West Newton, MA 02465 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02465: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Newton, MA 02465

Acceptable Alternative
Newton, MA 02465

Not Acceptable, USPS
W Newton, MA 02465

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.349, Longitude -71.226
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 316
  • PO Box Addresses: 65
  • Residential Addresses: 4,487
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 160
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,327

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

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  1. 02465 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 02465 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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West Newton, MA 02465 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 12,096
Population in Households 11,900
Population in Familes 9,993
Population in Group Qrtrs 196
Population Density2 5,656
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $139,846
Average Household Income $194,680
Per Capita Income $71,506


Total Housing Units 4,616 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,062 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,360 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 194 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $736,830
Average Home Value $921,571


Total Households 4,422
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 3,092
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 0.61% 0.63%
Households 0.45% 0.53%
Families 0.41% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

West Newton, MA 02465 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02465 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 # 219 58th
Population Density # 78 85th
Diversity Index # 127 76th
Median Household Income # 35 93rd
Per Capita Income # 33 94th

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