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ZIP Code 02468

Primary City:Waban, MA (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (11:04am)
Coordinates:42.33, -71.23
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02468

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02468. 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 02468. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02468, 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:
Waban, MA
Unacceptable:
Newton

Stats and Demographics for the 02468 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02468 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 02468 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02468 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,273
Population Density 3,563 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,930
Median Home Value $946,400
Land Area 1.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,868
Median Household Income $201,731

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male14820121718178626112116220322624823415587785751
Female13619520616862609113719023524528626912595677264
Total284396423349140122152258352438471534503280182145129115

Gender

 Male 2,570 49%
 Female 2,703 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,689 88.9%
 Black Or African American 81 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 383 7.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 21 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 95 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner23526543351924414964
Renter03541332510112
Total27030646654425416066

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,407 75%
 Single Guardian 157 8%
 Singles 260 14%
 Singles With Roommate 44 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,127 60%
 Households with Kids 741 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male322937303927434646424742464062394132715
Female233129313937354539444229504145364928108
Total55606661786478918586897196811077590601723

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02468 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 02468 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02468 real estate data, the median home value of $946,400 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 02468. Rentals in 02468 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02468 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,184 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 80 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,194 62%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 517 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 157 8%
 Households Vacant 62 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 13 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 31%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 15 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 23 14%
 2 Bedroom 54 33%
 3+ Bedroom 86 53%
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 $201,731 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02468 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 02468 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 02468 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 02468 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,111 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,151 27%
 No Earnings 1,005 24%
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 2,111 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,151 27%
 No Earnings 1,005 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,221 76%
 Public transportation 374 13%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 28 1%
 Worked at Home 307 10%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 02468 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 19 1.0%
 High School Graduate 221 11.9%
 Associate's degree 10 0.5%
 Bachelor's degree 402 21.6%
 Master's degree 387 20.8%
 Professional school degree 504 27.1%
 Doctorate degree 314 16.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 782 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 251 24%
 Not Enrolled in School 32 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02468

ZIP Code 02468 is in the Newton School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02468.

A E Angier
1697 Beacon St
Waban, MA 02468
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newton School District
Zervas
30 Beethoven Ave
Waban, MA 02468
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newton School District

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