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ZIP Code 02452

Primary City:Waltham, MA (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (4:18pm)
Area code: 339 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.39, -71.22
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02452

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02452. 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 02452. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02452, 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 02452 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02452 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 02452 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is small. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02452 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,238
Population Density 3,849 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,033
Median Home Value $433,100
Land Area 3.70 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,812
Median Household Income $78,349

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2672452041,0151,46145047136232635339838434026717714212791
Female2852022268081,098530463364318399436450426315234183189232
Total5524474301,8232,559980934726644752834834766582411325316323

Gender

 Male 7,080 50%
 Female 7,158 50%
Gender

Race

 White 11,293 79.3%
 Black Or African American 879 6.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.2%
 Asian 1,469 10.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 273 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 293 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner18288371576739505350132
Renter145591381293213987636
Total163879752869952603426168

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,055 43%
 Single Guardian 601 12%
 Singles 1,644 34%
 Singles With Roommate 512 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,790 79%
 Households with Kids 1,022 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6450524457534739494337434338524155295572543
Female5253615449434226423553494643424645277398355
Total116103113981069689659178909289819487100572970898

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02452 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02452 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 02452 real estate data, the median home value of $433,100 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02452 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02452 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02452 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,555 74.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 145 1.0%
 Other Institutional 8 0.1%
 College Student Housing 3,309 23.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 213 1.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,067 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 912 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,833 36%
 Households Vacant 221 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 106 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Sale Only 25 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 44 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 84 4%
 1 Bedroom 753 38%
 2 Bedroom 994 50%
 3+ Bedroom 171 9%
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 $78,349 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02452 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 02452 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 02452 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 02452 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,482 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,322 40%
 No Earnings 3,563 27%
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 4,482 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,322 40%
 No Earnings 3,563 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,485 74.8%
 Public transportation 418 5.7%
 Taxicab 2 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,023 14.0%
 Worked at Home 388 5.3%
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 379 9%
 High School Graduate 1,358 34%
 Associate's degree 183 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,105 28%
 Master's degree 593 15%
 Professional school degree 129 3%
 Doctorate degree 266 7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,023 65.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 438 27.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 109 6.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02452

ZIP Code 02452 is in the Waltham School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02452.

Douglas Macarthur Elementary School
494 Lincoln St
Waltham, MA 02452
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waltham School District
John F Kennedy Middle School
655 Lexington St
Waltham, MA 02452
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Waltham School District
Northeast Elementary School
70 Putney Ln
Waltham, MA 02452
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waltham School District
Waltham Sr High School
617 Lexington St
Waltham, MA 02452
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Waltham School District
Our Ladys Academy
920 Trapelo Rd
Waltham, MA 02452
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Gann Academy-The New Jewish High School
333 Forest St
Waltham, MA 02452
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Chapel Hill Chauncy Hall School
785 Beaver St
Waltham, MA 02452
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Protestant Guild for Human Services
411 Waverley Oaks Rd Ste 104
Waltham, MA 02452
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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