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ZIP Code 02451

Primary City:Waltham, MA (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (2:54pm)
Area code: 339 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.40, -71.26
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02451

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02451. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 02451. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02451, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Waltham, MA
Acceptable:
North Waltham

Stats and Demographics for the 02451 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02451 is located in north Massachusetts and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02451 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02451 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,426
Population Density 3,155 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,898
Median Home Value $392,500
Land Area 5.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.71 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,503
Median Household Income $81,334

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male560375365365556855815670578635603591491353237215145116
Female522354340356561831779615555670669624563376300281249256
Total1,0827297057211,1171,6861,5941,2851,1331,3051,2721,2151,054729537496394372

Gender

 Male 8,525 49%
 Female 8,901 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,173 75.6%
 Black Or African American 1,122 6.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 34 0.2%
 Asian 1,940 11.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 719 4.1%
 Two Or More Races 432 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner10378697901939574452183
Renter2791,088610567375194155101
Total2891,4661,3071,4681,314768607284

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,337 44%
 Single Guardian 999 13%
 Singles 2,409 32%
 Singles With Roommate 758 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,761 77%
 Households with Kids 1,742 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1241141028769729071738463757964656472818384
Female10693959882736863688077586065807273686365
Total230207197185151145158134141164140133139129145136145149146149

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02451 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02451 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02451 real estate data, the median home value of $392,500 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02451 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02451 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02451 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,396 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 25 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,984 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,150 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,369 43%
 Households Vacant 395 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 197 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 6%
 For Sale Only 54 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 9%
 For Migrant Workers 9 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 70 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 147 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,156 36%
 2 Bedroom 1,323 41%
 3+ Bedroom 609 19%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $81,334 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02451 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 02451 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 02451 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,334 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,685 25%
 No Earnings 3,762 25%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,334 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,685 25%
 No Earnings 3,762 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,501 83.8%
 Public transportation 838 8.3%
 Taxicab 9 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 387 3.8%
 Worked at Home 404 4.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 647 10%
 High School Graduate 2,479 38%
 Associate's degree 355 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,729 27%
 Master's degree 927 14%
 Professional school degree 127 2%
 Doctorate degree 227 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,565 69.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 435 19.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 265 11.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02451

ZIP Code 02451 is in the Waltham School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02451.

Thomas R Plympton Elementary School
20 Farnsworth St
Waltham, MA 02451
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waltham School District
Milestones Day School
410 Totten Pond Rd Fl 2
Waltham, MA 02451
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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