Waban, MA 02468 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02468: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waban, MA 02468

Not Acceptable, USPS
Newton, MA 02468

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 135
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,902
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 40
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.326, Longitude -71.232
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Waban, MA 02468 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,484
Daytime Population: Workers 797
Daytime Population: Residents 2,496
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,293
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 5,448
Population in Familes 4,825
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density2 3,673
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $197,035
Average Household Income $260,327
Per Capita Income $90,899


Total Housing Units 1,972 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,587 (80.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 325 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $986,783
Average Home Value $1,003,718


Total Households 1,912
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 1,493
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.76% 0.82%
Households 0.6% 0.8%
Families 0.57% 0.77%
Median Household Income   0.3%
Per Capita Income   1.28%

Waban, MA 02468 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02468 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 328 37th
Population Density # 111 79th
Diversity Index # 184 65th
Median Household Income # 4 99th
Per Capita Income # 6 99th

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