Zip Code 02452 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWaltham
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Middlesex
Area Code339 / 781
Current Population:14238
Racial Majority:White 68.71%
Public School Racial Majority:White 54%
Unemployment Rate:12.0%
Median Household Income$84705
Average Adjusted Gross Income$87540
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time22.1 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range131 - 230 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.39472961, -71.21978760

Zip Code 02452 Description

Zip Code 02452 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02452 is primarily located in Middlesex County. The official US Postal Service name for 02452 is WALTHAM, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02452 are contained within or border the city limits of Waltham, MA, Belmont, MA, and Lexington, MA. Zip code 02452 is within area code 339 and area code 781. 02452 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02452 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 02452 increased to 14238 from 12457 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02452 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02452 public schools is White. 34.3% of students in 02452 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 10646 68.71% 10665 +-0%
 Black Or African American 983 6.34% 840 +17%
 Hispanic 1235 7.97% 954 +29%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 9 -100%
 Asian 2153 13.89% 1466 +47%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.05% 4 +75%
 Other Race 60 0.21% 60 -45%
 Two Or More Races 240 2.83% 240 +83%

Zip Code 02452 Race/Ethnicity

 White 54%
 Black Or African American 10.4%
 Hispanic 26%
 Asian 6.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2.7%

Zip Code 02452 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1423812457
Male Population49.70%
Female Population50.30%
Total Households4812
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$84705
Income Under $50K Per Year25.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year41.10%
02452 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 5Katherine ClarkDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$574487
Average Real Estate Sale Price$377274
Current Unemployment Level 12.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
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 DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 02452 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)17202837475662605241332340
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384757697783817362514059
Avg Precip (In.)4.293.534.284.13.643.563.563.723.824.164.484.1747.31
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02452
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours