Wellesley Hills, MA 02481 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02481: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481

Acceptable Alternative
Wellesley, MA 02481
Wellesley Hls, MA 02481

Not Acceptable, USPS
Wellesley Fms, MA 02481

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Norfolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.316, Longitude -71.265
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 784
  • PO Box Addresses: 78
  • Residential Addresses: 5,147
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 351
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,796

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

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Wellesley Hills, MA 02481 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 16,690
Population in Households 15,088
Population in Familes 13,848
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,602
Population Density2 2,829
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $270,500
Per Capita Income $84,822


Total Housing Units 5,391 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,309 (79.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 802 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 280 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $1,238,394
Average Home Value $1,315,560


Total Households 5,111
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 4,118
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 0.51% 0.43%
Households 0.42% 0.38%
Families 0.4% 0.37%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.5%

Wellesley Hills, MA 02481 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02481 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 # 159 70th
Population Density # 124 76th
Diversity Index # 159 70th
Median Household Income # 3 100th
Per Capita Income # 11 98th

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