ZIP Code 02453 - Waltham Massachusetts

ZIP Code 02453 is located in Waltham Massachusetts. Portions of 02453 are also in Newton and Watertown Town. 02453 is entirely within Middlesex County. Regionally, 02453 is located in Metro Boston.

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ZIP Code 02453 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameWaltham
Primary CountyMiddlesex County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)30,365
Area Code(s)339 / 617 / 781 / 857
Current Time

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02453 Demographics

02453 can be classified socioeconomically as Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Massachusetts based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 02453 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 02453 is Hispanic. The current unemployment level in 02453 is 3.1%.

Population Growth Rate6.08%
Population Density8,001 People per Square Mile
Total Households11,455
Percentage High Income Households5.3%
Median Household Income (2021)$100,167
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$465,130
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)3.1%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 64.89%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyHispanic - 55.53%

02453 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American2770.87%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander240.08%

02453 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

02453 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College7794.42%
Bachelor Degree4,82327.34%
High School Diploma4,67726.51%
No High School Diploma3171.8%
GED or Alternate4102.32%
1 or More Years of College1,81410.28%
Associates Degree9235.23%
Masters Degree2,72015.42%
Professional Degree6033.42%
Doctorate Degree5763.26%

02453 Geography

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RegionMetro Boston
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaBoston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area4 Square Miles

02453 Politics

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02453 Schools

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02453 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion59d - Boston Basin

02453 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)17192737475662605241332339
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384758697883817362514059
Avg Precip (In.)4.293.484.244.113.653.583.613.733.834.174.484.1547.31

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