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ZIP Code 02420

Primary City:Lexington, MA (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (3:47am)
Area code: 339 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.46, -71.22
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02420

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02420. 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 02420. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02420, 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:
Lexington, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02420 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02420 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 02420 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 02420 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,052
Population Density 2,134 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,251
Median Home Value $688,500
Land Area 6.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,062
Median Household Income $147,924

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5306291597
5-95085221,030
10-146075891,196
15-195405211,061
20-24218189407
25-29138127265
30-34183210393
35-39323371694
40-444795531,032
45-496296821,311
50-545986791,277
55-595806351,215
60-64459513972
65-69300359659
70-74240313553
75-79244272516
80-84176238414
85 Plus158302460

Gender

 Male 6,686 48%
 Female 7,366 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,770 76.6%
 Black Or African American 173 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.1%
 Asian 2,686 19.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 58 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 351 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-244610
25-3412279201
35-44650153803
45-541,2041761,380
55-641,102991,201
65-7463037667
75-8451543558
85 Plus21032242

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,464 68%
 Single Guardian 476 9%
 Singles 997 20%
 Singles With Roommate 125 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,073 61%
 Households with Kids 1,989 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1504999
26465129
36863131
47971150
587113200
69895193
79589184
8119113232
9109112221
10117105222
11121124245
12129109238
13111119230
14129132261
15131115246
16132160292
17137134271
189774171
19433881
20382967

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02420 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 02420 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02420 real estate data, the median home value of $688,500 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 02420. Rentals in 02420 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02420 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,737 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 282 2.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 33 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,943 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,494 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 625 12%
 Households Vacant 189 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 39 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 53 28%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 13%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 45 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 31 7%
 1 Bedroom 87 18%
 2 Bedroom 136 29%
 3+ Bedroom 220 46%
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 $147,924 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02420 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 02420 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 02420. 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 4,528 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,809 25%
 No Earnings 3,778 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 4,528 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,809 25%
 No Earnings 3,778 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,267 83%
 Public transportation 367 6%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 195 3%
 Worked at Home 543 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 02420 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 135 3%
 High School Graduate 554 12%
 Associate's degree 173 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,151 25%
 Master's degree 1,250 28%
 Professional school degree 458 10%
 Doctorate degree 812 18%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,369 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 584 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 47 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02420

ZIP Code 02420 is in the Lexington School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02420.

Fiske
55 Adams St
Lexington, MA 02420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lexington School District
Harrington
328 Lowell St
Lexington, MA 02420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lexington School District
Joseph Estabrook
117 Grove St
Lexington, MA 02420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lexington School District
Wm Diamond Middle School
99 Hancock St
Lexington, MA 02420
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lexington School District
Lexington Christian Academy
48 Bartlett Ave
Lexington, MA 02420
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Waldorf School of Lexington
739 Massachusetts Ave
Lexington, MA 02420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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