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ZIP Code 02462

Primary City:Newton Lower Falls, MA (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (3:09pm)
Coordinates:42.33, -71.26
ZIP (~1600 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02462

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02462. 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 02462. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02462, 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 Lower Falls, MA
Acceptable:
Newton, Newton L F, Newtonville

Stats and Demographics for the 02462 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02462 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 02462 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 02462 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,554
Population Density 2,939 people per sq mi
Housing Units 668
Median Home Value $643,300
Land Area 0.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 652
Median Household Income $83,438

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male464552393126233846475660483625262233
Female264342453028354344676177604634344793
Total72889484615458819011411713710882596069126

Gender

 Male 699 45%
 Female 855 55%
Gender

Race

 White 1,242 79.9%
 Black Or African American 67 4.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 212 13.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 28 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner01659109116473313
Renter327312723414067
Total34390136139887380

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 289 44%
 Single Guardian 82 13%
 Singles 250 38%
 Singles With Roommate 31 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 473 73%
 Households with Kids 179 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male41111118876161113712941210763
Female3755910851191437913148643
Total71816161718151127202710191817261813106

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02462 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02462 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02462 real estate data, the median home value of $643,300 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02462 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02462 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02462 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,454 94%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 100 6%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 277 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 116 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 259 39%
 Households Vacant 16 2%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 73 26%
 1 Bedroom 145 51%
 2 Bedroom 46 16%
 3+ Bedroom 19 7%
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 $83,438 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02462 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. ZIP code 02462 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 02462. 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 428 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 245 21%
 No Earnings 495 42%
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 428 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 245 21%
 No Earnings 495 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 470 81%
 Public transportation 80 14%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 3%
 Worked at Home 16 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 22 5%
 High School Graduate 76 17%
 Associate's degree 5 1%
 Bachelor's degree 93 21%
 Master's degree 113 25%
 Professional school degree 98 22%
 Doctorate degree 46 10%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 179 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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