Arlington, MA 02474 ZIP Code Profile

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Arlington, MA | East Arlington, MA

ZIP Code 02474: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Arlington, MA 02474

Acceptable Alternative
E Arlington, MA 02474
East Arlington, MA 02474

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.421, Longitude -71.158
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 536
  • PO Box Addresses: 66
  • Residential Addresses: 12,372
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,694
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,678

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

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  1. 02474 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 02474 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Arlington, MA 02474 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 27,939
Population in Households 27,877
Population in Familes 20,725
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density2 8,481
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $100,483
Average Household Income $132,361
Per Capita Income $58,175


Total Housing Units 12,841 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,604 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,666 (44.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 571 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $576,818
Average Home Value $603,691


Total Households 12,270
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 6,900
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 0.84% 0.8%
Households 0.65% 0.68%
Families 0.66% 0.71%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Arlington, MA 02474 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02474 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 # 71 87th
Population Density # 55 90th
Diversity Index # 156 70th
Median Household Income # 137 74th
Per Capita Income # 80 85th

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