Zip Code 02176 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMelrose
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Middlesex
Area Code339 / 781
Current Population:26983
Racial Majority:White 88.31%
Public School Racial Majority:White 81.4%
Unemployment Rate:12.5%
Median Household Income$82557
Average Adjusted Gross Income$98070
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time31.1 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range82 - 112 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.45729828, -71.05455017

Zip Code 02176 Description

Zip Code 02176 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02176 is primarily located in Middlesex County. The official US Postal Service name for 02176 is MELROSE, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02176 are contained within or border the city limits of Melrose, MA, Malden, MA, Stoneham, MA, Wakefield, MA, and Saugus, MA. Zip code 02176 is within area code 781 and area code 339. 02176 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02176 is 12.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.2% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 15.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02176 decreased to 26983 from 27134 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02176 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02176 public schools is White. 16.3% of students in 02176 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 24294 88.31% 24161 +1%
 Black Or African American 723 2.63% 625 +16%
 Hispanic 1064 3.87% 663 +60%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.01% 11 -64%
 Asian 1135 4.13% 1020 +11%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 100 0% 100 -100%
 Two Or More Races 402 1.05% 402 -28%

Zip Code 02176 Race/Ethnicity

 White 81.4%
 Black Or African American 5.3%
 Hispanic 5.1%
 Asian 4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 3.9%

Zip Code 02176 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2698327134
Male Population47.00%
Female Population53.00%
Total Households11213
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$82557
Income Under $50K Per Year27.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year40.00%
02176 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 5Katherine ClarkDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$464437
Average Real Estate Sale Price$392241
Current Unemployment Level 12.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59d - Boston Basin
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 02176 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18202837475662615342342440
Avg Max Temp (°F)36384657687783807362514059
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02176
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
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