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ZIP Code 02453

Primary City:Waltham, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Waltham
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (7:15am)
Area code: 339 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.37, -71.23
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02453

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02453. 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 02453. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02453, 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:
South Waltham

Stats and Demographics for the 02453 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02453 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02453 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02453 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,968
Population Density 8,279 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,995
Median Home Value $388,700
Land Area 3.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,375
Median Household Income $67,382

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7725255091,1901,9941,7651,5051,182945920839718552384277213168141
Female7855154451,1921,9021,5641,362978883826811717604451329335302368
Total1,5571,0409542,3823,8963,3292,8672,1601,8281,7461,6501,4351,156835606548470509

Gender

 Male 14,599 50%
 Female 14,369 50%
Gender

Race

 White 21,231 73.3%
 Black Or African American 1,650 5.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 80 0.3%
 Asian 2,451 8.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 61 0.2%
 Other Race 2,713 9.4%
 Two Or More Races 782 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner34665856920883508412168
Renter7152,2471,3481,047756409269138
Total7492,9122,2041,9671,639917681306

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,029 35%
 Single Guardian 1,463 13%
 Singles 4,214 37%
 Singles With Roommate 1,669 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,902 78%
 Households with Kids 2,473 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1641711261241051171181028396939510811711796143334500461
Female172152148132102120919710584978689898910693339565473
Total3363232742562072372091991881801901811972062062022366731,065934

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02453 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 02453 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02453 real estate data, the median home value of $388,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02453 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02453 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02453 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,995 89.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 142 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,666 9.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 165 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,382 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,064 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,929 58%
 Households Vacant 620 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 360 58%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 4%
 For Sale Only 62 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 102 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 427 6%
 1 Bedroom 2,735 40%
 2 Bedroom 2,424 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,269 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 $67,382 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02453 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 02453 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 02453 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 02453 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,975 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,902 31%
 No Earnings 6,515 26%
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 10,975 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,902 31%
 No Earnings 6,515 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,855 78.6%
 Public transportation 1,017 6.2%
 Taxicab 46 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,725 10.5%
 Worked at Home 719 4.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,360 14%
 High School Graduate 3,759 39%
 Associate's degree 376 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,403 25%
 Master's degree 1,151 12%
 Professional school degree 259 3%
 Doctorate degree 287 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,407 77.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 420 13.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 286 9.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02453

ZIP Code 02453 is in the Waltham School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02453.

Henry Whittemore Elementary School
30 Parmenter Rd
Waltham, MA 02453
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waltham School District
James Fitzgerald Elementary School
140 Beal Rd
Waltham, MA 02453
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waltham School District
William F. Stanley Elementary School
250 South St
Waltham, MA 02453
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waltham School District
John W. Mcdevitt Middle School
75 Church St
Waltham, MA 02453
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Waltham School District
St Jude School
175 Main St
Waltham, MA 02453
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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