Zip Code 02451 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWaltham
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Middlesex
Area Code339 / 781
Current Population:17426
Racial Majority:White 69.07%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 39.3%
Unemployment Rate:12.0%
Median Household Income$78170
Average Adjusted Gross Income$81830
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time26.4 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range154 - 223 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.40016174, -71.25457001

Zip Code 02451 Description

Zip Code 02451 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02451 is primarily located in Middlesex County. The official US Postal Service name for 02451 is WALTHAM, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02451 are contained within or border the city limits of Waltham, MA, Lexington, MA, . Zip code 02451 is within area code 339 and area code 781. 02451 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02451 is 12.0% 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 02451 decreased to 17426 from 17650 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02451 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02451 public schools is Hispanic. 52% of students in 02451 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 12055 69.07% 12342 -2%
 Black Or African American 897 5.14% 1079 -17%
 Hispanic 1708 9.79% 1660 +3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.17% 18 +61%
 Asian 2087 11.96% 1930 +8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 44 0.25% 1 +4300%
 Other Race 91 0.08% 91 -85%
 Two Or More Races 305 3.55% 305 +103%

Zip Code 02451 Race/Ethnicity

 White 39.1%
 Black Or African American 12.9%
 Hispanic 39.3%
 Asian 6.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 02451 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1742617650
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households7503
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$78170
Income Under $50K Per Year30.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year37.20%
02451 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 5Katherine ClarkDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$398065
Average Real Estate Sale Price$323138
Current Unemployment Level 12.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 59d - Boston Basin
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 02451 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)16192736465561605140322239
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384758697883817362514059
Avg Precip (In.)4.263.434.234.093.673.63.653.643.814.164.464.1247.13
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02451
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours