Newton Lower Falls, MA 02462 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02462: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newton Lower Falls, MA 02462

Acceptable Alternative
Newton, MA 02462
Newton L F, MA 02462
Newtonville, MA 02462

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.331, Longitude -71.258
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 166
  • PO Box Addresses: 52
  • Residential Addresses: 650
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 250
    • Single Family Addresses: 400

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

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Newton Lower Falls, MA 02462 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,246
Population in Households 1,992
Population in Familes 1,630
Population in Group Qrtrs 254
Population Density2 3,100
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $143,412
Average Household Income $196,943
Per Capita Income $87,133


Total Housing Units 999 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 628 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 339 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $850,840
Average Home Value $975,199


Total Households 967
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 624
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 1.01% 0.92%
Households 0.85% 0.83%
Families 0.81% 0.82%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.7%

Newton Lower Falls, MA 02462 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02462 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 # 418 20th
Population Density # 121 77th
Diversity Index # 123 77th
Median Household Income # 28 95th
Per Capita Income # 7 99th

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