Newton Center, MA 02459 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02459: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newton Center, MA 02459

Acceptable Alternative
Newton, MA 02459
Newton Centre, MA 02459

Not Acceptable, USPS
Newton Cntr, MA 02459
Newton Ctr, MA 02459

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.309, Longitude -71.192
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 809
  • PO Box Addresses: 235
  • Residential Addresses: 6,732
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 731
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,001

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 02459 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 02459 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Newton Center, MA 02459 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 19,755
Population in Households 18,685
Population in Familes 16,080
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,070
Population Density2 3,903
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $149,657
Average Household Income $207,666
Per Capita Income $73,717


Total Housing Units 7,218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,461 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,445 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 312 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $973,638
Average Home Value $1,051,483


Total Households 6,906
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 5,052
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.39% 0.42%
Households 0.22% 0.33%
Families 0.19% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

Newton Center, MA 02459 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02459 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 130 75th
Population Density # 105 80th
Diversity Index # 139 73rd
Median Household Income # 24 96th
Per Capita Income # 28 95th

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