Official Zip Code NameWellesley Hills
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code339 / 781
Alternate Zip Code NamesWELLESLEY
WELLESLEY HLS
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesWELLESLEY FMS
Current Population:16244
Racial Majority:White 82.00%
Public School Racial Majority:White 76.3%
Unemployment Rate:2.96%
Median Household Income$162013
Average Adjusted Gross Income$516291
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time25.8 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Norfolk
Elevation Range92 - 164 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.31142044, -71.27278137

Zip Code 02481 Description

Zip Code 02481 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02481 is primarily located in Norfolk County. The official US Postal Service name for 02481 is WELLESLEY HILLS, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02481 are contained within or border the city limits of Wellesley, MA, Needham, MA, and Newton, MA. Zip code 02481 is within area code 339 and area code 781. 02481 can be classified socioeconically as a Upper Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02481 is 2.96% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.2% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02481 increased to 16244 from 14168 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02481 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02481 public schools is White. 5.9% of students in 02481 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 13151 80.58% 13323 -1%
 Black Or African American 288 1.76% 358 -20%
 Hispanic 671 4.11% 578 +16%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 19 -100%
 Asian 1747 10.7% 1628 +7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.07% 0 +0%
 Other Race 26 0.23% 26 +46%
 Two Or More Races 312 2.54% 312 +33%

Zip Code 02481 Race/Ethnicity

 White 76.3%
 Black Or African American 4.9%
 Hispanic 4.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Asian 9.7%
 Two or More Races 4.2%

Zip Code 02481 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1624414168
Male Population41.70%
Female Population58.30%
Total Households4817
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
5.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$162013
Income Under $50K Per Year13.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year15.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year71.10%
114 US Congressional DistrictMassachusetts 4
RepresentativeJoseph P. Kennedy III
PartyDemocrat
Average Real Estate Asking Price$1593459
Average Real Estate Sale Price$1347783
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)2.96%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.11%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.55%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All
Ecoregion 59d - Boston Basin
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 02481 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17192737475662605241332339
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384758697883817362514060
Avg Precip (In.)4.353.494.264.133.633.563.663.883.864.184.514.1847.7
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02481
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time (EST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours