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: 790
  • PO Box Addresses: 80
  • Residential Addresses: 5,142
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 347
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,795

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

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Wellesley Hills, MA 02481 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,567
Daytime Population: Workers 16,986
Daytime Population: Residents 9,510
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,496
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.60
Population in Households 14,949
Population in Familes 13,680
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,618
Population Density2 2,809
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $268,919
Per Capita Income $84,268


Total Housing Units 5,329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,267 (80.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 800 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 262 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,031,029


Total Households 5,067
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 4,080
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 0.64% 0.58%
Households 0.53% 0.59%
Families 0.49% 0.56%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.36%

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, 2017 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 # 160 69th
Population Density # 128 76th
Diversity Index # 159 70th
Median Household Income # 2 100th
Per Capita Income # 12 98th

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