Wellesley, MA 02482 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02482: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wellesley, MA 02482

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Norfolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.292, Longitude -71.299
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 750
  • PO Box Addresses: 154
  • Residential Addresses: 4,080
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 543
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,537

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

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Wellesley, MA 02482 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,680
Daytime Population: Workers 7,030
Daytime Population: Residents 6,542
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,572
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 10,429
Population in Familes 9,006
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,251
Population Density2 2,559
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $150,194
Average Household Income $202,382
Per Capita Income $66,876


Total Housing Units 4,225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,977 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 983 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 265 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $904,584
Average Home Value $928,460


Total Households 3,960
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 2,816
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 0.58% 0.52%
Households 0.5% 0.57%
Families 0.42% 0.52%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Wellesley, MA 02482 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02482 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 # 210 60th
Population Density # 135 74th
Diversity Index # 131 75th
Median Household Income # 20 96th
Per Capita Income # 41 92nd

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