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ZIP Code 02481

Primary City:Wellesley Hills, MA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: Norfolk
Timezone: Eastern (1:08pm)
Coordinates:42.32, -71.26
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02481

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02481. 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 02481. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02481, 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:
Wellesley Hills, MA
Acceptable:
Wellesley, Wellesley Hls
Unacceptable:
Wellesley Fms

Stats and Demographics for the 02481 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02481 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 02481 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02481 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,244
Population Density 2,879 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,044
Median Home Value $975,400
Land Area 5.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,817
Median Household Income $180,607

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4667207665281421011643735126385774944593211841499881
Female4726757391,3771,284158208443603726649519466326219198173236
Total9381,3951,5051,9051,4262593728161,1151,3641,2261,013925647403347271317

Gender

 Male 6,773 42%
 Female 9,471 58%
Gender

Race

 White 13,728 84.5%
 Black Or African American 370 2.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.2%
 Asian 1,641 10.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 124 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 352 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31027901,248981579340129
Renter228713911680566481
Total251899291,3641,061635404210

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,524 73%
 Single Guardian 402 8%
 Singles 806 17%
 Singles With Roommate 85 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,546 53%
 Households with Kids 2,271 47%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9087107115104143163149161152145150166153144136126893325
Female8296113107108131146138152170146135164124166143124387557480
Total172183220222212274309287313322291285330277310279250476590505

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02481 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02481 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02481 real estate data, the median home value of $975,400 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 02481. Rentals in 02481 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02481 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,138 87.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 84 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,008 12.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,914 58%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,258 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 645 13%
 Households Vacant 227 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 50 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 71 31%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 12%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 3%
 1 Bedroom 68 13%
 2 Bedroom 310 59%
 3+ Bedroom 132 25%
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 $180,607 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02481 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 02481 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 02481 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. 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 02481. 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 4,269 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,990 33%
 No Earnings 3,713 31%
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 4,269 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,990 33%
 No Earnings 3,713 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,537 66%
 Public transportation 710 10%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 987 14%
 Worked at Home 604 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 02481 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 33 0.8%
 High School Graduate 370 8.5%
 Associate's degree 60 1.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,234 28.3%
 Master's degree 1,439 32.9%
 Professional school degree 766 17.5%
 Doctorate degree 466 10.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,815 66%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,262 30%
 Not Enrolled in School 174 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02481

ZIP Code 02481 is in the Wellesley School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02481.

Ernest F Upham
35 Wynnewood Rd
Wellesley, MA 02481
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wellesley School District
Joseph E Fiske
45 Hastings St
Wellesley, MA 02481
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wellesley School District
Katharine Lee Bates
116 Elmwood Rd
Wellesley, MA 02481
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wellesley School District
Wellesley Middle School
50 Kingsbury St
Wellesley, MA 02481
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wellesley School District
Schofield
27 Cedar St
Wellesley, MA 02481
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wellesley School District
Wellesley Sr High School
50 Rice St
Wellesley, MA 02481
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wellesley School District
St John the Evangelist School
9 Ledyard St
Wellesley, MA 02481
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Great Knowledge
204 Worcester St
Wellesley, MA 02481
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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