Newton Highlands, MA 02461 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02461: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newton Highlands, MA 02461

Acceptable Alternative
Newton, MA 02461
Newton Hlds, MA 02461

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 342
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,403
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 381
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.315, Longitude -71.208
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Newton Highlands, MA 02461 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,020
Population in Households 6,768
Population in Familes 5,579
Population in Group Qrtrs 252
Population Density1 5,321
Diversity Index2 48
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,680
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,853
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,781 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,844 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 836 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $698,479
Average Home Value $747,600
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $119,454
Average Household Income $173,882
Per Capita Income $67,123
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.81%
Households 0.46% 0.76%
Families 0.4% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Newton Highlands, MA 02461 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02461 to the other 515 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 298 42nd
Population Density1 # 83 84th
Diversity Index2 # 107 79th
Median Household Income # 40 92nd
Per Capita Income # 33 94th

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