 8.8%
Other languages 1.5%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

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Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 02125

The median home value in ZIP Code 02125 in August 2022 comes in at $752,965. The August 2022 value is approximately 2% higher than the $738,381 median value in March 2022, and 9% higher than the $692,409 median value in September 2021. Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 02125, an estimated 58.1% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 7.4% of homes in the region were built between 1980 and 1989, while an estimated 1.5% of homes were built between 2010 and 2013 in this Suffolk County region.

Home Values in 02125

Month Home value
Aug 2022 $752,965
Jul 2022 $751,273
Jun 2022 $750,646
May 2022 $749,262
Apr 2022 $745,221
Mar 2022 $738,381
Feb 2022 $729,367
Jan 2022 $712,998
Dec 2021 $702,741
Nov 2021 $694,109
Oct 2021 $692,177
Sep 2021 $692,409

Median Home Values Over Time

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Age of Housing in 02125

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 1.6%
Built between 2010 and 2013 1.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 5.7%
Built between 1990 and 1999 5.1%
Built between 1980 and 1989 7.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 5.5%
Built between 1960 and 1969 5.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 6.7%
Built between 1940 and 1949 3.2%
Built in 1939 or earlier 58.1%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 02125. 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 02125

Residents of ZIP Code 02125 are younger than average. The median age of 32.4 years in ZIP Code 02125 is approximately 14.96% lower than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 82.0% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 12.7% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 24.5% of the population in 02125 falls in the age group 25 to 34 years, while an estimated 12.0% are aged 35 to 44 years. On the low end of the scale, 1.0% of 02125 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 02125. 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 02125

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 4.9%
5 to 9 years 4.3%
10 to 14 years 5.1%
15 to 19 years 7.7%
20 to 24 years 8.8%
25 to 34 years 24.5%
35 to 44 years 12.0%
45 to 54 years 11.5%
55 to 59 years 6.3%
60 to 64 years 4.4%
65 to 74 years 6.6%
75 to 84 years 2.9%
85 years and over 1.0%

Utilities in ZIP Code 02125

The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 02125 of 14.91¢/kWh. This rate is about 37.69% less than the average rate in Massachusetts, and approximately 3.56% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 02125 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.89 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 18.69% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 25.8% 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 02125. This visualizes electricity rates in 02125 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 02125

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 02125 14.91¢/kWh 13.84¢/kWh 12.57¢/kWh
Massachusetts 23.93¢/kWh 18.18¢/kWh 18.67¢/kWh
United States 15.46¢/kWh 13.15¢/kWh 9.43¢/kWh

Solar Power in 02125

Month ZIP Code 02125 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.91 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.72 3 6.31
Mar 5.12 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.38 5.13 7.3
May 5.5 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.53 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.93 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.74 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.51 5.15 7.02
Oct 4.4 3.32 6.92
Nov 3.61 2.33 5.99
Dec 3.31 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 02125. This visualizes solar power levels in 02125 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 02125

In 02125, 69.2% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 2.0% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 31.3 minutes. Approximately 27.9% of the employed population 16 years and over in 02125 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 16.2% work in professional, scientific, management, and administrative. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.1% of 02125 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 02125. 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 02125

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.1%
Construction 5.0%
Manufacturing 4.5%
Wholesale trade 1.7%
Retail trade 10.5%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4.4%
Information 2.0%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 7.5%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 16.2%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 27.9%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 9.4%
Other services, except public administration 6.1%
Public administration 4.6%

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 02125

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 02125, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 02125 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)

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Consumer Complaints by Product in 02125

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or credit repair services 113
Debt collection 40
Credit card or prepaid card 30
Vehicle loan or lease 9
Checking or savings account 4
Other 11
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 02125

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation 111
Attempts to collect debt not owed 32
Incorrect information on your report 31
Improper use of your report 9
Written notification about debt 7
Other 17
* 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 02125. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.