Belmont, MA 02478 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02478: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Belmont, MA 02478

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.394, Longitude -71.18
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 900
  • PO Box Addresses: 189
  • Residential Addresses: 10,122
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 786
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,336

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

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Belmont, MA 02478 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 25,962
Population in Households 25,763
Population in Familes 21,383
Population in Group Qrtrs 199
Population Density2 5,518
Diversity Index3 42
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $121,135
Average Household Income $172,331
Per Capita Income $66,404

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,579 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,132 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,848 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 599 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $720,650
Average Home Value $837,039
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,980
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 6,822
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.63% 0.85%
Households 0.45% 0.77%
Families 0.4% 0.76%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Belmont, MA 02478 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02478 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 # 88 83rd
Population Density # 79 85th
Diversity Index # 147 72nd
Median Household Income # 57 89th
Per Capita Income # 51 90th

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