Needham, MA 02492 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02492: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Needham, MA 02492

Not Acceptable, USPS
Needham Jct, MA 02492

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 757
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,620
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 691
  • County: Norfolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.276, Longitude -71.243
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Needham, MA 02492 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 20,655
Population in Households 20,018
Population in Familes 17,987
Population in Group Qrtrs 637
Population Density1 2,249
Diversity Index2 24
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,158
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 5,509
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,531 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,223 (82.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 935 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 373 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $692,455
Average Home Value $764,828
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $144,825
Average Household Income $205,352
Per Capita Income $71,803
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.62%
Households 0.41% 0.53%
Families 0.34% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.

Needham, MA 02492 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02492 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 # 116 78th
Population Density1 # 140 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 233 55th
Median Household Income # 16 97th
Per Capita Income # 23 96th

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