Boston (zip 02121), Massachusetts 

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Population

29,351

+9.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.2%

Median Income

$26,530

Median Home Price

$508,100

Median Age

32.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.9

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Boston (zip 02121), Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in the 02121 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Boston (zip 02121)
Cost of Living: 37.2% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

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Boston, Ma Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Education
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Cons
Traffic and sprawl
Economic cycles
Cost of living

What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Boston (zip 02121) is 6.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Boston (zip 02121) jobs have increased by 4.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Boston (zip 02121)'s cost of living is 37.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Boston (zip 02121)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in the 02121 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Suffolk county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 80.6% to 17.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Boston (zip 02121)'s population is 29,351 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 9.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 33.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Boston (zip 02121) is Real Estate: $508,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.9%.

SCHOOLS
Boston (zip 02121) public schools spend $22,944 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Boston (zip 02121). More Education



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Housing Market in Boston

It's a good time to buy in Boston. Home Appreciation is up 12.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Boston is $508,100.
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