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ZIP Code 02457

Primary City:Babson Park, MA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Neighborhood: Wellesley
County: Norfolk County
Timezone: Eastern (11:14pm)
Area code: 339 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.31, -71.27
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02457

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02457. 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 02457. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02457, 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:
Babson Park, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02457 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02457 is located in central 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 02457 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. 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 02457 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,432
Population Density 8,975 people per sq mi
Housing Units 90
Land Area 0.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 75

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 21Female Median Age: 20

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 802 56%
 Female 630 44%


 White 1,018 71.1%
 Black Or African American 69 4.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 251 17.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 33 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 59 4.1%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 15 20%
 Single Guardian 6 8%
 Singles 37 49%
 Singles With Roommate 17 23%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 67 89%
 Households with Kids 8 11%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02457 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 02457 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Rentals in 02457 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02457 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 127 9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 1,305 91%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2 2%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 0 0%
 Renter Occupied Households 73 81%
 Households Vacant 15 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 100%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 10 100%
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

ZIP 02457 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. Residents in ZIP code 02457 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 02457 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 02457 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 02457 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 46 3%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,009 75%
 No Earnings 288 21%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 46 3%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,009 75%
 No Earnings 288 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 127 20%
 Public transportation 52 8%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 328 53%
 Worked at Home 115 18%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 02457 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 0 0%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 3 18%
 Master's degree 4 24%
 Professional school degree 10 59%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 0 0%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 100%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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