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ZIP Code 02482

Primary City:Wellesley, MA (View All Cities)
County: Norfolk County
Timezone: Eastern (12:45pm)
Coordinates:42.29, -71.30
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02482

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02482. 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 02482. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02482, 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, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02482 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02482 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 02482 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02482 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,306
Population Density 2,449 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,055
Median Home Value $822,800
Land Area 4.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,803
Median Household Income $135,089

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male310429444319162113144249371446374314307221180143130105
Female314444430361225112184344427475415385331266246188199199
Total624873874680387225328593798921789699638487426331329304

Gender

 Male 4,761 46%
 Female 5,545 54%
Gender

Race

 White 9,071 88.0%
 Black Or African American 132 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.1%
 Asian 864 8.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 40 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 187 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner688527764670439300144
Renter2010117316712110912351
Total26189700931791548423195

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,399 63%
 Single Guardian 323 8%
 Singles 955 25%
 Singles With Roommate 126 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,352 62%
 Households with Kids 1,451 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male547071777677103888594105767891766685563642
Female506971806882921039979106858773907775615868
Total10413914215714415919519118417321116116516416614316011794110

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02482 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 02482 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02482 real estate data, the median home value of $822,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 02482. Rentals in 02482 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02482 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,899 96.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 109 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 284 2.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,992 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 946 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 865 21%
 Households Vacant 252 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 33 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 3%
 For Sale Only 56 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 62 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 71 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 35 4%
 1 Bedroom 238 27%
 2 Bedroom 368 42%
 3+ Bedroom 233 27%
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 $135,089 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02482 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. Residents in ZIP code 02482 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 02482 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. Most commuters in 02482 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,102 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,414 29%
 No Earnings 2,893 34%
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 3,102 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,414 29%
 No Earnings 2,893 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,311 70.5%
 Public transportation 418 8.9%
 Taxicab 8 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 571 12.2%
 Worked at Home 389 8.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 02482 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 123 4%
 High School Graduate 401 13%
 Associate's degree 102 3%
 Bachelor's degree 993 32%
 Master's degree 761 24%
 Professional school degree 427 14%
 Doctorate degree 316 10%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,059 78.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 459 17.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 91 3.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02482

ZIP Code 02482 is in the Wellesley School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02482.

Sprague Elementary School
401 School St
Wellesley, MA 02482
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wellesley School District
Hunnewell
28 Cameron St
Wellesley, MA 02482
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wellesley School District
John D Hardy
293 Weston Rd
Wellesley, MA 02482
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wellesley School District
St Paul School
10 Atwood St
Wellesley, MA 02482
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Dana Hall School
45 Dana Rd
Wellesley, MA 02482
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Tenacre Country Day School
78 Benvenue St
Wellesley, MA 02482
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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