Zip Code 02453 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWaltham
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Middlesex
Area Code339 / 781
Current Population:28968
Racial Majority:White 62.49%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 42.8%
Unemployment Rate:12.0%
Median Household Income$66554
Average Adjusted Gross Income$67240
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time22.3 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range89 - 115 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.37154007, -71.23545074

Zip Code 02453 Description

Zip Code 02453 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02453 is primarily located in Middlesex County. The official US Postal Service name for 02453 is WALTHAM, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02453 are contained within or border the city limits of Waltham, MA, Newton, MA, Watertown, MA, and Belmont, MA. Zip code 02453 is within area code 781 and area code 339. 02453 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02453 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 02453 decreased to 28968 from 29119 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02453 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02453 public schools is Hispanic. 49.2% of students in 02453 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 18097 62.49% 18671 -3%
 Black Or African American 1677 5.79% 1540 +9%
 Hispanic 5765 19.91% 5666 +2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 39 -100%
 Asian 2793 9.64% 2438 +15%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.06% 26 -31%
 Other Race 121 0.48% 121 +16%
 Two Or More Races 467 1.62% 467 +0%

Zip Code 02453 Race/Ethnicity

 White 41.4%
 Black Or African American 7.7%
 Hispanic 42.8%
 Asian 4.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 2.9%

Zip Code 02453 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2896829119
Male Population50.40%
Female Population49.60%
Total Households11375
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$66554
Income Under $50K Per Year36.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year29.60%
02453 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 5Katherine ClarkDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$352177
Average Real Estate Sale Price$311257
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 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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02453
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours