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ZIP Code 02459

Primary City:Newton Center, MA (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (4:53pm)
Coordinates:42.31, -71.19
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02459

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02459. 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 02459. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02459, 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:
Newton Center, MA
Acceptable:
Newton, Newton Centre
Unacceptable:
Newton Cntr, Newton Ctr

Stats and Demographics for the 02459 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02459 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 a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02459 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02459 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,095
Population Density 3,815 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,763
Median Home Value $803,000
Land Area 5.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,501
Median Household Income $133,801

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4846326651,093473314294440610668652692638444299252211177
Female4195986581,238552327345508694747804759739451347273300298
Total9031,2301,3232,3311,0256416399481,3041,4151,4561,4511,377895646525511475

Gender

 Male 9,038 47%
 Female 10,057 53%
Gender

Race

 White 15,759 82.5%
 Black Or African American 423 2.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.1%
 Asian 2,268 11.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 159 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 465 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner111347831,3191,405793564251
Renter47271253179137105140109
Total584051,0361,4981,542898704360

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,296 66%
 Single Guardian 605 9%
 Singles 1,282 20%
 Singles With Roommate 318 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,170 64%
 Households with Kids 2,331 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1099712293104120141139128135124125130151127142130330364123
Female74879394111129114127117134133128137126148128132384446158
Total183184215187215249255266245269257253267277275270262714810281

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02459 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02459 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02459 real estate data, the median home value of $803,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 02459. Rentals in 02459 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02459 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,185 90.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,892 9.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,495 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,765 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,241 18%
 Households Vacant 262 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 38 14.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.8%
 For Sale Only 40 15.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 13.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 86 32.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 60 22.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 17 1%
 1 Bedroom 369 29%
 2 Bedroom 506 40%
 3+ Bedroom 364 29%
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 $133,801 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02459 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 02459 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 02459. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,157 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,529 30%
 No Earnings 4,223 28%
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 6,157 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,529 30%
 No Earnings 4,223 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,787 74.9%
 Public transportation 1,000 11.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 16 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 568 6.3%
 Worked at Home 693 7.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 02459 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 28 0.5%
 High School Graduate 806 14.1%
 Associate's degree 195 3.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,317 23.0%
 Master's degree 1,193 20.8%
 Professional school degree 1,099 19.2%
 Doctorate degree 1,092 19.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,425 71.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 795 23.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 170 5.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02459

ZIP Code 02459 is in the Newton School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02459.

Charles E Brown Middle School
125 Meadowbrook Rd
Newton Centre, MA 02459
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Newton School District
Oak Hill Middle School
130 Wheeler Rd
Newton, MA 02459
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Newton School District
Bowen
280 Cypress St
Newton Centre, MA 02459
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newton School District
John Ward
10 Dolphin Rd
Newton Centre, MA 02459
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newton School District
Mason-Rice
149 Pleasant St
Newton Centre, MA 02459
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newton School District
Memorial Spaulding
250 Brookline St
Newton Centre, MA 02459
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newton School District
Newton South High School
140 Brandeis Rd
Newton Centre, MA 02459
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newton School District
Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston
60 Stein Cir
Newton Center, MA 02459
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Newton Montessori School
80 Crescent Ave
Newton, MA 02459
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sterling East-Boston Campus
90 Wells Ave
Newton, MA 02459
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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