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ZIP Code 02474

Primary City:Arlington, MA (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (2:00am)
Area code: 339 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.42, -71.16
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02474

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02474. 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 02474. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02474, 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:
Arlington, MA
Acceptable:
E Arlington, East Arlington

Stats and Demographics for the 02474 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02474 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 02474 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is 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 02474 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,312
Population Density 8,620 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,317
Median Home Value $495,300
Land Area 3.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,754
Median Household Income $87,225

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8867266545564678041,1401,1081,0311,056901812648428338330262197
Female8987656224854889261,2321,1851,1351,0831,026907824575526449414428
Total1,7841,4911,2761,0419551,7302,3722,2932,1662,1391,9271,7191,4721,003864779676625

Gender

 Male 12,344 47%
 Female 13,968 53%
Gender

Race

 White 22,391 85.1%
 Black Or African American 686 2.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 30 0.1%
 Asian 2,281 8.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 251 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 665 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner145561,2851,5181,412880738308
Renter1531,4251,188899587306309176
Total1671,9812,4732,4171,9991,1861,047484

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,331 45%
 Single Guardian 1,392 12%
 Singles 3,958 34%
 Singles With Roommate 1,073 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,569 73%
 Households with Kids 3,185 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male177172180160148144145153136139118145145107121135125888776
Female176176164174168161128163145130126114134118115114126854558
Total353348344334316305273316281269244259279225236249251173132134

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02474 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 02474 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02474 real estate data, the median home value of $495,300 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02474 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02474 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02474 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,250 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 18 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,745 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,966 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,043 41%
 Households Vacant 563 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 203 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 28 5%
 For Sale Only 76 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 167 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 198 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,460 29%
 2 Bedroom 2,633 52%
 3+ Bedroom 789 16%
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 $87,225 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02474 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 02474 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 02474. 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 10,834 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,684 26%
 No Earnings 5,428 25%
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 10,834 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,684 26%
 No Earnings 5,428 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,852 71.6%
 Public transportation 2,569 16.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 23 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 972 6.4%
 Worked at Home 746 4.9%
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 424 5%
 High School Graduate 2,128 23%
 Associate's degree 382 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,803 31%
 Master's degree 2,086 23%
 Professional school degree 361 4%
 Doctorate degree 954 10%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,794 66.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,160 27.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 237 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02474

ZIP Code 02474 is in the Arlington School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02474.

Hardy
52 Lake St
Arlington, MA 02474
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Arlington School District
John a Bishop
25 Columbia Rd
Arlington, MA 02474
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Arlington School District
Thompson
180 Mountain Ave
Arlington, MA 02474
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Arlington School District
St Agnes School
39 Medford St
Arlington, MA 02474
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Arlington Catholic High School
16 Medford St
Arlington, MA 02474
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Lesley Ellis School
41 Foster St Apt 5
Arlington, MA 02474
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Covenant School
9 Westminster Ave
Arlington, MA 02474
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Dearborn Academy
34 Winter St
Arlington, MA 02474
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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